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Top 95 Mobile Trends in September

From Dual-Recording Phones to Cephalopod Mobile Mounts

— September 28, 2017 — Tech
Smartphones are so ubiquitous that they've effectively co-opted the very word for movement, and the September 2017 mobile trends show that the technology isn't slowing down. Whether in terms of software or hardware, innovative mobile technology continues to be developed, giving consumers surprising and engaging new ways to make use of their everyday technology.

In the world of software, apps are embracing anonymity. The Tbh app revives the 'Honesty Box' from an earlier generation of Facebook, letting users answer questions about one another without having to worry about the social ramifications, and Sarahah is a new platform that lets users act anonymously from within Snapchat.

Hardware developments are close behind as well, with smartphones that have been tricked out to use their previous features in new ways. The newest Nokia flagship phone, for example, lets users record footage from both of the phone's camera's simultaeously.
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Activity
Freshness
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Video App Messengers
Video App Messengers
The YouTube App Now Offers a New Way to Share YouTube Videos
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94
Collaborative Friendfunding Apps
Collaborative Friendfunding Apps
'Polca' is a Crowdfunding App That Lets Friends Offer Support
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93
Fidget Toy Chat Apps
Fidget Toy Chat Apps
'Fidget Spinner Live' Helps Users Video Chat with Others While Spinning
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92
Canine Friendship-Finding Apps
Canine Friendship-Finding Apps
The 'PawMeUp' App Helps Dog Owners Find Play Dates
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91
American History Musical Apps
American History Musical Apps
The Hamilton App is Designed for Both Fans and Newcomers
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90
Real-Time Budgeting Cards
Real-Time Budgeting Cards
The Feedback Card Features a Button for Finance Monitoring
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89
Zen Phone Holders
Zen Phone Holders
The 'Working Buddha' Phone Holder Design Aims to Inspire the Modern Person
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88
Public Technology Bans
Public Technology Bans
Honolulu Has Implemented a Distracting Walking Ban Against Smartphone Users
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87
Gesture-Controlled VR Suits
Gesture-Controlled VR Suits
e-skin is a Flexible & Camera-Free Shirt for Mixed Reality Experiences
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86
Appointment Assistant Apps
Appointment Assistant Apps
The 'inTime' App Helps Users to Keep Track of Their Busy Schedules
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85
Social TV-Watching Platforms
Social TV-Watching Platforms
Facebook 'Watch' is a Dedicated New Platform for Viewing Shows
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84
Speedy 5G Smartphones
Speedy 5G Smartphones
The ZTE 'Gigabit' Phone Accommodates a Wide Network Range
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83
Chore Reminder Apps
Chore Reminder Apps
The Beeline App Enables You to Give a Friend Tasks and Remind Them Of It
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82
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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81
GIF-Paired Weather Apps
GIF-Paired Weather Apps
'Basic Weather' is Trying to Make Checking the Weather More Emotional
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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
Intrusive Response-Prompting Apps
Intrusive Response-Prompting Apps
ReplyASAP Triggers an Alarm to Prevent Ignored Text Messages
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78
Android Camera Brand Devices
Android Camera Brand Devices
These Polaroid Smart Devices are Available Exclusively in Mexico
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77
Virtual Rock Concert Concepts
Virtual Rock Concert Concepts
T-Mobile Has Unveiled Its Plans on How It Will Use 5G Technology
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76
Magnetic Mobile Stands
Magnetic Mobile Stands
Triwoodtech Design's Triangular Supporting Stand Folds Flat
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75
Minimalist Reminder Apps
Minimalist Reminder Apps
The 1Memo App Enhances Productivity by Keeping Users in the Present
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74
Dual-Recording Flagship Phones
Dual-Recording Flagship Phones
The New Nokia 8 is the First Device to Record 'Bothies'
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73
Self-Care Reminder Apps
Self-Care Reminder Apps
The Aloe App Helps Users Set Up Healthy Reminders for Themselves
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72
P2P Payment Cards
P2P Payment Cards
PayPal's Peer-to-Peer Payment System Now Includes Customizable Cards
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71
Virtual Family Assistants
Virtual Family Assistants
Picniic Updated Its Scheduling App with a Personality Called 'Pia'
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70
Conversational Translation Apps
Conversational Translation Apps
The iTranslate Converse App Converts Spoken Languages in Real-Time
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69
All-In-One Event Apps
All-In-One Event Apps
PHILDORA Lets Users Create Invitations, Gift Registries and Plan Parties
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68
Trampoline Bed Installations
Trampoline Bed Installations
Virgin Media Promoted Its Virgin TV Kids App with a Jumping Apparatus
