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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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Mailsmith 2.0.2 Makes Minor Fixes

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Mailsmith 2.0.2 Makes Minor Fixes -- Bare Bones Software has released Mailsmith 2.0.2, incorporating numerous minor feature enhancements and bug fixes into the company's industrial strength email program (see "True Confessions of a Mailsmith Switcher" in TidBITS-690 for a review of Mailsmith 2.0). Also included in the upgrade is SpamSieve 2.0.1, the current version of Michael Tsai's Bayesian spam filter, which integrates with Mailsmith, along with other email programs (see "SpamSieve 2.0.1 Improves Accuracy" in TidBITS-698). Mailsmith 2.0.2 is a free update for registered users; it's a 14.7 MB download. [ACE]

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