Tag Archive: Wake


How to Disable Raise to Wake on iPhone

Newer iPhone models include a feature called Raise to Wake which is enabled by default, and much as it sounds, it wakes the display as the iPhone is physically raised, whether from a surface or out of a pocket. It’s a nice feature that completely removes the need to press any buttons to wake the … Read More

Don’t wake the baby! Use Bluetooth headphones with Apple TV

If you’re anything like me, you knew that the new 4th-generation Apple TV supported Bluetooth devices like the Siri Remote, game controllers, and even keyboards, but you didn’t twig to the fact that it might also let you use Bluetooth headphones, too. In point of fact, though, it does support them, letting you watch Netflix […]

(via Cult of Mac – Tech and culture through an Apple lens)

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If you aren’t sleeping with buckwheat under your head, it’s time to wake up

This post is brought to you by Hulltex, maker of the Hullo buckwheat pillow. I’ve been using a buckwheat pillow for a week now and there’s no turning back. My buckwheat pillow never needs to be turned over to keep…

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How to make your Apple Watch wake up where you left off

When you make your Apple Watch wake up, either by raising your wrist or tapping the watch face itself, it will show you the watch face you’ve chosen. That’s what a watch does, right? However, Apple Watch is much more…

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OS X 10.9.4 Update Released with Wi-Fi Bug Fix & Sleep Wake Resolution

Apple has released an update to OS X Mavericks, versioned as 10.9.4. The update brings several significant bug fixes and security updates, and is recommended to install for all Mac users running OS X Mavericks. Notably, the OS X 10.9.4 update resolves a frustrating problem where a Mac would not automatically rejoin a trusted Wi-Fi … Read More

Try Preventing the Bluetooth Wake Ability if Your Mac is Randomly Waking from Sleep

Many Mac users choose to put their computers to sleep when they’re not in use, and unless Macs are scheduled to wake at a specific time, the computer should stay asleep until it has been manually awoken by user input, like a key press or mouse click. Should of course is the operative word here, … Read More

Fix for a Mac Disconnecting from Wi-Fi After Sleep Wake

A fair amount of Mac users have encountered an issue where their Mac will immediately disconnect from wi-fi networks after waking from sleep, forcing users to rejoin a wireless network constantly. This is obviously pretty frustrating, but it’s usually easily remedied with a few adjustments to the Network Preferences in OS X. If your Mac … Read More

Wake Up Well Rested Thanks To Sleep Cycle Alarm Clock [Video Review]

We all have busy days and going to sleep at night is the perfect remedy for having to do it all over the next day. While regular alarm clocks can serve their purpose in waking you up, they can’t ensure…

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Get To Sleep – And Wake Up – Perfectly Using The Withings Aura [CES 2014]

If you’ve ever had trouble falling asleep, or you’ve felt crappy waking up, it might be worth your while to check out the Withings Aura, the new app-enabled sleep machine from the folks that brought you other fitness gadgets like…

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How to Remotely Wake a Mac from Sleep with Wake On LAN from iPhone

Use Wake On LAN with a Mac and iPhone

Using a handy network feature built into OS X and supported by most modern Macs, you can remotely wake a Mac from sleep using an iPhone (or iPod touch, iPad, and Android too). This is done using something called Wake On LAN (WOL), and it’s easy to set up in Mac OS X and use from a smartphone with the help of a free  [Read More…]