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Trick or Tech: 10 Hottest New Apps from October to Transform Your Life

Trick or Tech: 10 Hottest New Apps from October to Transform Your Life

Meet the 10 most upvoted apps in October — via ProductHunt.

Hello there, my fellow app adventurers! It’s time to unearth the spooktacular tools that have emerged to life this last October.

Get ready to be enchanted by the top 10 apps that have charmed the* Product Hunt community* with their excellence and innovative ideas.

In this month’s magical coffin, you’ll find multiple apps carefully curated in the areas of Sales, Productivity, Writing, Marketing, and Analytics. There are also some tools focused on Privacy,** User Experience**, No-Code,** Email,** and even Legal Services — many with a generous sprinkle of AI to push your productivity to the sky.

Hottest Apps in October 2023, according to the Product Hunt community

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1. Cloaked

Virtual identities to protect your privacy Tags: Productivity, SaaS, Privacy* PH Launch: 03.10.2023 Upvotes: 1782 ▲*

Update your identities everywhere with Cloaked and keep your data safe

Privacy-conscious users, the most-voted tool this month is your ultimate digital ally! If you’re tired of unwanted spam, unsolicited messages, and the nagging fear of data misuse — Cloaked’s got you covered! With instant and unlimited virtual identities, you can manage it all in one user-friendly dashboard, and regain control over who contacts you and when — ensuring your personal data is shielded from prying eyes.

The app boasts features like instant phone and email IDs — fully functional, to be utilized in-app or to forward to your personal number and email address, a secure password manager, number locking to filter out unwanted contacts, and an AutoCloak feature that updates your existing accounts to use Cloaked IDs.

In a world where privacy is a rare gem, Cloaked empowers you to enjoy the conveniences of technology without compromising your personal information. Definitely worth trying to keep your data safe from hackers and scammers, and take control of your digital life.

🪙 Pricing

Note: Cloaked is offering 20% off with the promo code CURIOSITY to be applied after signing up.

  • Monthly subscription: $10/month (usable phone numbers and email addresses, dedicated inboxes, one-time passcodes, browser extension, dedicated mobile app, import and store passwords, share identities)

  • Annual subscription: $8/month (including all of the above)

2. AI Content Genie

AI autopilot for content creation & marketing Tags: Writing, Marketing, Artificial Intelligence * PH Launch: 18.10.2023 Upvotes: 1613 ▲*

Create high-performing SEO content with 100+ AI tools by AI Content Genie

AI Content Genie, the runner-up on the list, is the perfect friend for all content creators and marketers out there**.** This nifty app works as your secret assistant, tirelessly generating engaging social media and blog content on autopilot — so you have a constant stream of fresh content, ready to be edited, shared, scheduled, or published.

Created by Narrato, this tool is a game-changer: it offers an intuitive user interface, making it a breeze to use, all inside a collaborative content creation space. Imagine a single beautiful workspace where creators, marketers, and teams can come together to ideate, create, and deliver outstanding content with ease.

But the real magic happens with the AI Autopilot for Content Marketing. The AI Content Genie works its magic by auto-generating fresh and engaging social media and blog content from your themes and website, complete with graphics and image recommendations. You get around 15 posts every week to choose from and publish on platforms like LinkedIn, Facebook, Instagram, and WordPress (Webflow integration is on the horizon). With access to 100+ AI tools and templates, you’ll never run out of content ideas again.

🪙 Pricing

  • Pro plan: $36/month (4 user seats, unlimited projects and content items, custom workflows, content templates, folders and calendars, AI writing, AI images, SEO content briefs, content download and HTML, 30 days revision history, plagiarism credit — $4/mo credit included, approx. 30000 words)

  • Business plan:** $76/month** (workflow automations, publishing, API and Zapier, unlimited AI writing and images, more SEO content briefs, custom AI templates, brand voices, freelancer payment manager, white-labeling, plagiarism credit — $8/mo credit included, approx. 60000 words)

3. Blaze

**The marketing AI tool for entrepreneurs Tags: Writing, Marketing, Artificial Intelligence PH Launch: 11.10.2023 Upvotes: 1426 ▲

Turbocharge your content creation by training Blaze on your website’s voice

Designed for teams of one, Blaze is the go-to tool for crafting exceptional marketing content in half the time, all while maintaining your unique brand voice. This isn’t just another AI writing tool; Blaze offers an end-to-end solution in a modern document editor that’s perfect for small business owners, freelancers, and budding trailblazers worldwide.

