Want to make sure your MacBook doesn’t go to sleep when you’re giving a presentation or watching a movie? Here’s a handy Terminal command to temporarily override your sleep settings and keep your Mac awake.
By default, most computers are configured to remain off after power is restored following an outage, but Mac users can configure OS X to automatically start their Mac up again once power is restored. Here’s how and why you’d want to enable this option, plus an explanation of why it’s not always safe to do so.
Microsoft Remote Desktop gives a user virtually all of the power and capabilities in a remote session that they would enjoy if sitting in front of the remote computer directly, with one notable exception: shutdowns and reboots. Here’s how to use Command Prompt and the shutdown command to easily shut down and reboot remote PCs.
The Windows 8.1 upgrade caused some headaches for Surface RT owners. Many reported that their Redmond-designed tablets were experiencing significantly reduced battery life. Microsoft has now released a fix, but it requires some user intervention.