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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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DealBITS Drawing: Midnight Mansion Winners

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DealBITS Drawing: Midnight Mansion Winners -- Congratulations to Tomas F. Serna of ngsec.com, Rob Hennessy of hyperion.com, Lynn Nebus of cox.net, James Feinberg of jamesf.com, and Chuck McDonald of log.on.ca, whose entries were chosen randomly in last issue's DealBITS drawing and who each received a copy of ActionSoft's Midnight Mansion. Even if you didn't win, you can save 10 percent off Midnight Mansion by placing an order using the third link below; this offer is open to all TidBITS readers through 17-Jan-06 and drops the price to $18. Thanks to the 443 people who entered, and keep an eye out for future DealBITS drawings! [ACE]

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