Mar 14, 2021
50 mins read
Smartwatch app that shows you how much time you have for catching your bus or train.
An app where I can scan an item and it will tell me the material it’s made off, i.e scan a table and the app tells me it’s pinewood.
A dishwasher setting for non-dishwasher safe items.
A feature on Instagram that would allow us to rearrange our photos.
A social networking type of app where all you upload is a voice note
Facebook filter that removes posts from your timeline that include keywords of your choice.
Cars should have built in sensors to let them aware that an ambulance or police car is approaching from a distance. Gives the driver time to slow down and pull over.
A domestic electronic shoe lacing machine. Automatically laces your shoes while you wear them. Stick your foot in and the device will tie your shoes.
LinkedIn should have a check in feature. Be great to see what your connections are up to i.e David checked in to Insomnia with Barry.
To stop people using toilet paper to dry their hands thus wasting toilet paper. Design a roll dispenser that only dispenses toilet paper when you sit on the toilet seat.
Time hop for Snapchat stories.
Mirrors behind photographers for school portraits.
A chrome extension that mutes any videos containing Donald Trump.
An augmented reality exercise app where you’re being chased by zombies and have to run?
An app called Twitter Politics where people can argue about their views.
A site for compiling all live mentions of a topic from various sources.
Solar panel beach umbrella. Charge your phone at the beach.
A website that dumbs down research papers so everyone can understand.
An app that helps you remember to drink, eat, and take a break from the internet.
An app where you sing into it and tells you the chords.
A ‘can’t be arsed’ option for events on Facebook
LinkedIn feature to save posts so you can read later, similar to Facebook.
Domain providers should take down harmful pages spreading viruses.
A bar where you can specify your target blood-alcohol concentration %, and the bartender serves you drinks to maintain it.
A ‘Back To The Future’ GTA style game where the map is complete over different timelines.
A version of instagram without likes or follower numbers.
An app where your kids gain followers or likes if they do their house chores.
Social networks should have an “unfollow” pop up modal. When a user clicks ‘unfollow’ a pop up will ask “Why are you unfollowing?” Feature is optional to turn on/off.
An app where people can collaborate and make short 8 second videos.
A feature on Instagram where you can see who looks at your posts but doesn’t like them.
An app that tells you where the bathrooms are in buildings you’re not familiar with.
A personal indoor air quality monitor that identifies pollutants in your surroundings, and gives you real-time solutions to breathe cleaner air.
CheeseCake factory should open up in Dublin.
An app where u can find plugs near you
A feature to unsend Snapchats
A night mode on iMessage.
Google Maps should let you choose a route based on the safest route, bypass black spots etc.
A marketplace for investors or business owners to buy and sell businesses.
A foam roller for your entire body. Similar to a tanning bed but with built in foam rollers that roll your entire body in one sitting.
A change username option on SnapChat.
That 70s Show should have a once off episode that tells where they are now.
A browser plugin that recognises pictures of animal cruelty and swaps them with cute animal photos.
WhatsApp or iMessage should have a ‘silent message’ feature where you can send a message that doesn’t cause the recipient’s phone to beep.
Automatically separate bookmarks in the browser by topics
Dating App that’s done through Facetime.
A browser extension that, every week, randomly picks one of your least-visited bookmarks and asks you if you want to delete it.
A pen that shows its “mileage”
Every person convicted of animal abuse should be put on a list so they can never own another animal.
Mobile phone companies should offer free credit to take their surveys. The more questions you answer the more credit you get.
Dog sitter app, hire people to look after your dog.
An app where you take photos of attractive people and it provides you with their social media accounts ONLY if the other person approves it.
A notification if a specific person viewed your Snapchat story.
A Facebook Chrome extension to block any posts that contain animal cruelty.
An app where you can just take a picture of a gemstone and it’ll give you the name of it.
An app where you can scan a math problem and it will give you the answer.
An app where you can start and warm the shower so you don’t have to get out of bed.
A “secretly follow” option on Instagram.
An option to make a tweet private, so certain people that follow you can’t see it, but everyone else can.
A search option on who viewed your Snapchat story.
An eating popcorn emoji.
A recently deleted folder for iMessages.
Drone umbrella that follows you as you walk, the drone would be aware of its surroundings to dodge on coming people and other objects.
An app where I could schedule for certain text messages to go to different people at different times of the day
A website where you can book away day travel to games depending on your team.
A button on your tv to make the remote buzz or make some sort of sound.
A chrome extension which automatically scans fake news memes on Facebook and gives a rating.
An app where you can scan your old gift cards to see how much money is left on them.
An app where you can block one person from multiple social networks and calls/text all in one swoop.
An app where you can set up walks for your dog by strangers. Like Uber for dog walking. You can rate each walker and dog.
An app where you type a detailed description of your dream, press send, & get an immediate answer for what your dream means.
An app where it reads the content of your email and produces a creative subject title.
An app where u can warn people when their car is getting towed.
A plain black t shirt for the gym that when you sweat the words “Currently killing it” appears.
Facebook 2.0 that only allows user sign ups if they have an original Facebook account that is at least a few years old.
An app where u take a picture of a leaf & it tells u what type of tree it’s from.
An app like Tinder, but for book worms, where I can find people who are reading the books I’m reading and we discuss them.
Disney should create a channel where they play throwback Disney tv shows and movies all day & night.
Apple music should warn you if you try to add the same song to a playlist
Thrift shop for apps. A place where you can buy vintage apps for next to nothing.
Unsend option for WhatsApp.
24-hour movie theatre.
