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Are there any good firewalls available?

Does the android platform have any firewall application?
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Preventing mobile data use for select apps on non-rooted phone?

I have a number of apps that are fairly chatty on the network, and with a limited data connection I would like these apps to not use the 3G connection (WiFi is fine). I know that rooting the phone ...
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Allow only specific apps to use cell data, only when on 3G

I use Tasker to sync every 30 mins when on 3G. I'm on a limited data plan, and the only apps I use constantly are browser, a Twitter app (Echofon) and Whatsapp. Is there a way to allow only these apps ...
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How do you trace incoming/outgoing HTTP connections on a rooted Android?

I would like to get a trace of any incoming & outgoing requests over HTTP from my android phone over a period of time (like you can do with Fiddler on a PC) - is there tool apart from WhisperCore ...
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What methods can I use to block adult content?

I'm looking for something along the lines of K-9 for my phone. Does such a thing exist? My goal: to have all adult content blocked. I would like to know if this is possible and if it is, how to ...
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Can Google services be firewall-filtered (market yes, sync no)?

I recently asked about the availability of calendars with limited sandbox permissions, since I felt that most of them ask for access that is too wide, and hence are not as secure as I'd like. I also ...
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Phone doesn't respond to ping

I'm trying to develop an application that knows when I am home based on my phone being on my wifi network or not. I'm running into a weird issue in that I can only ping the phone if I have recently ...
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Android application firewall - interactive prompt confirmation for connections

I'm thinking of developing application, or probably extending AFWall+ app What I'm missing on Android is possibility to confirm each connection from each application, simply blocking the application ...