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Top 100 Mobile Trends in April

From Smart Vending Machine Apps to Connected Swimming Devices

— April 30, 2017 — Tech
These April 2017 mobile trends feature a wide range of apps, services, accessories, and more.

One app that's featured is 'Splish,' a mobile dating service that requires users to play games to get matches, rather than just swipe right when they see a picture that they like. By playing the games, users are able to find someone with common interests in a much more entertaining way, as they're required to answer questions regarding deal-breakers and personal preferences. Also featured in these April 2017 mobile trends is a new Instagram update, which includes "sensitive content" filters, which are intended to make the social platform a safer and more positive space for all.

In addition are multipurpose smartphone chargers, aerospace-engineered mobile cases, location-tracking child wearables, and titanium cellphone exteriors.
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Popularity
Activity
Freshness
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Rest Stop-Locating Apps
Rest Stop-Locating Apps
The USA Rest Stops App Aims to Help Individuals on Road Trips
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99
Curated Narrated Story Services
Curated Narrated Story Services
'MinuteTale' Offers Story Streaming to Quickly Take in a Tale
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98
Autonomous Money-Saving Bots
Autonomous Money-Saving Bots
Trim's Financial Assistant Bot Talks with Service Reps to Lower Bills
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97
Productivity-Boosting Attire Apps
Productivity-Boosting Attire Apps
Outfits by Cladwell Reclaims Time Lost to Choosing Clothing
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96
Interactive Theme Park Apps
Interactive Theme Park Apps
The 'My Disney Experience' App Customizes the Park Experience
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95
Desktop Smartphone Connector Docks
Desktop Smartphone Connector Docks
The Samsung 'DeX' Smartphone Desktop Unit Extends Usage
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94
Inebriated Navigation Apps
Inebriated Navigation Apps
The Ekisupaato Railway App Now Features a One-Touch 'Drunk Mode'
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93
Infant-Training Apps
Infant-Training Apps
MyBabyGym Trains and Tracks the Development of Motor Skills
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92
Mobile Nursery Monitors
Mobile Nursery Monitors
Motorola's 'Smart Nursery 7' is a Portable Wi-Fi Video Baby Monitor
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91
Anti-Interruption Apps
Anti-Interruption Apps
'Woman Interrupted' Measures How Many Times a Woman is Interrupted by Men
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90
Workout Communication Apps
Workout Communication Apps
'TrainerPlan' Lets Users Create Workout Plans and Chat with Trainers
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89
Curated Kids Activity Apps
Curated Kids Activity Apps
The 'Yuggler' App Finds Activities to Partake in Nearby
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88
Crowdsourced Food-Finding Apps
Crowdsourced Food-Finding Apps
'Gopher' Shows You Places the Best Places Nearby to Grab Food
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87
Music-Friendly Navigation Apps
Music-Friendly Navigation Apps
The Spotify and Waze Partnership Makes Digital Directions Safer
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86
Mobile Mall Wallets
Mobile Mall Wallets
Samsung Pay Members Can Now Use the Mobile Payment Card App for Online Malls
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85
Happiness-Sharing Bots
Happiness-Sharing Bots
Bbc Earth's Chatbot Shares Personalized Videos for "Real Happiness"
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84
Fitness-Focused Dating Apps
Fitness-Focused Dating Apps
The Lime Dating App Counts Steps When Making Matches
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83
Text Message-Scheduling Apps
Text Message-Scheduling Apps
The Scheduled App Sends Stores Text Drafts and Sends Reminders
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82
