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Top 45 Mobile Trends in July

From AI Wingman Apps to Audio-Only Social Networks

— July 17, 2021 — Tech
The top July 2021 mobile ideas range from portable video games to audio-focused online communities and enhanced features for connecting with mobile content.

Breweries, fashion labels and fast-casual restaurants are releasing their own mobile games to engage their communities and show off styles that range from nostalgic and retro to future-thinking with augmented reality. Many of these games are focused around rewards programs and offering incentives for playing, or simply supporting meaningful causes.

Audio-only communities are growing in popularity thanks to apps like Clubhouse but there are now even more places for people to lead and join casual conversations via their mobile devices. Some of the newest examples of these apps include Dabel and Spotify Greenroom, a place for chatting all things music, sports and culture.
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Free Item Community Marketplaces
Free Item Community Marketplaces
Nextdoor Free Finds Offers Neighbors a Way to Give Away Goods
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Robust Ruggedly Rated Smartphones
Robust Ruggedly Rated Smartphones
The Motorola Defy Smartphone Has the Qualcomm Snapdragon 662
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Contact-Blocking Dating App Features
Contact-Blocking Dating App Features
Tinder Has Introduced Phone Number Blocking for More Privacy
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Carbon-Reducing Apps
Carbon-Reducing Apps
The Sense App Helps Homeowners Reduce Their Home's Carbon Footprint
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Privacy Protection Habit Trackers
Privacy Protection Habit Trackers
The 'Flat Habits' App is Mindful of the User's Data
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40
Privacy-Protecting Search Engines
Privacy-Protecting Search Engines
Brave Search is a Privacy-Protected Alternative to Google
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Co-Watching Smartphone Features
Co-Watching Smartphone Features
Apple SharePlay Lets Users Enjoy Content Together Over FaceTime
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38
AI-Powered Memory Apps
AI-Powered Memory Apps
memoryOS Teaches Proven Memorization Skills & Rewires the Brain
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Secondary Display Smartphone Concepts
Secondary Display Smartphone Concepts
This iPhone 14 Concept Has an L-Shaped Display on the Rear
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Brewery-Created Mobile Games
Brewery-Created Mobile Games
The Climb is the First Video Game from the Great Notion Brewery
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Subscription-Based Social Media Features
Subscription-Based Social Media Features
Twitter Blue Adds a Ton of Handy Features for Subcsribers
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34
12-Hour Pride Livestreams
12-Hour Pride Livestreams
The TikTok Pride Finale Shares Hours of Live Programming
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Live Audio Community Apps
Live Audio Community Apps
Spotify Greenroom is a Place to Chat About Music, Sports and Culture
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Mythical AR Attractions
Mythical AR Attractions
Legoland Windsor Resort Shares AR Activation Points
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Active Learning Apps
Active Learning Apps
The Brilliant App Helps to Sharpen New Skills and Develop the Mind
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Incentivized Brushing Apps
Incentivized Brushing Apps
quip's Smart Brush + Rewards App Shares Perks for Good Oral Health
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Collaborative Healthy Habit Apps
Collaborative Healthy Habit Apps
The 'KidHab' App Helps Kids Form Healthy Habits
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Digital Vaccination Retail Initiatives
Digital Vaccination Retail Initiatives
Walmart is Offering Digital COVID-19 Vaccine Records
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Proprietary Smartphone Operating Systems
Proprietary Smartphone Operating Systems
Huawei's HarmonyOS for Smartphones Has Interoperability
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Focus-Enhancing Smartphone Apps
Focus-Enhancing Smartphone Apps
The 'Rocket' App Prevents Distractions By Helping a User Focus
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AI Wingman Apps
AI Wingman Apps
Copyhat Uses Artificial Intelligence to Create Dating App Openers
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Camera-Branded Smartphones
Camera-Branded Smartphones
The Leica Leitz Phone 1 Boasts an Impressive Camera System
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Audio-Only Social Networks
Audio-Only Social Networks
The 'Dabel' Social Audio App Lets Anyone Start a Conversation
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Retail Employee-Focused Apps
Retail Employee-Focused Apps
Walmart Launches Its Me@Walmart App and Gives Devices to Employees
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Digitized Government IDs
Digitized Government IDs
iOS 15 will Offer the Option to Keep a Digital ID in the Apple Wallet
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Intuitive Freelancer Finance Apps
Intuitive Freelancer Finance Apps
The 'Lance' Freelancer Banking App Automatically Allocates Funds
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Celebrity-Inspired Candy Filters
Celebrity-Inspired Candy Filters
Kinder Bueno Created the buenobot for National Selfie Day
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Blazing-Fast Charging Smartphones
Blazing-Fast Charging Smartphones
The Infinix Concept Phone 2021 Charges in Just 10-Minutes
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NFT-Integrated Art Apps
NFT-Integrated Art Apps
The Sketchar App Allows Users to Sell Their Artwork as NFTs from the App
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16
Pride Runway Games
Pride Runway Games
Kenneth Cole & Zynga Created the High Heels Game for Pride Month
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15
Enriched Short-Form Videos
Enriched Short-Form Videos
TikTok Jump Lets Creators Link to Mini-Programs & Services in Videos
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Blazing-Fast Technology Chargers
Blazing-Fast Technology Chargers
Xiaomi HyperCharge Powers Smartphones to 100% in 8-Minutes
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Hassle-Free Travel Planning Apps
Hassle-Free Travel Planning Apps
The 'Travi' Travel App Makes it Easier to Plan an Escape
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Lo-Fi Restaurant Video Games
Lo-Fi Restaurant Video Games
Chipotle is Launching Rewards Exchange with a Tesla Model 3 Giveaway
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Grip Assistance Smartphone Cases
Grip Assistance Smartphone Cases
The Incipio Sustainable Grip Case is Made with Recycled Plastic
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10
Soothing Digital Support Apps
Soothing Digital Support Apps
The 'Bravely' Mental Well-Being App Prevents Doomscrolling
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9
Rugged Laser-Equipped Phones
Rugged Laser-Equipped Phones
The DOOGEE S97 Pro Boasts a Large Battery and Laser Rangefinder
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8
POS Solution Boxes
POS Solution Boxes
Visa's Tap to Phone Turns Phones Into POS Devices
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7
Recipe-Based Food Shopping Apps
Recipe-Based Food Shopping Apps
The 'Plate Up' App Lets Users Pick Recipes and Buy Ingredients
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6
Heat-Dissipating Wireless Chargers
Heat-Dissipating Wireless Chargers
The Benks W07 Cooling Wireless Charger is Dual-Purpose
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5
Single-Day Dating Apps
Single-Day Dating Apps
The Thursday Dating App Can Only Be Used on Thursdays
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4
Magnetized Dual-Device Power Banks
Magnetized Dual-Device Power Banks
The Zens Magnetic Dual Powerbank Boasts Two Charging Coils
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3
Smartphone-Connected Photography Lights
Smartphone-Connected Photography Lights
The Anker iPhone LED Flash Works for Photos and Videos
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2
Peel-and-Stick Smartphone Wallets
Peel-and-Stick Smartphone Wallets
The eLusefor Liam Phone Wallet Holds Cards, Cash and More
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Magnetic Smartphone Case Accessories
Magnetic Smartphone Case Accessories
The Bellroy Mod Case Works with MagSafe on iPhone 12 Devices
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