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67
Stress-Measuring Smartphone Apps
Stress-Measuring Smartphone Apps
'Welltory' is an App-Enabled Personal Stress Management Coach
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66
Audio-Paired Sleep Sprays
Audio-Paired Sleep Sprays
Meditation App Calm's 'Sleep Mist,' is to Be Used with a 'Sleep Story'
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65
Versatile B2B Software Companies
Versatile B2B Software Companies
Insite Software Helps Distributors and Manufacturers Succeed
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64
In-App Ride Share Chats
In-App Ride Share Chats
Uber's New Chat Function Simplifies Passenger-Driver Interactions
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63
On-Demand Physical Therapy
On-Demand Physical Therapy
Theryon App Lets You Easily Schedule a Physical Therapy Session
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62
Personalized Menu Apps
Personalized Menu Apps
The 'Edible' App Locates Meals Based on Diet or Allergy Restrictions
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61
Intelligent Smartphone Alarms
Intelligent Smartphone Alarms
The 'Clockwise' Smart Alarm Lets Users Customize a Wake-Up Narrator
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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
Anticipatory Shopping Assistants
Anticipatory Shopping Assistants
SmartStockup Ensures Consumers Never Run Out of Toilet Paper
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58
Telecom-Approved Tablets
Telecom-Approved Tablets
The AT&T Primetime Affordable Android Tablet Streams Cable Programming
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57
App-Enabled Smart Thermoses
App-Enabled Smart Thermoses
'Prismcups' Use Infrared Sensors to Detect Various Liquids
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56
Video Chat-Based Health Apps
Video Chat-Based Health Apps
The Huddle Mental Health App Connects People Via Video Chat
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55
Ergonomic Technology Mounts
Ergonomic Technology Mounts
The 'Pukk' Magnetic Mount Keeps Devices at the Perfect Angle
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54
Rugged Smartphone Updates
Rugged Smartphone Updates
The Galaxy S8 Active is a Durable Version of Samsung's Flagship Phone
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53
Complimentary Product-Providing Apps
Complimentary Product-Providing Apps
The Claim It! App is a Marketplace for Free Stuff
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52
Money-Saving Rideshare Apps
Money-Saving Rideshare Apps
'Uber Pulse' Monitors Uber Surge Pricing to Get You the Best Rate
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51
Miniature Companion Smartphones
Miniature Companion Smartphones
The 'Nanite' Micro Android Smartphone is 1.8 Inches in Height
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50
Speedy Productivity Smartphones
Speedy Productivity Smartphones
The Samsung Galaxy Note8 Has an Infinity Display and More
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49
Clever Young Driver Apps
Clever Young Driver Apps
'Safe & Sound' Plays Embarrassing Music When a Teen Drives too Quickly
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48
Informed Consumer Apps
Informed Consumer Apps
GoodGuide Helps Consumers Purchase Safe, Healthy Goods
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47
Smartphone Whiteboard Designs
Smartphone Whiteboard Designs
UX Whiteboards are Designed to Help Designers Work Better
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46
Intuitive Mobile Ordering Apps
Intuitive Mobile Ordering Apps
Tim Hortons' Mobile Ordering Saves Customers' Favorite Menu Items
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45
Soundtrack-Accompanied Bedtime Stories
Soundtrack-Accompanied Bedtime Stories
The 'Novel Effect' App Uses Voice Recognition Technology
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44
Child DIY Encouragement Apps
Child DIY Encouragement Apps
The DIY Kid Skills Community Lets Users Earn Badges
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43
Dating App Video Chats
Dating App Video Chats
'Badoo' Now Offers an In-App Live Video Chat Feature
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42
Anonymous Social Messengers
Anonymous Social Messengers
'Sarahah' Lets Users Send Anonymous Messages Through Snapchat
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41
Augmented Social Apps
Augmented Social Apps
The 'Mirage World' App Uses AR to Connect Users Through Tangible Objects
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40
Digital Airport Retailers
Digital Airport Retailers
Auckland Airport Unveiled Plans to Open a Multi-Retailer Digital Mall
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39
Pizza Loyalty Programs
Pizza Loyalty Programs
Pizza Hut's 'Hut Rewards' Delivers Customers Dollar-for-Dollar Rewards
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38
AI-Infused Hair Coloring Apps
AI-Infused Hair Coloring Apps
Teleport Takes the Guesswork Out of Dyeing Your Hair
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37
Restaurant Supplier Apps
Restaurant Supplier Apps
BlueCart for Buyers Lets Restaurants Streamline Their Ordering Process
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36
Singing Competition Apps
Singing Competition Apps
The Spotlite App is a Social Network for Singers That Hosts Competitions
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35
Universal Remote Phone Cases
Universal Remote Phone Cases
The 'Pi' iPhone 7 Battery Cases Add Multiple Functionalities
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34
Intelligent Tailoring Apps
Intelligent Tailoring Apps
Dressup AI is a Digital Fashion Designer App Featuring Tailor Services
