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kill′er app′

a computer application that surpasses its competitors.
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Phil McKinney, chief technology officer of HP's Personal Systems Group shares how the barrier to creating killer apps is coming down, and reveals his "wish list" of apps that he hopes will be an inspiration to the DIY community.
Half the panelists share their thoughts on the next wave of killer apps in this issue's Part 1, and the other half shed light on business issues that will confront TMT companies in the coming months in Part 2, which will run in an upcoming issue of Computer Technology Review.
is launching a new series of 30 and 60 second shorts called " Killer Apps " that will showcase the must-have apps that iPhone, iPad and other smart mobile device owners will want to download to survive the holidays
Instead, firms need to create killer apps for niche markets, and especially those not requiring exorbitant infrastructure investments.
As new killer apps appear, data stored on servers explode, and the ever-more popular 24/7 environment exists when a SAN full-function solution of hardware and software designe d for compatibility and minimal downtime is employed, IT managers will painlessly move into REDI mode.
E-health is rapidly shaping up as one of the key killer apps on the truly high-speed broadband networks.
I chose Interstar's XMediusFax SP solution as one of my killer apps because I was impressed with the product's ability to partition fax servers to serve the needs of enterprise and service provider customers.
Toshiba's Strata CIX's FeatureFlex(TM) adaptability tool is a 'killer enabler' that endows enterprises with the ability to create their own personalized killer apps," said David R.
on April 28: Joanne Pratt will present the report findings during a panel discussion entitled Killer Apps at 1:30pm.
Other killer apps - from e-mail to eBay, Medline to Match.