“One of my internet service providers has a web page which will check how much bandwidth I’m using,” Ron McElfresh writes for NoodleMac. “I pay for 100-megabits but use far less than the maximum, though a check revealed tens of gigabytes more data usage than I expected.”
“Alright, our household is packed with Macs, iPhones, iPads, Apple TV, and various streaming services on each one, so it shouldn’t be a surprise that tens of gigabytes are flowing through the pipes,” McElfresh writes. “But which devices are connected to the internet connection, and how much data is each one using?”
McElfresh writes, “As it turns out, the answer to the former is easier than the answer to the latter, but our building has a few dozen internet connected networks so I thought it worth exploring.”
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MacDailyNews Take: We have IP Scanner (free) installed on all of our Macs and it works very well.