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10 Free and Low-Cost Mobile Wireless Tools

There's no replacing meaty, licensed tools for wireless network support. But a growing number of free and low-cost apps are available when all you have is a smartphone or tablet at hand. Most of the gems live in the Android space, so you iOS developers need to get to work.
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App: Speedtest

Publisher: Ookla

Cost: Free

Speaking of speed tests, Oookla's Speedtest app is one of the easiest and most reliable to use for both the iDevice crowd and Android users. When used in combination with other tools mentioned here, Speedtest helps round out the big picture of the wireless network, and is another one of those "everyone should have it" apps.

 

Lee is a Network Engineer and Wireless Technical Lead for a large private university. He also teaches classes on networking, wireless network administrtaion, and wireless security. Lee's technical background includes 10 years in the US Air Force as an Electronc Warfare ... View Full Bio

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