“App” is often used to refer to something that is instead a mobile web site. If you’re researching software for business purposes, knowing the difference is more than just being pedantic.
First, an app is software that can be downloaded to your device and may be able to run without an internet connection. Many consumer software providers have different versions for desktops, mobile devices, or to be run with a web browser. Each version may offer a different set of features. The desktop version is often the most robust. Users can download apps from sites like Google Play Store for Android devices and Apple’s App Store for iPhones and iPads. Perhaps as no surprise, Facebook is the most downloaded app in the history of the universe.Keep Reading