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    Measure your internet useage

    This is a discussion on Measure your internet useage within the Mac users forums, part of the Sky Broadband help category; SurplusMeter is a bandwidth measuring tool for Mac OS X: SurplusMeter (Mac) - Download However, with multiple computers and other ...

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      Measure your internet useage

      SurplusMeter is a bandwidth measuring tool for Mac OS X:

      SurplusMeter (Mac) - Download

      However, with multiple computers and other devices on the network, something based on the router stats OR something measured by Sky and accessible via your account login would be preferable...
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      Re: Measure your internet useage

      true, though it may be that Sky will take this approach once they start to impose their download limits. Or they may decide that it is up to you to take responsibility for your usage and install a tool of your own.

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      Re: Measure your internet useage

      The problem tends to be other (non-computer) devices on the network - not so easy to install and run this type of software on those!!!

      For instance, I've got 2 TiVos on my network that download EPG data via the internet connection - they run some form of Linux, then there's my iPod touch and my son's Nokia N95 that can both access the internet via wifi, the online fridge that re-orders my shopping from Tesco (no, no, of course not, I made that one up - the online fridge hasn't been delivered yet...)

      Anyway they all use bandwidth and it all counts as part of the monthly allowance but not so easy to measure.

      Lots of ISPs provide a useage tool that can be accessed by logging into your account. Come on Sky!!! - It can't be rocket surgery can it???
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      Re: Measure your internet useage

      Well wait with baited breath as and when Sky start imposing their limits. However can you let me know where you get one of them fridges from???????????

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      Re: Measure your internet useage

      Internet fridge? Take your pick...

      BBC News | Sci/Tech | Making your kitchen cool

      Internet Fridge

      (OK, I lied about it being able to order my shopping from Tesco!!!)
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