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.
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Network Info II for Android

App: Network Info II

Publisher: Alexandros Schillings

Cost: Free

This tool does a decent job with Wi-Fi and also shows detail on mobile carrier signals, Bluetooth, GPS-based location, and even how your device fits into the IPv6 landscape. Publisher Schillings has packed a lot of functionality into a deceptively simple interface. For a well-rounded look at all signals, this app is a great gift to the Android community.

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