May 23, 2017

10 app trends for 2014: privacy, wearables, education and more

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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 apiece 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 swathe 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 sparked debate around privacy, regulation and the question of whether they are fuelling another dotcom-style bubble 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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wearables (adj) something that may be worn; clothing
apiece (adv) to or for each one; each
swathe (n) a large number of people, or a large amount of something
to spark (v) to make something happen
to fuel (v) to make something increase or become worse,especially something unpleasant
dot-com bubble (expr) the dot-com bubble (also referred to as the dot-com boom, the Internet bubble and the information technology bubble) was a historic speculative bubble covering roughly 1997–2000

 

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