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Top 100 Mobile Trends in August

From Layover Activity Apps to Virtual Fitting Rooms

— August 2, 2015 — Tech
Many of the top August 2015 mobile trends are a testament to the ever-evolving nature of the smartphone. From ordering apps that ensure you won't have to wait in line for lunch to travel apps that provide a list of activities you can fit in during a layover, there are seemingly endless applications that are ready to streamline our everyday lives.

Innovative apps that aim to provide youth with mental health support in times of crisis serve as an essential break in the cycle of inaccessible treatment. Additionally, soothing meditation apps provide real-time tech solutions to the issue of anxiety, something that one in fifteen people deal with.

A final highlight in the top August 2015 mobile trends is virtual fitting rooms, which provide a convenient alternative to waiting around in a physical lineup when pressed for time.
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Generation Chasm Charts
Generation Chasm Charts
This Infographic Shows How Mobile Technology Has Caused a Generational Gap
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Amplifier-Inspired Smartphones
Amplifier-Inspired Smartphones
The Marshall London is Targeted Towards Musicians and Audiophiles
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Toddler-Targeted Phone Games
Toddler-Targeted Phone Games
Baby Toy Phone Features Bright Colors, Animations and Nursery Rhymes
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97
Indian Music Streaming Services
Indian Music Streaming Services
This Locally Focused Music Streaming Service is Exclusive to India
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96
Emoji Racing Games
Emoji Racing Games
'Gran Text Auto' Simulates the Dangers of Drivers Texting on the Road
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95
Educational Storytelling Apps
Educational Storytelling Apps
'ABCine' Lets Kids Learn Their ABC's Through Interactive Stories
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94
User-Friendly Photo Editing Apps
User-Friendly Photo Editing Apps
The 'Polarr' App Includes Advanced Photo Editing Features
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93
Beautiful Reading Apps (UPDATE)
Beautiful Reading Apps (UPDATE)
Medium for Android is Officially Available at Google Play
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92
Messenger Music Services
Messenger Music Services
The LINE Music Service Gives Mobile Users Listeners Freedom of Choice
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91
Smart Security Systems
Smart Security Systems
Netatmo Brings Facial Recognition Technology to Your Mobile Devices
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90
Stimulating Baby Phones
Stimulating Baby Phones
The VTech Touch and Swipe is a Smartphone For Babies and Toddlers
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89
Takeout Loyalty Programs
Takeout Loyalty Programs
The Pei Wei My Wei Dining Rewards Program is Ideal for Frequent Foodies
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88
Smartphone Tech Charts
Smartphone Tech Charts
This Infographic Pays Homage to the Predecessors of iPhone Technology
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Portable Smartphone Scanners
Portable Smartphone Scanners
This Superbly Useful Scanning App Digitizes Your Mess of Paperwork
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City Budgeting Apps
City Budgeting Apps
The 'Balancing Act' App Lets Constituents Help Balance Their City’s Finances
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85
App Recommendation Services
App Recommendation Services
This New Mobile App Will Help You Find Other Apps to Download
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Rave-Detecting Apps
Rave-Detecting Apps
This Mobile Events Guide is Designed for Tracking Down EDM Concerts
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Emergency Abuse-Fighting Apps
Emergency Abuse-Fighting Apps
The 'Easy Rescue' App is Designed to Help Fight Domestic Violence
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Legal Video-Sharing Apps
Legal Video-Sharing Apps
This App Lets Users Legally Share Clips from TV Shows and Music Videos
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81
High-Fashion Music Apps
High-Fashion Music Apps
This New App Provides Music and Fashion Inspiration
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80
Culinary Pairing Apps
Culinary Pairing Apps
The Tender Meal App is Like Tinder But for Meal Preferences
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Digital Preference Graphics
Digital Preference Graphics
Millward Brown Digital's Infographic Showcases Generational Preference
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Hearing Loss Prevention Apps
Hearing Loss Prevention Apps
The 'HearAngel' App Can Detect If Music is Damaging a User's Hearing
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Ticket-Purchasing Apps
Ticket-Purchasing Apps
This App Makes It Easier to Purchase Tickets While Traveling
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Collaborative Task Management Apps
Collaborative Task Management Apps
The 'GigJam' App Helps Deconstruct and Share To-Do Lists
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Species Identification Apps
Species Identification Apps
This Free App Functions as a Natural History Encyclopedia
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Cutural Customs Apps
Cutural Customs Apps
The FailPop Travel App Design Ensures You Understand Various Social Cues
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73
Smartphone Cooling Devices
Smartphone Cooling Devices
This New Air Conditioner is Specifically Made for Cooling Your Phone
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Wake-Up Performance Apps
Wake-Up Performance Apps
The 'Red Bull Alert' App Pushes You to Get Out of Bed Faster Each Day
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Foot Focused Navigation Apps
