You don't have to accept all of those permissions, and you are right to be cautious about who you grant access to these things. I typically never grant access to my photos or contacts. Identity/Location/Phone are all basic for an app like that. I believe the camera and gallery are in case you get a broken meter and need to submit a photo, but it's been a while since I've used ParkBoston. Approve the ones you feel are justified, and if it ever comes up you can make an on the spot decision on the others. Again, it's been a while, but I am pretty sure they aren't mandatory permissions.Thanks
I was hoping to avoid multiple apps but I guess that isn't possible.
LoseR who finally got a Smart Phone
Edit: ParkBoston looks best for me, it wants access to:
Device ID & Call Information
Is this for realz? Like I said, I'm new to the Smartphone thing. It's ok to do this?
I think it's ParkMobile. There are many signs up at the stations in NeedhamAny idea what App we are supposed to be using to park in the MBTA commuter rail lots (specifically the Needham lots)? My two sons got their licenses simultaneously about six months ago, and have pretty much driven me to/from the train every day since, and I've lost track of whether or not they switched. Is it Pay By Phone or ParkMobile?
There's a number on the meter you punch in when you park there and put the estimated time you'll be there. If you don't use all your time, the city basically just makes more money by being able to "double dip" if another car parks there.how do these apps work? They prevent other cars from parking there? Isn;'t that inefficient for the time before you arrive for the spot to be empty? if I was looking for a spot, found an empty one, and someone had reserved it so I couldn't park in there, I'd be upset.
Confused on this concept. Please help.