Tracking app usage

Discussion in 'Android Applications' started by lisaleese, Jul 28, 2011.

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    Anyone know of any apps on the market that track which apps on your Droid that you access/use the most?
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    How exactly do you intend to define usage? Consider things like Tasker, widgets, and apps that run in the background that you use but do not interact directly with all the time. It's the same issue that was brought up with the recent Nielsen study that compared time used on the web versus time used in apps.
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    App usage is the time which is spent on a particular app by the user. Also, at that point the user is also directly interacting with the app. So, for that, the app needs to be on top of the Activity or App Stack.
    As mentioned, the app made by me(mentioned above) tracks which app is getting used, and uses this information to come up with app usage.

    Obviously, the web VS app has intensified due to the fact that the two differ in a lot of ways but also possess similarity.
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    Defining App Usage

    App usage is the time which is spent on a particular app by the user. Also, at that point the user is also directly interacting with the app. So, for that, the app needs to be on top of the Activity or App Stack.
    As mentioned, the app made by me(mentioned above) tracks which app is getting used, and uses this information to come up with app usage.

    Obviously, the web VS app has intensified due to the fact that the two differ in a lot of ways but also possess similarity.
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    @agrvaibhav, that is indeed what I was looking for.. not usage "behind the scenes," but stuff I was actually interacting with. Thank you!
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    Start using it!!!

    @lisaleese So, you have started using it!!!
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    I tried the hyperlink in your reply but it said it was a dead end. What is the name of the app I would like to try it

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    I have created one app for this purpose.

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