technology gap

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technology gap

(1) The difference between people who use computers and mobile devices on a daily basis and those who do not. Also known as the "digital divide" or "app gap." See creative destruction.

(2) The difference in technologies used and/or developed in two companies, countries, ethnic groups, etc., where one is more advanced than the other.

(3) The difference between current-day products and the technology on the drawing boards.
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Over the last several years, we have seen the digital divide and app gap closing, which is a very positive development for our country.
The app gap, hardware gap, and consumer awareness gap have all grown too deep to bridge.
For now, Microsoft is still trying to narrow the app gap that Windows smartphones face versus Google and Apple.
The other three software bridges also help close the app gap, but unlike Astoria, they do not resort to emulation.
com and we call that the mobile app gap," explains Yun.
This "write once, run anywhere" approach helps organizations bridge the so-called mobile app gap.
But Chrome OS still has a big shortcoming compared to Windows and macOS: an app gap.
Officially launched at the Progress Software Global Partner Conference taking place this week in Las Vegas, Nevada, the Progress OpenEdge Mobile App Builder product will help organizations bridge the app gap by allowing independent software vendors (ISVs) and developers to "write once, run anywhere," providing a quick and easy way to get applications up and running on all mobile operating systems, including iOS and Android.
TEHRAN (FNA)- Low sales, stagnation, a formidable app gap and lack of popular features.
As organizations make plans to fill the App Gap, they face some roadblocks.