Killer Application

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Killer Application

An informal term for a computer program so much better than its competitors that it drives them all out of business.
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People aren't looking for the next great killer app as much as they're looking for a killer way to access today's applications.
Reality: Sorry, you still need a killer app GM's OnStar has superlative safety and security offerings, especially its automatic, airbag deployment/notification.
A recent editorial predicts that education's killer app will be customized learning.
Granicus was selected to receive the Killer App Integration Award due to its sharp focus on developing applications tailored to the needs of a specific marketplace, namely local governments," said Geoff Daily, assistant editor of Killer App Magazine.
SightSpeed was selected to receive the Killer App Editor's Choice award for Innovation because of its continuing focus on finding new ways to leverage the common webcam that transform people's lives," said Geoff Daily, assistant editor of Killer App Magazine.
Our judges were impressed with LenSec as public safety experts in recognizing the firm's video surveillance solution for municipal governments," said Killer App Expo Chairman Scott DeGarmo.
LenSec's city-wide solution and network collaboration tool is just the sort of killer app that this conference was created to highlight.
With video as Web's new killer app, it's fitting to understand what is being released, what people are viewing, and where the content is coming from," said Gary Baker, ClipBlast
Palm believes that web browsing on the go is the next killer app -- perhaps even more important to a growing population of feature-phone users who increasingly expect more from their mobile phones.
Video is the next killer app - awareness is enormous and growing," said Gary Baker, ClipBlast
com/reports/c42191) has announced the addition of "2006 Australia - Mobile Communications - Voice Still the Killer App.