Articles tagged: bandwidth

Network Activity Graph

How Do I Monitor Network Activity on My Windows Machine?

Windows 7 and 8 have a useful utility to monitor network activity. You can use it to find out a lot about what your computer is doing online.

Videos!

Does downloading use the same amount of bandwidth as just watching a Youtube video?

Streaming video sites often have some special features that make the answer more complicated than it would seem. I’ll explain what’s happening in each of these cases.

What’s the difference between streaming and downloading a video, and how does it impact the limits my ISP imposes?

Watching online video is popular but if your ISP imposes a data transfer limit there are some important differences between streaming and downloading.