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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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SFDialog Extenders Details

Super Boomerang 3.0 ShortCut 1.5 KiwiFinder Extender 1.02 DFaultD 2.22 SuperBoomerang 3.0 Now Software 520 S.W. Harrison StShow full article

SFIntroduction

When I first used Boomerang 2.0, I was in second heaven. Finally, a utility that watched what I did and helped out on its own later! I immediately whipped off an article for the local users' group praising Boomerang to the skies and went on to use Boomerang happilyShow full article

Super Boomerang 3.0

As I said earlier, the beauty of Super Boomerang is the way it works behind your back to make your life easier. Hiro Yamamoto, the author, has done an excellent job of thinking about how people use files and ways that the most commonly used files can be brought to the forefront easilyShow full article

ShortCut 1.5

Like the original Boomerang, ShortCut installs a little button to the left of the drive name for its menu to pop up from. Unlike Boomerang, the 'hot' area extends to the entire drive name, which makes it easier to select than Boomerang's original little boomerang buttonShow full article

KiwiFinder Extender 1.02

Since we also have KiwiFinder Extender, this seemed like a good place to talk about it. Like Super Boomerang and ShortCut, KiwiFinder enhances the SFDialog boxShow full article

DFaultD 2.22

In the shareware arena, DFaultD provides a number of useful functions at the reasonable price of $20. Jon Gotow originally intended DFaultD to assign a default folder to an application, so you could easily switch to this folder when you open or save a fileShow full article

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