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Wake On Demand in Snow Leopard

Putting your Mac to sleep saves power, but it also disrupts using your Mac as a file server, among other purposes. Wake on Demand in Snow Leopard works in conjunction with an Apple base station to continue announcing Bonjour services that the sleeping computer offers.

While the requirements for this feature are complex, eligible users can toggle this feature in the Energy Saver preference pane. It's labeled Wake on Network Access for computers that can be roused either via Wi-Fi or Ethernet; Wake on Ethernet Network Access or Wake on AirPort Network Access for wired- or wireless-only machines, respectively. Uncheck the box to disable this feature.

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Hot Topics in TidBITS Talk/06-Feb-06

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Photo Printing Services for Business Use -- Where do you turn if you need large batches of digital photos printed on a quick turnaround? (6 messages)

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Tools We Use: DropCopy -- Following Matt Neuburg's article, readers suggest other programs that do the same type of network file sharing offered by DropCopy. (6 messages)

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iPhoto Slideshow to QuickTime -- Full-screen playback of video content seems to be available only to owners of QuickTime Pro - unless you use a one-line AppleScript command, that is. (3 messages)

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Managing Simple Mailing Lists -- Readers recommend several options for someone who wants to run a simple mailing list. (19 messages)

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Disney/Pixar Merger -- The merger of Disney and Pixar provokes additional thoughts about what the deal means, and what Steve Jobs's new role on Disney's board of directors might offer. (1 message)

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Traveling in Europe in a Van with a PowerBook -- An upcoming adventure brings up practical questions about power supplies, Internet access, and where to park the van. (9 message)

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PowerPC/Intel boot drive conflicts -- A reader wants to boot his Mac using an iPod, but which models will work successfully with which Macs? (6 messages)

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10.3 and 10.4 on different partitions -- Advice for running both versions of Mac OS X on the same computer. (10 messages)

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