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Top 100 Mobile App Ideas in August

From Outsourced Gaming Services to Islamic Storytelling Apps

— August 27, 2016 — Tech
While the August 2016 mobile app trends reveal a clear focus on Pokémon GO-related services, there is also a growing demand for other types of mobile games that combine entertainment with an educational component.

In lights of the recent success of Pokémon GO, there have been a number of secondary apps developed to asset gamers. This includes digital maps that help users find the best and highest ranking Pokémon, as well as services that employ professional walkers to catch Pokémon for other users. There is even a new dating app that helps Pokémon GO users find romance with other players.

While it may seem as though Pokémon GO-related applications have come to dominate mobile technology, the August 2016 mobile app trends reveal there is still a growing demand for other types of smartphone games. For instance, there are a number of youth-focused apps that use games to teach children how to code. There are also Islamic storytelling apps that help children enjoy religious tales in both English and Arabic.
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Automobile-Teaching Apps
Automobile-Teaching Apps
This App Helps You Teach Autonomous Cars to Better Understand Humans
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99
Symptom-Supporting Apps
Symptom-Supporting Apps
This Smartphone App Helps You Manage and Understand COPD Symptoms
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98
Expansive Graphic Design Apps
Expansive Graphic Design Apps
The Canva App Helps Design Newbies Up Their Game
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97
Spam-Detecting Phone Apps
Spam-Detecting Phone Apps
The New Google Phone App Alerts Users to Spam Calls
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96
Presidential Prediction Platforms
Presidential Prediction Platforms
'Who Will Be President?' is a Poll Crunching App from the NYT
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95
Meaty Dating App Campaigns
Meaty Dating App Campaigns
Siren Combats Superficial Tinder Dating with Its MeatFace Campaign
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94
Hunting License Apps
Hunting License Apps
The PURSUIT App Helps You Organize Hunting and Fishing Licenses
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93
Doctor Delivery Apps
Doctor Delivery Apps
The GPDQ App Helps Londoners to Order Doctors To Their Door
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92
Supplemental Parking Apps
Supplemental Parking Apps
This App Eases Parking For Drivers In Downtown New Haven
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91
Politically Fueled Dating Apps
Politically Fueled Dating Apps
The 'Better Together' App Only Matches Brits Who Voted to Remain
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90
Ironclad Email Services
Ironclad Email Services
Yambuu Mail Gives Users Complete Control Over Email Security
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89
One-Touch Contact Apps
One-Touch Contact Apps
'Drupe' Collects All of a Friend's Social Contacts in One Place
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88
Beautified Walking Itineraries
Beautified Walking Itineraries
The 'Pretty Streets' App Gives Users a Beautiful Walk
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87
Crowdsourced Gift Card Platforms
Crowdsourced Gift Card Platforms
Raise Lets Consumers Resell Unwanted Gift Cards
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86
Childcare-Locating Apps
Childcare-Locating Apps
'Hello Sitter' Helps Parents to Find and Book a Babysitter
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85
Instant Translation Apps
Instant Translation Apps
Google Updated its 'Now on Tap' to Translate Text on Android Marshmallow
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84
Anonymous Sharing Apps
Anonymous Sharing Apps
The Candid App Lets You Freely Speak Your Mind
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83
Distracted Pedestrian-Warning Apps
Distracted Pedestrian-Warning Apps
The 'Look Up' App Warns Pedestrians Of Upcoming Intersections
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82
Lightweight Mobile Wallet Apps
Lightweight Mobile Wallet Apps
The MobiKwik App Lets You Pay Utility Bills and Buy Transit Tickets
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81
Identity Theft-Preventing Apps
Identity Theft-Preventing Apps
'Civic' Sends a Notification When a Social Security Number Is Used
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80
Digital Lava Relaxation Apps
Digital Lava Relaxation Apps
The Pause Platform Helps Consumers Unwind by With a Slow Paced Game
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79
Artifact Appreciation App
Artifact Appreciation App
Google's Arts & Culture App Helps Users Discover Museum Artifacts
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78
Goal-Setting Alarm Apps
Goal-Setting Alarm Apps
The 'Good Morning Alarm Clock' Set Sleep Goals For Better Slumbers
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77
Food Truck-Finding Apps
Food Truck-Finding Apps
The Pedro App Helps You Find Food Trucks In Montreal
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76
Gamified Distracted Driving Apps
Gamified Distracted Driving Apps
The 'ten&two' App Rewards Drivers for Not Checking Their Phone
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75
Disney Emoji Games
Disney Emoji Games
Users Collect Cartoon Emojis After Playing Games in 'Disney Emoji Blitz'
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74
Dating App Networking Features
Dating App Networking Features
The New BumbleBizz Feature Helps Users Make Career Contacts
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73
Assistive Service Marketing Apps
Assistive Service Marketing Apps
The Sortsy App Helps Service Sectors Reach Out to Customers
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72
Restaurant Inspection Apps
Restaurant Inspection Apps
