Designed to bring essential Institute information to the Android user, the MIT app offers the latest news about MIT research and innovation, real-time shuttle tracking and alerts, an interactive campus map, a searchable people directory, a self-guided campus tour, and emergency information, MIT Libraries account management and search, and an easy way to report campus repair and maintenance issues.
- Fixes a crashing bug - Adds a list of links useful to the MIT community - Replaces Stellar with a link to its new mobile website
The application has access to the following:
Allows application to take pictures with the camera. This allows the application at any time to collect images the camera is seeing.
Allows the application to control the vibrator.
automatically start at boot
Allows an application to have itself started as soon as the system has finished booting. This can make it take longer to start the phone and allow the application to slow down overall performance of the phone by constantly running.
fine (GPS) location
Access fine location sources such as the Global Positioning System on the phone, where available. Malicious applications can use this to determine where you are, and may consume additional battery power.
full Internet access
Allows an application to create network sockets.
view network state
Allows an application to view the state of all networks.
directly call phone numbers
Allows the application to call phone numbers without your intervention. Malicious applications may cause unexpected calls on your phone bill. Note that this does not allow the application to call emergency numbers.
Your personal information
read contact data
Allows an application to read all of the contact (address) data stored on your phone. Malicious applications can use this to send your data to other people.
read calendar data
Allows an application to read all of the calendar events stored on your phone. Malicious applications can use this to send your calendar events to other people.
write calendar data
Allows an application to modify the calendar events stored on your phone. Malicious applications can use this to erase or modify your calendar data.