Adjustable Configuration Speakers
Adjustable Configuration Speakers
The 'TransSpeaker' Speaker Column Adjusts to Suit Needs
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81
Hands-Free Filming Wearables
Hands-Free Filming Wearables
Thanko's 'Smaneck' is a Hands-Free Phone Holder for Filming
<
80
Online Pizza Delivery Discounts
Online Pizza Delivery Discounts
Papa John's is Offering 50% Off for Consumers Who Order Online
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79
GPS Adventure Games
GPS Adventure Games
'Quest to LEGOLAND' is a Boredom-Busting GPS Game for Kids
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78
Athletic Health Apps
Athletic Health Apps
Adidas' 'ALL DAY' Provides Daily Challenges for Mind and Body Health
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77
Judgement-Free Friendship Apps
Judgement-Free Friendship Apps
The 'Amicus' App Aids Users to Naturally Develop Friendships
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76
New York Cafe Apps
New York Cafe Apps
Gregorys Coffee is Making Its Gregular Loyalty Program Digital with Its New App
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75
Dual-Streaming Smartphones
Dual-Streaming Smartphones
The Samsung Galaxy S8 can Stream Dual Bluetooth Audio
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74
Voice Control Smartphone Accessories
Voice Control Smartphone Accessories
The 'Pinn' Smartphone Hands-Free Device Enhances Functions
<
73
Genre-Specific Headphones
Genre-Specific Headphones
The PUMP Audio 'MIX and BOOM' Audio Headphones are for Electronic Music
<
72
Online Transaction Card Apps
Online Transaction Card Apps
The 'Privacy' App Creates Custom Online Payment Cards
<
71
Crowdsourced Activism Apps
Crowdsourced Activism Apps
The Resist App Attaches Activist Actions to Distressing News Stories
<
70
Multifunctional Smartphone Cases
Multifunctional Smartphone Cases
The 'BB Case' iPhone Bluetooth Earphone and Battery Case is Handy
<
69
Budget Video-Capturing Quadcopters
Budget Video-Capturing Quadcopters
The Kudrone Mini Drone Shoots in 4K and Costs Less Than $200
<
68
Airport Facility Exploration Apps
Airport Facility Exploration Apps
'Gate Guru' Scans Airport Terminals for Play Areas and More
<
67
Pre-Scripted Prank Apps
Pre-Scripted Prank Apps
Ownage Pranks' App Features Characters That Voice Automated Crank Calls
<
66
Opposing OS Smartphone Cases
Opposing OS Smartphone Cases
The 'Eye' iPhone 7 Battery Screen Case Runs Android 7.1 Nougat
<
65
Family Packing Travel Apps
Family Packing Travel Apps
The Packing Pro App Was Designed To Ease the Process of Travel
<
64
ATM-Replacing Apps
ATM-Replacing Apps
soCash is a Start-Up That Aims to Make ATM Machines Obsolete
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63
Baby Activity Trackers
Baby Activity Trackers
The POMO Bebe Baby Tracker Monitors Seven Wellness Indicators
<
62
Zero-Cost Cellphone Roaming Devices
Zero-Cost Cellphone Roaming Devices
The 'VoxEra' Device Enable Cost-Free International Roaming
<
61
Fashion Inspiration Apps
Fashion Inspiration Apps
The Fleek App Shows Users the Latest Fashions from Their Favorite Brands
<
60
Simplified Investment Applications
Simplified Investment Applications
The Grain App Makes Searching for Stocks Easier and More Social
<
59
Edgeless Smartphone Concepts
Edgeless Smartphone Concepts
The Apple iPhone X Concept Celebrate Ten Years of the Smartphone
<
58
Gamified Dating Apps
Gamified Dating Apps
The Splish Dating App Makes Users Complete Quizzes to Get Matches
<
57
Distraction-Deterring Smartphones
Distraction-Deterring Smartphones
The Siempo Smartphone Limits Distractions for Healthier Living
<
56
Shared Video-Viewing Apps
Shared Video-Viewing Apps
'UpTime' Helps People Watch YouTube Videos with Friends
<
55
Educational Career Apps
Educational Career Apps
'Sybil' Delivers Career Advice for Students Based on Personality
<
54
Mobile Home Media Centers
Mobile Home Media Centers
The ZBINNO 'Miro' Smart MediaCenter Combines a Screen and Speakers
<
53
Clothing Organization Apps
Clothing Organization Apps
The 'Textile' App Can Organize Your Wardrobe and Stylishly Plan Outfits
<
52
Opinion-Driven Bargain Shopping
Opinion-Driven Bargain Shopping
The Cartcam App Offers Discounts in Exchange for Video Reviews
