iPad’s Can Beat the Heat with the Active Cooling Mount Dylan Duarte November 24, 2017 News The iPad does not have an overheating problem, at least one big enough to make the headlines, but it turns out that the sun, that big ball of fire in the sky, can cook your tablet pretty good if you use it outdoors for an extended period of time. For most of us, that isn’t an issue. For drone operators, however, it’s a different story. I was all ready to write a wonderful follow-up to the $100,000 jewel-encrusted doorbell, highlighting another expensive item that nobody actually needs. People do need this, however. The iPad doesn’t have any built-in fans because it generally doesn’t generate a lot of heat (and Apple likes their things to be nice and light). As I said, though, external heat sources are a different matter, and outdoor users experience overheating quite a bit. The X-naut Active Cooling Mount attaches to the back of your tablet and uses four separate fans to keep it cool. It can be powered through Micro USB or with eight AA batteries. The mount usually runs for $199.99 (179.99 for the iPad Mini mount, pictured above), but Black Friday deals have them both going for $50 cheaper. Two hundred bucks might seem like a lot of money, but you know what would cost even more money? Having to buy a new iPad after your first one melts in the sun. Share This With The World!