A good data plan is essential for anyone who owns a smartphone. You will not find a working Wi-Fi connection all time you want to access to internet and also without internet, you are not even using a single percent of features offered by your smartphone. However, plans for 3G data, GPRS and EDGE are still very expensive. Therefore, everyone doesn’t have unlimited plans, contracts with limited data traffic. And once exceeded this limit, the cost can be very high. To keep track of how much you can still use your data plan was developed 3G Watchdog, an application that manages the connections 3G, EDGE and GPRS. A simple and does not extrapolate to the limit and end up paying very high bills.
3G Watchdog is a very simple and effective as well as useful application for those who need to control the use of the smartphone data plan. Some carriers do not provide unlimited data plan, so that the user is forced to extrapolate the police not to quota and overspending. Besides having a useful function, 3G Watchdog also offers interesting options such as alert when your limit is running out, the possibility of blocking the use of 3G and two widgets for the homescreen.
The Watchdog shows a 3G icon in the notification, which tells whether you are within the limit, you're about to extrapolate or can no longer use your data plan. It uses the colors green, orange and red. In the settings, you stipulate what is your limit and how long - 100MB per month, for example. You can also choose when you will be notified that is close to the total size and whether you want the 3G is disabled after exceeding the quota.
For those who want to control spending on telephone and internet, 3G Watchdog is an excellent application! It works on Android 1.5 or later and is available for free on Google Play.