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Best Dating App: Couple – Relationship App for Two

Every week, Top Mobile Trends features a dating app. Online (and mobile app) Dating has increased in popularity over the years, and seems to be part of the dating norm now. This week, our Featured Best Dating App is an app for couples! It is called Couple – Relationship App for Two!

App To Look For: IFTTT

Top Mobile Trend’s featured (iOS) App To Look For is IFTTT. Alright, what is IFTTT? IFTTT (pronunciation: “ift” as in “gift”) is a service that enables users to connect different web applications ( Facebook, Evernote, Dropbox, etc.) together through simple conditional statements known as “Recipes”. IFTTT was developed by Linden Tibbets and launched in December 2010. In addition to its default web-based application,

App To Look For: Ultravisual

It’s all about visuals from 2013 into 2014. Thankfully, apps provide some wiggle room and creativity in posting photos on social networks.

Best Dating App: eHarmony

Every week, Top Mobile Trends features a dating app. Online (and mobile app) Dating has increased in popularity over the years, and seems to be part of the dating norm now. This week, our Featured Best Dating App is eHarmony! A classic of the online dating world. Started by Dr. Neil Clark Warren, eHarmony came about

On Wander – What’s The Fuzz About?

Wander seems to be the next big thing among the social media apps, however… Wander has been working for almost a year on this app. But what exactly is it?

Houzz App

The online community to design interiors, exteriors and buy products from one platform! Houzz app!

Best Dating App: Let’s Date

Every week, Top Mobile Trends features a dating app. This week, our Featured Best Dating App is Let’s Date – Tinders more mature brother.

App To Look For: Fitbit

This week, Top Mobile Trends decided to educate you on FitBit! We are sure that you have heard of it or have seen it, but do you know that there are multiple devices, an app, and also a list of mobile apps that they sync up with!

ChoreMonster – The App That Will Make Your Kids Beg To Do Chores!

    After reading the title of this article, you must be thinking: “My kids begging to do chores? Impossible!” Well, it’s not impossible anymore with ChoreMonster! This app will make your kids want to do chores because, thanks to ChoreMonster, it’s fun! Read on to learn how it works. ChoreMonster is really easy to

App To Look For: Notegraphy

Notegraphy is a web and mobile application that rethinks the way you write and share text online through design. Tired of plain looking status updates? This is the fix for that.

Best Dating App: Cupidtino

Every week, Top Mobile Trends features a dating app. Online (and mobile app) Dating has increased in popularity over the years, and seems to be part of the dating norm now. This week, our Featured Best Dating App is Cupidtino, the dating app for Mac-heads.   The premise for the first mac-inspired dating app is

iKettle

Do you want milk or sugar? Or do you prefer both? Just make sure you have access to a Wifi-account and your coffee with milk or sugar will follow. The iKettle is hot and trendy. We say hot because the iKettle is literally hot. The iKettle can effectively boil water to a maximum of 100

App Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade

This Thursday, Thanksgiving Day, it will be already the 87th parade from Macy. The annual Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade is an event for the whole family. If you want be involved into the whole parade atmosphere, you should download the app of this parade. With this app you can stay up to date with the

Woof

Are you bored about going for a walk with your pet? Use this app Woof to improve your walks and make it funny for both of you.

Best Dating App, What Not To Do: Carrot Dating

Every week, Top Mobile Trends features a dating app. Online (and mobile app) Dating has increased in popularity over the years, and seems to be part of the dating norm now. This week, our Featured Best Dating App is more.. well, How-Not-to-Do Dating app. This week’s pick is Carrot Dating. A dating app with a

Download this App: Har•mo•ny – a game of color!

“har•mo•ny” – a consistent, orderly, or pleasing arrangement of parts”   harmony the addictive puzzler is a colorful and musical game that brings together simplicity and complexity in harmony. Your objective is to rearrange blocks according to a palette of colors. Blocks may only move horizontally or vertically and each block must use up all

Featured Tech Kickstarter: SHADOW

SHADOW is still an alarm clock—just one with beautiful, advanced features. You tell SHADOW what time you want to wake up, and arm the alarm when you go to bed. SHADOW uses a series of escalating alarms to wake you up. But – Once you’re awake, SHADOW immediately prompts you to record your dreams via voice, text or question.

App To Look For: Venmo

When a friend buys you a coffee because you didn’t have cash and it’s cash only, or when you forget to order checks and your rent is due it can feel like a serious chore to pay that person back or pay your rent on time. Enter. Venmo, this week’s app to look for! Step

Best Dating App: How About We

Every week, Top Mobile Trends features a dating app. Online (and mobile app) Dating has increased in popularity over the years, and seems to be part of the dating norm now. This week, our Featured Best Dating App is How About We.   HowAboutWe was built for the soul purpose to help people fall in

App To Look For: Pip!

