If it feels like just about everyone is meditating, you're not wrong. Meditation and relaxation apps are trending in a big way thanks to an ever-growing body of research suggesting that the practice of ‘staying in the present moment’ can make us more resilient to stress, improve our ability to focus and enhance productivity.
First, some background: since May/June last year, posts from disgruntled developers have been surfacing, complaining of drops in traffic to store pages and downloads (1,2). There was a lot of confusion at the time, and several developers went to Google directly to get answers. Google’s response was:
In only a short space of time, online dating has evolved from a socially strange concept to the norm, openly embraced by individuals of all ages. Thanks to dating apps, you no longer have to wait until you’re at the bar to try out your best pick-up lines on a potential suitor. The likes of Tinder, Plenty of Fish and Badoo enable you to fire out your best lines anywhere, anytime and even to multiple people at once.
The appetite for app-based food delivery services has risen significantly in recent years. With tech-savvy consumers continuing to place a premium on breakneck speed and efficiency, more and more restaurants are embracing apps to automate food ordering and delivery operations.