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Mac Gem's reviews Power Manager 3

Thanks to Dan Frakes, Macworld.com, for reviewing Power Manager in Mac Gems. Dan took the time to get to know Power Manager and his review picks up on some of the product’s more subtle features: Power Manager’s stricter definition of “inactivity” over Apple’s “idle time” makes schedules easier to predict, and small touches like waking a sleeping Mac to ensure the scheduled event occurs on time. …

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AAUG review awards Power Manager 3 top marks

Thanks to Dave Enders for reviewing Power Manager 3, for the Alaskan Apple Users Group (AAUG). Dave awarded Power Manager 3 top marks with an Excellent rating. AAUG Awards Power Manager 3 “Excellent” “In a matter of minutes, I had a custom schedule created using the Assistant or I could have just as easily used the Quick Schedule option. …

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Macworld's greener computing tips recommends DssW Power Manager

Thanks to Michael Gowan, Macworld.com, for recommending Power Manager and Energy Schedule. Michael’s article talks about greener computing and provides tips on how to save energy and money. There are two really good reasons to practice green computing: It saves you money, and—bit by bit—it helps save the planet. …

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Discovery Channel's Planet Green recommends DssW Power Manager

Thanks to Jaymi Heimbuch, planet green, Discovery Channel, for recommending Power Manager. Jaymi lists DssW Power Manager as a easy solution for reducing the power consumption of your computer. Planet Green, Discovery Channel Even in sleep mode, computers use up a lot of energy. …

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BC Hydro offers incentive with DssW

Great news for Canadian BC Hydro business customers. BC Hydro have added DssW Power Manager to their Product Incentive Programme (PIP). DssW Power Manager join’s BC Hydro Product Incentive Programme As a BC Hydro business customer, you can now purchase DssW Power Manager with an effective rebate of $6 CAD per Mac. …

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The Age article about DssW and Mac's Lazy Design

Thanks to Garry Barker, The Age and Sydney Morning Herald, for the fun write up of my “Mac’s Lazy Design” talk. Beautiful chair and cot at NGV International, Melbourne I argued the benefits of laziness at last week’s Victoria Mac User Group ( iMUG) meeting and Garry was in the audience. …

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Unicode licences: Your details in your language

Thanks to last weekend’s launch of the DssW Authorised Reseller programme, all future DssW purchases will now support unicode names and organisation details. Detail from Kim Hoa Tram’s NGV International exhibit Unicode support is important. Unicode support means that DssW licences can now include characters from any written language. …

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Purchasing for your organisation just got easier

Over the weekend we launched our DssW Authorised Reseller programme. This programme makes it easier for you, our business and academic users, to purchase DssW solutions. Easier because purchasing software from within an organisation can often be difficult and time consuming. …

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Macworld review awards Power Manager 3 high marks

Macworld awarded Power Manager 3 four stars. Macworld clearly gets what we are trying to do with Power Manager. They appreciate that it does not suit single users but instead is ideal for managed Mac environments, like schools and businesses.

Thanks again to the Macworld team; this time for the Macworld UK review of Power Manager 3. Macworld awarded Power Manager 3 four stars. Macworld clearly gets what we are trying to do with Power Manager 3. They appreciate that it does not suit single users but instead is ideal for managed Mac environments, like schools and businesses. …

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Mac's Lazy Design - iMUG Talk

I will be arguing the benefits of laziness at Victoria’s Mac User Group ( iMUG) in a couple of weeks. I will discuss how laziness has affected the design of Mac OS X, and how laziness influences the design decisions behind DssW Power Manager. …

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