Leaked Samsung app aims to catalog everything you do on your smartphone (from Engadget)

Samsung could become the latest company to jump aboard the lifeloggingbandwagon with its new “Life Times” app. Judging by leaked screenshots shared withSamMobileSamsung wants to automatically log phone and app usage on Galaxy smartphones, cataloguing photos, emails, location, music, messages and social network updates, displaying all of that data in a daily digest. Samsung’s Story Album app already offers similar features for photos, based on common details such as location and time, but Life Times appears to function more as a diary app, like Day Journal for Android or Day One on iOS.

It does, however, fly in the face of reports suggesting Samsung is working with Google to scale down its Android customizations and reduce the number of in-house apps. Given the wording used in some of the screenshots, we reserve a healthy amount of scepticism while understanding the app could also be in early development. Samsung has rolled out new apps and services with its new flagship smartphones in the past, leading us to wonder if Life Times, if it is real, could make an appearance with the unveiling of a certain new Galaxy S handset.

 

read more: http://www.engadget.com/2014/01/30/samsung-leaked-life-times-diary-android-app/

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s