VIP for iMessage. Get notifications from just one, or a couple of people.
Fidget Spinner with an odometer built in.
An app for the perfect selfie: Algorithm that detects the perfect lighting, frame etc and takes a photo for you. It will then apply the perfect filter to compliment your features.
Buddy app. Tinder for finding a buddy. Choose what type of buddy you’re looking for. Buddy for drinking, a buddy for fishing, a buddy for going to concerts etc.
An app where you would play a riff and it will tell you if it’s already a song.
Autocomplete while typing for PCs. It helps on our phones. Why not build it into operating systems?
Automatic two-factor identification on password reset emails.
Walking or running app where the podcast only plays if you’re moving. If you want to finish that podcast you need to put the extra work in.
Netflix should have an option where you can track your friends to see what they watch.
An app where you can see a map of all the McDonald drive thru and see how busy they are. Also, an option to pre order and a separate lane for pick up only.
An app where you could point at a restaurant and it would tell you average Yelp rating.
Web Browsers should support tab hierarchies or tab groups.
An app where I could message my fridge asking what’s inside it and it would reply back.
A way where I could make a playlist with songs from Sound Cloud, Apple Music, and Spinrilla.
An app called Siri-Mom, where new parents can ask random questions.
Shazam for movies, so I could find out what I was watching without looking for the remote.
Extension that automatically delays my twitter post until it knows when the best time to post.
An app where friends pool in cash before an event so everything can be paid fairly i.e taxi fare.
Timehop for Snapchat stories.
Takeaway pub that delivered Sunday dinners.
An AI Assistant health app that creates your diet menu from scratch based on disease, blood sugar, blood pressure, weight, symptoms, etc
A commercial toilet paper holder that sends a message to the cleaner/ janitor when its running low.
A fashion app that suggests you different outfits according to your personality, or preferred celebrity, or for a specific occasion that you are looking for, all based on current fashion trends.
A safer way to post photos of your kids online. Any photos you post on Facebook of your kids are all hidden behind a security wall. The security password is something related to you that only your close friends and family would know, i.e where did I go to school?
Dental assistants should actually watch clients brush and floss. Then they can correct bad techniques.
The ability to search for text within YouTube videos.
A mattress with built in sensors that checks your health thoroughly during the night and notifies you in case there is any issue.
AR furniture construction tutorials to make home assembly easier to follow.
Amazon Alexa and Google Home skills creation templates for non-programmers
A toothbrush that tells you the health of the bristles and when you need to change them with the push of a button.
Competitive photography shows like MasterChef, but for photographers instead of chefs.
Tinder for couples. Find a couple to go on a date with based on interests etc.
A work app that your fellow employees can vote where to go eat so you don’t waste your lunch deciding on where to go eat.
An app where if a person harasses someone online that message/comment is sent to their friends & family.
An app where you can rate the music at a bar.
When calling friends who have 3 different phone numbers, have an option to call all of their numbers at the same time.
Connect your house central heating with the weather forecast to start heating in advance before it gets cold.
Monthly mystery parcels that will teach you how to cook a totally foreign dish!
An app for traveling moms that maps the nearest public bathrooms with a changing table and private spaces
An app that creates a life-like avatar of you, based on photos and measurements, which can virtually try on clothes while shopping online
Location of pay and display machines should be more obvious.
A website to help people with depression. The site will have tips and advice on how to cope with the illness from other sufferers.
Blood donor app where you register with your blood type and get notifications whenever donations are needed.
An app like yelp except it tells you where that amazing smell is coming from as ur walking down a street in a strange city
MusicGram. An app like Instagram where I can post music and write little captions underneath, where you can also share and send music.
An app connecting houses to housemates with a swipe to match.
Drive through market place where busy people can buy stuff like meat and poultry, vegetables and goods while just being in your car.
A CRM but for friendship that makes it easier to keep in touch with the people you care about the most.
Personal Project Management Services for overwhelming situations, (death of a loved one, etc.)
Coffee shop where you can watch the football and chill with your mates.
When you flush your toilet a shield should pop up to protect you from any spray.
An AI powered trash can for your home that will recognise what you trash and will automate the online ordering replacement
Soap that smells like coffee
A freelance marketplace that connects purpose-driven professionals to nonprofits in need of services like marketing, fundraising, web design/development, IT, and PR.
Coffee shop & library hybrid.
Censored speedboat motors that if in 5 feet of an object (person or marine mammals) it automatically shuts off.
An app that keeps you posted on air quality where you’re at?? Like for us asthmatics?
Pizza delivery services had an app like Uber, so I could see where they are.
An app that tells you what items of food are about to go out of date. Stop food wastage.
Require student loan applicants to show they have an idea of how to pay the loan off, like we currently do with business loans.
LinkedIn should have polls as a feature
FaceTime should have filters like SnapChat
Railroad crossings should have large timers that countdown how long a train will take to pass.
An app where you can turn off your lights by using the clap emoji.
An anonymous tweet option where only your followers would see the tweet but they had no idea who tweeted it
Movie theaters get an app where people who are going to the restroom/to get food can watch the movie while they’re out.
A site to build your own smartphone, pick screen size, RAM, internal storage, etc.
Google should implement a “no spoilers” function.
An app where you take a photo of a girls face and it tells you what foundation and shade.
A way to tell retailers you’ve already purchased the item you were checking out online & no longer need the ad reminders.
Amber alert for dogs. An app where your shown lost dogs based on your GPS coordinates.
A platform where you can post an item for sale and it automatically posts to eBay, Amazon, DoneDeal and other seller sites in one go.
