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The wireless data drain of users, apps, & platforms

Ardalan Amiri Sani, Zhiyong Tan, Peter Washington, Mira Chen, Sharad Agarwal, Lin Zhong, Ming Zhang
2013 ACM SIGMOBILE Mobile Computing and Communications Review  
We examine data consumption behavior in the lab, comparing different apps of the same category, comparing the same top apps across different platforms, and comparing network APIs that apps use across different  ...  Our findings can inform users on how their choice of platform and apps has a drastic impact on their data bill.  ...  Acknowledgments The authors thank Zhen Wang for his contributions to Metre.  ... 
doi:10.1145/2557968.2557971 fatcat:kfp2fwyilbgfrntnajrz5nuvd4


L. T. Nguyen, A. G. Kravets, N. D. Bui
2017 Vestnik komp iuternykh i informatsionnykh tekhnologii  
This consumes RNC resources, creates massive data traffic and drains the device's battery.  ...  Facebook has experienced more than 500 million app downloads and the iPhone has more than 10 billion-this averages out to about 47 apps per user, many of which offer constant contact and updates to users  ... 
doi:10.14489/vkit.2017.05.pp.003-012 fatcat:jns6nr43lnbdjk473epijzcql4

Bootstrapping energy debugging on smartphones

Abhinav Pathak, Y. Charlie Hu, Ming Zhang
2011 Proceedings of the 10th ACM Workshop on Hot Topics in Networks - HotNets '11  
We first present a taxonomy of the kinds of ebugs based on mining over 39K posts (1.2M before filtering) from 4 online mobile user forum and mobile OS bug repositories.  ...  This paper argues that a new class of bugs faced by millions of smartphones, energy bugs or ebugs, have become increasingly prominent that already they have led to significant user frustrations.  ...  importance of the apps and user preference.  ... 
doi:10.1145/2070562.2070567 dblp:conf/hotnets/PathakHZ11 fatcat:lyz4vioaardfdfkcdn4bmoliza

Issues in wearable mobile sensor platform for lower limb prosthetic users

Neha Mathur, Ivan Glesk, Arjan Buis
2015 2015 17th International Conference on Transparent Optical Networks (ICTON)  
Adrianus (2015) Issues in wearable mobile sensor platform for lower limb prosthetic users. In: 2015 17th International Conference on Transparent Optical Networks (ICTON).  ...  These systems have the capability of monitoring, logging and transmitting the patient data to a central health authority.  ...  The data can simultaneously also be received by an amputee user on the mobile via an app and stored on the mobile's SD card. The Arduino platform offers versatility to the user in data transmission.  ... 
doi:10.1109/icton.2015.7193480 fatcat:z7rrjvcivbfffln4t4mmwx6zjq

Optimization in Power Usage of Smartphones

Balaji A.Naik, R.K. Chavan
2015 International Journal of Computer Applications  
The applications provide amazing features and rich user interfaces, make use of hi-tech sensors leading to high power utilization.  ...  The demand for smartphones and mobile based applications is growing very fast since past few years. Thousands of applications on Google Play store received millions of downloads.  ...  Taint-Droid [35] prevents Android applications from leaking users' private data. It tracks such data from privacy sensitive sources, and warns users when these data leave the system.  ... 
doi:10.5120/21165-4224 fatcat:5ylsbwdgezahviqzayzkjeji3q

Development of Detection and Flood Monitoring via Blynk Apps

Mahanijah Md Kamal, Nur Anum Zuraimi Md Noar, Aqil Muhammad Sabri
2018 Indonesian Journal of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science  
Data detect<span lang="EN-MY">ed</span> from the <span lang="EN-MY">ultrasonic </span>sensor<span lang="EN-MY">s</span>are sent to the Blynk application via wireless connection.Two test have been conducted  ...  to test the effectiveness of the propose system.  ...  Once the user obtaining the authtoken, user can proceed to design the Blynk apps.  ... 
doi:10.11591/ijeecs.v10.i1.pp361-370 fatcat:5gxqv74igrg4nmffwrkg3o5qs4

Smartphone-based passive sensing for behavioural and physical monitoring in free life conditions: a study of technical usability (Preprint)

Simone Tonti, Brunella Marzolini, Maria Bulgheroni
2019 JMIR Biomedical Engineering  
The platform consists of an app for data acquisition, a backend cloud server for data storage and processing, and a web-based dashboard for data management and visualization.  ...  The only perceived issue was the battery consumption even though the trend of battery drain with and without the app running was comparable.  ...  The use flow is described in Figure 2 . The mobile app is the core element of the sensing platform.  ... 
doi:10.2196/15417 fatcat:cr3htrj3r5cwxinuwmybtck3du

