Wake Assist 1.0 - Fixing your Mac's wake up

UK, Europe - 6 February, 2007 - DssW, the leading developer of Mac energy saving software, today announced the launch of Wake Assist 1.0 for Mac OS X. This free utility helps fix a rare stuck-until-clicked wake bug in Mac OS X.

Wake Assist helps by providing a couple of automated mouse clicks after waking from sleep; these clicks help nudge a stuck Mac to fully wake up.

“We hope this tool delights those few Mac users having problems with Mac OS X’s energy saving capabilities.” said Graham Miln, DssW’s director. Wake Assist needs no setting up. As a daemon process it runs quietly in the background. When the Mac wakes up Wake Assist checks for user activity; if no activity is detected, a couple of automatic mouse clicks are performed to display and hide the Apple menu.

This tool is aimed at users taking advantage of Apple’s Energy Saver schedule to wake up their Mac without a user being present. This capability is often used to automate back ups.

For more information about Wake Assist visit http://www.dssw.co.uk/wakeassist/

Download Wake Assist for free http://www.dssw.co.uk/wakeassist/dsswwakeassist.dmg.zip

Pricing and Availability

Wake Assist is available today through the DssW web site http://www.dssw.co.uk/wakeassist/, for free.

System requirements are Mac OS X 10.4 or later.

About DssW

DssW is a European software company set up by John Fancourt and Graham Miln. The company formed in 1997 to develop and distribute 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.