Vaporware

Updated: 07/20/2017 by Computer Hope
Vaporware

Vaporware is a term first used by Philip Elmer-DeWitt in a TIME magazine article published on February 3, 1986. It is used to describe software that is announced by a company, but not yet released. Software commonly gets this name after not being released several months or years after the official announced release date.

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