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    data usage monitoring
    I have a data plan, its 2G and from midnight to 5am its an extra 2G free. I need software that will monitor the usage during the day and then from 12am count the usage separately. Does anyone know how I can do that? Or any app I can use?

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    Welcome to the Mac Forums.

    Try the free MenuMeters.

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    There's a few to look at in addition to what chscaq posted. Take a look at SurplusMeter or NetMonitor. If you do a search in the App Store for network you'll see another one which is pretty cool - but unfortunately - I can't give you the name. I downloaded it last week - and it resides on the menu bar - is very unobtrusive - and easy to setup. I think it cost about $2. When I get back home - if you haven't found it - I'll post the name. Like I said - a search in the app store for 'network' will locate the app.

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    I have been using SurplusMeter that Brian posted the URL for as now AT&T is capping all DSL and even UVerse internet. Works great for me here.

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    Thanx, I will look into that.

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    Just an update - the app whose name I couldn't remember is called TrafficBot. AK.Kloca App Store link

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    Thanks, I did search it but couldn't figure out which one you were talking about. Ill check out surplus and traffic bot. Thanks guys for your help

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