<
51
Social Media Shopping Tools
Social Media Shopping Tools
'Easytap' Helps Increase Conversion by Incorporating Shopping Links
<
50
Touch-Sending Smart Bracelets
Touch-Sending Smart Bracelets
The 'HEY' Bracelet Wearable Sends and Receives Affectionate Touches
<
49
AI Friendship Apps
AI Friendship Apps
'Hugging Face' is a Mobile Chat Bot That Offers Companionship
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48
Inspirational Tidying Apps
Inspirational Tidying Apps
'KonMari' Motivates One to Simplify Their Life the Marie Kondo Way
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47
Animated Video Editing Apps
Animated Video Editing Apps
Apple Clips Offers Fun Ways to Enhance Videos for Sharing with Friends
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46
User-Scoring Dating Apps
User-Scoring Dating Apps
The 'EVE' Mobile Dating App Rewards Male Users for Being Genuine
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45
4K Premium Smartphones
4K Premium Smartphones
The Sony Xperia XZ Smartphone is Elegant and Ergonomic in Design
<
44
Automotive Rewards Apps
Automotive Rewards Apps
Speedpass+ Helps Motorists Pay for Fuel and Car Washes
<
43
Dreamy Singer-Inspired Social Filters
Dreamy Singer-Inspired Social Filters
The Lana Del Rey Filter on Snapchat Features a Flower Crown
<
42
Vending Machine Apps
Vending Machine Apps
'Acure Pass' Allows One to Pre-Purchase Drinks from a Smartphone
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41
Smartphone Repair Courses
Smartphone Repair Courses
The iPad Rehab Practical Board Repair School Focuses on the iPhone
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40
Vegan Dating Apps
Vegan Dating Apps
'Veg' is a Tinder-Style App for Vegetarians and Vegans
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39
HIV-Fighting Smartphones
HIV-Fighting Smartphones
The iPhone 7 and 7 Plus (PRODUCT)RED Special Edition are Charitable
<
38
Sensitive Content Filters
Sensitive Content Filters
Blurred Photos on Instagram Will Warn of Possibly Offensive Content
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37
Afterlife Selfie Apps
Afterlife Selfie Apps
The 'With Me' App Digitally Recreates the Dead
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36
Task-Oriented Alarm Clock Apps
Task-Oriented Alarm Clock Apps
The 'I Can't Wake Up!' Alarm Stops Consumers from Hitting Snooze
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35
Micro-Challenge Habit Apps
Micro-Challenge Habit Apps
'ManyStreams' Encourages Productivity to Develop Habits That Last
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34
Service-Aggregating Mobile Wallets
Service-Aggregating Mobile Wallets
Puut Wallet Provides Mobile Financial Service Aggregation
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33
Fast Food Drink Promotions
Fast Food Drink Promotions
KFC Rewarded Those Who Downloaded Its Colonel's Club App
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32
Port-Expanding Smartphone Adapters
Port-Expanding Smartphone Adapters
The 'RES' iPhone Lightning Adapter is Inexpensive
<
31
Smartphone Air Quality Sensors
Smartphone Air Quality Sensors
The 'INHALE' Air Quality Sensor is Designed for the Moto Z
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30
Digital 3D Smartphone Microphones
Digital 3D Smartphone Microphones
The 'Lolly' Smartphone 3D Mic Upgrades Capabilities Instantly
<
29
Smart Rewards Chatbots
Smart Rewards Chatbots
Punchh's AI Chatbot Introduces the Next Generation of Loyalty Programs
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28
Portable Document Scanners
Portable Document Scanners
The IRIScan Book 5 Makes Scanning Simple on the Go
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27
Smart Swimming Trainer Devices
Smart Swimming Trainer Devices
The 'Ovao' Attaches to Your Swimming Goggles for Intuitive Training
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26
Titanium Exterior Cellphones
Titanium Exterior Cellphones
The Gresso Presso Nokia 3310 Phone is Crafted with Durable Materials
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25
All-In-One Travel Apps
All-In-One Travel Apps
Sygic's Trip-Planning GPS App Inspires, Handles Bookings and More
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24
