So, just what is the "Cloud" and/or "Cloud Computing?" PC magazine has a great article posted from April 2015 about this:
What's an app?
Well, I really like the explanation of this from an article back in 2011
from Small Business Trends:
but, if you want something more techie try this:
But the most straight forward definition of an app is, "a
self-contained program or piece of software designed to fulfill a particular
purpose; an application, especially as downloaded by a user to a mobile
But the truly big tech buzzword these days is IoT or the Internet of
Things. I bet you thought I was going to list Virtual Reality (VR) or Net
Neutrality, although since IoT is basically "the network
of physical objects—devices, vehicles, buildings and other items embedded with
electronics, software, sensors, and network connectivity—that enables these
objects to collect and exchange data," then VR and Net Neutrality are
directly and indirectly a part of IoT.
now that your refrigerator can send you messages when you're low on milk,
your tech wearables can let you - and perhaps your doctor - know if you're having
a medical crisis, and your mobile app alerts you to traffic accidents and bad
weather, you are benefiting (or not) from the IoT.