An app where you can lend a helping hand to someone who doesn’t understand technology. Share your screen and help them find what they’re looking for.
An app where friends can share their work schedules so you can skip the “I’m at work” texts.
An app like tinder where you make playlists of songs or artists and you can meet people based only on music choices.
An option to turn off the “tweets liked by others”
An easier way to add images to an email on iPhone.
A precursor to self-driving cars, a car that knows the current speed limit and helps you avoid breaking it.
A day to remember scientists who died to further science.
Duck Hunt style gun for computers where you could shoot unwanted web pop ups.
Russian Roulette button on Instagram where you click on the button and it randomly picks a photo from your camera roll.
An app where guys can post pictures of clothes for their girlfriends and ask girl users if they should buy or not.
An app where I could keep track of all the movies I’ve seen and also rate them. Ability to follow my friends and view what they watched and also what they thought of the movies they had seen.
An app where it calculates your alcohol intake and blocks you from texting/ tweeting/ Instagram storying etc.
A “disable like button” on Instagram so I can stalk without having to worry about liking a photo from 2 years ago.
An app that connects you to someone in the world who is interested in learning your language and vice versa.
Electronic doormat, no need to remove your dirty shoes, just step on it and the rest will be taken care of!!
Develop a book/ app to teach kids, teens and young adults about financial literacy, what taxes are, how to invest and to deal with all the problems in between.
An app where you find your doppelgänger and call it Twinder
A microwave version of a freezer
Give leftovers from restaurants to farmers, so they can feed animals & grow more good food locally.
Apple Air pods should be turned into dangling earrings when not in use.
An app where you set goals of all kinds and your friends cheer you on.
“Uber Classic”, where someone could come pick you up in a classic or historical car.
Fingerprint gun safe/lock box.
They should play music in bathrooms so that you can’t hear other people do their business.
An app where you can save Twitter & Instagram videos.
An app where you can take one video and upload it to all your social media stories.
A feature on SnapChat where you could add a sticker that showed what song you were listening to.
A way to turn down the brightness of my phone just a tad bit more.. it still seems so bright on the lowest setting.
An app that knows every piece of clothing that I own and generates outfits for me.
A way to block automatic messages on Twitter & Instagram
A “notify me when it’s on sale” option next to add to my cart when online shopping.
A way to block women’s grunting/ screaming when watching tennis on the TV.
A drone service designed to give you a hands-free personal night light when walking in darkened locations such as night time walks where street lights are not present.
Netflix should have a category called ‘bloopers’ where you can search bloopers from your favourite shows.
An app where u take a pic of your physical calendar and it imports all the info into your phone calendar.
An app where you scan items to see if they’re recyclable
Facebook has poke, Twitter should have a bird whistle.
A ring that anyone who was single would wear so people could approach in a bar.
A nut and bolt for toilet seat that won’t break
Tinder but for finding workout partners.
Dating app or program add-on that allows users to find matches using facial feature recognition software based on your ideal type of date.
A crowdfunding app for your kid’s college fees. Tell granny to skip the birthday money and text it to the app instead.
A lost and found platform.
Tattoos where you can set how long you want them to last. I want a tattoo where it fades when I get into my 50s
Donut boxes should come with complimentary hand/face wipe
A website that tells you the hottest issue of any country on a given day.
A music app where you can see playlists of your favourite athletes.
An app that scans a book cover and tells you the ratings/reviews. You can also tell the app some of your favourite authors so the next time you scan the bookshelf it will highlight the books it recommends
Changing magazines with built in tablets on airplanes. Update content/ prices in real time.
Card readers built into tables at restaurants so you can pay quickly and leave without waiting ages
Spring loaded Pringles cans that push them up as you eat them so they are always at the top
An app that helps backpackers connect with each other.
A search engine for movie and video game critics.
Tinder for adopting animals. An app where it lists animals in your area that are up for adoption.
An iced coffee truck.
A feature on Instagram where you could see every photo you commented on
A website where you input all your skills and hobbies it recommends you a job.
A veterinary app to speak directly to a vet for any issue with your animal.
Shopping trolleys should come with a foot pedal to raise the bottom. No more bending down to the bottom of the trolley.
Twitter should have a feature to swipe left to right for multiple images.
Nike and Adidas need an app where you can take a pic of a shoe and they give you the model name
An app that changed your search history to interesting news articles if your laptop is stolen.
A tab on people’s Twitter profiles so that you could see only the tweets they personally tweeted
An app that lets you know when and where every happy hour in your city is happening
Ability to ‘like’ peoples private messages on Twitter.
An app where you can have digital copies of your passport and license that counts as valid.
An app where you can create a shopping list which also includes pictures.
Chrome extension to block any mention of potential tv/ movie spoilers.
A charity to fund a mobile clinic that goes around every weekend helping homeless people’s pets for free. Checks their body condition, offer vaccinations, booster shots etc
Every car owner manuals should come with a downloadable app for your phone.
Night mode feature on Snapchat
A platform for writers to collaborate on movie scripts, songs, articles plays etc. Real-time updates, revisions, and contributions.
Dribbble needs to add category filters.
Create surfboard fins out of recycled plastic bottles and donate some profits to ocean charities.
AppleWatch should have a feature where it would pulse faster or slower depending on if you’re closer or farther from the phone.
A Snapchat feature where the sender gets a notification on how fast you skipped passed their snap.
A like button for when someone blocks you.
A drive thru Wok Stop, fresh and healthy fast food!
