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Top 100 Mobile App Ideas in September

From Robbery-Alerting Apps to Cautionary Celiac Apps

— September 25, 2016 — Tech
From apps that alert police to bank robberies to platforms that help those with celiac disease figure out what to eat, the September 2016 mobile app trends demonstrate that our smartphone applications can be used for much more than fun and entertainment. Indeed, apps are increasingly becoming a valuable tool for helping people on an individual level and on a global scale.

When it comes to helping consumers deal with everyday issues, there are a number of apps that give consumers the power to take their health into their own hands. These apps include cautionary celiac apps, slumber-inducing sound apps and even cancer-detection apps.

On a larger scale, there are a number of apps that help solve issues on both the community level and the international level. As the September 2016 mobile app trends reveal, these platforms can range from senior-friendly rideshare apps that help the elderly get around town to terrorism-tracking apps that empower individuals to share information about terrorism threats.
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Activity
Freshness
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Decluttering Gallery Apps
Decluttering Gallery Apps
The Taggle Platform Lets Mobile Users Organize Their Digital Photos
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99
Cruelty-Free Cosmetics Apps
Cruelty-Free Cosmetics Apps
This App Helps Consumers Find Cruelty-Free and Vegan Beauty Products
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98
Shift Worker Chat Apps
Shift Worker Chat Apps
'Project Sonoma' Helps Shift Workers Coordinate with Each Other
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97
Proactive Weather Apps
Proactive Weather Apps
The Met Office's App Uses Video and Social Media Content
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96
Culinary Blogger Apps
Culinary Blogger Apps
Online Chef Deliciously Ella Shares Her Recipes in a Portable App Platform
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95
Spam-Detecting Phone Apps
Spam-Detecting Phone Apps
The New Google Phone App Alerts Users to Spam Calls
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94
Teenage-Focused Video Apps
Teenage-Focused Video Apps
This App Helps Teens Create Videos That Represent Their Character
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93
Internet Speed-Testing Apps
Internet Speed-Testing Apps
Netflix's Speed Test App Helps You Assess Your Device's Connectivity
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92
Bookmarking App Platforms
Bookmarking App Platforms
Lookmark Saves iTunes Content For a Later Download Date
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91
Accommodating Dog Walker Apps
Accommodating Dog Walker Apps
The Spot App Helps You Hire Dog Walkers For an Hourly Rate
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90
Meditating Sleep Platforms
Meditating Sleep Platforms
Zen Guided Meditation Uses Quotes and Sounds to Help Induce Slumber
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89
WiFi-Seeking Apps
WiFi-Seeking Apps
The Telstra App Helps Users Find WiFi Hotspots Around the World
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88
Rollback Retail Platforms
Rollback Retail Platforms
The Walmart Canada App Connects Consumers to Automatic Savings
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87
Productive Parenting Apps
Productive Parenting Apps
The Finny App Ensures That Children Continue Learning While Playing
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86
Skyscraper Discovery Apps
Skyscraper Discovery Apps
The Skyscrapers Educational App Teaches Children About Architecture
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85
Diligent Data-Tracking Apps
Diligent Data-Tracking Apps
The My Data Manager App Helps You Save On Your Phone Bill
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84
Cautionary Celiac Apps
Cautionary Celiac Apps
The Goodness Grains App Supports Gluten-Free Eating
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83
Supplemental Parking Apps
Supplemental Parking Apps
This App Eases Parking For Drivers In Downtown New Haven
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82
Localized Business News Apps
Localized Business News Apps
The Economyloop App Helps Business Travelers Access Relevant News
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81
Indie Music Discovery Apps
Indie Music Discovery Apps
The Wonder App Helps You Be the First to Discover New Bands
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80
Thought-Collecting Apps
Thought-Collecting Apps
Storm It Formats Free Write Ideas Into Social Media Postings
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79
Intuitive Photo Apps
Intuitive Photo Apps
'GoldenHour.one' Lets Users Know the Best Time to Take Perfect Photos
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78
Slumber-Inducing Sound Apps
Slumber-Inducing Sound Apps
The iHome Zen Offers Meditative Audio for the Home
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77
Connected Shared Housing Apps
Connected Shared Housing Apps
The 'Ping' App Helps Airbnb Hosts Inform Guests about the House
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76
Healthy Breathing Apps
Healthy Breathing Apps
The Breathe App Works as a Meditation and Sleep Aid
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75
Attendance-Tracking Mobile Apps
Attendance-Tracking Mobile Apps
'Class 120' Lets Parents Know If Their Children are Skipping Class
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74
Memorial Anti-Bullying Apps
Memorial Anti-Bullying Apps
The 'Amanda' App Makes People Empathetic to the Effects Of Bullying
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73
Localized Event Apps
Localized Event Apps
The Busslr App Helps You Locate and Participate In Events In Your Area
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72
Assistive AR Anime Apps
Assistive AR Anime Apps
