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Top 75 Mobile App Ideas in October

From Collaborative Dating Apps to Colleague-Connecting Apps

— October 29, 2017 — Tech
With summer over, the October 2017 mobile app trends reveal that consumers are eager to refocus on building connections -- be they romantic or otherwise -- and they are turning to technology to do so.

On the dating front, many consumers are looking beyond Tinder to other matchmaking apps that can help to better narrow down the perfect partner. One such app as is Hinge, which now offers a Hinge Matchmaker option that allows friends to suggest potential matches. The M8 app operates on a similar premise, in that friends help to pick each other's potential dates.

However, the October 2017 mobile app trends reveal that it is not just romantic connections that consumers are focusing on. For instance, China's Ding Ding app has more than 50 million users that turn to the networking app to connect with colleagues.
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Beholden Blood Donation Apps
Beholden Blood Donation Apps
This App Helps Patients Connect With Lifesaving Blood Donors
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74
Streaming Alert Apps
Streaming Alert Apps
'Stream Time' Helps Users Keep Tabs on Upcoming Live Videos
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73
Harassment-Fighting Transit Apps
Harassment-Fighting Transit Apps
The SafeTTC App Helps Torontonians Discreetly Report Harassment
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72
Crowdsourced College News Apps
Crowdsourced College News Apps
The Wildfire App Lets Students Share What's Happening Around Them
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71
Mathematical Online Communities
Mathematical Online Communities
The Solver App is for Helping Students With Math Equations
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70
Social Vinyl Marketplace Apps
Social Vinyl Marketplace Apps
The '#vinyloftheday' App Connects Collectors to Sell and Socialize
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69
Parental Marketplace Platforms
Parental Marketplace Platforms
The 'Orcas' App Connects Parents to Trusted Babysitters and More
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68
Social Music Streaming Apps
Social Music Streaming Apps
The 'Headset' Simple Music Player Uses the Power of YouTube and Reddit
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67
Livestreaming Q&A Apps
Livestreaming Q&A Apps
'Askedoo' Helps Users Take Question and Answer Sessions Live
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66
Nostalgic Music Apps
Nostalgic Music Apps
Wolfgang's Music Allows Users to Go Back Decades and Find Live Recordings
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65
Paradoxical Community Engagement Apps
Paradoxical Community Engagement Apps
The JOMO App Encourages You to Spend Less Time On Your Phone
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64
Secure Note-Taking Apps
Secure Note-Taking Apps
Tempad is an Austere System That Offers Free Syncing
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63
Metro Payment Apps
Metro Payment Apps
The TfL Oyster App Makes It Easier for Tube Users to Stay Topped Up
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62
Streamlined Comedy-Writing Apps
Streamlined Comedy-Writing Apps
Funny or Die's 'Pitch' App Connects Writers and Content Creators
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61
High-Capacity Storage Cards
High-Capacity Storage Cards
This SanDisk microSD Card Boasts a 400GB Storage Capacity
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60
Backcountry Condition Apps
Backcountry Condition Apps
The Mountain Hub App Provides Real-Time Info for Outdoor Enthusiasts
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59
Meditative Oasis Apps
Meditative Oasis Apps
Thrive's Immersive 'Feel Stress Free' App is Set on a Soothing Island
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58
Stratified Password Apps
Stratified Password Apps
This Password Management App Offers Multiple Layers Of Protection
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57
Consolidated Identification Apps
Consolidated Identification Apps
The Sunrise ID Checker App Utilizes Multiple Layers Of Security
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56
Lavatory-Locating Apps
Lavatory-Locating Apps
This Bathroom App Helps Shoppers Use the Loo At Specific Retail Locations
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55
Apartment Referral Apps
Apartment Referral Apps
The Rentgrata App Connects Apartment Hunters with Their Would-be Neighbors
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54
Democratic Dining Apps
Democratic Dining Apps
KtchUp Lets Friends Vote on Where to Eat Together
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53
Social Media Aggregation Apps
Social Media Aggregation Apps
'Thread Reader' Collects Tweetstorms Into a Single Page
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52
Stealthy Messaging Apps
Stealthy Messaging Apps
StealthChat Provides Encrypted Calls and Messaging
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51
Communication-Enhancing Apps
Communication-Enhancing Apps
The iFlytek Smart System Aims to Surpass Communication Obstacles
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50
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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49
Comedian-Starring Strategy Games
Comedian-Starring Strategy Games
'Gold Ambush with Kevin Hart' is Set in a Medieval World
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48
One-Touch Editing Apps
One-Touch Editing Apps
'Quickshot' Offers Effortless, Automated Mobile Photo Editing
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47
Colleague-Connecting Apps
Colleague-Connecting Apps
The Ding Ding App is Now Being Used by Chinese Workers
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46
Intrusive Response-Prompting Apps
Intrusive Response-Prompting Apps
ReplyASAP Triggers an Alarm to Prevent Ignored Text Messages
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45
Appointment Assistant Apps
Appointment Assistant Apps
The 'inTime' App Helps Users to Keep Track of Their Busy Schedules
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44
Monetized Messenger Apps
Monetized Messenger Apps
This App Helps Journalists and Creators Profit From Their Followings
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43
Rewarding Friend Matchmaking Apps
Rewarding Friend Matchmaking Apps
The 'M8' Dating App Has Your Friends Picking Matches for You
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42
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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41
Group Video Chat Apps
