― Laptop as we call it is called so because it can be kept on your Lap and you can easily operate it. No need of a table or anything. But do you know putting the Laptop on your Lap can actually harm you? ∙ Yes it very true that Laptops are actually not meant to be used for prolonged periods by keeping them on your Laps. Following are the top reasons why Laptop should not be kept on your Lap. ∙ 1. Heat: ∙ Laptop emits lot of heat from the bottom and it can be up to 40 degrees [...].