An app that tells me where the nearest water fountain is.
An app where I can pick a movie and they deliver it with some popcorn and sweets.
Two-person Bluetooth Headphones.
Websites donate to charity in exchange for social media shares.
A bracelet I could wear that would tell Netflix when I fall asleep so I don’t miss any episodes.
An augmented reality app that shows you where (exactly) on the wall to drill the hole.
An app where you find random people to play board games with.
Blacklist feature on Twitter & Facebook. Enter in keywords such as ‘Donald Trump, Bieber, Babies…’ and anything related to that won’t show on your feed.
A ‘recently deleted messages’ folder in iMessages/ WhatsApp
An app that young entrepreneurs can go on and talk about business while getting each other’s help & feedback.
IP tracking with notifications for content creators. DMCA takedowns, email templates etc.
An app that’s capable of scanning fur and be able to tell if it is real or not.
Healthy moms healthy babies. Support and guidance to pregnant women to help them physically and mentally prepare for motherhood.
Tinder for creatives. Find local designers/artists for the work you need to be done based off of proximity/category. View profiles/portfolios & swipe to contact.
A platform for landowners who want to rent out their land instead of their home for outdoor family reunions, seminars, corporate functions, weddings, camping etc.
Yelp for Dogs. Find dog-friendly places and services (cafes, dog parks, grooming etc.),
Go Compare for wedding planning. Find the cheapest photographer, wedding cake maker etc in your area.
A central repository for the world’s unpublished media. Books, music, art, scripts, inventions, even business plans… share it, hype it, make it happen…
Uber for photographers. On demand marketplace for photographers.
An app where you can upload a photo of a spider and it tells you if it’s poisonous or not.
Airlines should partner with Netflix and offer the entire international catalog.
an app where you type in the name of a food and it tells you whether or not it’s safe for dogs.
An app where users contribute to a searchable database of public restroom door codes.
A way to save tweets on Twitter like I can save links on Facebook
Spray tan with sunscreen added.
A button on Instagram to delete all messages at once or read all messages.
LinkedIn comments should be ranked in order of how many likes they received.
An app where you can scan cosmetics and it will tell you whether or not it is tested on animals or not.
An app where you can describe the kind of mood you’re in and it suggests a good movie to watch based off that
A “view later” option for tweets with links or videos.
An app where you can input “sold out” items from any retailer and get an alert if they come back in stock
An audiobook app where it senses when I fall asleep and automatically pauses
An app where it will take a picture of you and draw you as a Disney character
An app where you stream live footage of a coffee shop to see how crowded it is before deciding if you should go.
Concept for a tv show about Batman that air at the same time, with the same story, but one is from Batman’s perspective, and the other is from Jokers perspective.
A way to take a picture of a business card with an iPhone and it automatically adds it as a contact.
A “go to beginning of conversation” button on the WhatsApp
An app where your washing/drying machine tells you when it’s done so you don’t have to check it all the time
Twitter should have a feature where it would recommend people to tag based on what you’re tweeting about.
A button on snap that said “Mark all stories as read”
Fake tattoos for kids to wear but the only way they stick is if they hydrate their skin. Sneaky way to get them to drink more water.
If someone uploads a newer version of a video on YouTube, YouTube should have a “there is a newer video available” link.
An app where a person without a right foot and a person without a left foot can split the cost of a single pair of shoes.
A website where you can rate hotel showers
Mario Kart game for the iPhone
Drive-thru should allow you to save your order so then they could have 2 lanes. One for people who just scan their credit card and it automatically knows their last order and then the people who don’t know what they want.
Option on Netflix to share a tv/ movie with your friend who is also on Netflix. Can have a Recommended by your friend section.
Fast lane for walking.
Option to fast forward and rewind Instagram videos.
An option to filter out clean versions of songs/albums on streaming sites.
iPhone alarm should allow you to type in the time instead of scrolling.
A fridge that has a sensor that would automatically cut off the flow when the glass is full!
Politicians should create and sign a contract between them and the public about what they will and will not do. If they break the contract then kick them out of office.
An app where people/bookworms can find & exchange books any & everywhere for free/cheap.
An app like Tinder where, instead of hookups, you find people to get ice cream with
Netflix should have a button so you can thumbs up your favourite parts of shows
Option to browse Netflix by actor/ actress. See a list of all the films of your favourite actor/ actress
An app where creatives can complain about their clients anonymously
An app to tell you if you left the tap running. Synced up to your home alarm.
Apple EarPods that double up as a USB.
Cereal Milk Flavoured Milk. A variety of milk flavoured with your favourite cereal.
When you set your alarm to go asleep your phone should also turn itself on silent/ airplane mode and then when you turn your alarm off it should also turn silent/ airplane mode off.
Self-cleaning hairbrush, a hairbrush that sucks hair from the brush into its handle for easy removal.
Kickstarter but for independent video game developers.
An app called fresh finds that tracks and notifies you of where the cheapest organic produce is in your area.Go Compare for clothes shopping
An app that blocks emails/calls from work on certain days so you can enjoy your days off.
Youtube removed videos should provide at least the title, so I could fix my music playlist when a video is removed or automatically suggest the closest match.
A button for when you hang up that makes it sound like your hanging up a phone really hard.
A website where you can upload a design and then they mail you a temporary tattoo version of it so you can wear it for a few days before a lifetime commitment
A duvet that adjusts its thread weight depending on the room temperature.
A playlist feature for Netflix. A feature to add several shows to a playlist and have a button to play a random episode from that list.
A social media app where all you post is music lyrics.
