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Top 100 Mobile Trends in October

From Face-Tracking Emoticons to AI Interview Apps

— October 29, 2017 — Tech
With the recent announcement of the iPhone X, the October 2017 mobile trends are as popular as they've ever been in the past. Whether in terms of hardware or software, the mobile trends from the month show that consumers are being treated to the best that technology has to offer.

In the world of apps, developers are working to make use of the cultural cachet of celebrities in order to make apps more appealing to the masses. This can be seen in the new 'Gold Ambush' app, which features the comedian Kevin Harts' commentary as spoken by an avatar that looks just like him. Further, there's a new mobile game called 'Game of Thrones: Conquest' that uses the broad appeal of the fantasy franchise's universe to set up its gameplay.

Of course, the biggest news on the hardware front is the iPhone X, which comes with an impressive screen-to-bezel ratio and a powerful processor.
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Popularity
Activity
Freshness
100
Digitized Flyer Platforms
Digitized Flyer Platforms
This Startup Consolidates Online Flyers For Easy Access to Discounts
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99
Text-Unsending Chat Features
Text-Unsending Chat Features
WhatsApp is Experimenting With a Feature to Undo a Text Message
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98
Collectible Advocacy Cards
Collectible Advocacy Cards
Ad Council Created Virtual, Collectible 'Love Has No Labels' Cards
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97
Encouraging Weather Apps
Encouraging Weather Apps
This Novelty Weather App Reminds Users to Go Outside
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96
Nostalgic Music Apps
Nostalgic Music Apps
Wolfgang's Music Allows Users to Go Back Decades and Find Live Recordings
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95
Backcountry Condition Apps
Backcountry Condition Apps
The Mountain Hub App Provides Real-Time Info for Outdoor Enthusiasts
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94
Podcast Social Networks
Podcast Social Networks
The 'Repod' Podcast Discovery Platform Connects Listeners Together
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93
Meditative Oasis Apps
Meditative Oasis Apps
Thrive's Immersive 'Feel Stress Free' App is Set on a Soothing Island
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92
115-Degree Supermarket Ads
115-Degree Supermarket Ads
This 10-Second Sainsbury's Ad Was Shot with Snapchat Spectacles
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91
Consolidated Identification Apps
Consolidated Identification Apps
The Sunrise ID Checker App Utilizes Multiple Layers Of Security
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90
Senior-Specific Phone Plans
Senior-Specific Phone Plans
T-Mobile's Unlimited 55+ Plan Was Made for Tech-Savvy Boomers
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89
Yearly Phone Plans
Yearly Phone Plans
FreedomPop Now Provides Affordable Annual Plans For Your Mobile Phone
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88
Lavatory-Locating Apps
Lavatory-Locating Apps
This Bathroom App Helps Shoppers Use the Loo At Specific Retail Locations
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87
Apartment Referral Apps
Apartment Referral Apps
The Rentgrata App Connects Apartment Hunters with Their Would-be Neighbors
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86
Spare Change-Saving Loan Apps
Spare Change-Saving Loan Apps
The ChangEd App Uses Spare Change to Pay Off Student Loans
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85
Multipurpose 360-Degree Cameras
Multipurpose 360-Degree Cameras
The Insta360 ONE Operates in a Multitude of Different Ways
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84
Comedian-Starring Strategy Games
Comedian-Starring Strategy Games
'Gold Ambush with Kevin Hart' is Set in a Medieval World
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83
One-Touch Editing Apps
One-Touch Editing Apps
'Quickshot' Offers Effortless, Automated Mobile Photo Editing
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82
Intrusive Response-Prompting Apps
Intrusive Response-Prompting Apps
ReplyASAP Triggers an Alarm to Prevent Ignored Text Messages
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81
Appointment Assistant Apps
Appointment Assistant Apps
The 'inTime' App Helps Users to Keep Track of Their Busy Schedules
