In Pictures: 10 great Android apps for IT pros

From remote data access to electronics reference tools, these Android apps come in handy for IT pros on the go

Meta Geeks inSSIDer Meta Geeks inSSIDer is yet another Meta Geeks home run. I’ve been using the Meta Geeks Wi-Spy for years; it’s the best USB-based spectrum analyzer I’ve ever seen, but for laptops.

The inSSIDer Android app is a must-have tool for every WiFi installer, replacing WiFi Anayzer on my Nexus 7 as a super-portable WiFi tool that’s always on me. The screenshot shows how a 2.4GHz spectrum should look like with access points only on channels 1, 6, or 11. Anything else means you’re degrading the WiFi experience for everyone around you by stomping on their signal. I’ve been running the free version for a year, but the new paid version offers great features that make it well worth the $9.99...

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