5 Apps That Were Surprise Hits

5 Apps That Were Surprise Hits

For years, mobile apps have been transforming the way we communicate, get things done, travel, and learn. When it comes to creating a successful app that will drive good app revenue, you need something more than hard work and luck. You need an edge which makes your startup app stand out from all the other ones on the market. Here are a few success stories to inspire you on your app development journey:


Avaliable iOS, Android, MacOS, Windows and Linux for free

Get ready for more privacy and a vastly superior battery life! Unlike most browsers, Brave automatically blocks advertisements and trackers out of the box. It then compensates for its freeloading ways by putting optional pop-up ads in front of users, rewarding them with cryptocurrency for their attention and distributing a percentage to publishers who opt into this system.


Available on iOS for £4.99

No longer will you need the latest iPhone to get better photos at night. By using multiple exposures and AI NeuralCam can brighten up dark scenes so you can get the most out of your low-light photos. The app works with both the rear and front-facing cameras, so you can even get great low-light selfies without using flash. The app works on all iPhones going back to the iPhone 6.

Jumbo: Privacy + Security

Avaliable on iOS and Android for free

With Jumbo, you can easily take the guesswork out of your internet privacy settings. It takes often confusing and intimidating privacy settings from multiple services and melds them into one, easy-to-understand app. Jumbo was recently named one of Fast Companies Most Innovative Security Companies of 2020.


Available on iOS and Android for free

TikTok has technically been around since 2016, but it took off when it was released worldwide in 2018. The short-form video app has become one of the most popular social platforms among Generation Z and is one of the fastest growing social media platforms in the world. It has more than 2.3 billion all-time downloads, and 100 million users in the US alone.


Avaliable on iOS and Android for free

With Pixaloop, you can easily bring your images to life with animation. With a few taps and swipe, add rain or snow to outdoor shots, put some life into the waves, replace bland skies with rolling clouds or make that cup of coffee really ‘steam’.

At Cyber, we have years of experience in creating operational apps, stuff that takes your data and processes and puts in the hands of those who need it, when they need it! So, if you have an idea for an app, contact us now to discuss how we can help bring your ideas to life.