A global system of interconnected computer networks that use the standard Internet protocol suite (TCP/IP) in order to provide access and communications for private, public, academic, business, and government uses.

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Now that “Activity” is gone from Safari, how do I find and download a streaming flv file on a Mac?

Is there a plugin (for any browser) anyone can recommend? An app? It seems like all browsers got rid of this easy resource tracking feature (Chrome too).
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How is the Apple Watch connected to the Internet?

The Apple Watch uses the Internet for a lot of things : Siri answers, sending messages... But how is the Apple Watch connected to the Internet ? I have searched a bit, to no avail. This information ...
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Only Chrome can access the Internet

Very curious problem - only Chrome can access the Internet, but literally everything else cannot. Confirmed this in Activity Monitor's Network tab (it shows 0 bytes sent/received for literally every ...
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Unable to connect internet from any browser but chrome

I am on OSX Yosemite 10.10.3 on MacBook Pro (Early 2011) and I am not able to connect to internet from any browser except chrome. I am not even able to ping from terminal as well. Please help. When I ...
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Reset iPad mini forgotten Apple ID [duplicate]

I wanted to know if there is a way to reset my son's iPad mini, because he forgot the Apple ID password. He accidentally reformat, and now, he doesn't know the password.
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Viber messenger not working on my ad-hoc wireless network

I have an iPhone 5 (iOS 6.1.1) and I installed Viber messenger (version 2.2.2.86) which enables you to make phone calls over the internet. The messenger works perfectly when I use a wireless router to ...
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Wifi issues with multiple devices

I have about 4 devices always using the internet on my home wifi network. Everything is fine and dandy until I start to do intensive bandwidth stuff like gaming and streaming movies. So I thought this ...
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Safari does not load any site but there is Internet connection

A friend of mine asked me to help with his MacBook as Safari didn't load any site. I connected to his computer using TeamViewer (so internet is basically working), and then did a ping on Google.com, ...
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Internet connection no longer reliable after installing Mountain Lion

I installed Mountain Lion yesterday and find that when my 2 year old iMac comes back from sleep it finds the router and connection but fails to allow internet connection. In other words it indicates ...
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How to simulate slow internet connections on the mac

What's a good software solution to slow down internet connections on the mac for testing and simulations? My primary need is when testing code in the iPhone / iOS simulator, so slowing down the ...
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Macbook Pro Retina suddenly stopped mounting Huawei USB modem

I recently bought a MacBook Pro Retina. The first day I was able to connect my Huawei E352 3G USB modem and it worked all the day. After a couple of day I needed 3G connection again, but my MacBook ...
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Unexplainable usage of Internet

I am a domestic internet user on my Mac through a cable modem with a wifi router provided by a very large cable TV & broadband provider. I have a 7 Mbps connectivity with a download limit of 25GB. ...
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Share iPad internet connection to PC over USB

Can I use my iPad to connect to my PC over USB and receive internet? My iPad has Internet but at the moment my PC doesn't and I don't have a wireless router yet.
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Spotlight does not show contents from internet!

Spotlight does not show contents from the internet. It only searches my mac HD. What should I do? I am using MacBookPro Retina 13" with Yosemite 10.10.3
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Setting up Airport Base Station with Uverse AND Sprint Airave

I'm trying to configure my home network so that I can use a drive attached to my airport base station as the Time Machine drive. I think that to do this the Airport needs to control the DHCP and the ...
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Problems with Internet connection on my Mac - Gmail, calendar and Skype work but some websites will not open

I am using OS X Yosemite version 10.10 on my iMac. For about a week now, I've had problems with my Internet connection. I am connected via ethernet. I can use Gmail, Skype and Google Calendar without ...
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Intriguing connection issue on OS X

I've been recently having this issue with my internet connection on my MacBook Pro Early 2011 running OS X 10.8.3: from time to time the connection "freezes" for about 5 seconds and then comes back. ...
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Airport Extreme, no internet

I have an Airport Extreme (4th generation) with firmware 7.5.2; it has been working fine for a long time, but stopped working properly after a brief power outage a couple of days ago. The router ...
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Limiting TCP connections

How can I limit TCP connections on Mac using Terminal? I used iptables on Linux (eOS) to limit the connections of an application (Ace Stream Player) as follows: $iptables -A OUTPUT -m limit --limit ...
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Maps app on iPad-mini wifi only without internet

I have a iPad-mini wifi only device. Several times I have been able to pull up a map that I have bookmarked without being connected to the internet. This has been when I was in a vehicle with no ...
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Disable Safari in OS X

How do I disable Safari in OS X? The desired effect is the same as in iOS: in iOS, you can easily disable Safari through the Restrictions settings, and the app just hides but is not uninstalled. You ...
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MacBook Pro wifi vs. iPhone wifi in same location

I've noticed that every minute or so, the wifi on my 15" MacbookPro Retina just doesn't seem to work, yet the icon displays full bars (4/4). In the exact same location my iPhone shows 2/3 or 3/3 bars ...
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Connecting iphone to internet from laptop with wire

I have an iphone 4s and I don't have a sim or a data card in it so I don't have 3G or other type of connection and the wifi module is broken so I can't connect to internet. I am using a Windows 7 ...
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Problem with TC's 5GHz channel

I have MBP Retina late 2013 with OS X 10.10.3 on board, so the last few days I have troubles with connection via 5GHz channel - no internet connection at all after some time I use it, the 2,4GHz is ...
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Internet over Airport Express issue

I recently switched ISP from an internet over phone line based solution to fiber broadband. While the increased speed is great, there is an issue with my Airport Express(es). The setup is as ...
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Wifi connection has password issue with my Macbook Pro

I have a 2010 Macbook Pro (running Snow Leopard) and I connect to my home internet thru Wifi (via Thompson router). The problem is, after I choose my Wifi from a list of Wifis and enter the password, ...
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Chrome / Safari unable to connect to internet while Firefox can

I am using Mac book pro with OS X 10.9.5 at work. To connect to internet, I am connecting over Wifi and VPN. Also I have to use a proxy server in order to connect to Internet. With that setup, ...
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Terminal: limit my bandwidth

Is it possible in Yosemite to limit my downloading bandwidth use to for example 300kbps using the terminal? I dont want to install software to do this.
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Is there an app that downloads websites including media files needing a log-in?

