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Macs on the Go!: Guide to Mobile Computing for Mac Laptops Using Mac OS X by Robin Williams, John Tollett

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7. Energy Saver and Fax Tidbits for Traveling

Your Mac laptop provides Energy Saver settings that let you optimize your computer’s performance for battery operation when you’re on the road, or for power adapter operation when you’re plugged in to a wall outlet and not concerned about conserving battery power.

This chapter also shows how you to send or receive faxes with your laptop. Any document that can be printed can also be faxed, if you have access to a phone line that you can plug into the laptop’s modem port.

Important Energy Saver Settings

You can customize your Energy Saver settings so your laptop’s power management is optimized for battery power, which lets you get as much computing time as possible out of your limited power supply. ...

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