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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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Bloomberg Businessweek has published an exhaustive profile of Apple CEO Tim Cook (be sure to check out the astonishingly ugly cover shot). The article focuses on how Cook handled taking over from Steve Jobs, and the challenges he faced. It also includes a brief digression with SVP of Design Jony Ive to discuss the process of creating the Apple Watch.

 
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