This App Allows Users to View Tennessee Restaurant Inspection Scores
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71
Female-Friendly Networking Apps
Female-Friendly Networking Apps
The Bumble BIZZ App Introduces Women To Careers Of Interest
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70
Mobile Micro Courses
Mobile Micro Courses
Mimo Teaches You Computer Science Skills During Your Commute and Down Time
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69
Sleep-Monitoring Apps
Sleep-Monitoring Apps
This Sleep App Studies Your Body's Movements As You Snooze
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68
Collaborative Role-Playing Apps
Collaborative Role-Playing Apps
The 'ROLR' App Lets Users Act Out Their Favorite Film Scenes
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67
Event-Sharing Messengers
Event-Sharing Messengers
The Waffle App Makes it Easy to Capture and Share Your Live Events
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66
Beverage Butler Apps
Beverage Butler Apps
The Bevy App Delivers Booze and Snacks to Londoners' Homes
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65
Islamic Storytelling Apps
Islamic Storytelling Apps
The Sira App Educates Children On the Life Of Prophet Mohammed
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64
Shelter-Locating Apps
Shelter-Locating Apps
The Save a Stray App Helps You Rescue Lost Animals in a Safe Manner
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63
Inclusive Female Emojis
Inclusive Female Emojis
The She-Moji Keyboard is Designed to Help Women Express Themselves
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62
AR Wedding Ring Apps
AR Wedding Ring Apps
'Say Yes!' Uses AR to Make Shopping for Wedding Rings Easier
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61
Outsourced Gaming Services
Outsourced Gaming Services
'PokeWalk' Sends Professional Walkers to Catch Pokemon Go Characters
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60
Beauty Advisor Bots
Beauty Advisor Bots
Modiface's Bot Suggests Makeup and Gives Virtual Try-Ons Within Messenger
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59
Anime Chat Apps
Anime Chat Apps
'GoChat' is a Companion Messenger for Pokemon Go
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58
Visually Driven Note-Taking Apps
Visually Driven Note-Taking Apps
'Notebook' Changes Its Users' Note-Taking Routine for the Better
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57
Story-Centric Mixology Apps
Story-Centric Mixology Apps
The Liquor Cabinet App Tells the Story Behind Each Drink
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56
Police-Policing Apps
Police-Policing Apps
The Mobile Justice App Helps Civilians Hold Police Accountable
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55
Hybrid Alcohol Deliveries
Hybrid Alcohol Deliveries
This Toronto Delivery Service Brings Groceries and Alcohol to Your Door
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54
Worldwide Museum Apps
Worldwide Museum Apps
The Google Arts & Culture Platform Lets Users See Art From Around the World
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53
Text-Monitoring Therapy Apps
Text-Monitoring Therapy Apps
This Therapy Tool Monitors Mental Health Through Patient Messages
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52
Pain Management Apps
Pain Management Apps
The Ella App's Mindfulness Program Helps People Suffering From Chronic Pain
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51
Surplus Produce Apps
Surplus Produce Apps
'Farmsquare' Connects Consumers with Growers Who Have Extra Stock
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50
Halal Food-Finding Apps
Halal Food-Finding Apps
This App Helps Muslims In Europe Find Halal Food Outlets
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49
Reporting Public Service Platforms
Reporting Public Service Platforms
SeeClickFix Offers Crowdsourced Solutions to Community Issues
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48
Gamified Programming Apps
Gamified Programming Apps
Apple's 'Swift Playgrounds' Teaches Kids to Code Through Play
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47
Number-Remembering Apps
Number-Remembering Apps
The Renumber Helps Children Remember the Phone Numbers of Their Parents
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46
Chore-Tackling Apps
Chore-Tackling Apps
This App For Chores Lets Service Providers Select Jobs Of Interest
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45
Digital Education Documenting Apps
Digital Education Documenting Apps
The SeeSaw App Lets Teachers Share a Child's Learning Progress
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44
3D Baby Development Apps
3D Baby Development Apps
'Inside The Bump' Shows a 3D View of a Baby's Development in Utero
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43
Immersive Painter Apps
Immersive Painter Apps
'The Night Cafe' Lets Users Step Into the Mind of Vincent Van Gogh With VR
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42
Accent-Ameliorating Chat Bots
Accent-Ameliorating Chat Bots
ELSA is a Virtual Pronunciation Coach and Mobile App for Accents
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41
Calming Pruning Platforms
Calming Pruning Platforms
The Prune App Encourages Mental Relaxation Through Digital Gardening
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40
Book Delivery Platforms
Book Delivery Platforms
The 'NearSt' Start-Up Offers Delivery of Books from Local Bookstores
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39
Concierge Rideshare Apps
Concierge Rideshare Apps
UberLife Offers a More Rounded Travel Experience with Recommendations
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38
AI Travel Apps
AI Travel Apps
The 'Radar' App from Yahoo Makes Smart Travel Recommendations
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37
Streamlined Shopping Apps
Streamlined Shopping Apps
This Mobile Shopping App Offers An Enhanced Customer Experience
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36
