Shutting down your PC versus putting it to sleep has been a long-debated subject. Most people are in one camp or the other. Here we’ll explore the pros and cons of these options to decide which is better for your computer.
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Most computers (and OSes) will automatically go into sleep mode when it has been idle for some time. This can be useful in reducing power consumption and extending the life span of your hardware. However, it can be frustrating when the computer goes to sleep while you are watching a movie, or just listen to […]
Does your Mac often go to sleep at inconvenient times, like when you’re watching a movie or listening to music? Do you wish that you could have your Mac go to sleep at a specific time of the day?
Today we’re looking at the age-old debate on shutting your computer down daily, or for that matter a device such as a mobile phone or tablet. Is it necessary? Are you hurting anything if you leave it on 24/7? Are you helping anything if you perform a daily shutdown every night and go through the process of turning everything back on the next day?
Sometimes, you just need your Mac to be up and running at a certain time of the day when you are not around. This trick will keep your Mac rise and shine, or get to bed at the time you want it to be.
For a normal Windows 7 users, most of the time, you will just accept the default setting of the operating system and not change too much of its internal settings so as to reduce the chances of breaking the system. However, there are some of us who love to tweak the settings to make our […]
Putting your Mac to sleep is an effective way to manage your power consumption without having to do a lot of turning off and on again, and for most Macs, this process goes off without a hitch. Some users who have installed the Lion OS have been reporting problems with the system waking up after […]