Power Manager 3.2 – Reduce your Mac’s energy costs
UK, Europe – 7 February, 2006 – DssW, the leading developer of Mac energy
saving software, today announced the launch of Power Manager 3.2 for Mac OS
X. With this new version it is even easier to save energy by scheduling
your Mac to switch itself on and off.
Power Manager is a program for saving energy by automating your Mac. You
can schedule your Mac to automatically:
– Start up or wake;
– Shut down;
– Log out;
– Fast user switch;
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New features in Power Manager 3.2 include:
– New fast user switch event;
– New inactivity event trigger;
– New Dashboard widget shows pending events;
– Automatically wakes for scheduled events;
– Command line option for installing new schedules.
The new Dashboard widget lets you quickly see pending events. The widget
shows the active schedule including adjustments for events you cancel or
The inactivity trigger lets you perform more than just the traditional
sleep or log out on idle time. You can schedule your Mac to fast user
switch or shut down after periods of no activity. With this functionality
you can have your Mac shut down automatically after a couple of hours of no
use; saving you running costs.
An improved scheduler ensures events occur even if your Mac is asleep.
Power Manager will wake your Mac from sleep 30 seconds before scheduled
events. No more missed events due to your Mac falling asleep.
The new command line option lets network administrators and advanced users
apply schedules remotely. Power Manager 3.2 can load a new schedule from a
web server or network file system; this makes managing your network even
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Pricing and Availability
Power Manager is available today through the DssW web site
(http://www.dssw.co.uk/powermanager/), for EUR20. System requirements are
Mac OS X 10.3.9 (Panther), Mac OS X 10.4 (Tiger), or later. A Universal
Binary edition is coming soon.
Version 3.2 is free for registered users of Power Manager 3.
DssW is a European software company set up by John Fancourt and Graham
Miln. The company formed in 1997 to develop and distribute the first
edition of Power Manager. Today DssW continues to develop leading Macintosh
energy saving software. DssW also hosts Sleep Centre
(http://www.dssw.co.uk/sleepcentre/), the largest Mac energy saving
discussion archive on the Internet.