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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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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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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