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Mobile App Development Trends to Watch Out for in 2018

The growth of Mobile app development space has undoubtedly been remarkable last 2017. Now that a whole new year has come, more and more companies are believing in the power of mobile apps. In fact, more and more business owners are already seeing this element as a necessity; it’s no longer just an option.

In line with this, we are going to tackle the most sought-after trends in the mobile app development arena.

Internet of Things (IoT) and Wearable Apps

The whole world is looking forward to the widescale development of smart cities, smart homes, smart retail, smart health, and more by maximizing the power of the Internet of Things. Huge companies like Google and Apple are already continually introducing IoT-based products to promote the adoption of this promising technology. And as more smart devices are created, apps will be more in demand and mobile app developers will also have to advance their strategies to meet the market’s needs.

Cloud-based Apps

Developers are now gearing towards cloud-driven mobile apps. With the continual rise of the cloud technology, it’s become way easier and faster to retrieve data without consuming internal phone memory.

Application Security

Smartphone security is becoming more and more crucial because of the extent of personal user data it holds. Unfortunately, many people are still leaving their smartphone security to chance– something app developers consider as a huge concern.

Mobile apps with solid built-in security inclusions make a huge difference in the app development scene. We can expect that developers will pay more attention to improving the overall security features of their apps on top of offering better UX.

Machine learning, Artificial Intelligence, and chatbots

Artificial Intelligent apps like Siri, Google Now, Prisma, etc. are all the rage. Because of their promise and efficiency, we can expect to see more app developments related to machine learning, artificial intelligence, and chatbots. We can also expect that the emotional quotients of these AI apps will experience an upgrade. It won’t be long before they actually mimic actual human interactions.

Lazy loading

The lazy loading technology is another main thing coming our way. Users sometimes experience lag when opening articles because of some images that take too long to load. If this is not addressed, the bounce rate of these pages will suffer. The lazy loading technology helps as it allows images to load only when it’s already their turn to load. This avoids overloading the page.

Mobile app development is at its peak, and it is ultimately essential to keep up with the most recent trends for you to get ahead of the curve. The future of mobile app development is bright, and all we have to do is wait and see how it further shines.