1. rsands's Avatar
    on my beloved iphone, i have a few apps (such as 1Password, To-Do, and Air Mouse) that require me to make a connection via wifi between my iphone and my computer. For example, the 1Password app syncs between the 1Password mac application over Wifi. The Air Mouse app connects to my mac over the local wifi network to access my mac. Now, here's the dilemma:

    To save energy, I have my mac sleep (both display and computer) after something like 15 minutes. When my Mac's asleep, I cannot connect to it over wifi (with one of these apps). However, with the addition of Snow Leopard, there's a new feature in the energy saver settings called "Wake On Demand" (or something like that). I am using a desktop mac, and this feature works for me for CERTAIN apps, such as the TO-DO sync. However, even with this feature turned on, I cannot connect to my sleeping mac with many of my iphone apps (such as air remote).

    I would really, really, (yes) really love any help or anything leading to help for how I can make these apps connect to my mac even when it's asleep. I appreciate all responses. Thanks for your time,
    03-12-2010 10:50 PM
  2. grkboy782's Avatar
    Im not too sure myself. But im sure if you google something like, Wake mac computer with iphone app, something would come up. I would search right now for you but im a lil high. nighty night
    03-13-2010 03:20 AM
  3. flyingember's Avatar
    Wake on demand requires a special network signal be sent
    03-13-2010 07:08 PM
  4. chobbs1's Avatar
    I have not heard of this working! If you do find a way please post it so we all can know!!! Thanks
    03-14-2010 12:05 PM