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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.

 

 

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Take Control News: 50%-Off Sale Ending 07-Jul-09

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It's not uncommon for people to tell us that they've fallen slightly behind on reading their TidBITS issues, so we wanted to remind anyone who missed last week's issue that our 50-percent-off sale on all Take Control ebooks and Macworld Superguides continues through the end of Tuesday, 07-Jul-09. For more information, see "Take Control Sale: 50% Off All Ebooks" (2009-06-29).

 

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Tonya Engst  An apple icon for a TidBITS Staffer 2009-07-06 11:44
If you have a bunch of older Take Control ebooks the sale is a great way to update to new editions efficiently and with excellent savings. If you have an older ebook (so long as it's not one of the very oldest Panther titles), you can click Check for Updates on the cover -page 1 - to investigate if there's a new edition. There also might be a free minor update or other update info available via Check for Updates.