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80
Mobile-Only Basketball Tickets
Mobile-Only Basketball Tickets
Miami Heat is the First NBA Team to Offer Mobile-Only Entry
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79
Monetized Messenger Apps
Monetized Messenger Apps
This App Helps Journalists and Creators Profit From Their Followings
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78
Double Duty Smartphone Cases
Double Duty Smartphone Cases
The PodCase Recharges Your iPhone and Keeps Your AirPods Safe
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77
Digital Documentary Destinations
Digital Documentary Destinations
CuriosityStream Offers a Range of Educational Series and Films
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76
App-Connected Jerseys
App-Connected Jerseys
NikeConnect Can Be Accessed Through NBA Team Jerseys
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75
Automatic Emergency Contact Apps
Automatic Emergency Contact Apps
The Iris App Tells Friends and Family When You're in the Hospital
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74
Mobile Room Makeovers
Mobile Room Makeovers
Lowe's Hacked Instagram Stories by Transforming a Small-Scale Vertical Room
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73
Multigenerational Telecommunication Ads
Multigenerational Telecommunication Ads
Vodafone India Released an Emotional Ad for Fathers Day
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72
Digitized Lifestyle Magazines
Digitized Lifestyle Magazines
Martha Stewart Living is Now Available in a Version for iPad
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71
Rugged Construction-Focused Smartphones
Rugged Construction-Focused Smartphones
The CAT S41 is Safe for the Work Site
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70
AI-Infused Fitness Plans
AI-Infused Fitness Plans
FitGenie is Rethinking Online Calorie Counting
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69
Inclusive Menstrual Tracking Apps
Inclusive Menstrual Tracking Apps
Planned Parenthood's 'Spot On' Focuses on Gender Neutrality
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68
Cancer Treatment Tracking Apps
Cancer Treatment Tracking Apps
The chemoWave App Aims to Enhance and Humanize Patient Journeys
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67
Locational Foodie Travel Apps
Locational Foodie Travel Apps
The 'Uptaste' App Opens Up Access to Different Foods in a New City
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66
All-In-One Event Apps
All-In-One Event Apps
PHILDORA Lets Users Create Invitations, Gift Registries and Plan Parties
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65
3D-Scanning Smartphones
3D-Scanning Smartphones
The Sony Xperia XZ1's Camera Doubles as a 3D Scanner
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64
Assistive Art-Affording Services
Assistive Art-Affording Services
The 'Art Money' Service Gives Loans To Help You Buy Art
<
63
Posterior-Inspired Phone Cases
Posterior-Inspired Phone Cases
The Butt Case is Made to Look and Feel Like a Human's Rear End
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62
Trampoline Bed Installations
Trampoline Bed Installations
Virgin Media Promoted Its Virgin TV Kids App with a Jumping Apparatus
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61
Customized Greeting Card Apps
Customized Greeting Card Apps
'CardSnacks' Sends Animated Greeting Cards for Any Occasion
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60
Anxiety-Focused Texting Services
Anxiety-Focused Texting Services
This Back to School Texting Service Addresses Classroom Pressures
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59
Telecom-Approved Tablets
Telecom-Approved Tablets
The AT&T Primetime Affordable Android Tablet Streams Cable Programming
<
58
Pressure Point Healing Apps
Pressure Point Healing Apps
The 'Acupressure: Heal Yourself' App is User-Friendly & Effective
<
57
App-Enabled Smart Thermoses
App-Enabled Smart Thermoses
'Prismcups' Use Infrared Sensors to Detect Various Liquids
<
56
Auto-Swiping Dating App Devices
Auto-Swiping Dating App Devices
The 'Tinda Finger' Swipes Right on Over 6,000 Profiles an Hour
<
55
Ergonomic Technology Mounts
Ergonomic Technology Mounts
The 'Pukk' Magnetic Mount Keeps Devices at the Perfect Angle
<
54
Personal Shopper Apps
Personal Shopper Apps
Handled's App Connects Consumers to a Personal Shopper Service
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53
Streaming Cellular Smartwatches
Streaming Cellular Smartwatches