‘PiP’ is a facial recognition app from Vancouver-based entrepreneur Philip Rooyakkers that recognizes your pet’s facial features so you can locate them when they’re lost.

Penguin NAVI – The app that’s lead by penguins!

Here’s the case: The Sunshine Aquarium in Tokyo was experiencing a decrease of customers because people just couldn’t find the Aquarium. People get easily distracted in Tokyo when trying to find the way, because of the noise and various attractions. But not any longer! Hakuhodo, a Japanese advertising company, created this app by virtually letting

TrackR

In our mobile and trending world we have apps that help us locate our phones when we lose them. This app TrackR gives you the right tool to everything you need.

Smart Water

Ever heard of a smart water bottle that is meant to keep you properly hydrated? This new trendy thing is BluFit.

Best Dating App: Grindr

Weekly, Top Mobile Trends reviews the top dating apps out there. This week we are focusing on Grindr, one of the earliest location-based networking apps for gay, bisexual, and bi-curious men.

App To Look For: Cover

Cover works with the best restaurants in New York City to give you the best dining experience. Use Cover at participating restaurants and never wait for the bill again.

5 scary Halloween apps

Halloween – the time of the year for candy, dressing up and scary things!

Get into the Halloween atmosphere with these apps for iPhone and iPad. From a scary alarm clock to a spooky picture, useful things for a scary day!

App To Look For: Mega Dead Pixel!

The world’s first Addictive Arcade Retro Pixel Endless Faller! A recent addition to the App store is Mega Dead Pixel. And it’s amazing. I’m a fan of 8-bit/16-bit retro games, so this immediately caught my eye. Also, it’s VERY colorful. My iPhone needed a lively new game to spend probably way too long playing..

Best Dating App: OKCupid

Every week, Top Mobile Trends features a dating app. Online (and mobile app) Dating has increased in popularity over the years, and seems to be part of the dating norm now. This week, our Featured Best Dating App is OKCupid – the cream of the crop of online dating!

Best Dating App, What Not To Do: HotYooToo

Every week, Top Mobile Trends features a dating app. Online (and mobile app) Dating has increased in popularity over the years, and seems to be part of the dating norm now. This week, our Featured Best Dating App is more.. well, How-Not-to-Do Dating app. The app is HotYooToo, an Instagram based mobile-app.

App To Look For: Argus

Argus turns your iPhone into a sophisticated health and fitness device as it monitors and manages your activities, food, workouts, sleep, hydration, weight and vitals, helping you make sense of numerous bio-feedback data points to reach your health goals and improve overall well-being.

Fastest Growing Mobile Game Segments

Candy Crush Saga, DOTS, and Angry Birds. We play them! Are you fond of mobile games? Which mobile game would you prefer? Get to know the fastest growing mobile gaming trends!

Best Dating App: Skout

We continue our best dating apps series with Skout! Skout is GPS based, with some interesting differences!

Best Dating Apps: Twine

We continue our best dating apps series with Twine.  Twine differentiates itself from the rest of the dating apps by focusing on anonymity. Though Twine pulls information from your Facebook, your name and picture(your picture is blurred) remain hidden. Twine matches you on your command, all you have to do is hit “Find new Twine.”

App To Look For: Zombies, Run!

I am looking forward to Halloween already, so why not start off the season early with a fun app (all-year-round) that fits the bill. Alright, alright, I know that Autumn just began – but I need to tell you guys about this App To Look For, Zombies, Run!, by Six to Start.

Best Dating Apps Series: Lulu

So its not technically a dating app, but since it involves matters of the heart we decided it could count for our Best Dating Apps Series. Also sorry dudes but this one is only for the ladies! Lulu is a girls only “private network to share insights on love and life.”  Though you sign in via your

App To Look for: The Huffington Post

This weeks app to look for is The Huffington Post mobile newspaper. The first newspaper to be made only for the internet should have no problem keeping up with the latest technology trends. Such is sort of the case with the Huffington Post. For a while, the newspaper had a standard to mediocre app, but

The Happier App!

Happier is an app (currently iOS only) that users use to post and share the things that make them happy. Like every other social sharing app, it is intuitive to use and pretty simple. Simple and sweet, really! The design and colors are uplifting, so Happier definitely does their research on well.. being happy.

