Recent updates causing PowerBook fan activity -- Apple's Battery Update 1.1, perhaps in conjunction with Mac OS X 10.3.2, seems to have caused increased fan activity on some PowerBooks and iBooks. Is it a glitch, or a way to cool down those hot aluminum PowerBooks? (11 messages)
Set Time Zone Automatically in Snow Leopard
Frequent travelers may be interested to know that in Snow Leopard your time zone can now be set automatically by bringing up the Date & Time preference pane, clicking the Time Zone view, and selecting Set Time Zone Automatically. A progress spinner appears while Snow Leopard sends off information about the Wi-Fi signals in your vicinity and receives location data back.
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