The app analyzes your brand voice from your existing materials, produces high-quality long-form content right the first time with simple wizards, offers a campaign feature to multiply content types, and wraps it all in a state-of-the-art editor with real-time editing, comments, tasks, track changes, permissions, and more.

This way you can stop worrying about prompts or maintaining a library of ideas, and start creating interesting blog posts, social media content, ad copy, marketing briefs, and more. Blaze’s fast creation wizards tailor content to your brand and voice effortlessly, injecting personality and fun into your marketing to make it truly effective and engaging.

🪙 Pricing

  • Creator plan: $16/month (1 seat, 3 brand voices, unlimited AI generation, multi-channel campaigns, docs, and projects, SEO checks, Plagiarism Scans)

  • Team plan:** $39/month** (3 seats, 10 brand voices, priority AI processing, real-time collaboration, comments, and tasks, document review and approval workflows, wiki and documentation features, databases, calendars, and kanban boards)

  • Enterprise plan: $500/month (20+ users, SSO/SAML login, custom AI templates, workflow setup, multiple workspaces, API access, tailored training sessions, and dedicated account manager)

4. Nudge 2.0

In-app experiences to activate, retain, & understand users Tags: Analytics, SaaS, User Experience* PH Launch: 12.10.2023 Upvotes: 1415 ▲*

Gamify user journeys and put engagement into auto-pilot with Nudge 2.0

In a world where user retention is the holy grail, **Nudge** steps in to provide a solution that’s as effective as it is developer-friendly. Designed to empower consumer companies in their quest to activate, retain, and gain deep insights into their users, this platform provides an in-app product experience tailored to keeping your users engaged and retained.

The app offers a world of possibilities: creating and launching gamification, nudges, and surveys directly within your apps, all without needing developer support. You can set up rules, rewards, and customize interactions through the user-friendly dashboard, and track data and measure the real-time impact on key metrics — ensuring you’re always in the driver’s seat when it comes to understanding and engaging your user base.

Get ready to boost user engagement and increase lifetime value for your company with user activation and retention at your fingertips!

🪙 Pricing

Nudge bases its pricing on the modules and Monthly Tracked Users (MTUs). They are offering a 20% discount with the code CURIOSITY20 — just add the code when booking a demo call via their website.

5. CallZen.AI

Conversational AI for customer success Tags: Sales, SaaS, Artificial Intelligence* PH Launch: 10.10.2023 Upvotes: 1394 ▲*

Get personalized agent coaching automatically with CallZen.AI and elevate your team’s skills

CallZen.AI is a powerhouse conversational AI solution that offers automated call audits and agent performance evaluations to revolutionize how businesses engage with their customers.

This platform unlocks the secrets of conversational intelligence by empowering you to extract, track, and report on invaluable insights from your conversation data, spanning calls, chats, and meetings. Dive into customer needs with Semantic Moments Capturing, break language barriers with Multilingual Transcription, provide concise Call Summaries, and feel the pulse of your conversations with Sentiment Analysis — ensuring empathetic responses and boosting agent performance.

You get to uplift your team’s morale with insights for effective coaching and incentives with the Automated Compliance Management, through interactive dashboards and custom reports. CallZen seamlessly integrates with your existing tools, from CRMs to emails, for real-time alerts and notifications.

🪙 Pricing

  • Basic plan: Custom pricing** (multilingual transcription, semantic moments, conversational scoring and summarization, sentiment and speech analysis)

  • Professional plan:** Custom pricing** (smart clustering, automated QA, agent scoring, AI coaching)

  • Enterprise plan: Custom pricing (custom reporting, automations and integrations, pitch pop, feedback analysis, chat support, model customizations)

Intermission: Curiosity

**Instantly search through all your folders, apps, and accounts **Meet Curiosity, the ultimate all-in-one search tool, command bar and AI Assistant *🔎

Curiosity: connect all your apps and inboxes for search, chat with your files, and autoreply any message

**Curiosity** is the one search bar for all your work. It connects with your tools like Evernote, Notion, and Slack, to give you one integrated search! That saves time and helps you stay in the flow.

Curiosity also gives you a shortcut to instantly launch programs, join meetings, open folders, and search your clipboard history.

And it gets even better: With the AI Assistant, Curiosity puts the power of ChatGPT at your fingertips. You can use it to summarize or translate documents, auto-reply to emails, and ask questions about your files.

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No need to waste time jumping from one app to another when you can have everything you need in one place, right?

🪙 Pricing

Note: Curiosity offers a 14-day free trial of the Pro plan. Learn how to get it here.