An app where you can post your Instagram photo variations and strangers help you choose what pic to post.
A mini washing machine for your whites.
Make special gyms for depressed and anxious people. Prescribe gym cards to people when diagnosed.
An app that tells you where you can find the cheapest/nearest drinks at any time of the day.
iMessage/ WhatsApp should have polls for decision making.
Newsletter subscription website. Search by niche and browse all the popular newsletters to subscribe to.
Phones should have the option to “Add Temporary Contact” for when you’re buying something off Gumtree
Assign different message tones for different WhatsApp groups.
A GPS tracker that is built into cardboard shipping boxes so parcel companies have more accountability for “lost packages.”
Pettr. An app where you just upload your pets and then swipe left or right if you want to pet someone’s pet.
An app that tells me where the nearest beer garden is.
An app where friends can send you some of their mobile data when you’re running low.
An app where I can scan my old VHS and DVD barcodes and the movie shows up to stream.
Emergency netting that surrounds apartment blocks in case of a fire.
An emergency drone that could carry people from burning high rise buildings.
Apartments should have fire safety levels. So when renting you know that the apartment you’re viewing is hazardous or not.
An option to “follow” someone but don’t send them a notification so they don’t realise you never followed them in the first place.
A shopping cart that adds up your total as you add items. No more being embarrassed at the till.
An app where it scans products and highlights the harmful ingredients.
Loyalty card app. An app where you can just scan your unique barcode within the coffee shop, take away etc. 10 scans and you get a freebie.
Pedal to raise and lower a toilet bowl.
Tolf. Golf but with a tennis racket and ball.
Instagram should let you follow a hashtag or a location.
A website where you can search for a song and see what movies/ tv shows that song was featured in.
Startup follow app. An app where you can follow start-ups, watch their daily vlogs, get an insight into what it’s like to research, design and launch an app from scratch.
Phone camera with an adjustable camera lens that you can extend and move around.Kind of like a built-in selfie stick.
Twitter should let you follow a hashtag or a location.
An app where you record phone calls and it just auto transcribes everything that was said
Twitter should make an app where u tap on a colour on ur icon and it’ll pull up a bunch of headers that match the colour
An AR app where your iPhone overlays the logos of a politician’s sponsors on their outfits.
An app where you can take a picture of your plate and it calculates the calories
Twitter should include Reddit down vote features. So you can have the ability to up vote and down vote tweets.
Socks that generate electricity every time you take a step inside your house.
Make the ground & curbs outside pubs out of rubber mats.
An app where you request people in your area who show up and accompany you on a walk.
An app for Twitter/ Facebook/ Instagram where every time I want to upload a post, I have to do a session of Duolingo first.
An app called “It’s App To You”. An app for indecisive people (where should I eat, what should I watch, etc.)
A meme search engine where you could describe a reaction picture you saw and it would pull it up for you
Night football, glow in the dark tees/ shorts/ runners/ football/Nets and pitch markings.
Pay it forward app. A bot to scroll and find out all the posts on your Facebook feed with no likes and then like them.
A pill you could take to get drunk so you didn’t have to drink all the calories and waste your money.
Krispy Kreme should open up a shop in Dublin
A site where you can input classical work and it will tell you where you can find orchestras playing it soon.
Instagram need to sort out the stacked tagged users UI. If there is a tag behind a tag then your not able to click it…
An app where you can listen to what athletes say on the court/field
A way to click on a tweet and read all the quote tweets of it.
24hr pizza delivery service.
Simon Cowell alarm clock app. An alarm clock where Simon Cowell insults you until you get up.
Twitter should auto suggest hashtags based on what you’re tweeting about.
Elevators should know when it’s full so it doesn’t make unnecessary stops at other floors.
An Online marketplace where you can connect with people who can offer mate rates and staff discounts for a small listing fee.
A second car horn specifically for when people don’t use their indicators.
An app where people can view/rank where the cleanest public bathrooms are around them.
Website to show you where your local neighbourhood watch scheme? is.
An app where u secretly send pics of your date or men who approach u etc, just in case u go missing?
An ebook where you read entire novels in Star Wars opening text crawl format.
An app where you can combine SoundCloud, YouTube & Spotify playlists.
Deliveroo for Pick ’n’ Mix.
An outdoor sports/running app, on which you can point the camera to another and see their pace, distance etc for their current run
There should be a “show me posts since I was online last” option for browsing Facebook.
Cookie pizza delivery service. The cookies come in small/ medium/ large and you can get different toppings. Same concept as pizzas but with cookies.
Youtube creator awards. YouTube give awards to their biggest influencers. Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram should start following suit.
An app like Tinder where you can find people in the Deaf community and socialise.
iPhone should include Gaeilge as a keyboard option
An app where it notifies you throughout the day not to eat crap and when to cook
Facebook should have a selection of gifs to choose from.
24hr movie theatres in Ireland
Mobiles with front and back displays. The generic screen on the front and a kindle screen on the back, for reading ebooks.
A bed that vibrates when it’s time to wake up.
StartupBox. GoggleBox version of people viewing new startup websites.
Autocorrect swear words into funny alternatives.
Ikea food should deliver.
An app to meet up with Gaeilgeoirs in your area.
Tag people in your snapchats
An app where all your friends put in their location and it tells you what’s a close fun place for everyone to meet at
A browser extension that tells you if a link is dead before you click on it
An easier way to add iMessage stickers.
LinkedIn should allow you to upload videos.
A subscription service where you buy ideas. For a dollar or month, you get sent 10 ideas every month.
