Android app allows users to capture their phone usage habits

YOU++ is a research based app from the Systems and Security Laboratory at Michigan State University's Computer Science Department. As such, data is collected anonymously and confidentially from users who accept the Terms of Agreement. The goal of the research study is to discover smartphone usage patterns that may lead to enlightening discoveries on optimizing smartphones based on user behavior. As the lab collects and analyzes data, the lab will update the YOU++ website with key findings.

YOU++ was developed by Michigan State University senior, Angela Sun, and fourth-year Ph.D. candidate, Shahzad Muhammad, in cooperation with Dr. Alex Liu.

YOU++ is available worldwide on the Google Play Store for free. YOU++ is compatible with both phones and tablets. YOU++ requires Android 4.2 or newer.

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(Date Posted: 2014-12-18)