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killer application

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(Computer Science) a highly innovative, very powerful, or extremely useful computer application; esp one sufficiently important as to justify purchase of the equipment or software. Often shortened to: killer app
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Moreover applications which never existed before and had extraordinary functions that superseded their competitors are called killer applications.
As a society, we've embraced the many killer applications that have made this mobile work style possible.
These killer applications promise eternal business life by Web-enabling every customer contact and business process.
We think the killer applications are commercial transactions over an Internet kind of model and network connectivity.
We view MDTV as one of the next killer applications for mobile devices," said Barry Evans, general manager of Intel's Applications Processor Business Unit.
Toshiba's FeatureFlex adaptability tool will revolutionize and enhance the development of killer applications for IP telephony.
Other potential killer applications are "convergence" products combining microdisplays with phones, PDAs, GPS, wireless TV tuners and DVD players.
LONDON -- Launched as one of the killer applications for WAP and as the ideal marketing tool for mobile operators' customers, location based services (LBS) have fallen far short of expectations.
O'Reilly will kick off the conference with a look at the killer applications of the Web era in his keynote entitled, "The Architecture of Participation.
Location Based Services are killer applications and, as such, depend heavily on the most precise location technology.
These new software solutions will enable print businesses to easily produce Web-to-print jobs -- the next killer applications for digital printing -- and to build an automated and streamlined workflow that ensures immediate success.
Ultimately, 3G service providers will deploy the upgraded network infrastructure and roll out new end-user services, such as location services, push-to-talk and other killer applications.