A search engine that finds products sold by shops in your area.
Every takeaway/ coffee shop etc should have two lines for people who already know what they want and the undecideds.
Hologram fitness instructor. Get to see every exercise from a 360-degree view.
Netflix feature to spread a season over 1 episode a week. Rather than binging on all episodes in 2 days why not savour them over the course of 10–12 weeks, depending on how many episodes there are.
An app where you rate other drivers, and if their ratings get too low their license is revoked.
An app where you order your groceries and set a pickup time and they go get all your groceries and bring it out to your car.
A way to communicate with a coffee shop when you’re on a train, so at the next stop they bring you a coffee on board for you.
An app where you can pick a conversation topic, and it’ll list the nearest person who would meet up to chat about it.
Sponsor a child digital bracelet. Track anonymously a child that you sponsor in third world country. Track their health, education etc. Actually, see the benefit of your donations.
A news network that focuses on the good things happening around the world.
Flavoured whipped cream.
A foot pedal on the side of the toilet that you can press with your foot to open and close
An e-reader that is waterproof & solar-powered.
An app where you can take a picture of furniture you see in real life, upload it and it tells you exactly where to buy it?
An app where you take a picture of a spider or a snake and it tells you what it is and if it’s poisonous.
Colour coded emails dependant on how important they are.
Tinder for projects. An app where it brings people that are close to work on projects together.
A Dating app for gamers. Get matched with users who like the same games. If matched then you plan an online game together and chat live either with audio or text.
Temporarily injured parking spots.
D.E.I.S schools with left over food should donate it to homeless charities at 3pm every day in order to avoid the huge waste that occurs in schools all over the country.
A pedal on each side of the toilet that you can press with your foot. One to raise up the seat and one to lower it.
iPhone needs to have an app where the screen is a scale.
An app where it crash my phone whenever i spend too much time here and not studying
Auto translate all words on LinkedIn posts to your chosen language.
Chrome extension to replace the Words ‘Donald Trump’ With ‘GobShite’
Snapchat should have a feature to preview peoples snaps. Holding down the snap should load a quick 6-second preview.
A creep mode on Instagram that made it impossible for you to accidentally like any pictures by accident.
Facebook should scan uploading photos for missing children using facial recognition algorithms.
All plane rides should come with complimentary sweets for take off and landing.
A car that is able to detect if the car is overheating and something is moving or sitting inside the car and if the temperature reaches some critical level, then the car would kick on the air con, to keep the car at a sensible temperature or honk the horn to get attention.
Babysitting service in the cinema so people won’t take their young kids to rated R movies.
An app where you can downgrade a social media app to the version you liked the most.
An app where you can share 6-second comedic videos that loop.
An inter-car communication service so that I can tell the person at the stoplight that it turned green.
A website that tells you where you should move to and live based off of your preferences.
WhatsApp option to be able to accept a group invitation request rather than being added automatically.
A toilet that measures your wee & poo to determine your dietary deficiencies.
A website where users could upload raw footage they shot and editors could download and edit it into movies.
An app that takes my grocery list and tells me where to shop to save money?
An app where when you don’t remember lyrics or the name you can describe the storyline of a song and then it pops up
An app that shows me where the nearest vending machine is
An app where I can hire a person with my exact measurements to go shoe/ clothes shopping for me.
Shazam for birds. An app where you record a bird call and it’ll tell you what bird it is.
Suncream that changes colour when the protection wears off
WhatsApp that allows you to login so you can use your account on other peoples phones.
Website where you can view all online design competitions
An option to sort tweets by the number of comments
Kindle should let you select any outside cover so you can choose what people think you are reading.
Microwave that always makes sure the handle is facing you.
A charity bin where you can leave unwanted clothes, toys, books etc. The bin would be picked up on a monthly basis
Get rid of microwaves that still beep after you open them
An app for the YouTube community. Where vloggers can find people to collaborate with.
An app where you can show ur ID on your phone on a night out
An app where you can order condoms through your phone to be delivered
An app where poor people submit their wishes and the wealthy grant them when they want to feel good about themselves
An app where you can check how busy your library is or if there are empty tables available.
A reality show following a start-up from the very beginning, it’s important for people to see what REALLY happens in start-ups. It’s not all nerf guns and ping pong.
A feature that shows all the tweets I’ve deleted over the years.
A “cat mode” for your computer where all buttons would just temporarily shut off while they walk across the keyboard.
A filter on YouTube for you to not see Reaction videos after each search.
Dry shampoo for your body
Bring back Vine.
Drop the mic emoji
A washing machine that dries your clothes after washing them.
Coffee mug with a ‘do not disturb’ door hanger as the handle.
Drone ball collector. A drone built to retrieve footballs, golf balls, tennis balls etc.
Disposable protein shakers, buy from a vending machine, fill with water and then bin when finished. On the go protein.
Screen sharing app for your phone.
An app where you can check how busy any ATM is.
An app where you can check whether an ATM is out of service or not.
A mug that automatically whisks your tea/ coffee with the click of a button, no spoon needed.
Credit app. Drag a photo that you want to use on your website into credit app and it will find the original owner. You can then email them to ask if you could use their image.
Ban all sweet vending machines from gyms (yes this does exist)
Shops should email a copy of all your purchase receipts to your credit card company so you can track them online.
A way to return all spam post you’ve received in the Mail, to the sending company, preferably at the sender’s expense.
A dating app that only allows five-word messages
A vicious dog barking house alarm, imagine a burglar breaking into your home and hearing the sounds of an angry dog barking starting up. He wouldn’t be hanging around.
