TripMode 2

Manage your Mac's broadband usage while on a hotspot

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Andreas v.d. Griendt
Hunter
Designer
I love this, I always manually have to turn of Dropbox' sync when I'm in transit and using my hotspot. This fixes that
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Michael Xander
Product Designer, mymorningroutine.com
Great idea & execution! Very handy if you need your iPhone’s data plan from time to time. My Mac once drained my whole 1GB plan within minutes, so Tripmode definitely hits a nerve here. Is it possible to setup default apps and connections, so that it automatically blocks apps when I’m using my iPhone or an unknown network?
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I wish there was an equivalent on iOS; Similar to the ~reduce data while roaming~ option on win8 phones
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Stephen Chip
Co-founder, Cruise.me
@thomas I couldn't agree more. I mostly use a mobile hotspot when I'm using my iPad.
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Jared SchnelleFounder, Forge
@thomas What does reduce data mean to you? You can turn off individual apps ability to use cellular data in the Settings > Cellular menu on iOS. Disabled apps will only use data on WiFi.
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Wilpret van de KampFood entrepeneur @eengarde
Will definitely try!
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Jared SchnelleFounder, Forge
I'm excited to try this product. I live in a rural area with no broadband options other than satellite. I currently have a 100 GB LTE data plan that I use up each month, but there's always some anxiety towards the end of the month when I'm getting close to the limit. Over time I've developed quite the LTE connection stack: a $1000 powered cell antenna, MIMO antenna on my hotspot, LTE router for wired computers, and now a good bandwidth monitoring tool :) I've even gone the route of setting up a Squid server locally to see if I could save any data that way, but most sites nowadays use streaming or static content via https so it's not quite as effective as I'd hoped.
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Pierre
Founder & Designer, AllMakeBelieve LLC
Fanfuckintastic! I tried to jerry-rig something like this together with command line scripts and totally screwed things up a couple of months ago so this was a no-brainer. Little Snitch is great but still requires more work than just flicking a switch once and forgetting about it. Well worth a fiver. Thanks for making this!
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Jonathan NesbittLead Developer, Standard Code
This is a indispensable app when working on a car ride or train. I can't believe it didn't make the cut for 'Marvelous Mac Apps' http://www.producthunt.com/e/mar...
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Alexander Spoor
Founder of European Hype
This is everything 👌
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JoelUI/UX Designer

Wish TripMode could: 1. Display upload/download status per app 2. Display real-time Internet speed in the menu bar

Pros:

Very useful when using mobile data via hotspot! Effectively block unwanted apps from accessing the Internet.

Cons:

None for now.

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Seems like the extreme basic version of "Little Snitch" 😎
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Joe Blau
Co-Founder @ Velo
@cprins_ Thanks for pointing that out! I had a license key for Little Snitch and I almost bought this :)
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@joe_blau I guess Little Snitch is for the more tech savvy users. I actually use it as a "kill switch" for when my VPN connection drops
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