23 May 2017

TripMode 2 allows mobile users to save data, save money, and surf faster. The award-winning data saving app for Mac has been released in a new version, TripMode 2, two years after its initial release in May 2015. It provides peace of mind for users on the go, in the…

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05 Feb 2017

Working online when the Internet is stuck in the year 2000 People all around the world want to get things done.  Yet so many of the tools on the internet designed to help people do just that are not designed to work in areas of the world where the…

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22 Nov 2016

We reached another milestone with TripMode for Windows, which is now at version 1.0.5. This release was all about its inner beauty, with enhanced traffic blocking capabilities, improved performance, and groundwork for new UI capabilities. TripMode for Windows is still the first app of its kind on Windows, gaining solid tractions…

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06 Nov 2016
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We’re happy to deliver some much deserved love to our iOS developers community with v.1.0.7 of TripMode for Mac: iOS apps are now grouped under a single Simulator entry in TripMode. That means that you no longer need to re-enable individual builds anymore, which should accelerate your Xcode development…

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16 Sep 2016
Airplane

The mobile data dilemma I just landed in London… Do I activate mobile data on my phone to check WhatsApp messages? Should I connect my laptop to my phone’s hotspot to sync mails? Those are typical questions that arise when one travels, and even more so abroad. Using a smartphone…

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16 Mar 2016

The first refresh of TripMode for Windows has been released, and includes networking and stability improvements. Changes: TripMode now remembers your app settings after rebooting Windows The systray TripMode icon now indicates when an app is blocked by becoming red Improved automatic activation when connecting to Android hotspots Improved…

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25 Feb 2016
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We released an updated version of TripMode for Mac, which includes stability and security enhancements. We also threw in a nice new feature for Android users. Changes: Improved automatic activation when connecting to Android hotspots Improved compatibility with apps requiring Apple ID authentication (e.g. iTunes) Improved auto-update security You may…

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22 Jan 2016

We’re happy to announce that TripMode, the award winning app for Mac, is now available for Windows. TripMode is a laptop app for nomad users, that automatically prevents online backups, auto-updates and other cloud apps from consuming precious data in the background. TripMode for Windows screenshots   TripMode has been designed to…

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18 Dec 2015

UPDATE: January 15 2016: TripMode for Windows is now out of beta. Announcement coming soon. We’re happy to announce that we’ve just released the TripMode for Windows beta. Download now (Windows 10 / 8.1 / 7) TripMode for Windows is the best way to easily and automatically block Windows updates…

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18 Oct 2015
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We just updated TripMode to v.1.0.4, which brings several improvements and fixes. It also includes an enhancement that was much requested by developers: loopback traffic support, with finer logic and more cases handled. That means if you’re using Xcode for local development or other local client-server apps while TripMode is ON, you…

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27 Aug 2015

We are very pleased to announce that TripMode was the Product Hunt Zurich Winner on August 27th. For those that don’t know Product Hunt : Product Hunt surfaces the best new products, every day. It’s a place for product-loving enthusiasts to share and geek out about the latest mobile…

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24 Aug 2015
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We just updated TripMode to v.1.0.3, a minor release which includes overall performance, stability and security improvements. Here is the change log: Added the possibility to sort apps by name or data usage Added early OS X 10.11 El Capitan support Added df.net / Acronis Cloud Backup support Added FortiClient…

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13 Jul 2015

Despite all the “unlimited plans” you may have heard in mobile ads, the market is having a hard time letting go of data caps and limitations. AT&T no longer offer unlimited data plans and is under heavy scrutiny by the FCC for offering a throttled plan in the first…

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07 Jul 2015

This is now the time to be on holidays and travel. But travelling usually means being out of Wi-Fi range… One easy solution is to use a mobile phone as a 3G/4G modem. Indeed, iOS and Android mobile phones now pretty much all have a mobile hotspot feature (if…

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03 May 2015
Stop online backups from using mobile data

We’re happy to announce that we successfully tested TripMode with some of the most popular online backup and AntiVirus solutions of the moment: Dropbox, Google Drive, Backblaze, CrashPlan, SOS Online Backup, iDrive, Bitcasa, SpiderOak, SugarSync, Livedrive FortiClient Kaspersky etc. When using a mobile hotspot, TripMode automatically blocks them from…

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23 Apr 2015

Mobile data is not free Mobile data plans are usually limited. Let’s take the example of the US. We compared prices of the 3 major Mobile Networks: the average price for 1 GB is between 10 and 20 USD per GB, in the 1 to 5 GB plans category….

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15 Apr 2015

“One day while commuting to work, I used my entire monthly 1GB mobile data plan in 30 min, without even noticing. I was furious. I had to choose between having no mobile Internet for the rest of the month, shell out about $15 to get 1 extra GB, or…

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