Polaroid app. Photos don’t show til 10 minutes later. The allure of not knowing what you look like til the photo goes live. Shaking your phone speeds up the process of developing the photo.
Teach kids that failure is ok
QR jobs that you can print and put on your shop window. Job seekers can scan the QR and get the details on their phone
Guest shoe soles for your house. Soles click onto guests shoes so they don’t bring in the dirt on their shoes.
Milk cartons that turn a different color the older that your milk is getting.
Subscription service that delivers you little single serving boxes of cereal
Protein scooper that sticks to the top of the inside bag, no more digging for the scooper.
A running buggy that tracks your heart rate, distance etc. A buggy with built in FitBit. By grabbing the handlebar the buggy tracks your heart rate. You can also see a leaderboard of other mummies and how well there doing.
An app where you can check how busy a coffee shop is or if there are seats available.
A bin specifically for glass.
Option to fast forward and rewind Instagram stories.
Digital house key that tells you whether you locked your house or not. No more second guessing yourself.
A website that listed all the nearby concerts.
Option to record WhatsApp calls
“Recently Deleted” folder for WhatsApp messages
Fidget spinner with a small display showing spin count.
End of year Apple Music statistics should show how much money you made each artist
An app where you follow someone on all forms of social media at the same time
An app where you take someone’s photo and it shows you their Instagram
An app where you can list your fav bands and it alerts you when they release new music
Unwanted printer ink. People throw away printers with sometimes ink cartridges that are full. The unwanted ink could be sent to schools, colleges, charities etc
Jeans with socks sewn in
Control all lighting in your house with your iWatch.
Control your children’s phones from your own. Power to lock it when you want or turn it off altogether to get them off to bed.
Swing ball app. Play online swing ball against your mates.
Find my pen. Pen tracker for your digital pen.
Hairband with a magnetic clasp. Easy to close and open. Stops hair getting caught in generic rubber band
Underarm sweat deodorant. Make them think you pushed it hard in the gym
Radiators that change color with heat. Easily find the radiators that need to be bled.
Grab a coffee app. A networking app for entrepreneurs, visionaries, creative thinkers etc. Tinder-style matching. Filter based on location, industry, interests etc. Once matched you choose a location to grab a coffee.
Inhaler with an alarm and the only way to turn it off is by taking your inhaler.
Digital inhaler where parents could download and app to track their child’s usage.
An app where you match with people who wanna eat the same kinda food as you for lunch
A way to see who visits your Facebook profile
A dating app similar to Tinder but instead of photos you upload a 15-second video introducing yourself.
Snapchat should sell the loading animation as advertising space to brands.
Uber for motorbikes.
An app to let you know where the closest baby changing tables are
They have football golf but what about golf bowling.
iPhones should come with screen protectors.
A version of Snapchat that doesn’t drain your battery.
An app where anonymous people can help you respond to texts?
iPhone plug that unplugs itself from the socket after your phone is charged
LinkedIn allows you to share an article, photo or an update but why not share a book your reading option. Would love to know what books my connections are reading.
LinkedIn option to create folders for your messages.
Surfboards with built in GPS.
An eggshell magnet removes the little bits of eggs from your scrambled egg mixture.
A “hide post from _ “ option on Instagram.
”This should be on Facebook” report button on LinkedIn
A Chrome extension for Netflix that links you to the social accounts from the tv show that you’re watching.
An app where you type in what is going on in your life and a song pops up that relates to everything about your life.
A browser extension that censors any curse words in videos on Youtube, Vimeo etc
Twitter should recommend popular users based on how much engagement they have and not how many followers.
MyFitnessPal for drinking. Tell the app your weight, height etc. You then scan what your drinking and the app will tell you how many units you have left before your going to vomit/ blackout.
Death countdown for shelter animals, it would definitely influence more people to adopt.
A “hide post from _” option on Facebook.
Hoodie strings that are earphones.
A meeting app that if someone cancels on you more than 3 times they have to donate to a charity of your choice.
Idea coffee morning. Once a week a group of like-minded individuals grab a coffee and chat about ideas that they have thought about during the week. Same concept as creative mornings but for ideas
Garage sale app. An app where you can look up all the garage sales going on around you
A “skip ten seconds forward” button on Netflix
A browser extension to hide spoilers from all social networks
Golf tee with a retractable string that is attached to your golf bag. Never lose another tee again.
Google maps should have a least stressful route and maybe a Scenic Route option
Kitchen knife holders that, when removing knives, make the metallic unsheathing sound made by swords in movies.
Phone battery charger that has an LCD screen which shows your battery percent. Saves you having to click your phone to check the %
Facebook should have a night mode.
Browser extension that removes the likes/ comments from everything. It’s amazing how influenced we are to click on something because of how many likes it has.
Scheduler for stories, post one story to Instagram, Facebook and Snapchat with one click.
Every photo/ art/ design etc that is shared on social networks should have mandatory source link attached.
An app for people who are on their own at a gig where they can connect and meet others.
The volume in your car increases when you lower the windows. Counter balances the outside noise.
Positive NewsLetter, a newsletter that only shares positive, uplifting news.
Interactive art. A digital painting where you can move the items around. Imagine a digital painting of a bowl of fruit that you could move the items around.
A welcome mat that also acts as a weighing scales.
Tinder-like app for serious musicians who want to be in a band.
A fridge as your browser homepage where you can add photos, shopping lists, to-do lists, funky magnets etc.
