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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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Just a quick note to let people know that the mirror script for the utilities directory on <ftp.tidbits.com> now works properly, so it holds Internet and communication utilities from various parts of the Info-Mac Archive.

ftp://ftp.tidbits.com/pub/tidbits/tisk/util/

 

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