Additional Letters to the Editor in the Inquirer’s digital replica edition today. Go to http://bit.ly/Inquirer-digital or download our iOS and Android apps at http://www.inquirer.net/apps.
By Michael L. Tan
I meant both “happy” and “app-y,” the app referring to applications software for very specific purposes, made popular by Apple (as in apps for Apple) through its iPhones and iPads. Today there are thousands of apps for every imaginable purpose, and for all kinds of smartphones and tablets. Many are free, others offer a “lite” version for you to try before you buy, with low prices ranging from 99 cents (in the United States) to fancy stuff that go for almost $10.