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  • Bits And Bytes - Mac Guides
    a single one or a zero To avoid ambiguity the word octet is often used in technical documents to describe an 8 bit byte Gigabit Ethernet will transfer data at 1000 Mbps or 125MBps 1000Mbps 8b 125MBps edit Conversion Table Unit Conversion 1 B byte 8 b bits 1 KB kilobyte 1 024 bytes mainstream definition or 1 000 bytes ISO definition 1 MB megabyte 1 048 576 bytes mainstream definition or 1 000 000 bytes ISO definition 1 GB gigabyte 1 073 741 824 bytes mainstream definition or 1 000 000 000 bytes ISO definition Note The mainstream definitions of kilobyte megabyte and gigabyte are equivalent to the ISO definitions of kibibyte KiB mebibyte MiB and gibibyte GiB respectively edit Example To figure out how long it will take a 1MB picture to download over dial up you can figure out the file size in bits 1MB 1024KB 1024 1024B 1048578B 1048578B 8 8388608 bits And at 56Kbps 56Kbps 56000bps 8388608 bits 56000bps 149 8 seconds It should be noted however that dial up users will rarely or more than likely never see speeds of 56Kbps The highest speeds a 56Kbps modem can handle due to overhead is around 53Kbps and due to other overhead factors most downloads on a 56Kbps modem will average about 32Kbps 1 edit Marketing Also in terms of networking and data transfer you will often see the speed marked in Mbps or Kbps This is purely a marketing device as it appears as if the data is moving 8 times faster than is useful to you When marketing much hardware such as hard drives they are usually advertised using the less common standards based definitions of space ie where 1 GB 1 000 000 000 bytes However in mainstream use 1 GB 1073741824 bytes

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  • USB - Mac Guides
    and few devices were made to support it edit USB 1 1 Commonly referred to as USB 1 see note above Supporting Low Speed 1 5Mbits sec and Full Speed 12Mbit sec transfers edit USB 2 0 USB 2 0 uses the same physical interface as USB 1 1 and is backward compatible with USB 1 1 devices but includes support for Hi Speed 480Mbit sec transfers on USB 2 0 devices edit Hubs If you should run out of available USB plugs on your computer it is safe to hot swap disconnect and reconnect devices without shutting down the machine devices like printers and digital cameras If one of the devices connected is a USB Flash Drive or a USB Hard Drive remember to eject the media before unplugging otherwise you run the risk of corrupting or loosing data recently written to that device Another possibility to consider would be purchasing a USB hub to add more ports It is generally recommended that you purchase a Powered hub as this will ensure that all connected devices receive sufficient electricity The Belkin TetraHub USB 2 0 hub is an example of a deice that is able to provide the full USB 1 1 bandwidth to each port that has 1 1 devices connected to it assuming of course that it is connected to a USB 2 0 computer edit Notes Apple was a bit sluggish to release Macintosh systems with USB 2 0 built in This made some people upset especially in light of the discontinued support of the FireWire interface with the recent iPods All currently shipping Apple Macintoshes feature USB 2 0 ports It is also worth remembering that the ports on Apple s USB Keyboard are USB 1 1 only If you are in doubt you should

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  • Broadband - History - Mac Guides
    section sorry had a few drinks this evening cur last 23 52 23 November 2005 TMA Talk contribs m added another link cur last 21 23 23 November 2005 TMA Talk contribs added speeds section and unstubbed cur last 22 04 13 November 2005 Bear Talk contribs Pointer router and firewall links to wikipedia cur last 04 33 3 November 2005 HexMonkey Talk contribs Added Usage section and internal links

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  • Broadband - Mac Guides
    Jump to navigation search Broadband The following pages link to here View previous 50 next 50 20 50 100 250 500 Skype Category Ports Modem Talk Bits And Bytes View previous 50 next 50 20 50 100 250 500 Retrieved from http guides macrumors com Special Whatlinkshere Views Special Page Personal tools 23 92 31 179 Talk for this IP Create an account or log in Navigation Mac Guides Home

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  • Related changes - Mac Guides
    Broadband Jump to navigation search Broadband Below are the last 50 changes in the last 7 days as of 21 22 25 April 2016 Show last 50 100 250 500 changes in last 1 3 7 14 30 days Hide minor edits Retrieved from http guides macrumors com Special Recentchangeslinked Views Special Page Personal tools 23 92 31 179 Talk for this IP Create an account or log in Navigation

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  • Broadband - Mac Guides
    several technologies in use that provide broadband internet to homes and businesses DSL or a variant such as ADSL RADSL SDSL through a phone line Cable Often included with a TV and phone service package ISDN Satellite used in conjunction with a dial up upload channel edit Usage While broadband usage is becoming increasingly popular it has not yet overtaken dial up modems According to OECD statistics Korea is the country with the largest broadband penetration with 24 9 of residents using the technology This compares to a 13 adoption rate in the USA and 10 3 overall in the OECD edit Speeds Broadband is available at many different speeds and often the download rate is higher than the upload Figures quoted by ISP s are the absolute maximum speed you will achieve and it is expected that due to overheads noise and contention the actual transfer rates will be less The connection speeds available to you can depend on many factors including Location Varies depending on country and distances from a local hub telephone exchange or cable box for example Noise Interference An ISP will often measure this before providing a service ISP All operate slightly differently Some offer

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  • Broadband - Mac Guides
    often troublesome driver based USB modems Contents 1 Technologies 2 Usage 3 Speeds 4 Links edit Technologies There are several technologies in use that provide broadband internet to homes and businesses DSL or a variant such as ADSL RADSL SDSL through a phone line Cable Often included with a TV and phone service package ISDN Satellite used in conjunction with a dial up upload channel edit Usage While broadband usage is becoming increasingly popular it has not yet overtaken dial up modems According to OECD statistics Korea is the country with the largest broadband penetration with 24 9 of residents using the technology This compares to a 13 adoption rate in the USA and 10 3 overall in the OECD edit Speeds Broadband is available at many different speeds and often the download rate is higher than the upload Figures quoted by ISP s are the absolute maximum speed you will achieve and it is expected that due to overheads noise and contention the actual transfer rates will be less The connection speeds available to you can depend on many factors including Location Varies depending on country and distances from a local hub telephone exchange or cable box for example

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  • Image:WiiMac.png - Mac Guides
    cur 16 14 1 January 2007 Matd Talk contribs 300 100 130 516 bytes Edit this file using an external application See the setup instructions for more information Links The following pages link to this file Connecting Mac with Wii Wirelessly Retrieved from http guides macrumors com Image WiiMac png Views File Discussion Edit History Personal tools 23 92 31 179 Talk for this IP Create an account or log

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