Best Dating Apps Series: Coffee Meets Bagel

We are starting our “Best Dating Apps” series with Coffee Meets Bagel. Coffee Meets Bagel started out as an online dating company but now has a full-blown app on the AppStore(nothing about Google Play–sorry!). Coffee Meets Bagel (CMB) is similar to Tinder in that it uses your Facebook information. Like Tinder, CMB does not post on your FB page or feed etc.

App To Look For: Urban Daddy Mobile

Urban Daddy, if you haven’t been, is your database of whats new and whats “in” in the fields of nightlife, food, style, and leisure. Though it has a “National” option, Urban Daddy is best used on a city to city basis. When I downloaded Urban Daddy’s app or “Urban Daddy Mobile” I was expecting nothing

How Many People Use Apps? [infographic]

Expert in application development platforms, SocialCubix, put together this awesome and slick infographic on the amount of Mobile apps downloaded each year!

5 Best Apps To Help You Look Fit

Jogging has already become a mass sports among the urban population. Mobile software developers couldn’t pass by such a popular phenomenon, so they created sports GPS-trackers – intelligent applications for smartphones, that help you improve the quality of training and motivate people for further achievements in sports. We’ve chosen the top 5 sports GPS-trackers based

Diet app to look for: My Fitness Pal

By G+ Author: Jacquelyn Tanner. It is official, the ultimate fitness and diet app has been decided upon. The winner by a 5k is MyFitnessPal. MyFitnessPal the “free calorie counter and diet tracker” starts by asking you basic things about yourself such as weight, gender and job activity. Next you plug in your reasonable diet goals

Movies and Mobile: Hollywood Insights from Bladimiar Norman and Chris Gartin

By David Pate, G+ profile. Mobile and technology is becoming bigger and better in Hollywood. From independent filmmakers to big screen productions. According to LA Times, Two local technology companies, Sample Digital and Technicolor, have introduced applications that now allow production and studio executives to view “dailies” — scenes from movie and TV shoots — on their

How to Make an Engaging App

With so many apps competing for user attention, it’s important you make yours stand out and engage with your audience.
We’ve compiled three tips for an engaging app from the pros.

App To Look For: Dots Game

By G+ Author: Grace Barry. Dots, the game is available on both Android and iPhone and has a tablet version. Dots has your standard connect-the-dots, Bejeweled, or  Candy Crush concept. You know, you line up or connect certain objects so that they “poof” away and gain points. I have steered completely clear of Candy Crush because

Leading Mobile Global Apps Based on Actual Use [Infographic]

The following infographic and accompanying summary is brought to us by the Global Web Index. We’ve identified the apps that are actually used by the 969.49m strong global smartphone population. So here is GlobalWebIndex’s top 10 of actively used smartphone apps, based on the % of global smartphone users who have taken advantage of the services they offer in

4 Weather Apps with a Twist

By G+ Author: Jacquelyn Tanner. Think you are confined to your phones default weather app or Google weather? Think again. Here are four weather apps with a twist.   1. Zyrtec AllergyCast  This app’s description is via Techland.time.com If you’re an allergy sufferer, you don’t need all the details of the weather: you just want to

Get Simple Alarm Clock Rise Free from Apple, This Week Only

By G+ Author: Dennis Tablott. This alarm clock app was tested and approved by yours truly. The interface is nice, though I thought it took some playing around with to understand. The app is simple with no added nonsense. The best part, in my opinion, is the ability to choose an iTunes song as your

Disney Released Premium iPad App for Animation Fans

Article via TechCrunch.com Perhaps all too aware of how some old media companies have failed to embrace the digital age forced upon them, Disney has tried to jump with two feet into areas like mobile and social media, using some of its traditional mastery of content as its currency. Today brings the latest chapter in that story: the

Tinder Has Competition with Dating App Hinge

Article via Josh Constine of TechCrunch.com  The problem with Tinder is women don’t trust strangers, so matches don’t turn into meet-ups. Hinge uses the same hot-or-not style but only shows you trustable friends of friends based on its “romance graph”. That’s led to insane retention in D.C., upcoming funding, and now an expansion to New York City

App to Look For: Trivia with Sporcle for Mobile

By G+ Author: Jacquelyn Tanner. So I’m not sure what the scope of Sporcle.com’s popularity is but what I am sure about is that me and my friends loved it in high-school and that I love it now. For those of you who have never been on Sporcle.com it provides a variety of  fun trivia

Mobile Web Surfing: Hottest Trends

By G+ Author: Dennis Tablott. Did you know that about 30% of 18-24 year olds even bring their mobile devices into the bathroom? I don’t know about you, but this statistic, brought to us by Nielsen.com, caught me a bit off guard, especially when I realized that I fall within this category myself! Are you