The log-in seems to be managed via cookies. Sitesucker does not allow to input cookies, though. Neither does it allow for you to log-in via a web interface first. Is there some application that would ...
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App to alert if Internet connection is lost

Is there an app for the Mac that will alert me if my Internet connection is lost? Sometimes I work from home and lose my connection without knowing it.
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Cannot connect to Wi-Fi (The Wi-Fi network “network name” requires a WPA2 password)

I have had my MacBook Pro for a couple of months (recent Windows convert and total Mac novice). I am running OS X 10.8.4. Our cable company recently upgraded our modem and cable box and I am no ...
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Can't access specific websites with Macbook Air (10.7.5 Lion)

This has really baffled me: While my internet connection works, I can't access specific websites with Safari (or any other browser for that matter). I don't get a 404 page; Just an error message that ...
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Various random website cannot be reached (cannot allocate memory)

With process of elimination and testing the problems on 2 different Macs, 4 different networks, and many different browsers, I have isolated the cause of my network issue to be the actual Mac. ...
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getting “out of memory” error when trying to load specific websites (am not out of RAM)

UPDATE: Rich's solution (with the checkmark) solved my problem! I also posted an answer with a workaround that may help if Rich's solution doesn't work for you. The answer that received the bounty was ...
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Yosemite share internet via wifi

I am using internet via wifi connection. Now I want to share my internet with my iphone. In the preferences, I found the option Internet Sharing, but there is no "wifi" option under "To computers ...
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websites don't open on a specific wifi connection (probably DNS issue)

I have a cable broadband which works flawlessly; I am using the same to ask this question from my Android. But it doesn't work on my MacBook (10.10.2). Basically, no websites open, although I can ...
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Internet Recovery failed -1006f

My problem is same as with this question -1006F error message when trying to recover mac I have follow that question which direct me to this thread ...
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How can I get my browser to remember a password it doesn't offer to remember?

In my university internet authentication is required. When i use Macbook to connect to internet the password popup window will be appear. On this window I cannot set it to remember my ID/Password. ...
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Is there any Safari extension similar to “WasteNoTime” that allows you to attribute different amounts of time for using different sites?

Is there any Safari extension similar to "WasteNoTime" that allows you to attribute different amounts of time for using different sites? For instance, let's say one wants to block completely Facebook ...
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iPhone can't access internet/iMessage

My wife's iPhone 5 is exhibiting strange behavior: It isn't receiving iMessages. It can't access the internet. It can send texts, but they come across as plain SMS instead of iMessage. I'm sitting ...
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How can I disable all stack exhange sites except stackoverflow.com?

How can I set SelfControl to only accept visits to stackoverflow.com, but none of the other sites on the stack exchange network? I want to become more productive, but the clickbait with abusive ...
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How to unfreeze terminal when SSH connection dies?

I"m using Mac 10.9.5 with bash shell. Occasionally when I ssh into another machine and then the connection dies (e.g. the Internet goes down or I move to a new location), the terminal window with the ...
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How does Internet Accounts on Mac Os X 10.9 and up work?

I'm having problems with trying to turn on syncing the Contacts of an Exchange email account in the Internet Accounts System Preferences with Yosemite (10.10.2). Every time I click on the checkbox, ...
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Why does the Internet stop working after upgrade to iOS 8

So I upgraded my friends 1st generation iPad from iOS 4 to iOS 8.1 on my MacBook Pro. Now he's complaining that the Internet sometimes doesn't work and when it does it works extremely poorly and he's ...
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Macbook Air A1466 - WiFi channel 13

We are 5 tenants in a big house in the Netherlands and apparently channel 13 is the only one not too crowded to offer us a decent connection. Setting the router on any other channel makes the internet ...
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What is “http://init-p01st.push.apple.com”?

Ive seen this popup a few times in my internet tracking. So, what is Apple using this url for? What happens if I block it?
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Airport Extreme not working with new modem

I have an Airport Extreme that was previously connected to a, well lets say not great modem. So I replaced the modem with 'Nucleus Connect', which is Fibre I think. (I live in Singapore and they ...
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iMac iPhone USB Internet Sharing

I have a MacBook Pro and a iMac. On the MacBook I see a network interface named "iPhone USB" in my Network Settings. On the MacBook the internet sharing over usb works fine. But on the iMac it doesn't ...
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Quickly disable internet browsing on iOS device for parental control

Whenever I hand the iPad off to one of my kids, I would like to quickly disable or limit internet browsing on the iPad, not necessarily internet altogether, but anything that can be accessed via ...
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Slow Internet Problem On Yosemite

Internet connection is really so slow on MacBook Air 13' Yosemite . Called tech support of ISP and they said my connection is OK . My internet plan has 16 MBPS speed but when I do a speed test on my ...