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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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Hot Topics in TidBITS Talk/26-May-08

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Folder Encryption -- A reader needs to ensure that work files remain securely encrypted. Will FileVault provide the solution, or are third-party encryption products the answer? (10 messages)


Spam on iPhone -- The iPhone's limited memory and storage make it difficult to provide good on-device filtering of unsolicited email. Instead, weed out the junk before it gets to the phone. (2 messages)


Griping about Mail -- A former Eudora user runs into limitations in Mail, which spurs a discussion about preserving original messages for litigation. (6 messages)


Using Skype Video -- Can you take advantage of Skype's High Quality Video setting without purchasing special Logitech hardware? (2 messages)


DirecTV DVR to Mac -- The non-TiVo DVR offered by DirecTV does not seem capable of transferring video to a Mac, so what's the alternative? (3 messages)


Monitor Recommendations -- After soliciting advice on buying a replacement display, Kirk McElhearn shares advice on acquiring and setting it up. (1 message)


Power supply and fan replacements -- Can replacing an old power supply and fan in a Power Mac G4 improve performance and reduce noise? (2 messages)


iPhone Survivor: Traveling Without a Laptop -- Readers respond to Rich Mogull's article on leaving his laptop at home for a trip to San Francisco. (4 messages)

 

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