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What you're wanting to do is called "Virtual Network Computing (VNC)". Using an iPad makes it more complicated unless you want to purchase an app. I've used LogMeIn for a while, but that app was about $99. If you have another Mac at work Apple has an app for $80 called "Remote Desktop". Open your system preferences on the Mac you want to control and ...


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I made a configuration which is a sort of Airplane mode for MacOS X, and am regurlaly using since more than 10 years with no problem and a lot of advantages (when under attack, when troubleshooting a process with network problems...). See: Airplane mode for MacOS X


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why not just remove the Ethernet cable and only connect via WiFi which is so easy, just turn Airport off when you don't want to be connected from the menu bar. Sorted


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Damnit. I searched for a while but without using the keywords "airplane mode osx" which only came to me when I edited my question here. Research using these words led to a very useful answer available here : http://hints.macworld.com/article.php?story=20130325002258846 If you go to the Network pane of System Preferences, you'll see a Location popup ...


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I think there is something going on with El Capitan and a most recent update... My ethernet speeds (same network as an old Mac Mini) are 50x more (very seriously) than my iMac 5k. I get about 70Mb/s on the old Mac Mini and only about 1.5-2Mb/s on the iMac. I checked the network traffic, I checked the processing in the background ... nothing. That's ...


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I am also having Wi-Fi issues (for months) with MBP 2014 and I found a temporary solution to the problem. I have tracked down the problem to be or kernel or driver implementation bug with 802.11n (the important info here is the "n"). I have an Airport Express and inside the configuration for Wireless (Radio Mode) you can choose for 802.11n with 802.11b/g ...


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Over time, Wifi hardware has progressed through several versions. In addition to higher speeds, the newer versions tend to offer better connection quality when there are many wifi signals and other interference in the vicinity. It could be that your computer has older wifi hardware than your phone, and hence is not able to handle the interference as well, ...



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