10 app trends for 2014: privacy, wearables, education and more
Are you a geek? Read this “advanced” article from The Guardian and find out the best 10 app trends for 2014!
At the end of 2013, there were more than one million apps in the respective stores of Apple and Google, with both stores well over the 50bn downloads mark.
Apps have made their presence felt across a of industries: from entertainment, publishing and games through to the enterprise and education sectors.
Apps have attracted big investments, generated lucrative acquisitions and made billions of dollars in revenues, yet they’ve also debate around privacy, regulation and the question of whether they are another dotcom-style that’s destined to pop.
And so to 2014. What will be the big trends around apps and the developers, startups and brands that are making and releasing them? Here are a few thoughts.
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