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3answers
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How can I selectively increase latency? E.g. throttle games

Basically, I want networked games to run poorly on a network, but I want everything else to run smoothly. I would also appreciate advice on blocking games in general. As far as I can tell, there's a ...
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1answer
755 views

I want to monitor and limit OS X's data transfer while I'm tethering via my iPhone

So, I have an iPhone with Sprint service. They offer a mobile hotspot add-on option. Sprint will offer me 5GB of data transfer under this plan, but then they will charge me extra. Specifically, they ...
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Connect to the same network via more then one interface

Is there a way to get my organization's DHCP to assign my computer multiple IP addresses, then balance my traffic over all of them? (i.e., get a high downstream while not raising red flags)
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If I have two internet connections on osx, how can I use both to increase my bandwidth?

I understand that any one connection (such as a non-p2p download) will use just one of the connections, but since most normal activity involves multiple connections at once, I can still in theory ...
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2answers
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Simulating slower internet connection [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Throttle network bandwidth per application in Mac OS X I need to test my application on slower internet connection. Is there anyway to limit the connection speed. I ...
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1answer
521 views

OS X - way of seeing what app is using how much bandwidth?

I use iStatMenu to show me my total bandwidth use at any moment, but what I really want it a way of seeing what app is using how much. Sometimes I see more bandwidth being used that I expect, but I ...
4
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1answer
311 views

Monitor Spotify Traffic on OS X

I'm looking to keep track of my Spotify usage on Mac OS X Lion. I don't currently have an unlimited bandwidth connection and so I need to keep track of it all. It would also help me see how much I'm ...
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9answers
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Is there a good tool for monitoring network activity on Mac OS X?

Is there a good bit of software on Mac OS X that I can use to monitor incoming and outgoing network activity? Nothing too geeky, I just want something simple to use. I'm on version 10.6 (Snow ...
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Bandwidth monitor for Mac OS X?

This is similar to the question: Does software exist to log all download / upload usage? But, I want to know what options are out there for OS X? This includes Dashboard widgets and standard ...