What Are the Most Popular Types of Apps?

Apps play an important role in our everyday lives. That’s why developers all over the world make sure to produce all kinds of apps to cater to the needs of different lifestyles. For example, people that have a more active lifestyle would probably have a fitness app on their phone that will help them keep in shape. In short, there are lots of different types of apps out there but some dominate the market. Consequently, they are the most popular ones, and here are some of them:

Mobile Apps for Gaming

Let’s face it, gaming is a popular hobby. Every person you meet has one or two games on their phone. The popularity of gaming makes games popular apps to have. It gives the gaming industry another field to work on. That’s why mobile games come in all shapes and sizes. There are lots of them available in all the app stores. Sometimes you’d have to pay a certain amount to enjoy a game but there are also some free apps that you can enjoy.

Since the variety of gaming apps is endless you’ll likely come across casino games in the app stores as well. Mobile apps for gambling allow players to enjoy their games on their phones, tablets, or any other mobile device they choose. In other words, they let players take their favorite games with them and enjoy them whenever they want to.

Utility Mobile Apps

The truth is that every smartphone has these apps and they’re so common that people don’t even think of them as apps. You use these apps daily. One such example is the calculator that you can turn on whenever you need some help with Math.

It’s always a good idea to keep track of the weather which is why weather apps exist. Moreover, whenever you can’t see you can turn the flashlight on your phone. If you need to go someplace you’ve never visited before you can always rely on Google Maps or a similar app. All in all, these apps make your life easier which is what makes them some of the most popular types of apps on the market.

Fintech Mobile Apps Like Paytm, Prism, PayPal, and Others

It’s no secret that fintech is the future of finance. People all over the world are already using fintech apps to make transactions. One of the best examples of a fintech app is PayPal but other apps are pretty good as well. Another example of a fintech app is Prism. This app helps users manage their finances, keep track of bills and pay them, check and save their account balance, and more.

When it comes to fintech app examples Paytm should also be on the list. This is a fintech app that’s popular in India. The company behind it got a new CEO who will bring a lot of novelties to the app. So far Paytm helps people get access to loans, and they can also use it to pay utilities and bills in restaurants and stores. It’s available for both Android and iOS.

Lifestyle Mobile Apps

These are apps that were developed to fit the specific lifestyle that certain people are used to. Everyone listens to some kind of music which is why apps like YouTube Music and SoundCloud are available. They let you have access to all kinds of music regardless of where you are.

As mentioned before, people that like to stay in shape have access to fitness apps. Food apps are also popular lifestyle apps because they connect hungry people to the nearest food businesses. These are only some of the lifestyle apps you’ll come across.

Social Media Mobile Apps

Snapchat, Instagram, Facebook, and other social media have a popular reputation so it’s only natural that they come in an app form. By having them on your phone you have the list of friends in your pocket. You can write to them anytime, send them pictures and videos, make stories, and have a live stream.

About the author

Rishabh Rajvanshi

Rishabh, with six years of experience in the newspaper industry, has co-founded The TeCake in 2013. Apart from writing and editing articles on Technology at The TeCake, he also contributes to other esteemed newspapers.

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