Thread: RDM+ Questions
View Single Post
Old 02-05-2010, 04:47 PM   #4 (permalink)
Talking BlackBerry Encyclopedia
Join Date: May 2008
Location: Fort Collins, CO
Model: Z10
Carrier: Verizon Wireless
Posts: 348
Post Thanks: 1
Thanked 2 Times in 2 Posts

There are some "Wake On LAN", or WOL, BlackBerry apps that will start a computer from a "sleep" state.

Some computers have a setting in their BIOS that allows a small amount of power going to the NIC card, even in a "powered off" state. It can sense a signal (from a WOL app) and start the computer.

Offline   Reply With Quote