MasterJuggler Catches Mac OS 8.5 Compatibility -- Alsoft has released a free update to its font-management utility MasterJuggler, fixing a few incompatibilities with Mac OS 8.5. The MasterJuggler Pro 2.0.2 Update fixes a problem when Font Guardian (a component that examines the reliability of font resources) was set to scan when the Mac is started up. This update also corrects minor glitches related to selecting items from MasterJuggler's pop-up menus. See "Font Outfitters" in TidBITS-334 for a comparison of MasterJuggler and Suitcase 3.0. The 2.0.2 updater is a 350K download. [JLC]
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.
- Font Outfitters (24 Jun 96)