The Willow App Acts As Your Personal Pokemon Go Guide
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71
Targeted Training Apps
Targeted Training Apps
The TRN App Helps You Find a Personal Trainer and Hit Your Workout Goals
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70
HD Video-Streaming Apps
HD Video-Streaming Apps
The Alively App Lets Users Stream High-Quality Videos to Their Friends
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69
Robbery-Alerting Apps
Robbery-Alerting Apps
The 'Bank Robbers' App Informs You Of Financial Heists In Your Area
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68
Swipe-Based Auto Apps
Swipe-Based Auto Apps
This App Uses Predictive Matchmaking to Aid Your Car Research
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67
Streamlined Emergency Response Apps
Streamlined Emergency Response Apps
This App Helps First Responders Communicate With Hospitals
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66
Naturalist-Networking Apps
Naturalist-Networking Apps
This Naturalist App Connects Nature-Lovers and Fosters Education
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65
TweenMessaging Apps
TweenMessaging Apps
The Disney Mix App is Targeted Towards Tweens and Their Families
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64
Reminding Awareness Apps
Reminding Awareness Apps
The 'Remindful' Platform Prompts Taking Time to Recenter With Reminders
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63
Gamified Politics Apps
Gamified Politics Apps
The 'America First' App Is Targeted Towards Donald Trump Supporters
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62
Dedicated Councillor Apps
Dedicated Councillor Apps
This App Helps George Darouze's Constituents Stay Informed and Engaged
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61
Interactive Senior Health Apps
Interactive Senior Health Apps
The eSeniorCare App Helps the Elderly Take Control of Their Health
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60
Senior-Friendly Rideshare Apps
Senior-Friendly Rideshare Apps
'GoGoGrandparent' is an Easy Way for Elderly People to Order Ubers
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59
Designated Driver Apps
Designated Driver Apps
The Driverseat App Helps You Instantly Recruit Someone to Drive You Home
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58
Annonymous Complaint Platforms
Annonymous Complaint Platforms
Service App's Protect Feature Eliminates the Need for Human Support
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57
Encrypted Browsing Apps
Encrypted Browsing Apps
Tenta Ensures That Your Browsing History Remains Private
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56
Vacation-Planning Apps
Vacation-Planning Apps
The 'MobyTrip' App Aggregates Vacation-Planning Sites
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55
Self Improvement Task Apps
Self Improvement Task Apps
The Aura App Helps Users Achieve Productivity and Personal Growth
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54
AI Photography Apps
AI Photography Apps
Microsoft Pix Uses AI Technology to Capture the Perfect Image Each Time
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53
Last-Minute Accommodation Apps
Last-Minute Accommodation Apps
'Overnight' Helps People Find Places to Crash In At Short Notice
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52
Assistive AR Gaming Apps
Assistive AR Gaming Apps
This App Helps Pokemon Go Players Browse and Locate Specific Pokemon
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51
Discounted Food Apps
Discounted Food Apps
This App Helps Customers Prevent Food Waste While Saving Money
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50
Roadkill-Reporting Apps
Roadkill-Reporting Apps
This Wildlife App Helps Increase Knowledge Of Animal Populations
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49
Government-Focused Wellness Apps
Government-Focused Wellness Apps
The 'Felix' App Improves Happiness in the Public Sector
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48
Customized Sports Apparel Apps
Customized Sports Apparel Apps
The New Nike App Lets Users Access Sports-Specific Product Tips
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47
Terrorism-Tracking Apps
Terrorism-Tracking Apps
This Smartphone App Helps You Defeat Terrorism Through Information-Sharing
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46
Streamlined Staffing Apps
Streamlined Staffing Apps
The Inploi Job App is Targeted Towards the Hospitality Industry
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45
Visual Management Apps
Visual Management Apps
Galant Connects Time, Money and Clients for Freelancers and Agencies
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44
Virtual Earphone-Sharing Apps
Virtual Earphone-Sharing Apps
Lisn Helps People Listen to the Same Music Without Sharing Earphones
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43
Menswear Shopping Apps
Menswear Shopping Apps
Uniform is a Global Platform Allowing Men to Buy and Sell Luxury Clothing
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42
Child-Friendly Rideshares
Child-Friendly Rideshares
The Kango Rideshare Service Offers Parents a Safe Driver for Their Kids
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41
Apocalyptic Antarctic Apps
Apocalyptic Antarctic Apps
This Interactive Game Spells Out the Plight Of Antarctica's Penguins
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40
Boozy Rebate Apps
Boozy Rebate Apps
The bevRAGE App Helps You Instantly Save On Alcohol Purchases
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39
Driver-Connecting Social Apps
Driver-Connecting Social Apps
The Karmatic App is Like Facebook For Motorists On the Road
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38
Streamlined Home-Buying Apps
Streamlined Home-Buying Apps
The Haus App Makes Buying and Selling Homes a Breeze
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37
Communication-Centric Dating Apps
Communication-Centric Dating Apps
The Curtsy App Employs a Reward System to Keep Users Interacting
