External Monitor with Macbook

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  1. Labster

    Labster OT Supporter

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    so I got my Dell Ultrasharp LCD and I use it when I'm home. Basically my Macbook has become my desktop as well as my laptop. Anyway, is there a way to use just the external and turn off the laptop monitor? I'm using it now by mirroring.
     
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    Pitt 1-1-11 — Never Forget OT Supporter

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    close the top
     
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    if you have an external mouse/keyboard that is
     
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    I do but won't that overheat it like a mofo?
     
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    I do it all the time with my unibody MB and I have no problems :dunno:
     
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    Ah ok, just curious because I watch movies on it quite often and at times it can get the fan going pretty good. Maybe I'll just buy one of those heat docks.
     
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    The intel MB/MBPs vent heat through the bottom of the unit now
     

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