Elon Musk should release an aftershave called ‘Elon’s Musk’
Dublin Bus realtime information should also show if the bus is full or not.
Travel tracker app. An app that shows you where you’ve been, how much you spent in different countries amongst other features.An app that locates where people are giving out free samples.
An app where you pay someone to go and buy you snacks and deliver them.
An option to leave audio recordings on your photos.
A spitting water out emoji.
An app that told me how busy a supermarket is.
“Undo” button on the keyboard.
Automatically share contacts when you place your phone on top of another phone.
Block someone across all social networks with one click.
QR codes on your shopping receipt so you can reorder online.
A dating website where you post your most recently played songs on Spotify or Apple Music.
An app where you can paste a list of ingredients and it points out anything potentially not vegan.
An option to schedule text messages.
Family chore app. Designate chores for your kids straight to their phone.
Digital Stress ball that can track how hard you squeezed the ball. Sync to your phone so you can track how often you get stressed. Also, see how stressed your friends are who also have the ball.
Youtube video preview on hover (why isn’t this a thing?)
A website telling you where taxpayers money is spent, including politicians’ expenses etc
The option to save and like Instagram stories
Option to add sound effects to your Facebook posts (When you hover over the comment). Effects you can add range from laughter, crying, screaming etc.
Start over button on Facebook. Delete all your content, friends, comments, likes etc and start fresh.
A chatbot for families to find resources that can help them understand the illness of a loved one (Cancer, AIDS/HIV, Diabetes etc) and how to best support. Get insights from others with similar illnesses and what helped them get through it etc.
Facebook should allow voice comments.
An app where you can schedule to take someone’s parking spot.
An app to show you where the clampers are in the city!
A website where it will give your total followers over all social networks in real time.
An app where two chatting parties can listening to same music while chatting.
A like button for when people block you.
Reset content button for your Instagram explore page.
Holy communion dispenser at mass, so people don’t have to eat from people’s hands.
Stairs should be split down the middle with a line. One side for walking down and the other for walking up. 9 times out of 10 there’s room for both parties
Smartphones should record in landscape when held vertically.
All sweet vending machines in gyms should have an ‘out of order’ sign on them
Browsers should open up a new tab when you click twice on a link.
An app for how and where to get quality avocados.
Back scratching chair.
On April 1st, the Shazam app identifies all songs as Rick Astley ‘never gonna give you up’
Skype analytics for companies. Track how active your employees are during your meetings, also view word clouds, transcripts etc.
An app where you can upload multiple email subject titles and other users rate them from best to worst, so you know which one to use.
Designer tools website. Find out what tools your favourite designer uses to get the job done.
Self-cleaning house windows.
An app where you can set your phone to permit you on social media only certain times of the day?
An app that will track all your automatically paid bills like Apple Music, utilities, cable, etc. It will notify you when money gets taken from your account and the option to cancel.
Genetically modify grass so it only grows to the perfect size.
Allow Doctors to fly for free provided that they would be willing to help in a medical emergency.
Clothes should have QR codes for reorder
Search button for your likes on SoundCloud
MTV should drop the ‘M’ and just call themselves ‘TV’
24hr drive thru for healthy juices/ shakes.
Walking stick for visually impaired that is synced to traffic lights. So when the walking stick makes contact with the traffic light pole it automatically presses the button for the green man.
Walking stick for visually impaired with built in google maps. The visually impaired person would tell the walking aid where it needs to go. Wireless earphone pod (Use in one ear) would guide the person to their destination.
Youtube thumbnails should show how many likes/ dislikes a video has.
Online book rental website (subscribe every month, rent up to 3 books).
Social alarm clock app. An app that allows your friends to choose what songs or noises you wake up to.
Soda companies slowly lower the amount of sugar by 30% or 40%.
VR rental for children’s parties.
All phones should come with sign language emojis.
An app where u could follow people but instead of tweeting or posting pictures, u only share songs
Boarding Cards should be the same shape as passports
There should be TL;DRs on Terms and Conditions
Google should make a Star Wars themed Doodle on May 25th 2017 to celebrate the 40th anniversary
The ability to type in bold or italics in iMessage.
”Find my headphones” app
Automatically add a kiss (x) at the end of each message to your partner. Assign your partner in your contacts so your phone knows.
A debate app that matches two total strangers with opposite opinions about a topic they both like.
”Book routes” an app linked with Google Earth, that I can follow the route of a protagonist took in my favourite book.
SnapChat filter that showed what song you’re listening to.
Roulette feature on Netflix where you click on a show & it spits out a random episode for you to watch.
An app that detects when I fall asleep and logs where I left off in whatever I was watching on Netflix.
Let users filter film services like Netflix by rating (G, PG, etc.)
A tattoo website where you upload pictures of your body where you want a tattoo, and then lets you upload your own designs and place it where you want it. You can then print out a template to take to the tattoo artist!
Screenshots automatically delete themselves off your computer after 24 hours, saved to the cloud just incase you need any of them back
A WhatsApp feature to add emojis to messages.
Rubbish truck with an infrared scanner, that scans green bin for rubbish that’s not recyclable and declines if detected.
If someone tries to break into your house all external handles give out a mild electric shock to deter robbers.
Turn dog pounds into dog petting stores. Charge people €2–3 for admission. The money that they make can pay for staff to feed, walk and care for the dogs until they get housed. It can also create a bond between the customer and the animal while giving the animal some much-needed love and affection.
If someone enters your pin in three times incorrectly then your phone takes a photo of them and emails you.
Three way FaceTime.
Spotify radio station feature, wh