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One common frustration some people have had with external drives is when they persistently spin and whirr. While the noise in drives has decreased over the years of development, the noise is still enough to disturb concentration in quiet environments. We

Staff Pick: No Spin

One common frustration some people have had with external drives is when they persistently spin and whirr. While the noise in drives has decreased over the years of development, the noise is still enough to disturb concentration in quiet environments. We posted a recent article which outlines some problems people have had with this. The utility "No Spin" is a simple interface for managing drive spin-down, by setting a time limit before the drive spins down.

The latest version (3.0) can be downloaded from the developer's site: http://www.mosaicwebsite.com/mac_osx_software_development_for_leopard_tiger/no_spin.asp

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