The Apple Watch Series 3 Lets Users Make Calls and Send Messages
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52
Complimentary Product-Providing Apps
Complimentary Product-Providing Apps
The Claim It! App is a Marketplace for Free Stuff
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51
Face-Tracking Emoticon Features
Face-Tracking Emoticon Features
iOS 11 Will Let You Send Face Expression-Based 3D Animated Emoji
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50
On-Demand 3D Printing Apps
On-Demand 3D Printing Apps
Sony Xperia XZ1 Owners Can Order 3D Prints from Their Phone
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49
Combative Fantasy Games
Combative Fantasy Games
Game of Thrones: Conquest Introduces a Mobile Game for Fans
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48
Travel Buddy-Finding Networks
Travel Buddy-Finding Networks
'TWIP' Connects Compatible Travel Companions Together
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47
Phoneless Theme Park Promotions
Phoneless Theme Park Promotions
Chessington Gives Theme Park Tickets for Locking Away One's Phone
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46
Farm-Fresh Produce Deliveries
Farm-Fresh Produce Deliveries
The WildKale App Helps Farmers Deliver Produce Directly to Customers
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45
Speedy Productivity Smartphones
Speedy Productivity Smartphones
The Samsung Galaxy Note8 Has an Infinity Display and More
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44
Charitable Power Bank Lights
Charitable Power Bank Lights
The 'HELIO' Solar Light Charges Devices and Offers Illumination
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43
Soundtrack-Accompanied Bedtime Stories
Soundtrack-Accompanied Bedtime Stories
The 'Novel Effect' App Uses Voice Recognition Technology
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42
Mindfulness-Enhancing Apps
Mindfulness-Enhancing Apps
PauseAble Offers Apps That Were Designed to Relax and Soothe Users
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41
Digital Airport Retailers
Digital Airport Retailers
Auckland Airport Unveiled Plans to Open a Multi-Retailer Digital Mall
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40
Prejudice Awareness Apps
Prejudice Awareness Apps
This App Helps Discourage Stereotyping Using Smartphone-Based Interaction
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39
Algorithm-Based Alarm Apps
Algorithm-Based Alarm Apps
The 'Wake Up Buddy' Smart Alarm App Ensures You Actually Wake Up
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38
Smashed Billboard Stunts
Smashed Billboard Stunts
O2 Set Up Fitting Advertisements to Show of Its Free Screen Replacements
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37
Portable Podcast Microphones
Portable Podcast Microphones
The 'Samson Go Mic' Targets Smartphone Videographers
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36
On-Demand Maintenance Apps
On-Demand Maintenance Apps
'ResQ' is a Digitized Maintenance Marketplace for Restaurant Repairs
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35
Musical Facial Recognition Apps
Musical Facial Recognition Apps
Face Dance App is Like Dance Dance Revolution for Your Face
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34
AR Scavenger Hunts
AR Scavenger Hunts
Disney and Lucasfilm are Launching an AR Event Called 'Find the Force'
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33
Couples To-Do Apps
Couples To-Do Apps
'Merge' is a Collaborative App for Task Management
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32
Fair-Trade Fishing Apps
Fair-Trade Fishing Apps
This App Lets Australians Enjoy Fresh Fish Straight Off the Boat
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31
Remote Claw Games
Remote Claw Games
Taito's Crane Game is Played Online, with Toys Delivered to Winners
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30
On-Demand Beauty Apps
On-Demand Beauty Apps
The GetBetty App Lets You Schedule a Blowout at Any Time
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29
Cephalopod Smartphone Mounts
Cephalopod Smartphone Mounts
The 'Tenikle' Smartphone Camera Mounts Keep Gear Secure
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28
Crowdsourced Bar Atmosphere Apps
Crowdsourced Bar Atmosphere Apps
The Current Nightlife App Gives a Live Look Inside Bars and Clubs
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27
User-Focused Makeup Apps
User-Focused Makeup Apps
NYX Cosmetics' Makeup Crew App Pulls User-Generated Content
