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.
Adam packages up the topic of email attachments in this week's issue, passing on tips and looking at how you set attachment formats in the major Macintosh email programs. We also present an overview of the most popular Macintosh graphics programs (you'd be surprised by the age of some of them), note the release of AirPort 1.1, call for more translators, look at the iTools user agreement brouhaha, and ask how many Macs you've purchased over the years.
AirPort 1.1 Takes Off -- Apple has released AirPort 1.1, a software update that improves user control over AirPort Base Stations and adds a few eagerly awaited features to the company's wireless networking technologyShow full article
Sprechen Sie Deutsch? Our hard-working translation teams, and particularly the German team, are in need of some new volunteers to help spread the workload and make translating TidBITS issues easier for everyoneShow full article
Apple Revises iTools Terms of Service -- Quietly bowing to public concern over the legalese in the iTools user agreement (first reported in GCSF's MWJ back on 10-Jan-00), Apple has changed the wording to avoid criticisms that the agreement implied that all content posted in public areas of iTools (such as your public iDisk folder or on Web pages created with HomePage) belonged to AppleShow full article
Poll Preview: Macintosh Ownership -- In his Macworld Expo keynote last month in San Francisco, Steve Jobs made much of the fact that roughly a quarter of iBook buyers and half of iMac buyers were new to the MacShow full article
With last week's poll - "What program do you most often use to edit or create graphics?" - we knew we couldn't offer all possible responses, so we encouraged people to send notes to TidBITS Talk about what they useShow full article
The hubbub we caused with last week's "Email Attachment Format Explained" article is only just subsiding - indication, I think, that this topic creates strong feelingsShow full article