iPhone, Android, smartphones
App Inventor launches second iteration
December 30, 2013Since its 2009 creation, more than a million people have registered to use App Inventor, which is now based out of the MIT Media Lab.
Building disaster-relief phone apps on the fly
September 29, 2013Researchers combine powerful new Web standards with the intuitive, graphical MIT App Inventor to aid relief workers with little programming expertise.
How to keep wireless carriers from selling your usage data
July 29, 2013How you can opt out
Photo finish: Sloanies team up to create Bounce Imaging
November 21, 2012Low-cost camera targeted for first responders, military
Speeding algorithms by shrinking data
November 13, 2012A new approach to processing ‘big data’ creates succinct representations of huge data sets, so that existing algorithms can handle them efficiently.
MIT's CSAIL launches new center to tackle the future of wireless and mobile technologies
October 11, 2012Will address major technical challenges facing wireless field, bring together academia and industry
CSAIL research examines how smartphone apps track users
September 17, 2012Decentralized Information Group shows that many applications collect data even when 'idle'
Also labeled: Apps, Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory (CSAIL), Data, Privacy
MIT iPhone and Android apps provide access to many Libraries' services
January 19, 2012Download the free MIT Mobile Android or Mobile iPhone app and gain access to many MIT services, including several offered by the Libraries.
MIT launches new Center for Mobile Learning
September 9, 2011Receives initial funding from Google Education.
Increasing fuel efficiency with a smartphone
August 24, 2011A network of dashboard-mounted phones can collect data on traffic lights and tell drivers how to avoid inefficient stopping and starting.
Moving inventions to the marketplace
June 16, 2011MIT/Harvard symposium seeks commercial opportunities for emerging technologies.
You can take it with you
June 15, 2011A new system lets you transfer open applications between a computer and a cellphone simply by pointing the phone’s camera at the computer’s screen.
Smart starts with you! Adopt these smart phone security recommendations from IS&T
March 3, 2011Setting a device PIN or password on your smart phone can greatly decrease the chance of someone getting access to your personal information if your device is lost or stolen.
Let your mobile phone be your guide: A new twist on the MIT Campus Tour
January 8, 2011Visitors with an iPhone or Android device can download the latest version of the MIT Mobile app, which includes links to the MIT150 website as well as a campus tour with a map, text and images.