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NetCounter: Monitor Your Data Usage; Avoid Overages


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  1. quantumrand

    quantumrand Well-Known Member This Topic's Starter

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    Description
    NetCounter is a simple, yet full-featured app for monitoring your data and network usage. It accurately breaks down your data use into Wifi and cellular bandwidth helping you keep track of your mobile data usage and avoid overage charges.

    Features
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    Customizable Reports
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    Not only does NetCounter keep track of your data usage, it lets you configure the reporting interface and report periods as you like, so you can set specific durations for things like trips or to keep track of usage during certain times of the week. You can also set the monthly report periods to coincide with your billing periods. To customize your reports, simply long press on the specific section you'd like to modify, and a list of additional options will come up.

    Visual Charts
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    NetCounter also gives you convenient visual feedback with a nice chart features, accessed with a long press on the cellular or Wifi categories to bring up the additional options. The charts allow you to see your data usage trends over the course of 30 days or 12 months.

    Alerts
    Although the Alert features are still in beta phase, NetCounter lets (or will let) you setup customized alerts to notify you go over a specific amount of data usage in a day, week, month, etc.

    Summary
    NetCounter provides a very useful and simple way to monitor your data usage. It has many unique features both available and soon to be released that make keeping track of your data allotments a breeze.

    Features
    • Network traffic counter for both EDGE/3G and Wi-Fi.
    • Available in English, German, Czech, Italian, French, Russian, Spanish and more.
    • Data sets are persistent.
    • Dynamic counters that can be added, modified and removed.
    • Alerts you when data limits are exceeded.
    • Starts automatically if you restart your phone.
    • Export/Import data to/from the SD card (CSV format).

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    Shortcomings
    • Some settings are hidden behind long presses on specific sections
    • Uses slightly more battery power
    • Does not differentiate between EDGE and 3G (only Wifi and Mobile)

    Breakdown
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