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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 Oct 16, 2014, includes 453 PRO Trends and 2,265 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 2,109,000,000 total views of data. [Learn More]

Report Contents

• 453 App PRO Trends = 453 Powerpoint Pages App PPT Report
• 2,265 App Examples

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• 317 App Videos (Online) App Videos
• 13,590 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:

Digitized Friendship Seeking to maintain and create new bonds, consumers turn to mobile apps Implications - Using technology as a form of bonding, consumers, particularly young people, are turning to apps to help foster and maintain friendships. Helping to track whereabouts and even test the strength of bonds, friendship apps serve to make connections between peers more efficient, reflecting a need to keep track of personal relationships in a more streamlined manner.
Digitized Friendship
Seeking to maintain and create new bonds, consumers turn to mobile apps
4 Examples + Score + Implications


Informal Invitation Consumers turn to apps and mobile messages for casual peer-to-peer engagement Implications - Seeking to bypass the need for face-to-face interaction, consumers, particularly young people, are turning to apps and mobile messaging to make greetings and invitations less formal. Using customized platforms for flair and individuality, consumers are able to connect with peers in a more easygoing manner, using digital techniques to extend communication in a streamlined way.
Informal Invitation
Consumers turn to apps and mobile messages for casual peer-to-peer engagement
4 Examples + Score + Implications


Colleague Socialization Office interaction turns to apps and networks for social convenience Implications - Socializing, particularly in professional situations, can be challenging, prompting individuals to turn to apps and social platforms for help. Making connections easier to foster, businesses are adopting apps and networks that encourage workplace communication and the sharing of ideas, stimulating open discussion in a more efficient and tech-driven manner.
Colleague Socialization
Office interaction turns to apps and networks for social convenience
4 Examples + Score + Implications


Digitized Therapy Adding efficiency to health and wellness, consumers turn to mobile therapy apps Implications - Seeking a more streamlined method of mental well-being, consumers are turning to apps and mobile technology for relief. Aiding issues like sleep deprivation and forms of addiction, therapy apps offer both guidance and easy to enable remedies, reflecting a move away from more professional, face-to-face solutions.
Digitized Therapy
Adding efficiency to health and wellness, consumers turn to mobile therapy apps
4 Examples + Score + Implications


Generation Merging Seniors embrace aspects of millennial lifestyle for an enhanced retirement Implications - While it's often said that the elderly will refute the advancements of the next generation, the opposite is taking place as things like ride sharing and apps are embraced by seniors. Making the most of retirement and aging, seniors are treating their twilight years as a time to expand cultural horizons.
Generation Merging
Seniors embrace aspects of millennial lifestyle for an enhanced retirement
5 Examples + Score + Implications


Retiree Adventure Aiding a lust for new experiences, senior services provide youthful experiences Implications - Breaking free of stereotypes, aging consumers are seeking out services and opportunities typically associated with a younger lifestyle. Providing retirees with the chance to travel and explore both social and romantic endeavors, these services allow seniors to maintain a sense of adventure, even in old age.
Retiree Adventure
Aiding a lust for new experiences, senior services provide youthful experiences
4 Examples + Score + Implications


Social Workplace Strengthening morale, workers create bonds through digital office platforms Implications - Helping to enhance peer-to-peer communication, apps and online platforms are providing a place for workers to connect and socialize. Adding a community feel to a professional setting, social workplace features help create a more expressive office culture, using communal tactics to encourage motivation and a sense of belonging in the workplace.
Social Workplace
Strengthening morale, workers create bonds through digital office platforms
4 Examples + Score + Implications


Automated Office Comfort Employees turn to apps to make long work days more durable Implications - Maintaining a positive attitude in workplace environments can be challenging, prompting employees to look to more efficient methods of relaxation. Using apps to adjust physical settings or enhance moods, workers are combining the efficiency of mobile devices with a desire to make office culture better aligned with personal needs.
Automated Office Comfort
Employees turn to apps to make long work days more durable
4 Examples + Score + Implications


PLUS 447 more App PRO Trends and 2,265 examples!



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