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26
Thought-Provoking Conversation Apps
Thought-Provoking Conversation Apps
'Party Qs' Helps You to Become the Most Interesting Partygoer
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25
Connected Multi-Sport Headphones
Connected Multi-Sport Headphones
'Kuaifit' Headphones Provide Coaching Analytics and Motivation
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24
Anonymous Voting Apps
Anonymous Voting Apps
The Aop App Lets Users Secretly Vote on Hot-button Issues
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23
Slim Shockproof Phone Cases
Slim Shockproof Phone Cases
The 'Yesgo Case' is Both Strong and Convenient
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22
Futuristic All-Glass Smartphones
Futuristic All-Glass Smartphones
The Apple iPhone X Packs the A11 Bionic Chip and Much More
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21
AR-Powered Parking Apps
AR-Powered Parking Apps
The 'Park Rangr' App Helps Drivers Avoid Parking Tickets
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20
Battery-Powered Mini PCs
Battery-Powered Mini PCs
The Toshiba dynaEdge Boasts Impressive Specs in a Portable Design
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19
Drag-and-Drop Shopping Apps
Drag-and-Drop Shopping Apps
'Thinkover' Makes It Easy for Users to Save and Purchase Items on Sale
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18
Outdoor Adventurer Battery Packs
Outdoor Adventurer Battery Packs
The myCharge AdventureMax Power Bank Battery Withstands Anything
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17
Screen-Expanding Tablet Devices
Screen-Expanding Tablet Devices
The Astro 'Luna Display' Turns the iPad into a Second Display
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16
Multi-Access Smart Locks
Multi-Access Smart Locks
The 'Latch C' Home Smart Locks are Specially Designed for Apple Users
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15
Mother-Connecting Friendship Apps
Mother-Connecting Friendship Apps
The Peanut App is Helping Moms Find Like-Minded Friends
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14
Supercar-Branded Smartphones
Supercar-Branded Smartphones
The Lamborghini Alpha-One is a High-End Luxury Mobile Device
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13
Maze Game Phone Cases
Maze Game Phone Cases
This Retro Maze Case Offers Entertainment Should Your iPhone Ever Die
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12
Device-Charging USB Hubs
Device-Charging USB Hubs
The Turbo PowerHub Portable USB-C Hub Boasts an Internal Power Bank
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11
Fitness Technology Smartwatches
Fitness Technology Smartwatches
The Fitbit Ionic Tracks Vitals and Keeps Wearers Connected
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10
Emotion-Detecting Condiment Apps
Emotion-Detecting Condiment Apps
Marmite's TasteFace Uses Facial Recognition to Read Reactions
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9
Retro Video Apps
Retro Video Apps
The OLDV App Lets You Shoot Video Straight Out of the 1980s
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8
Angular Bevel Smartphones
Angular Bevel Smartphones
The SAY2 Smartphone Immerses the User with a Seamless Display
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7
App-Enabled Cooking Utensils
App-Enabled Cooking Utensils
The 'Temp Smart Spoon' Promises the Perfect Bowl of Pasta
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6
Digitized In-Store Experiences
Digitized In-Store Experiences
Nordstrom's 'Reserve Online and Try in Store' Service Has Expanded
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5
AI Interview Apps
AI Interview Apps
'HireVue' Uses Video Interviewing and AI to Match Applicants to Jobs
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4
Smartwatch Surf-Tracking Apps
Smartwatch Surf-Tracking Apps
The XENSR Sessions App Tracks Surfing Directly from Your Wrist
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3
Counterfeit Bag-Detecting Devices
Counterfeit Bag-Detecting Devices
The 'Entrupy' Camera Can Detect a Fake Purse in 15 Seconds
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2
AR Beer Labels
AR Beer Labels
This Snoqualmie American Pale Ale Boasts an Interactive Label
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1
Smartphone-Incorporating Laptops
Smartphone-Incorporating Laptops
The Samsung Dex Book Concept Lets You Nest Your Device
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