Foot Focused Navigation Apps
Walkonomics Helps You Find the Green Routes to Walk in Your City
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Food Preparation Apps
Food Preparation Apps
Marks and Spencer is a Culinary Guide in This Mobile Food Preparation App
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Food-Centric Photo Apps
Food-Centric Photo Apps
The 'Wine 'N Dine' App is Exclusively for Sharing Pictures of Food
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Standalone Fingerprint Scanners
Standalone Fingerprint Scanners
This Device Makes Fingerprint Scanning Easier and More Secure
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67
Gamified Math Apps
Gamified Math Apps
The 1+Math App Gamifies Learning to Improve School Test Scores
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66
Affordable Bus Booking Apps
Affordable Bus Booking Apps
The 'Wanderu' App Helps You Find Cheap Bus and Train Tickets
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65
Mobile Coffee Deliveries
Mobile Coffee Deliveries
Lyft Teams with Starbucks to Give Offices a Caffeinated Afternoon Treat
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64
Relationship-Ending Services
Relationship-Ending Services
This Site Allows Users to Hire a Stranger to End Their Relationship
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Patient-Tracking Apps
Patient-Tracking Apps
The 'Cureatr' App Helps Physicians Keep Track of Hospital Patients
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Personalized Search Tools
Personalized Search Tools
Adswipe Advanced Mobile Search Technology is Optimized for Smartphones
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On-Demand Taco Deliveries
On-Demand Taco Deliveries
The Taco Bell Chain Has Officially Launched a Fast Food Delivery Service
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Incentivized Baggage Apps
Incentivized Baggage Apps
This Luggage App Rewards Users Based on the Lightness of Their Bags
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59
Internet Mapping Apps
Internet Mapping Apps
Mobile Wifi Map WifiMapper Shows Where the Hotspots are Around You
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Grocery Smartwatch Apps
Grocery Smartwatch Apps
Metro's Grocery Store App Updates the Shopping Experience with Wearables
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Exclusively Online Banks
Exclusively Online Banks
This UK Bank Will Operate Almost Entirely as a Mobile Banking App
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Wearable Security Cameras
Wearable Security Cameras
This Stylish and Waterproof Security Camera is Fit for Use on the Go
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Pink Gilded Smartphones
Pink Gilded Smartphones
This Rose Gold iPhone 6 Plus is Features 24 Carats of Utter Luxury
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Kindness-Tracking Social Platforms
Kindness-Tracking Social Platforms
PersonalHeroes Tracks Positive Impacts on Other People's Lives
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Pizza-Tracking Apps
Pizza-Tracking Apps
Domino's Apple Watch App Helps the Hungry Track an Incoming Pizza Order
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Time-Sensitive News Apps
Time-Sensitive News Apps
The 'Few Minutes' App Helps Users Sort Through the News More Quickly
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Entrepreneurial Mentoring Apps
Entrepreneurial Mentoring Apps
This New App Provides Young Entrepreneurs with Access to Mentorship
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50
Restaurant Loyalty Apps
Restaurant Loyalty Apps
Velocity Lets Patrons Pay for Restaurant Meals & Earn Rewards on a Phone
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Gender-Inclusive Dating Apps
Gender-Inclusive Dating Apps
The 'One Good Crush' App Accommodates All Gender Expressions
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Meal-Tracking Apps
Meal-Tracking Apps
The Foodee Lifestyle App Design Helps You Keep Track of What You Eat
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Concession Stand Order Apps
Concession Stand Order Apps
Qkr! by MasterCard is an App-Based Ordering and Payments Platform
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Friend-Approved Shopping Apps
Friend-Approved Shopping Apps
This New App Provides a Second Opinion on Potential Purchases
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Smartphone-Integrated Rings
Smartphone-Integrated Rings
The 'Aring' is a Chic Ring That Facilitates Touch-Free Phone Operation
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Youth Mental Health Apps
Youth Mental Health Apps
The BoosterBuddy App Uses Elements of Video Game Design
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Bathroom-Finding Apps
Bathroom-Finding Apps
The 'Looie' App is Designed to Help Users Find a Clean Public Bathroom
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Exclusive Dating Apps
Exclusive Dating Apps
CelebFit is a Dating App That Operates on an Invite-only Basis for Quality
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Office Stretching Apps
Office Stretching Apps
The Salute the Desk App Provides Guided Stretching Poses to Improve Posture
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LGBT-Targeted Health Apps
LGBT-Targeted Health Apps
The 'Pride' App is Being Used to Conduct the Largest LGBT Health Study
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Layover Activity Apps
Layover Activity Apps
This App Suggests Fun Activities Available During Airport Layovers
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Shopping Assistant Apps
Shopping Assistant Apps
IKEA's Mobile App Now Doubles as a Helpful In-Store Assistant
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Interactive Beauty Blogger Apps
Interactive Beauty Blogger Apps
This New Mobile Beauty App Helps Fans Connect to Blogger Jenn Im
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Data-Targeting Millennial Infographics
Data-Targeting Millennial Infographics
This Infographic Details Gen Y Attitudes on Web Privacy