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36
Romantic Anime Apps
Romantic Anime Apps
PokeMatch is a Tinder-Style Pokemon Go Dating App So You Can Catch the One
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35
LGBT Streaming Apps
LGBT Streaming Apps
The Revry App Focuses On Streaming LGBT Multimedia Content
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34
Streamlined Real Estate Apps
Streamlined Real Estate Apps
This App Reduces Reliance On Brokers In the Real Estate Marketplace
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33
Spontaneous Activity Apps
Spontaneous Activity Apps
The Kickit App Helps College Students Make Plans with Their Peers
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32
Painted Video Apps
Painted Video Apps
The 'Artisto' App Turns Ten-Second Videos into Moving Paintings
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31
Senior-Specific Tablet Apps
Senior-Specific Tablet Apps
This App Simplifies Technology for Older Demographics
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30
Talkative Recipe Apps
Talkative Recipe Apps
The 'Napkin' App Talks Users Through Recipes
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29
Guided Meditation Apps
Guided Meditation Apps
Ananda Helps Improve Users' Mindfulness and Well-Being
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28
Child-Centric Coding Apps
Child-Centric Coding Apps
The GoldieBlox App Aims to Teach Coding Skills to Young Children
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27
Theological Debate Apps
Theological Debate Apps
The Atheos App Helps Atheist Debate God's Existence With Believers
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26
Attraction-Based Navigation Apps
Attraction-Based Navigation Apps
The Kompl App Helps Travelers Get Lost and Explore a New City
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25
Chat-Based Retail Apps
Chat-Based Retail Apps
The Lookup App Helps Indian Consumers Chat With Local Businesses
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24
Packing Checklist Apps
Packing Checklist Apps
uPacking List Acts as a Tailored Travel Checklist to Keep You Organized
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23
Driveway Parking Apps
Driveway Parking Apps
This Parking App Lets Drivers Rent Out Unused Driveway Parking Spots
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22
Augmented Reality History Apps
Augmented Reality History Apps
This Pokemon Go-Inspired App Helps You Get To Know Moscow
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21
Gadget-Insuring Apps
Gadget-Insuring Apps
This Insurance App Offers Pay-As-You-Go Technology Insurance Plans
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20
Social Nightlife Apps
Social Nightlife Apps
The Weepo App Helps You Check the Gender Ratio At Nightlife Venues
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19
Immersive Reading Apps
Immersive Reading Apps
The Campfire App Transforms the Way Kids and Families Read
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18
Medical Marijuana Management Apps
Medical Marijuana Management Apps
The 'Releaf' App Tracks Patients' Cannabis Usage Statistics
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17
Data-Delivering Dietary Apps
Data-Delivering Dietary Apps
The 'Sage Project' App Reimagines and Redesigns Nutrition Labels
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16
Opinion-Sourcing Apps
Opinion-Sourcing Apps
The Zip Question Answer App Lets You Ask Anonymous People Questions
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15
Bee-Based Routing Apps
Bee-Based Routing Apps
The Routific Software System Plans Routes for Delivery Fleets
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14
Open-Source Management Apps
Open-Source Management Apps
The GitLab Offers Online Task Organization For Teams Projects
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13
AR Recycling Apps
AR Recycling Apps
The 'Recycling Starts Here' App Works In Conjunction With Marked Recycling Bins
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12
Automotive VR Apps
Automotive VR Apps
The FordVR App Helps Users Learn About Ford's Race Car Engineering Efforts
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11
Stress-Busting Apps
Stress-Busting Apps
The Bellabeat Leaf App Works In Conjunction With Wearable Technology
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10
Dimension-Measuring Apps
Dimension-Measuring Apps
The VisualRuler App Helps Users Measure Anything with an Phone Camera
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9
Educational Architecture Apps
Educational Architecture Apps
Tinybop Lets Children Explore Famous Buildings Using Cartoons
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8
Gamified Digital Detox Apps
Gamified Digital Detox Apps
This App Encourages Users to Disconnect by Planting Digital Trees
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7
Airline Reward Apps
Airline Reward Apps
The Frequent Flyer App Helps You Earn Miles In Exchange For Your Location Data
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6
Men's Celebrity Style Apps
Men's Celebrity Style Apps
The 'Looklive' App Recommends Men's Clothing Based on Celebrities
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5
Animated Drawing Apps
Animated Drawing Apps
The Osmo Monster App Brings a Kid's Drawings to Life with Digital Reality
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4
Augmented Reality Decor Apps
Augmented Reality Decor Apps
The Ikea Catalog App Helps You Visualize Your Home Decor Ideas
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3
Speedy Social Payment Apps
Speedy Social Payment Apps
The Cookies App Fills the Peer-to-Peer Payment Need in Germany
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2
Colorful Diary Apps
Colorful Diary Apps
Typography App Paletto Lets You Keep an Artistic Journal On Your Phone
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1
Cancer-Detection Apps
Cancer-Detection Apps
The Dermofit App Assists Early Stage Skin Cancer Detection Efforts
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