An app is a small computer program. The features are limited, it is being used on the smartphone, tablet or desktop PC. Common applications include image or text processing software and games.
The word is short for "application". Since the establishment of the iOS App Store in 2008, the term is often used interchangeably with "mobile app" – meaning that the applications work on mobile devices exclusively.
The heavily congested Slovak capital Bratislava has just got its first consignment of electric scooters that people may rent by unlocking them with an app. But in a sign that such shared economy ventures are not always plain sailing; within a week half of them had been stolen.