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Switch MacBook power on/off with its lid closed
Authored by: knagurski on Sep 15, '08 07:59:10AM

My current machine is actually a MacBook Pro and it definitely does still dissipate heat through the keyboard (as well as the bottom and vents on the sides and back), though having the machine propped up should let it go through the back a little bit more and reduce the heat on the screen.

All I'm saying is that although you can safely run the machine closed, I wouldn't for prolonged periods of time. If you just use the machine as a desktop with an external monitor, an iMac is cheaper, more powerful and purpose built.

Still, you couldn't prise my MBP out of my cold dead hands!

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