Arabic Emoji Games
Arabic Emoji Games
The New Wain Waleed Game Functions as an Extension of the Halla Walla App
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23
Pavement-Level Traffic Lights
Pavement-Level Traffic Lights
These Lights for Pedestrians Were Introduced for Smartphone Users
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22
Toronto Foodie Phone Cases
Toronto Foodie Phone Cases
This Collection From Toronto's Finest Includes a Drake iPhone Cover
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21
Cookie Cafe Loyalty Programs
Cookie Cafe Loyalty Programs
The Nestlé Toll House Café App Allows Users to Earn Sweet Rewards
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20
Smart Parenting Wristbands
Smart Parenting Wristbands
Project Nursery's Parent + Baby SmartBand Monitors Adults and Infants
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19
Haute Couture Emoticons
Haute Couture Emoticons
The Chanel Emoji Set Brings the High-End Fashion Brand to iOS
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18
Interchangeable Component Phone Cases
Interchangeable Component Phone Cases
The Monarch VII 'MARK 1' Photography Phone Case is Versatile
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17
Watch-Upgrading Smart Straps
Watch-Upgrading Smart Straps
The MMT 'E-Strap' Upgrades Analog Watches with Smart Features
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16
Bone Conduction Smartphone Cases
Bone Conduction Smartphone Cases
The 'Bone Case' Uses Bone Conduction to Eliminate Ear Canal Use
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15
Hybrid Fashion Smartwatches
Hybrid Fashion Smartwatches
The Guess Connect Android Wear Smartwatches Come in Two Sizes
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14
Storage Card Smartphone Cases
Storage Card Smartphone Cases
The 'KUKE' iPhone 7 Battery Case Adds Additional Storage Space
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13
Premium Leather Smartwatch Straps
Premium Leather Smartwatch Straps
The Casetify Saffiano Leather Watchband Collection is Stylish
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12
Emoji-Based Supermarket Apps
Emoji-Based Supermarket Apps
The New Rewe App Allows Customers to Search for Items by Emoji
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11
Genuine Stone Technology Cases
Genuine Stone Technology Cases
The Cover-Up Stone Cases Protect iPhones and MacBooks in Style
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10
Multipurpose Smartphone Charging Stations
Multipurpose Smartphone Charging Stations
The 'JUICED' Charing Station Offers a Dock and Batteries
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9
Aerospace-Engineered Smartphone Cases
Aerospace-Engineered Smartphone Cases
The Vihoo Phone Ring Offers Slim, Contoured Protection
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8
Coffee-Earning Loyalty Apps
Coffee-Earning Loyalty Apps
The Muffin Break App Allows Customers to Earn Free Coffee
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7
UV Light Phone Cleaners
UV Light Phone Cleaners
This Conceptual Phone Sterilizer Can Clean a Smartphone Effectively
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6
Informative Wireless Charging Docks
Informative Wireless Charging Docks
The 'Reflexbox' Features a Built-in Display
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5
Pocket-Sized Laptops
Pocket-Sized Laptops
The GPD Pocket Laptop Boasts a Full Keyboard and Display
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4
Multi-Sensory Airport Bars
Multi-Sensory Airport Bars
Ballantine's Hard Fired Scotch Whiskey Bar Powers Phones and More
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3
Location-Tracking Child Wearables
Location-Tracking Child Wearables
The 'Findly' Tracking Watch Keeps an Eye on Child Location
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2
Slim Solar Smartphone Cases
Slim Solar Smartphone Cases
The 'Synthetic' Solar iPhone Case Enables Eco-Friendly Charging
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1
Modern Abstract Cellphones
Modern Abstract Cellphones
This Nokia Handset is Minimalist and Focuses on the Future
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