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About the App Report

The App Trend Report investigates numerous operating system applications and software programs that have become popular among consumers in recent years. From innovative app software to free apps for smartphones, our research covers industry trends that spark and retain consumer interest. We also examine consumer habits when it comes to app downloads, as well as the flourishing app market landscape and how industry leaders like Google and Android have created business opportunities for advertisers, marketers and tech-savvy companies.

Who It's For

This research will inspire tech companies, electronics manufacturers, software engineers and brand innovators to come up with creative and provocative ideas to stimulate business planning and strategy. Furthermore, our consumer-based data will give companies astute insider knowledge that can be leveraged for an advantage in this highly competitive industry.

Be on the forefront of industry trends that shape consumer opinion while obtaining significant insight with the App Trend Report.

The App Trend Report, last published on Nov 28, 2014, includes 479 PRO Trends and 2,395 examples of app market research and app consumer trends related to: smartphones, software programs, laptops, mobile operating systems, app stores and app trends.

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Methodology

Our app research is based on Trend Hunter's crowdsourced app articles and 2,165,000,000 total views of data. [Learn More]

Report Contents

• 479 App PRO Trends = 479 Powerpoint Pages App PPT Report
• 2,395 App Examples

Online Extras With Full Subscription

• 335 App Videos (Online) App Videos
• 14,370 App Images (Online) App Images
• Additional Niche Reports (with a full subscription): Smartphone, Gaming, Space, Google, Android, Camera, Chemicals, Television, Headphones, Global Positioning System, Tablet, Radio, Mobile, Video Editing, SLR, Online Gaming, App, HDTV, 3D Glasses, Camera Accessories, Gaming Apps, Keyboards, Audio, Touchscreen, Console, Presentation, Email, Laptop, Electronics, Stereo and more!



Sample App Pro Trends

Each App PRO Trend is on its own slide with implications, a quantified score, and examples linked to online app articles, videos and images. Examples:

App-Connected Intimacy A prompt for convenience sees consumers turn to apps for pleasure Implications - While apps like Tinder have dominated the market for dating, a shift towards apps and products that aid intimacy in an on-demand fashion are on the rise. The connected consumer is accustom to instant gratification, which is being capitalized on with apps that deliver excitement at any moment.
App-Connected Intimacy
A prompt for convenience sees consumers turn to apps for pleasure
6 Examples + Score + Implications


Connected Pleasure Products for personal stimulation are given a connectivity focused overhaul Implications - As consumers become increasingly unable to part with digital devices, brands are responding in kind with connected intimacy toys. Features like Bluetooth or Internet connectivity offer consumers the option to never disconnect even during private moments, which speaks to a preference for technology over privacy.
Connected Pleasure
Products for personal stimulation are given a connectivity focused overhaul
5 Examples + Score + Implications


Connected Maintenance Auto care gets technological as consumers demand further control Implications - Revolting against the mechanic, consumers are opting for connected, and in some cases autonomous, forms of vehicle maintenance to gain better control over their cars. This shift towards smart ways to maintain vehicle health relates to consumers who crave digital integration, but aren't willing to invest in an advanced vehicle. Furthermore, this ties into the DIY culture that is particularly popular with Millennials.
Connected Maintenance
Auto care gets technological as consumers demand further control
6 Examples + Score + Implications


Budget Streamlining As apps make banking more accessible, budgeting comes to the forefront Implications - With banking apps becoming popularized, consumers are armed with more information about their financial standing than ever before. This automated and convenient approach to banking lends nicely to the budget-conscious consumer, who can use these apps to set goals and track spending easily.
Budget Streamlining
As apps make banking more accessible, budgeting comes to the forefront
5 Examples + Score + Implications


Hyper-Niche Payment Offering convenience, brand-specific digital payment systems encourage loyalty Implications - Retail and QSR brands are turning to company-specific payment apps to ensure that existing customers keep returning. Providing a more streamlined in-store experience by consolidating loyalty program perks and payment, this customization of the ease-of-payment shift highlights the branding opportunity companies have when it comes to emerging technology.
Hyper-Niche Payment
Offering convenience, brand-specific digital payment systems encourage loyalty
4 Examples + Score + Implications


Health Forecasting To provide further tangibility, predictive technology enters the health sphere Implications - As a healthy lifestyle continues to be coveted by consumers, the next extension of healthy living is being realized with prediction technology in healthcare. Placing power in the users' hands, this shift towards prediction for prevention decentralizes healthcare further, and empowers everyday consumers to take charge of their own health.
Health Forecasting
To provide further tangibility, predictive technology enters the health sphere
7 Examples + Score + Implications


Predictive Diversity Consumers turn to predictive technology for a wide range of new uses Implications - Although the traditional route for prediction technology relates to mapping and safety for transportation, we're seeing the technology permeate a number of different verticals. Everything from health to chores is being affected by predictive software, which reinforces a preference for automation.
Predictive Diversity
Consumers turn to predictive technology for a wide range of new uses
5 Examples + Score + Implications


Outsource Obsession Consumers flock to services that outsource even rudimentary tasks Implications - Anything consumers can do to automate an aspect of daily life is being coveted, which is supported by the rise of outsource services for everything from laundry to texting. As work schedules continue to become more hectic, consumers will likely opt for convenience, even at a price, in everyday life.
Outsource Obsession
Consumers flock to services that outsource even rudimentary tasks
8 Examples + Score + Implications


PLUS 473 more App PRO Trends and 2,395 examples!



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