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How Loud Are Your Mac's Fans?

When they get hot, Macs turn on various internal fans to keep components cool. The noise can be annoying, but just how loud is it? If you have an iOS device with a built-in microphone, you can download one of many free sound meter apps (search on decibel in the App Store) and see if you're subjecting your ears to a truly unreasonable noise level.

 
 

19 Conferences for Mac and iOS Professionals in 2015

If you make your living in the Apple world, as a consultant, developer, designer, or tech, there are a wide variety of conferences you can attend to hone your skills, learn new topics, network with your fellow wizards, and generally open your mind to new ways of thinking.

 
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Windows Goes Universal… and Holographic

FunBITS: Relax On Your Own Private Beach with Sunny

Accessibility Showdown: iPhone 6 vs. iPhone 6 Plus

Computing for the Visually Impaired, Part 2

View iCloud Photo Stream Photos on Your Mac with MyPhotostream

 

New for iOS 8: TextExpander 3 with custom keyboard.
Set up short abbreviations which expand to larger bits of text,
such as “Tx” for “TextExpander”. With the new custom keyboard,
you can expand abbreviations in any app, including Safari and
Mail. <http://smle.us/tetouch3-tb>
 

Smile Releases PDFpen 7 and PDFpenPro 7

The TidBITS Reader Wishlist for Apple in 2015

AT&T Offers Rollover Data While Defending Throttling

FunBITS: Trivia Crack Simultaneously Attracts and Repels

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