I've got Nokia CS-17 internet stick and looking for a simple utility that would show me my connection speed and transfer volumes while i'm connected, ideally directly in the menu bar.

I don't want to use the utility provided by the vendor. I'm using Mac OSX 10.6 (Snow Leopard).


I'm using Menu Meter.

MenuMeters is a set of CPU, memory, disk, and network monitoring tools for Mac OS X. Although there are numerous other programs which do the same thing, none had quite the feature set I was looking for. Most were windows that sat in a corner or on the desktop, which are inevitably obscured by document windows on a laptop's small screen. Those monitors which used the menubar mostly used the NSStatusItem API, which has the annoying tendency to totally reorder my menubar on every login.

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  • What results does that give, every image I look at from that program just shows settings and no graphs or data. – Ivo Flipse Aug 20 '11 at 12:37
  • I added a screen shot and linked to the original developer homepage. Maximus, you could take a look at How to Answer and try to make your answers really stand out! /cc @Ivo – slhck Aug 20 '11 at 12:41
  • it will give you one or multiple icons in your menu bar with will display network/ IO/ processor /memory usage. when clicking on the icon you'll get detail. it sets up in the pref panel so it's also easy to install and configure – MaximusPerchus Aug 20 '11 at 12:42

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