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app

1. An application, a program that can be used on a smartphone, computer, or similar device. Our developers are already working to improve the app for the next release.
2. An appetizer. In this usage, the word is often plural. Do you guys want to order any apps?
Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2015 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.

app

n. an application; a computer software application. Ted’s killer app can run circles around your old WordSun program.
McGraw-Hill's Dictionary of American Slang and Colloquial Expressions Copyright © 2006 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. All rights reserved.
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Regardless if it's an app coming from the company itself or outside of it, the system ranks it as it sees fit.
The Americans also have an app called 'Daily Lives Recycling: Plastics.' This app suggests to the user ideas on how to recycle plastics, which reports say account for up 10 percent of an average person's lifetime waste disposals!
"As the concept of an app is not protected by patents, a copycat can imitate the original and beat it by exploiting an overlooked additional feature, undercutting the pricing, or out-advertising."
Although evaluating the written descriptions of the apps compared to downloading and using the apps may have made for a more accurate evaluation, examining the written descriptions is similar to what a consumer might do when considering the purchase of an app. A general search of iTunes was performed in 2015, using the terms "exercise apps" or "fitness apps".
Picking an app is a personal decision that cannot be made based on a single score or numeric rating.
Hybrid apps are useful to integrate an app easily, enhance UI/UX design, offline app compatibility, etc.
This platform offers an app builder with complete content management, powerful user engagement tools and monetization options, coupled with a seamless publishing process, to provide a robust solution for most requirements.
The automated in-app marketing platform Insert recently released a report saying users are quick to abandon apps that don't offer a personalized experience with "timely notifications, seamless navigation and unobtrusive communication." In addition, the software testing firm QualiTest reported that a few bugs are all it takes for users to abandon an app.
Just the same, Farrukh Naeem, tech blogger and social media strategist based in Abu Dhabi, told Gulf News that digital clutter on a smartphone could be avoided by carefully evaluating the "permissions an app asks for" and checking reviews and ratings before downloading it.
In the highly competitive scenario of today, creating an app is just not enough.
So much of the world of information, productivity, and content creation is in the world of mobile apps these days, and it's an opportunity for you as an information professional to serve as an app advisor for your community.
"Is There an App for That?: Hailey Discovers Happiness through Self-Acceptance" is an appealing kid's approach to coming to terms with yourself, all fitted out in spunky prose about special magical apps for changing yourself (or apps for self-improvement).
end user by forming an unbiased committee of experts on "Obstetrics and Gynecology Mobile Technology." The committee could create standardized methods of reviewing apps, including how to assess an app's accuracy and reliability, they suggested.