10 Free and Low-Cost Mobile Wireless Tools, March 06, 2013 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.
inSSIDer for Android
Publisher: MetaGeek LLC
While MetaGeek's paid tools are among the most popular in the wireless networking support space, you can get inSSIDer for free. This excellent Android-only tool would likely cost at least $9.99 if it were ever to hit Apple's App Store. The tool shows plenty of detail on the important aspects of Wi-Fi in both the 2.4 GHz and 5 GHz spectrums if your device supports both, and is the one to have if you're only going to have a single Wi-Fi tool in your app line-up.