It's An App For That Can Make Shopping More Convenient Or Ordering Food?

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“There’s an app for that”. I find myself pointing out this somewhat obvious fact on a regular basis. What is there not an app for? Honestly, every aspect of a person’s average day can be assisted in some way by an app. App for the alarm in the morning, for your Starbucks coffee, an app for the morning news, apps to track your weight and calorie intake, a pedometer app to count your steps, GPS to get you to an appointment, banking apps, calendar, grocery list, coupons, Safeway even has an app. Apps that make shopping more convenient or ordering food. There are fertility tracking apps, memory training apps, apps for school and reading, apps to look for a job, home, or new car. Literally you name it, there’s an app for it. Not to mention the countless games and apps geared towards children. According to Statista.com as of July 2015 “Android users were able to choose between 1.6 million apps. Apple 's App Store remained the second-largest app store with 1.5 million available apps.” In addition there are 400,000 Amazon apps, 340,000 apps available through the Windows phone store and 130,000 available on Blackberry world.(Statista.com) Totaling over 3.9 million apps available at the touch of a finger-tip. To many this may seem like life just getting more and more convenient. However, has it been considered how much these apps enable and inevitably handicap our ability to function without them? Essentially with all of the apps being made available today not only are we “chained” to

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