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Track Bandwidth Use with VirusBarrier X6

If you have monthly bandwidth limits, it's useful to know how much data you have used so far to avoid overage charges or being shut off by your ISP. But how do you determine how much data your Mac has transferred? Open VirusBarrier X6's Traffic window to see both current and cumulative traffic, and you can also create warnings when your data usage - incoming, outgoing, or both - exceeds an amount you specify.

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Take Control News/01-May-06

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50 Percent Off Spring Ebook Sale! Here in upstate New York, spring is in the air, we're back from vacation, and we're feeling lighthearted. For the next week (through 08-May-06), you can save 50 percent off any order of Take Control ebooks. Click the link below to start shopping and have the necessary coupon code applied automatically (look at the upper right of the first screen of the shopping cart). Remember that you'll save more with the sale than with any bundles, so it's best to order multiple ebooks from our catalog or to add them once you're in the shopping cart.

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Whether it's spring in your part of the world or not, if your Mac needs a spring cleaning, don't miss the savvy advice in "Take Control of Maintaining Your Mac," "Take Control of Mac OS X Backups," and "Take Control of Permissions in Mac OS X," all of which will help you run a trouble-free Mac. And, if you haven't tuned into our catalog lately, check out our other recent titles - "Take Control of Making Music with GarageBand," "Take Control of Podcasting on the Mac," "Take Control of iWeb" (pre-order, with the final draft available for reading while we finish editing and production), and the "Macworld Digital Photography Superguide."

 

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