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How can I block Apple (or really any) services at my router?

I work at a small business in the middle of nowhere over the summer. We blew through our data cap for the month because we are all running iOS and Mac OS X, which are more and more dependent on ...
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Does downloading a Windows 10 preview update get an ISO or just delta updates, similar to Windows Update?

I'm not on a metered connection, so I want to know if Windows 10 TP is going to start downloading a 5gb ISO or just the updated files when I click the 'Download now' button on the Previews tab under ...
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How can I filter my home network?

I live in an apartment with one roomate. They have a monopoly, as the complex actually has it's own special ISP they offer...and they restrict other, better providers like Verizon, Charter, and so on. ...
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How can I artificially slow down an FTP upload for testing purposes?

I have some FTP upload software I'm trying to test, and I'd like to verify how it behaves over a very slow satellite link (~100-150 bytes per second). How can I artificially slow down my very fast ...
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monitoring ISP bandwidth data

On Windows/Linux, what would be a way to run a sample measurement of the bandwidth that I have available? I need to run a measurement at periodic intervals. There are many website which will give you ...
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How can I prevent an application (Dropbox) from accessing network when connected to a certain Wifi ESSID?

I sometimes connect my Ubuntu laptop to my phone's 3G connection via tethering. When connected to that network I don't want Dropbox to synchronize as I have a limited data plan. I do want it ...
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Monitoring Bandwidth Usage on a Wireless Network [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I monitor internet usage in my network? Is there anyway for me to monitor my network bandwidth without installing firmware on my router? It includes wireless ...
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How can I limit the amount of USB bandwidth consumed by a single USB port/device?

Is there any way I can set USB bandwidth usage limits on a particular USB port/device that will allow me to cap max usage to say 50Mbps or 100Mbps? I am looking for some kind of QoS setting for USB ...
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How do I set up a proxy server for home with bandwidth control, download limit options?

3 room mates share a single 2 Mbps connection. Have a 40GB per month download limit beyond which speed drops to 256Kbps which is annoying. One of the roommates abuses the connection by downloading ...
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Reduce Network Bandwidth Usage via Web Proxy

My ISP has a Tx/Rx bandwidth cap for residential customers and a rather expensive per-bit fee for any use over the bandwidth limit. The basic service I have has decent speeds (1Mbps/512kbps) which ...
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Is there a catch with Comcast replacing my Toshiba PCX2500 cablemodem with a Ubee DDM3513? [closed]

Comcast recently sent me a brand spanking new cablemodem, a Ubee DDM3513, to replace my Toshiba PCX2500. I haven't set it up yet, since it occurs to me that this is Comcast we're talking about and ...