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Use VirusBarrier X6 to Find Internet Traffic Paths

Need to find out who owns a domain name, or where your traffic is being routed? VirusBarrier X6 has a number of network monitoring tools, including a built-in Whois search tool, and a Traceroute feature. If you use the latter, you can even display a map after the traceroute has completed, showing exactly where in the world data passes between your Mac and a selected IP address.

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The TidBITS Reader Wishlist for Apple in 2015

After the TidBITS staff shared their Apple wishes for 2015, our readers wrote in with a few more excellent ideas.

 
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