EVERYBODY has them on their smartphones and tablet computers. In fact, some swear they can’t live without them. Mobile applications, also called mobile apps, in layman’s terms, could be termed ‘Computing for Dummies’. They are easy to download, attractive and user friendly. In other words, “so easy, a caveman could do it”.
Apps are mini computer programmes which range from dictionaries to Bibles, instant messaging such as BlackBerry Messenger, cross-platform messaging services such as WhatsApp, media content as in Gleaner Mobile, BBC, CNN, ScoreMobile for sport fans, stopwatches, weather alerts, flight details – and the list goes on, longer than space will permit for this entire article. More