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33
Algorithm-Based Alarm Apps
Algorithm-Based Alarm Apps
The 'Wake Up Buddy' Smart Alarm App Ensures You Actually Wake Up
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32
Dedicated Sneakerhead Apps
Dedicated Sneakerhead Apps
The Nike SNEAKRS App Keeps Users Up to Date with New Drops
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31
Musical Facial Recognition Apps
Musical Facial Recognition Apps
Face Dance App is Like Dance Dance Revolution for Your Face
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30
AR Messaging Apps
AR Messaging Apps
'Neon' is a Social Messenger App That Lets Users Share Digital Neon Text
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29
Text-Based Shopping Services
Text-Based Shopping Services
PopSugar's 'Must Have It' Enables Consumers to Shop by Texting "Yes"
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28
Nutritional Lifestyle Voice Assistants
Nutritional Lifestyle Voice Assistants
The 'Astro' Personal Digital Assistant Simplifies Tracking
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27
On-Demand Beauty Apps
On-Demand Beauty Apps
The GetBetty App Lets You Schedule a Blowout at Any Time
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26
Cephalopod Smartphone Mounts
Cephalopod Smartphone Mounts
The 'Tenikle' Smartphone Camera Mounts Keep Gear Secure
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25
HD Camera Phone Attachments
HD Camera Phone Attachments
The AMIR is a Smartphone-Fitted Lens That Will Improve Your Photos
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24
Curved Entertainment Smartphones
Curved Entertainment Smartphones
The Alienware Atlanta 01 Smartphone Works for VR and Much More
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23
Tool-Infused Smartphone Cases
Tool-Infused Smartphone Cases
The 'Level' Rugged iPhone 7 Case Provides a Screwdriver and More
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22
Hi-Res Audio MP3 Players
Hi-Res Audio MP3 Players
The Hidizs AP200 HiFi Music Player Doesn't Compromise Your Fave Tunes
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21
Battery-Powered Mini PCs
Battery-Powered Mini PCs
The Toshiba dynaEdge Boasts Impressive Specs in a Portable Design
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20
AR App Profiles
AR App Profiles
Blippar 'Halos' Let Users Compile 'Augmented Reality Face Profiles'
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19
Expiration-Monitoring Smart Fridges
Expiration-Monitoring Smart Fridges
The Smarter Fridgecam Can Turn Any Fridge into a Smart Device
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18
Fandom-Centered Dating Apps
Fandom-Centered Dating Apps
'Cuddli' Helps Connect Nearby People with Nerdy and Niche Interests
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17
Noise Notification Systems
Noise Notification Systems
NoiseAware Poses a Solution to Noisy Neighbors in Apartment Complexes
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16
Screen-Expanding Tablet Devices
Screen-Expanding Tablet Devices
The Astro 'Luna Display' Turns the iPad into a Second Display
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15
Outdoor Adventurer Battery Packs
Outdoor Adventurer Battery Packs
The myCharge AdventureMax Power Bank Battery Withstands Anything
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14
Power Bank-Infused Chargers
Power Bank-Infused Chargers
The Anker PowerCore Fusion 5000 USB Wall Chargers are Efficient
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13
Multi-Access Smart Locks
Multi-Access Smart Locks
The 'Latch C' Home Smart Locks are Specially Designed for Apple Users
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12
Mother-Connecting Friendship Apps
Mother-Connecting Friendship Apps
The Peanut App is Helping Moms Find Like-Minded Friends
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11
Maze Game Phone Cases
Maze Game Phone Cases
This Retro Maze Case Offers Entertainment Should Your iPhone Ever Die
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10
Supercar-Branded Smartphones
Supercar-Branded Smartphones
The Lamborghini Alpha-One is a High-End Luxury Mobile Device
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9
Device-Charging USB Hubs
Device-Charging USB Hubs
The Turbo PowerHub Portable USB-C Hub Boasts an Internal Power Bank
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8
Retro Video Apps
Retro Video Apps
The OLDV App Lets You Shoot Video Straight Out of the 1980s
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7
Attachable Smartphone Lights
Attachable Smartphone Lights
This Mini Phone Attachment Creates the Perfect Selfie Lighting
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6
Branded To-Go Box Controllers
Branded To-Go Box Controllers
Eat KFC and Play Video Games with This To-Go Chicken Box Controller
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5
Self-Serve Shopping Apps
Self-Serve Shopping Apps
Walmart's 'Scan & Go' Helps Consumers Skip the Checkout Line
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4
Sustainable Smartphone Packaging
Sustainable Smartphone Packaging
This Eco-Friendly Box Represents a Company Committed to Reuse
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3
Anti-Radiation Phone Docks
Anti-Radiation Phone Docks
The 'WaveBrak' Smartphone Radiation Barrier Won't Restrict Connections
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2
Compact Capsular Trackers
Compact Capsular Trackers
The Ora Kids Tracker is a Convenient Wearable for Highly Active Children
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1
Anonymous Truth-Telling Apps
Anonymous Truth-Telling Apps
The Tbh App Lets Users Anonymously Rate Their Friends
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