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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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Apple Unveils MobileMe Mail Beta

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Apple has announced a beta update to its Web-based mail service, MobileMe Mail. The beta offers widescreen and compact views, single-click archiving, a message formatting toolbar, increased security via SSL, server-based rules, and overall improved performance. The beta is open to all MobileMe users and you can switch back at any time. To sign up, log in to MobileMe and click the "Request An Invitation" link in the lower-left corner of the page.favicon follow link

 

Comments about Apple Unveils MobileMe Mail Beta

Steve in Portland  2010-05-18 09:03
Jeepers Features . . . GIVE ME SPEED. I love the syncing of me .me account but when I read my email from ANYWHERE but my iPhone or the Apple Mail application, the performance sucks. GMAIL is way faster. Why???