Quark has released QuarkXPress 8.5, a free update that the company says improves the publishing package’s stability. The update also introduces support for importing and exporting with Microsoft Word’s .docx format, and adds a self-contained Auto Updater so that next time you’ll know about these updates even before we report on them. In addition, five Pantone libraries have been added or updated. ($799 new, free update, 751 MB)
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.