Group Video Chat Apps
Facebook's Standalone Bonfire App Also Has Special Effects Features
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40
AI-Infused Fitness Plans
AI-Infused Fitness Plans
FitGenie is Rethinking Online Calorie Counting
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39
Inclusive Menstrual Tracking Apps
Inclusive Menstrual Tracking Apps
Planned Parenthood's 'Spot On' Focuses on Gender Neutrality
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38
Cancer Treatment Tracking Apps
Cancer Treatment Tracking Apps
The chemoWave App Aims to Enhance and Humanize Patient Journeys
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37
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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36
All-In-One Event Apps
All-In-One Event Apps
PHILDORA Lets Users Create Invitations, Gift Registries and Plan Parties
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35
Data-Based Health Solutions
Data-Based Health Solutions
Sanofi Has Teamed Up With Evidation Health to Enhance Consumer Health
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34
Collaborative Matchmaking Apps
Collaborative Matchmaking Apps
The Hinge Matchmaker App Lets Friends Suggest Potential Matches
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33
Streamlined Insurance Apps
Streamlined Insurance Apps
The Alan App Helps Health and Life Insurance Clients Make Speedy Claims
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32
All-Encompassing Health Data Platforms
All-Encompassing Health Data Platforms
Human API Can Analyze Clinical Date in Real Time
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31
Customized Greeting Card Apps
Customized Greeting Card Apps
'CardSnacks' Sends Animated Greeting Cards for Any Occasion
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30
Pressure Point Healing Apps
Pressure Point Healing Apps
The 'Acupressure: Heal Yourself' App is User-Friendly & Effective
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29
Auditory Money Transfer Apps
Auditory Money Transfer Apps
The 'Tez' App Uses Audio Recognition to Pair Senders & Receivers
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28
Personal Shopper Apps
Personal Shopper Apps
Handled's App Connects Consumers to a Personal Shopper Service
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27
Face-Tracking Emoticon Features
Face-Tracking Emoticon Features
iOS 11 Will Let You Send Face Expression-Based 3D Animated Emoji
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26
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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25
Crowdsourced Decision-Making Apps
Crowdsourced Decision-Making Apps
'Deemr' Lets Users Provide Input on Others' Decisions
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24
Mindfulness-Enhancing Apps
Mindfulness-Enhancing Apps
PauseAble Offers Apps That Were Designed to Relax and Soothe Users
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23
Social Network Finance Apps
Social Network Finance Apps
'Finch' Brings a Social Aspect to Consumer Finances
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22
Bat-Locating Apps
Bat-Locating Apps
The Echo Meter App Helps the General Public Track and Collect Data on Bats
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21
Prejudice Awareness Apps
Prejudice Awareness Apps
This App Helps Discourage Stereotyping Using Smartphone-Based Interaction
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20
Algorithm-Based Alarm Apps
Algorithm-Based Alarm Apps
The 'Wake Up Buddy' Smart Alarm App Ensures You Actually Wake Up
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19
On-Demand Maintenance Apps
On-Demand Maintenance Apps
'ResQ' is a Digitized Maintenance Marketplace for Restaurant Repairs
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18
Couples To-Do Apps
Couples To-Do Apps
'Merge' is a Collaborative App for Task Management
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17
Payment-Delaying Travel Apps
Payment-Delaying Travel Apps
Bliss Finds You Cheap Airfare and Lets You Pay For It Later
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16
Fair-Trade Fishing Apps
Fair-Trade Fishing Apps
This App Lets Australians Enjoy Fresh Fish Straight Off the Boat
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15
On-Demand Beauty Apps
On-Demand Beauty Apps
The GetBetty App Lets You Schedule a Blowout at Any Time
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14
Crowdsourced Bar Atmosphere Apps
Crowdsourced Bar Atmosphere Apps
The Current Nightlife App Gives a Live Look Inside Bars and Clubs
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13
User-Focused Makeup Apps
User-Focused Makeup Apps
NYX Cosmetics' Makeup Crew App Pulls User-Generated Content
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12
Thought-Provoking Conversation Apps
Thought-Provoking Conversation Apps
'Party Qs' Helps You to Become the Most Interesting Partygoer
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11
Calculator App Builders
Calculator App Builders
App Designer Calcapp Helps You Create Spreadsheet-Like Applications
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10
Anonymous Voting Apps
Anonymous Voting Apps
The Aop App Lets Users Secretly Vote on Hot-button Issues
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9
AR-Powered Parking Apps
AR-Powered Parking Apps
The 'Park Rangr' App Helps Drivers Avoid Parking Tickets
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8
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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7
Discoverable 3D Printing Apps
Discoverable 3D Printing Apps
The Thinger App Helps You Discover and Download 3D Printing Models
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6
Mother-Connecting Friendship Apps
Mother-Connecting Friendship Apps
The Peanut App is Helping Moms Find Like-Minded Friends
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5
Augmented Autism Apps
Augmented Autism Apps
This App Uses Google Glass to Help Children With Autism Communicate
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4
Emotion-Detecting Condiment Apps
Emotion-Detecting Condiment Apps
Marmite's TasteFace Uses Facial Recognition to Read Reactions
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3
Retro Video Apps
Retro Video Apps
The OLDV App Lets You Shoot Video Straight Out of the 1980s
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2
AI Interview Apps
AI Interview Apps
'HireVue' Uses Video Interviewing and AI to Match Applicants to Jobs
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1
Smartwatch Surf-Tracking Apps
Smartwatch Surf-Tracking Apps
The XENSR Sessions App Tracks Surfing Directly from Your Wrist
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