"There’s a fundamental shift in the way that we use apps underway, and the symptoms are all over the map. From a deeper, more thoughtful approach to push notifications to the breaking apart of large, unwieldy apps into smaller more focused components."
This article raises a lot of interesting topics about the future of apps, each of them could be further developed in separate articles really:
1) Micro location and its ethical issue
2) The trend to develop one app for one single task
3) The use of push notifications and of the device Home screen
4) And finally, what’s mention in the article as “ apps as service layers”