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As an added measure of security, you can prevent your Mac from storing FileVault encryption keys for the purpose of speeding wake times from standby mode.
Password-scanning technology is gaining ground, but there are ways you can help secure your Mac against it.
The "caffeinate" Terminal command offers some quick options for keeping sleep from interrupting your Mac.
If your Mac takes a long time to wake from sleep and seems to require a reset when it does, here are a few things to try.
We answer reader questions on using OS X recovery utilities within a working OS installation, and more.
There are several options available in OS X to keep the system from going to sleep in the middle of tasks.
Several settings and system features govern the sleep mode in OS X and can prevent normal system sleep if either in use or used incorrectly.
Sleep mode in OS X is useful, but there are times when systems may refuse to stay in sleep mode.
Sleeping displays on your Mac can be convenient if you are quickly leaving your system and want to conserve energy. Here are some options for how to do this in OS X.
External hard drives can sometimes continually spin and become exceptionally hot. Here are some ways to manage this to help prolong the life of your drive.