Also found in: Dictionary, Medical, Legal.
emergency appSoftware that notifies family and authorities in the case of an emergency. Phone numbers and messages are pre-stored in the app and triggered by pressing one button.
Survival apps prepare a user for an upcoming natural disaster such as a hurricane, and such apps may also provide essential first-aid information. If there is no cellular or Wi-Fi service, most informational apps have all the instructions already downloaded into the device ahead of time. See ICE.
Copyright © 1981-2019 by The Computer Language Company Inc. All Rights reserved. THIS DEFINITION IS FOR PERSONAL USE ONLY. All other reproduction is strictly prohibited without permission from the publisher.