Sunday, September 24

Mobile apps

WEST HOLLYWOOD, CA – APRIL 22, 2013: Portrait of Tyler Mateen, in West Hollywood, Ca April 22, 2013. Mateen is a student at USC, uses WhatsApp, which has hundreds of millions of users around the world, is one of the mobile messaging apps that is changing the way that people communicate on their smart phones. Analysts say these apps could eventually replace texting as more and more people send messages over data networks instead of cellular networks. (Francine Orr/ Los Angeles Times)