TripMode, a mobile connection saver for OS X

TripMode

Mobile 3G or LTE data plan are expensive. Here in Italy and in many places of the world, even rich countries … like Switzerland, homeland of today’s app in review.

Here, three developers have decided to put a stop on expensive bills of their cellphone operators and write an app for OS X 10.10 (and later) that will make the user choose what applications are essentials when connected over an Hotspot mode to their smartphone and what not. Most of the time, when on the run we want to quickly check our email or a website and we don’t need a full Google Drive or Dropbox sync.

TRIPMODE is a little great app, that comes at a cheap price ( ~ 8S) and has a nice free mode behaviour that I like to recommend to you. This summer vacations could be the right time to benefit from this software. Let me know in the comments if you’re finding it useful …

dear LinkedIn, your website sucks

LinkedIn’s co-founder reluctantly admits that his site design needs work

That’s the title of Abhimanyu Ghoshal for a post on The Next Web.

Let’s hope that making Reid Hoffman (the platform co-founder mentioned in the title) do a public statement on this topic will take us to a better website.

Lately it has become sluggish and counterintuitive in the daily operations, making it a place where you’re taken by dozen daily emails to moderate or approve or accept/deny something on your profile and quickly go away running when you’ve finished…

Aside

suggested reads for July 20th, 2015