  • Starter plan: Free* (*up to 5 cloud apps, Spaces, unified inbox and calendar, command bar, clipboard manager, contacts, notes)

  • Personal plan:** €3.99/month** *(*unlimited personal apps and Spaces, search-in-files, indexing scheduling, AI assistant)

  • Pro plan: €9.99/month (unlimited sources, professional apps, faster indexing, AI assistant)

  • *Teams plan:+ €9.99/month per user (Workspaces, shared commands, AI assistant, unified billing)

6. Impaction.ai

Analytics for conversational AI products Tags: Analytics,** SaaS, Artificial Intelligence* PH Launch: 19.10.2023 Upvotes: 1329 ▲*

Analyze and understand your users with Columbus Copilot from Impaction.ai

If you ever found yourself drowning in the sea of conversational data from your chat products and users, or have been struggling with the cryptic world of JSON data looking to make sense of it, you’re gonna love **Impaction.ai** — your go-to solution for a smoother, more insightful journey.

This platform offers a simpler way to understand how your users are really engaging with your LLM-powered conversational products. It decodes user interactions and transforms raw conversational data into valuable insights. You get a real-time dashboard to keep tabs on your conversational data, no more tedious JSON formats to decipher, and a super intuitive natural language search feature that makes finding specific sessions a breeze.

A nice extra touch is Columbus, an analytics copilot ready to provide actionable insights that can boost your product’s performance. Impaction also provides easy integration with their SDK and top-tier data security and privacy, so you can dive right in without any worries and start making data-driven decisions to take your company to the next level.

🪙 Pricing

  • Basic plan: Free (up to 50 searches/month, up to 1,000 sessions ingested per month )

  • Pro plan:** Custom pricing** (flexible usage-based pricing, access to advanced universal search, access to Columbus Copilot Pro, access to basic search planning support)

  • Enterprise plan:** Custom pricing** (unlimited universal search, unlimited sessions saved, unlimited data retention)

7. Skylead 3.0

Close 3x more deals with LinkedIn & unlimited email outreach Tags: Email, SaaS, Sales* PH Launch: 12.10.2023 Upvotes: 1315 ▲*

Nurture your leads and boost your campaigns in one place with Skylead 3.0

Skylead 3.0 was created for founders, sales reps, recruiters, and marketing specialists who want to supercharge your outreach while having more time to build meaningful connections — so you can stop spending endless hours on LinkedIn, juggling multiple email accounts, and struggling to find those elusive business emails to connect.

With this app, you get a toolbox filled with features that’ll make your heart skip a beat. For instance, you’ll have LinkedIn automation, with the ability to send invites, messages, and even paid & free InMails. You can also send tens of thousands of emails per month, thanks to inbox rotation. And there’s an efficient email finder and verifier, ensuring you always have those crucial business emails in hand.

Smart sequences combine a personal outreach algorithm, powered by AI, to find the quickest path to your leads, and a smart inbox helps you nurture all of them in one place, making relationship-building a breeze. You can integrate any workflow by syncing Skylead with other tools through Zapier, Make, or API. Get ready to focus solely on closing those deals!

🪙 Pricing

  • All-in-one plan: $100/month (unlimited email accounts, 100,000 emails/month, one LinkedIn account, email automation, email finder and verifier, 8 options for lead sources, unlimited image and GIF personalization, API integration, smart sequences)

  • White Label plan:** Custom pricing** (all solutions under your brand, customer support and help center under your brand, tiered pricing system, agency dashboard, invite unlimited co-workers)

8. Softr AI

**Create business apps with Softr AI Tags: Productivity, No-Code, Artificial Intelligence PH Launch: 17.10.2023 Upvotes: 1314 ▲

Describe your idea, select a theme, and watch your prompt turn into an app with Softr AI

Not everyone has the necessary tech skills to build a great web app — but **Softr AI** was imagined to allow anyone to give life to their ideas effortlessly. Whether you need an intranet, client portal, or internal tool, you can now easily transform your visions into fully functional web apps.

Using a simple prompt, you can generate comprehensive applications that include AI-generated designs, themes, copy, and data in Google Spreadsheets. Softr offers a user-friendly experience with pre-built functional blocks, so you can assemble your app in minutes with a drag-and-drop system. The AI Generator will save you time and effort, especially for beginners, by connecting it to your data sources (like Airtable or Google Sheets). Plus, you get to define permissions and access levels, ensuring the right users see and edit the correct information securely.

The possibilities are endless, whether you’re starting a project from scratch, seeking inspiration, or validating your ideas swiftly. Just build and publish on any device, with one click.

