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Force NAS Computer to Sleep when idle

This program is useful for a computer that is being used as a NAS, it allows the computer to switch to sleep when not required, and when Network card and Media Player (ie Kodi) is configured to WOL, this can save a lot of power. 110 more words


Remote PC Power Control Thwarts Button Pushers

Pervasive connectivity is a mixed blessing at best, especially when it creates the expectation that we’ll always have access to everything we need. When what you need is on your work or home PC, there are plenty of options for remotely accessing files using your phone. 180 more words

Wireless Hacks

FreeNAS 9.3 Wake On LAN and Mac OS X

Although WOL has been an issue in the past on FreeNAS, on FreeNAS 9.3 it is supported out of the box. To save a little power I wrote a small script to shut down my FreeNAS and wake it up again remotely. 271 more words


Wake On LAN

If you have one computer at a location on a network and you want to turn it on remotely i.e. without physically present at that location, then there is something called Wake On LAN (WOL). 238 more words


Computer inexplicably turning on - Intel to blame

If you’re finding that your computer turns on of its own volition sometimes and you can’t work out why, I may have found your solution. If your bought or built a computer, laptop, ultrabook or possibly even tablet in the last 4 years, then the cause may be Intel Smart Connect Technology. 844 more words