Top 5 Tech Trends for 2017

Digital trends have been all the craze over the past decade, and they seem to match just about every type of application except a few that look better in their true form.

Take for example, a sculpture, when we take a picture of it, it doesn’t have that 3D realistic view. Another example is taking pictures of your pets, although this seems fantastic as you have these memories on your cellphone or camera, it’s not the same as having a physical oil painting like that from Instapainting.

Although it might take some time to catch the reflection and feel of an oil painting and be bold like a 3D sculpture technology inspires to take us to whole new levels of fascination and trends.

Today, we will look at the five greatest expected tech trends for this 2017.

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1. AI and Machine Learning

AI or artificial intelligence (AI) is no longer a concept that needs experimenting. It has been with us for quite some time already. In fact, it is already shaping the way we live now.

A good example is Google’s search engine. Google has recently introduced a new AI technology called RankBrain. This AI machine learning technology will become very significant for all webmasters this year.

2. Intelligent Apps

These apps aren’t that new, but they’re being upgraded to new levels. We see that these apps are being used by virtual assistants and platforms that outsource streamlined outsourced marketing platforms. In the past, it would take a lot of energy and resources to research and study on a particular market only to predict the immediate future.

Nowadays, this technology can be applied with done just one click of your device. Analytics has proven to provide marketers with fresh information efficiently. Employees can even keep track of your time with a web based timesheet.This year, smart apps like this will continue to develop.

3. Augmented Reality and Virtual Reality

Last year, the popularity of “Pokemon Go” was phenomenal as no one it thought it would blow up like it did. This shows that augmented reality (AR) and virtual reality (VR) can change the way users choose their devices. This year, expect that AR and VR will be more well-known and be hitting global markets.

4. Smart Technology through the Internet of Things

The internet of things (IoT) has latterly exploded in how it is integrated into everything. This year expect homes and offices to be integrated into the IoT. Smart homes are becoming the new norm where there are apps and software that are available to control just about everything in your home, and guess what the office isn’t that far behind.

Expect the IoT to be in homes and offices to start becoming integrated in 2017, particularly with big companies like Apple, Google, and Microsoft hopping on the IoT train spending millions.

5. Everything on Demand

Currently, people have been like a spoiled child getting everything they want on their mobile devices and their phone apps. Well, companies like Uber are taking this a step further with their crazy amount of startups to create everything on demand.

There are starting to have apps for everything you can imagine, from getting rides anywhere at any time to getting food deliveries wherever you want, while staying at rentals that are last minute that might be out of the ordinary. This might go to ridiculous lengths, but if you can think of it, there will be an app for it.


2017 offers more room for innovation as many companies are looking forward to taking advantage of greater opportunities to be the first in the market. It’s a win-win for both the creators and users when a new trend emerges.

Author’s Bio

Carl Aamodt

Title: Super-Connector at OutreachMama

Carl is a super-connector with Towering SEO and OutreachMama who helps businesses find their audience online through outreach, partnerships, and networking. He frequently writes about the latest advancements in digital marketing and focuses his efforts on developing customized blogger outreach plans depending on the industry and competition.

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