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Killer Application

  • By: Lori Kendall
  • In: Encyclopedia of New Media
  • Edited by: Steve Jones
  • Subject:General Media, Communication & Cultural Studies

A computer application is a software program that performs a specific function, such as a word-processing or spreadsheet program. The earliest usage of the phrase killer application, or killer app, denoted a computer application so useful and popular that it would ...

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