Use An Apple Remote To Put Your Mac To Sleep From Bed

For those annoying times when you've already walked away from the desk before realising you meant to put your Mac to sleep: Use your Apple remote to zap it to sleep from across the room by holding down the Play/Pause button. After about 2 seconds of holding it, you'll see your Mac display some sleepy Zs on the screen before getting comfy and passing out.

Photo by Yoshinori Koseki.

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    I actually do this all the time. good tip.

    It's a nightly ritual for myself. I've attached the remote to the bedhead (even the new aluminium one) by fixing a strong magnet.

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