The following description comes from the Google Play Store description of the app:This app showcases the functions of PhoneGap, a cross-platform mobile development framework.
The app is open-source. Source code is available at http://www.gwtmobile.com
GWT Mobile PhoneGap Showcase has implemented the following PhoneGap functions:
Accelerometer: Tap into the device's motion sensor.
Camera: Capture a photo using the device's camera.
Capture: Provides access to the audio, image, and video capture capabilities of the device.
Compass: Obtain the direction that the device is pointing.
Contacts: Work with the device's contact database.
Device: Gather device specific information.
Geolocation: Make your application location aware.
Media: Record and play back audio files.
Network: Quickly check the network state.
Notification: Visual, audible, and tactile device notifications.
Storage: Provides access to the devices storage options.
Plugins: Child Browser
Note: the Database storage function is not currently wrapped, as webkit browsers all support database now. This function may become useful when PhoneGap works on Windows Mobile 7 phone, which does not have in-browser database support.
|Find accounts on the device||Can use user's account information stored on the phone||Internal|
|Full network access||Can access the internet||It appears this app uses this data for internal use within the app's functionality|
|Can access the internet||It appears this app uses this data for social networking services|
|Can access the internet||It appears this app uses this data for targeted advertising|
|Read your contacts||Can read user's contact list (phone book) and phone call history||Internal|
|Pair with bluetooth devices||Can connect to user's Bluetooth devices||Internal|
|Precise location (gps and network-based)||Can use user's precise location||Internal|
|Can use user's precise location||It appears this app uses this data for delivering location targeted advertisement|
|Record audio||Can record audio through microphone on device||Internal|
|Take pictures and videos||Can use camera or flashlight on the phone||Not analyzed yet|
|Read call log||Can read your device’s call log, including incoming and outgoing calls||Not analyzed yet|
|Modify or delete the contents of your usb storage||Can write to your phone's USB storage||Not analyzed yet|
|Modify your contacts||Can edit contacts on device||Not analyzed yet|
|Receive text messages (sms)||Can receive SMS messages||Not analyzed yet|
|Read phone status and identity||Can read phone's current state information like in-phone call, phone signal, carrier, device ID, and phone number||Not analyzed yet|
|Approximate location (network-based)||Can use user's approximate location||Not analyzed yet|
|Access bluetooth settings||Allows applications to discover and pair bluetooth devices.||Not analyzed yet|
|Write call log||Can change your device’s call log including incoming and outgoing calls data||Not analyzed yet|
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