July 2013’s 10 best iPhone/iPad games via Metacritic

List brought to you buy MetaCritic.com 1. LIMBO Game Puzzle/Platform, $4.99, ages 9+, from Playdead   “As mesmerizing on iOS as anywhere else, Limbo is a concise and fascinating puzzle platform adventure that really sticks with you.” —MacLife Since its original release in 2010, the indie side-scroller Limbo has wowed critics and gamers across multiple platforms with its

The Use of Mobile Devices in Online Consumer Reviews

By G+ Author: Dennis Tablott. Review forums are fast becoming a large part of the social networking world. When we consider that there’s a 42% to 72% chance consumers will base travel purchases on online reviews (depending on location), and that 34% of our social networking time is accessed through an app, it’s no wonder

App to look for, Follow your Dreams with Everest

Everest is the coolest app I have seen in a while. Wow, wow, wow, wow….you should really check it out! Everest is an app that helps you to live your dreams-whatever they may be. The simple version of how it works is as follows: Type in your “dream,” write down the steps you need to take to get there and plan out a timeline, get inspiration and challenges from other users, document your steps as you work toward your dream! The long version I borrowed from a TechCrunch article written by Josh Constine:

App to look for, Carrot to-do list

This app is bloody fan-tas-tic. I downloaded Carrot a bit skeptical. My thoughts were, why would you need an app to create a to-do list? It is easy enough to write down what I need to do on the notepad wouldn’t an app just make the process more tedious? My skepticism was quickly banished. Here is a quick description of the app via Cultofmac.com;

App to look for, Stow a Virtual Packing List

Stow App sounds really cool from somebody who has major packing anxiety! It all stems from wearing contacts…I have consistant nightmares about forgetting my contacts on long trips!

Downside to this app is that it costs $1.99. Download it at the Appstore.

App to look for, Bangstyle a Digital Hair Portfolio

The following article is via Eliza Brooke of TechCrunch:

When Bangstyle, the image-based site devoted to hair styling, came onto the scene in 2011, it hoped to fill a hole in online platforms for professionals and styling enthusiasts. As the company releases the third iteration of its app next week, it marks two years of working to solidify itself as an industry mainstay, a pursuit in which it has in many ways succeeded.

Buycott, an App for a Digital Revolution

Buycott App caught my attention right away. As I was perusing the internets I skimmed over something called “Buycott,” from the name I assumed it was one of a million apps that reminds you not to spend too much money on clothes, or helps you find discounts. Not the case my friends, not the case. Instead, Buycott does something REALLY cool. The slogan on their homepage asks “Have you ever wondered whether the money you spend ends up funding causes you oppose?” “Maybe,” I said to myself, “Maybe, definitely I have once or twice…”

App to Look for, Cody for Fitness

Article via Rip Empson of Tech Crunch: Today, there’s a long list of apps and services that sit at the intersection of fitness and mobile technology and leverage everything from social dynamics and behavioral economics to Quanitifed Self-inspired tracking to motivate us to be more active and drop a few pounds. There’s Lift, Nike+, Basis, RunKeeper, Runtastic, Fitocracy, Endomondo and MyFitnessPal — the list goes on and on.

Gumulon: App game controlled by Chewing!

One day, during a heroic mining mission in Gumulon’s deepest mine, Ace awakens a terrifying prehistoric cave beast. Narrowly avoiding the monster’s jaws, our hero begins a death-defying climb to freedom, as the fast-paced action of ‘Gumulon’ begins.

Waze and Google sitting in a tree..

reports all kinds

According to Google’s official blog, Brian McClendon, Vice President, Geo, let’s us know that Google has purchased Waze. And Waze had their say too on their blog for all the users!

Super Cool Apps Help You Find Lost Items

For those of you who lose things, which I think is almost everyone(especially now that everything comes only in size miniature,) there exist apps that that help you keep track of your belongings. Two of these apps are , BlueBee and Bungee. They were recently described in a Forbes article.

Top 50 iPhone Apps of all Time

If that headline doesn’t peak your curiosity you are on the wrong site!!

In honor of the approaching 50 billionth iOS app download Apple released the top 50 iOS apps of all time.

Additionally, Apple is giving away a $10,000 App Store gift card to the lucky iOS user who downloads the 50 billionth app, plus a $500 gift card to the next 50 people to download an app.

Tinder, the Best Dating App in the Game

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Tinder takes the “weird” out of online dating. It uses your location to match you up with people around you. You can pick the mile-radius of your choice and it will show you the pictures of those in that radius. Tinder takes your picture, interests, and mutual friends from Facebook (which you have to connect to, but does not in anyway show on your profile.)