Game-Based Dating Apps
Game-Based Dating Apps
The 'DatePlay' App Uses Games to Analyze Personalities Before Matching
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35
Contraceptive Reminder Systems
Contraceptive Reminder Systems
'Popit Sense' is a Device That Gives Birth Control Reminders
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34
Dating App Verification Features
Dating App Verification Features
Badoo's New Selfie Request Feature Helps Eliminate Catfishing
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33
Incentivized Fitness Apps
Incentivized Fitness Apps
The Earthmiles App Rewards Users With Redeemable Miles
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32
Social Good Mobile Games
Social Good Mobile Games
This Digital Game is Based on the Work of Doctors Without Borders
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31
Social Nightlife Apps
Social Nightlife Apps
The Weepo App Helps You Check the Gender Ratio At Nightlife Venues
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30
Bio-Sensing Health Apps
Bio-Sensing Health Apps
The Rthm Health App Harnesses Your Phone's Biosensors
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29
Gasoline Delivery Apps
Gasoline Delivery Apps
The 'Filld' App Circumvents Gas Stations for Drivers
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28
P2P Payment Apps
P2P Payment Apps
The ScrewCash Eases Payments Between Individuals and Business Alike
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27
Living Photography Apps
Living Photography Apps
The 'Polaroid Swing' App Captures One-Second Moments in Moving Photos
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26
Airport Dating Apps
Airport Dating Apps
The Btrfly App Helps You Connect With Other Travelers In Your Airport
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25
Streetwear Fashion Apps
Streetwear Fashion Apps
This App Allows Users to Share and Shop Emerging Streetwear Styles
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24
Synthesizer-Mimicking Apps
Synthesizer-Mimicking Apps
The Korg Synth App Lets You Create a Variety Of Sounds and Tones
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23
Matching Lipstick Apps
Matching Lipstick Apps
This Free App Works Like Tinder to Pair You with Urban Decay Lipsticks
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22
Old-School Mac Emojis
Old-School Mac Emojis
Apple's 'Classic Mac' Emojis Bring Back iMac Imagery
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21
Makeup Emulator Apps
Makeup Emulator Apps
Rimmel London's 'Get the Look' Captures Makeup from Editorials and Photos
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20
Accurately Scaled Maps
Accurately Scaled Maps
The Digital 'True Size Map' Depicts the Real Magnitude of Countries
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19
Artsy Matchmaking Apps
Artsy Matchmaking Apps
'wydr' is a Tinder-Style App for Buying Art
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18
Gamified Children's Coding Apps
Gamified Children's Coding Apps
The 'Little Engineer' is a Programming Game for Young
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17
Integrated Social Media Apps
Integrated Social Media Apps
The 'Airtime' App Integrates Different Social Media Interfaces
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16
Personalized Interior Design Apps
Personalized Interior Design Apps
The 'Homee' App Connects Users and Designers to Furnish Homes
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15
Free Food-Finding Apps
Free Food-Finding Apps
The Vittl App Helps You Score Free Food and Drinks From Local Restaurants
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14
Hyper-Local Retail Apps
Hyper-Local Retail Apps
The Ineed App Helps You Find Products Across Millions Of Stores
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13
Selfie-Morphing Apps
Selfie-Morphing Apps
The Snow App is a Snapchat Clone That Allows For Next-Level Selfies
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12
Social Suggestion Apps
Social Suggestion Apps
The Post Or Not App is a Social Photo and Video Recommendation Platform
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11
Stylistic Photo Filter Apps
Stylistic Photo Filter Apps
The Prisma App Transforms Selfies Into Veritable Works Of Art
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10
Beer-Finding Apps
Beer-Finding Apps
Kozel's App Will Taxi Users Straight to the Bar and Give Them a Free Pint
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9
Trafficking-Combatting Photo Apps
Trafficking-Combatting Photo Apps
TraffickCam is Asking Travellers to Fight Sex Trafficking
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8
Educational Flashcard Apps
Educational Flashcard Apps
Tinycards Expands on the Concept of Flashcards by Making Them Digital
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7
Incentivized Household Chore Apps
Incentivized Household Chore Apps
The OurHome App Rewards Family Members for Doing Various Chores
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6
Adult Anime Apps
Adult Anime Apps
The App Lets You Enjoy a Modified Version Of Pokemon For Adults
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5
Virtual Meditation Experiences
Virtual Meditation Experiences
These Guided Meditations are Enhanced with Virtual Reality Tech
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4
Branded Activity Apps
Branded Activity Apps
Persil's App for Activities Suggests Ways Families Can Have Fun Outside
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3
Color Blind Photo Editing
Color Blind Photo Editing
Ta-ku Created a VSCO Photography Preset That Describes His Journey
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2
Startup Investment Apps
Startup Investment Apps
The 'Unicorn' App Helps Startups Get Funded by Angels
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1
Locating Anime Monster Maps
Locating Anime Monster Maps
The Poke Radar Shows Pokemon Go Players Where the Best are Hidden
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