User Preference On Mobile Applications Among College Students

T. Vijaya Chithra, A. Yasmeen
2018 Zenodo  
Usage of Mobile applications equally plays a vital role among the users of various mobile models available in the market.  ...  But the service of mobile applications now-a-days has been widening to a larger extent and hence the objective of the present study is based on the Preference and Problems of Mobile Applications users.  ...  app of the users.  ... 
doi:10.5281/zenodo.1145478 fatcat:e7syvmet3jfnplsrfqd6by7ewy

Consumption Analysis of Smartphone based Fall Detection Systems with Multiple External Wireless Sensors

González-Cañete, Casilari
2020 Sensors  
For these architectures with multiple sensing points, the smartphone transported by the user can act as the core of the FDS architecture by processing and analyzing the data measured by the external sensors  ...  This study analyzes diverse operational aspects that may influence the consumption (as the use of a GPS sensor, the coexistence with other apps, the retransmission of the measurements to an external server  ...  Conflicts of Interest: The authors declare no conflict of interest.  ... 
doi:10.3390/s20030622 pmid:31979189 pmcid:PMC7038232 fatcat:yhulurr235dfjaei5swqfxjtyi

MobRec – Mobile Platform for Decentralized Recommender Systems

Felix Beierle, Simone Egger
2020 IEEE Access  
In this paper, we present the concept, design, and implementation of MobRec, a mobile platform that decentralizes the data collection, data storage, and recommendation process.  ...  MobRec's architecture does not need any backend and solely consists of the users' smartphones, which already contain the users' preferences and ratings.  ...  ACKNOWLEDGMENT We are grateful for the support provided by Tobias Eichinger, Axel Küpper, Robert Staake, Jan Pokorski, and Yong Wu.  ... 
doi:10.1109/access.2020.3029319 fatcat:k2clywprcfdwrcto6ombuurzu4

Energy Efficient Multimedia Message Sharing in Instant Messenger Apps

Pinial Khan Butt, Wang Yang, Guojun Wang
2016 International Journal of Hybrid Information Technology  
The IM app causes smartphone battery to drain owing to its intensive data upload / download operations when users share multimedia messages.  ...  Our collected data shows that IM users share a large number of redundant multimedia messages with server side and also existing in local storage.  ...  Android stores IM app users related data in /data partition. The b).  ... 
doi:10.14257/ijhit.2016.9.8.13 fatcat:2nurrntymfhpzd2u54cu7qvhoi

A Review of Significance of Energy-Consumption Anomaly in Malware Detection in Mobile Devices

Jameel Qadri, Thomas M. Chen, Jorge Blasco
2016 International Journal on Cyber Situational Awareness  
of the energy-drain in mobile devices, ii) energy consumption pattern indicating the type and hence the behaviour of an application iii) energy consumption anomaly in detecting malicious activity.  ...  The challenges faced in developing energy-based detection methods and advantages of such methods are also discussed. The paper mainly focuses on Android platform.  ...  In their experiment they collected location and power data from more than twenty users over a period of three months. The data was used to build power usage profiles of users at different locations.  ... 
doi:10.22619/ijcsa.2016.1001010 fatcat:i3fjq66najeehbv5infkegzl5m

SOBER-MCS: Sociability-Oriented and Battery Efficient Recruitment for Mobile Crowd-Sensing

Fazel Anjomshoa, Burak Kantarci
2018 Sensors  
User costs in the participation of data aggregation are basically the power drained from the batteries for sensing the tasks and cellular data usage/charges in case sensor readings are reported via a cellular  ...  The income of the platform is related to the value of the sensed data, and it is defined by the Sensing as a Service (S 2 aaS) business models [15] , whereas the compensation of the users for their contributions  ...  sets of data are used for evaluating the performance of user-centric MCS platforms.  ... 
doi:10.3390/s18051593 pmid:29772779 pmcid:PMC5982778 fatcat:pmpa5wlslvhl3mmhaachv6hf24

Demanding Requirement of Security for Wireless Mobile Devices: A Survey

K. Muthumanickam, E. Ilavarasan
2014 Research Journal of Applied Sciences Engineering and Technology  
Recently, the usage of portable devices has drastically amplified due to wireless data technologies such as GPRS, GSM, Bluetooth, WI-Fi and WiMAX.  ...  Today, the technology advancement in telecommunication facilitates users to bear portable devices with convenient and timely accessing to their personal and business data on the fly.  ...  As, Google play application store on the Internet has consistently verified apps, malware criminals avoid them and instead proffer apps directly from the website.  ... 
doi:10.19026/rjaset.8.1244 fatcat:hu2ehdgmgzharhi3fzpenmmf5e


2011 Issues in Information Systems  
The investigation relies on data and sources used by IT practitioners.  ...  It concludes by presenting the resulting "Best Practices" and recommendations for inclusion of Mobile Device Security in the CS/IS curriculum.  ...  In the UK, the Data Protection Act requires that users are made aware of who is tracking them, and the use and retention of location data.  ... 
doi:10.48009/2_iis_2011_181-193 fatcat:cromfao3sfbaxe4tdgdklwkjdm
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