03 February 2018

Top 17 Technology Apps that Will Be Popular in 2018

2017 was a great year for apps, wasn’t it? In March 2017, Android users were able to choose from 2.8 million apps, and Apple’s App Store featured 2.2 million apps. It’s a growing industry. We keep seeing new apps, and we cannot dare predict the startups of 2018… we’re going to be surprised in any case. 

We can, however, predict the apps that will gain in popularity throughout 2018. These apps are already available, and they will keep gaining momentum. Let’s list 17 apps that have great potential for 2018.

1. Nest

The IoT is a huge trend! This technology helps you control smart appliances in your home while you’re away. Nest is one of the leading apps in this niche. It helps you control the alarm system, doorbell, cameras, thermostats, and more.

2. Quora

In June 2017, Quora’s CEO Adam D’Angelo stated that Quora had over 200 million unique monthly visitors. That number is huge, but can you believe that too many Internet users still haven’t discovered this gem? Quora is a question/answer platform that helps you grow contacts and improve your knowledge on any topic of interest.

3. Photo Editor – Beauty Camera & Photo Filters

This was one of the most popular Android apps for 2017. It’s no secret; people love selfies! The developers keep improving the app with better photo filters, effects, makeups, and stickers, so it’s definitely here to stay.

4. FaceApp

This is another photography app, but it’s not about beauty per se. It lets you transform your face in the most realistic ways.

5. Couch to 5K

Fitness apps are getting more popular by the day. This one has a goal to get you off the couch and prepare you for your first 5K race.

6. LastPass

You can’t memorize all passwords? You don’t think it’s safe to keep them all written in the same document? Don’t worry; LastPass is here – the most secure password manager there is.

7. Yummly Recipes & Shopping List

Finding and collecting recipes is no longer useless. Thanks to Yummly, we can also plan our shopping lists and we get motivated to try the recipes we collect.

8. Pacer

Pacer will track all steps you make throughout the day. It helps you set and meet the goal to walk more.

9. WordWeb

What if you really need a thesaurus, but you also need to stay away from online distractions? WordWeb will save the day. It’s a free dictionary app that works offline. It helps you find and define phrases, synonyms, antonyms, and more.

10. BuzzVideo

Who doesn’t love a bit of trending content? TopBuzz, the master of trendy content, presents the most viral videos through this app.

11. Relay for Reddit

Reddit becomes easier to use on mobile thanks to this app. Relay’s homepage will present you with the most trending topics. You can maintain multiple accounts through it.

12. Google Fit

You just pair Google Fit with any fitness app you’re using, and it will track your progress. It will keep you motivated to keep working out every day.

13. GBoard – The Google Keyboard

How many times have you considered getting papers from Essay Geeks just because it was hard for you to complete them on your phone and you didn’t have access to a laptop? Well, this keyboard will simplify writing for you. It gives you a Google search button directly on the keyboard so you can combine the research and writing experience in one.

14. Google Authenticator

You want hackers and intruders to stay away from your accounts? Of course, you do! Google Authenticator provides a 2-factor authentication process, which makes your accounts more secure.

15. Mercari

You’re ready to declutter, so you decided to sell the things you don’t need? You’re willing to buy a used item for a really affordable price? Mercari is the right app to use!

16. Sleep Cycle

This app is already popular, but it’s attracting more users by the day. It improves the quality of your sleep. It tracks your sleep cycles according to the movements you make, and it wakes you up at the right time. You’ll be fresh and ready to grab the day as soon as you open your eyes.

17. Pawscout

Your pet has the habit of wandering away? You can attach a GPS device to its collar and connect it to this mobile app. Then, you’ll be able to track its location within a radius of 200 feet. How cool is that?

Apps are continuously getting better and more exciting. We’re ready to see the new trends that 2018 brings. For now, all we can do is use the most advanced trendy apps and stay patient for the upcoming surprises.


Chris Richardson is a journalist, editor, and a blogger. He loves to write, learn new things, and meet new outgoing people. Chris is also fond of traveling, sports, and playing the guitar. Follow him on Google+.


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