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Prevent OS X FileVault keys from being stored in standby mode

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.

By Sep. 10, 2013


Schedule your PC to turn off, standby, or log off

Sleepwalker is a handy Windows program that gives you the power to schedule PC shutdown. But that's not all; you can choose other power options after a certain task has completed, like emptying the Recycle Bin or deleting temporary files.

Aug. 31, 2012


Rotisserie puts a new spin on an old standby

The Delonghi Rotisserie .7-Cubic-Foot Convection Toaster Oven expands the capabilities of the modern kitchen while mirroring the past.

By Jan. 8, 2010


Endeavour put on standby as rescue spacecraft

For the first time since July 2001, two shuttles are on their launch pads at the same time. Endeavour is on standby in case something happens on Atlantis' mission to fix Hubble.

By Sep. 20, 2008


Fixes for Windows standby and sleep problems

Your PC may wake up from XP's standby or Vista's sleep when it shouldn't, or it may not come around when it should. Here's what to do.

By Dec. 5, 2007


Apple TV 2.2: endless restarts; sleep/standby function change

Apple TV 2.2: endless restarts; sleep/standby function change

By Oct. 7, 2008


PS3's standby and off modes, (virtually) separated at birth

As useful as information found on the Internet can be, it can also be frustratingly myopic, resulting in moments when you have to take matters into your own hands.

By Jun. 10, 2009


Ban plasma TVs and standby, say Tories

The Conservatives have said they would ban power-hungry plasma screens. They didn't mention LCDs -- presumably they don't know the difference

By Sep. 12, 2007


The Brick takes mobile phones back to the '80s

British phone manufacturer Binatone has unveiled The Brick, a mobile phone with a distinctly 1980s aesthetic -- and more than three months of standby time.

By Sep. 11, 2013


Apple's iPhone 5S, 5C larger battery specs detailed

New filings may show the batteries Apple's packing into the iPhone 5S and iPhone 5C are around 5 and 10 percent larger than last year's model.

By Sep. 12, 2013