🪙 Pricing

  • Starter plan: Free** (unlimited app visitors, 5 internal / 100 external app users, 5 workspace collaborators, 1 custom domain)

  • Basic plan: $49/month** (custom CSS/JS, 10 internal / 1000 external app users, embed Softr apps, option to buy extra custom domains)

  • Professional plan:** $139/month** (charts, calendar, inbox, and kanban, 50 internal / 5000 external app users, 10 workspace collaborators, remove Softr branding)

  • Business plan:** $269/month** (org chart, timeline, SMS login, 100 internal / 10000 external app users, 15 workspace collaborators, downloadable mobile apps — PWA)

9. Intently

**Turn LinkedIn actions into sales opportunities Tags: Productivity, Sales, Artificial Intelligence PH Launch: 03.10.2023 Upvotes: 1217 ▲

Track the LinkedIn activity of your prospects in real-time with Intently

Stop juggling multiple tools to find your prospects and spending endless hours manually checking LinkedIn profiles for that golden nugget of intent that aligns with your business needs. **Intently** is the solution that will transform your LinkedIn actions into sales opportunities in no time.

With this platform, all it takes is a simple query in the search bar, and voila! You’ll have a never-ending stream of leads who are discussing problems that your product brilliantly solves.

Find the right leads for Go-to-Market (GTM) strategies, test Ideal Customer Profiles (ICPs), and close deals. Intently works as a semantic search engine that can turn a natural language search request into a wellspring of warm leads by analyzing LinkedIn activity data, so you can sell more with less effort.

🪙 Pricing

  • Basic plan:** Free** (unlimited queries, access to featured profiles, ability to see featured LinkedIn intents, company data on featured profiles)

  • Starter plan:** $19/month** (unlimited search results, LinkedIn behavioral data, intent data on C-level, VP and director level from US companies, Fortune 1000 intent data, save as CSV)

  • Growth plan:** From $499/month** (access to 500M people data and 40M company data, look-alike feature, API lead enrichment, Twitter and Facebook intent data, integrations with Salesforce, Hubspot, Outreach and Lemlist, Google Maps intent data)

  • Enterprise plan:** Custom pricing** (SOC I/II compliant, product customization to fit the company workflow, unlimited account monitoring, custom data sources, unlimited open source data)

10. Genie AI

Your AI legal assistant Tags: Productivity, Legal, Artificial Intelligence* PH Launch: 26.10.2023 Upvotes: 1192 ▲*

Create a legal document from scratch with Genie AI multiple templates

Artificial Intelligence has really come to revolutionize all areas of life. Case in point: Genie AI, a legal service assistant created to optimize all those long hours drafting, reviewing, and negotiating contracts and standard documents.

With the power of AI foundation models, including GPT-4, Claude 2, and their very own proprietary models, the platform makes legal document handling a breeze. Genie AI is equipped with features such as the superdrafter — an advanced document editor that perfectly handles MS Word’s formatting while retaining the source document’s style, and the AI document review — capable of assessing the risk level of every clause in a contract.

If you have a question about a legal contract, the AI Legal Assistant is at your service, providing instant answers that you can put into action. And coming soon is the power to craft a complete legal document from scratch, so you can stop relying on finding legal templates online and gain confidence in your legal work.

🪙 Pricing

Note: Genie AI is offering unlimited access to Genie Docs for free while in Beta.

Wrapping up

As we draw the curtains on our tour of October’s 10 hottest apps, it’s evident that the Product Hunt community has once again been under the spell of all the remarkable creations powered by AI. And we hope this trend won’t go away any sooner! 🔥

With tech solutions for multiple daily tasks, these apps promise to transform your life in extraordinary ways and facilitate productivity and efficiency — whether it’s in** sales, marketing, writing, data analysis, privacy, user experience,** or legal matters.

Why not give them a try and see the difference they can make?

And while you’re at it, download **Curiosity* and get a unified search solution, a magic command bar, an integrated mailbox, and an AI assistant all in one!* 🚀

Methodological note

There are many ways to interpret: “Hottest in the month”. In case you’re wondering, here’s how we put together the list:

  • Check the most-upvoted list every day this month (ProductHunt Time Travel)

  • Check upvotes as of the day of collection (1st of the following month)

  • Select 10 apps with the most upvotes

That means the list is slightly biased towards apps that launched earlier in the month (more time to collect votes). However, since it contains apps from the entire month, we feel that small imprecision is acceptable. Upvote counts are from the day we pulled the data.

We also removed any projects related to NFTs, blockchains, and Web3. If you’re confused why, check out @web3isgreat or @smdiehl on Twitter.

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