Questions tagged [power-nap]

Power Nap is a feature in OS X Mountain Lion that allows supported computers (retina MacBook Pros and second-gen MacBook Airs) to update email, notifications, and photos while your Mac is sleeping, as well as backing up with Time Machine

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Are Mail rules still applied when a Mac is in Power Nap mode?

I understand that when a Mac is Power Napping it will periodically check for new emails via Mail. Will Mail rules still apply to any new emails that are received when the Mac is in Power Nap mode?
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Automatically send kill -STOP or similar to runaway processes when the lid is closed?

From time to time (maybe a couple of times a week) when I get to my computer (a Macbook Pro) expecting it to be asleep with the lid closed the fans are running Most of the time it is a Chrome process ...
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Should Safari be doing stuff during Power Nap?

When I'm not using it, my 2014 MBP sits plugged in, on my desk, where I use my Mini. Recently, I've noticed that when FaceBook makes a 'ping' notification in Safari on my Mini, I also get a ping ...
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What are the different sleep modes on Mavericks MacBook Pros?

I'm confused about the different sleep modes on Mavericks MacBook Pros: PowerNap, App Nap, DarkWake, sleep, system sleep, display sleep, standby, hibernation, etc.? What do these terms mean and how ...
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Disable power nap when not plugged in

Power nap is a good idea when my laptop is plugged in at night. However I notice that it also happens when it is not plugged in. When I wake up in the morning I will immediately notice some emails ...