Android smartphone tools to keep your Wi-Fi network humming

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In the early days of Wi-Fi, site surveys involved running around with a laptop looking at simple signal levels. The next step was map-based tools that provided a good visual of Wi-Fi coverage, but still involved carrying a bulky laptop around. Today, we have apps you can run on your Android-powered smartphone or tablets. We tested three of them: Fluke Network’s AirMagnet AirMapper, WolfWiFi Pro from Enterprising Apps, and Ekahau Mobile Survey. (Read a story version.)

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