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Biometric Pet Apps
Biometric Pet Apps
The 'Finding Rover' App Uses Facial Recognition Technology to Find Lost Pets
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Bar-Locating Apps
Bar-Locating Apps
This Nightlife App Helps Users Track Down the Perfect Drink in Any City
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Real-Time Workout Apps
Real-Time Workout Apps
Fitnet Connects App Users to Live Personal Trainers
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Tourist Companion Apps
Tourist Companion Apps
The 'Trippers Pal' App Helps Put Travelers in Touch with Locals
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Thought-Catching Devices
Thought-Catching Devices
This Voice-Powered Device Captures Ideas and Turns Them into Actions
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On-Demand Hairstyle Apps
On-Demand Hairstyle Apps
This App Allows Users to Send a Professional Hairstylist to Their Home
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Wine-Summoning Apps
Wine-Summoning Apps
The Rosé Time Apple Watch and Mobile App Makes It Easy to Order a Glass
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Virtual Fitting Rooms
Virtual Fitting Rooms
This Two-Way Technology Allows Customer to Visualize How a Garment May Fit
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Video Storytelling Apps
Video Storytelling Apps
Mobile App Storie Lets You Film and Publish Video Clips of Your Day
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On-Demand Shipping Services
On-Demand Shipping Services
This New Service Will Ship Practically Anything for Business Clients
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On-Demand Laundry Apps
On-Demand Laundry Apps
The Laundrapp Grants Consumers a Mobile Dry Cleaning Service
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Dealership Messaging Services
Dealership Messaging Services
Go Auto Uses Text Messaging to Make Interactions Stress-Free
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Soothing Meditation Apps
Soothing Meditation Apps
The MindSurf App is an Ideal Relaxation Technique For Your Mobile Phone
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Inclusive Recycling Apps
Inclusive Recycling Apps
This App is Designed to Improve Recycling Access in New York City
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Smartphone Camera Add-Ons
Smartphone Camera Add-Ons
The Olloclip Studio Adds Lenses and Other Accessories To Your Smartphone
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Curbside Delivery Apps
Curbside Delivery Apps
This New On-Demand Delivery Service Helps Make Shopping a Hassle-Free Task
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Payment-Enabling Rewards Systems
Payment-Enabling Rewards Systems
Pay with Rewards is a Digital Innovation for MasterCard Holders
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Augmented Coloring Books
Augmented Coloring Books
'Crayonpang' Adds Animation and Mobility to Each Colorful Drawing
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Blind-Assisting Beacon Systems
Blind-Assisting Beacon Systems
This Subway Navigation System Helps to Guide Blind Passengers
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Flash-Based Mobile Lanterns
Flash-Based Mobile Lanterns
This Gadget Turns Your Phone's Camera Flash into a Functional Light
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Comparative Mobile Charts
Comparative Mobile Charts
This Chart Compares Mobile Technology Use of Millennials & Generation X
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Smartphone Viewfinder Accessories
Smartphone Viewfinder Accessories
The IndieVice Turns Your Smartphone into a Pro-Level Viewfinder
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Movie-Based Dating Apps
Movie-Based Dating Apps
This Dating App Matches Users Based on Their Netflix Viewing History
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12
Storage-Equipped Phone Cases
Storage-Equipped Phone Cases
This Ergonomic Phone Case Has a Handy Pocket for Your Headphones
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Pothole-Detecting Bikes
Pothole-Detecting Bikes
The 'Mode: Flex' is an Urban Smart Bike That Can Detect Road Hazards
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High-Tech Biometric Luggage
High-Tech Biometric Luggage
This Multifunctional Suitcase Keeps Your Belongings Safe and Secure
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Mobile Photographer Studios
Mobile Photographer Studios
'Lightcase Pro' is a Portable Photography Studio for Mobile Devices
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Ink-Free Photo Printers
Ink-Free Photo Printers
The 'droPrinter' is an App-Connected Portable Printer Used for Smartphones
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Internet-Connected Umbrellas
Internet-Connected Umbrellas
This High-Tech Umbrella Contains a Multitude of Advanced Features
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Color-Shifting Jewelry
Color-Shifting Jewelry
This Line of Smart Jewelry Can Be Customized Through a Mobile App
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Phone Wall Campaigns
Phone Wall Campaigns
Shiyang He Creates Print Ads that Show the Downside of Connectivity
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Retro-Styled Smartphone Headsets
Retro-Styled Smartphone Headsets
This Smartphone Handset is a Playful & Nostalgia-Inducing Product
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Panoramic Spherical Cameras
Panoramic Spherical Cameras
The 'Sphericam 2' is a 360-Degree Camera That Can Capture Any View
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Miniature Laser Projectors
Miniature Laser Projectors
This Mini Projector Delivers Maximum Resolution and Brightness
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Microphone-Equipped Selfie Sticks
Microphone-Equipped Selfie Sticks
The 'Solocam' Helps Journalists Film Videos Without a Crew
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