marlic wrote:Thanks MikeV, for your detail explanation. But I am not sure if I am using a MAC makes a different here. Everytime I launch Eye-Fi manager, it routes me to http://manage.eye.fi in a browser. Nothing is working if I disconnect my wifi hotspot from the internet. I would expect it to work, but it doesn't. That's why I am confused of how it supposed to work. So where is that Relayed Upload setting you were referring to? Is that a settin from the Eye-fi manager or the firewall/router setting? Maybe that's turned on by default, but I certainly do want that to be off.
As for the thumbnails, I am pretty sure they're not coming from my local computer because I can see them from the "completed upload" notification email, and when I login to manager.eye.fi away from home network(iphone using 3G), I am still able to see the thumbnails images.
so what am I missing here?
marlic wrote:Ok, I think I know where you're talking about now. I did disable the web upload part(used to go to picasaweb). I have not receive any notifications after that. But that doesn't explain why my local upload won't work when my wifi is NOT connected to the internet. Any ideas?
marlic wrote:My Eye-fi card is working as expected, but I am trying to find out why I need internet connection just to do local uploading from my camera to my local computer in my own wifi hotspot. And why Eye-Fi keeps a copy of everything I uploaded in their server? I don't like it even if they just keep thumbnails? If that's the case, nobody concern about privacy? Can someone tell me how the Eye-Fi work behind the scene??
MikesTooLz wrote:You would think that it would look for local eye-fi center PC and load there first. You have the fastest transfer and its instantly backed up to your PC.
Then from the PC its sent up to the relay servers to go out where ever it needs to go. If no local eye-fi center PC found it then would attempt direct upload to the online relay.
Images and videos will only be deleted by Endless Memory when the card is power cycled.
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