Withlocals has announced the launch of its travel guide app, which connects travelers with local hosts throughout Southeast Asia. The platform connects travelers with locals in their potential travel locations, allowing them to plan and book activities or plan trips with locals, or even eat home dinners with local hosts (as examples).
Health and fitness company FitStar has announced the launch of FitStar Yoga on iOS devices. The app features yoga expert Tara Stiles, and aims to help all users experience the perfect yoga workout, regardless of previous experience or skill level. With FitStar Yoga, users are given personalized workout sessions featuring a selection of more than 300 yoga poses, among other features.
It can often be embarrassing, opening one’s heart to another person in an expression of gratitude and admiration, but a new iOS app aims to break down that barrier via the help of anonymity. Outpour, available today on iOS, allows users to post anonymous messages about their friends and contacts, with the goal of brightening someone’s day.
Global messaging platform Lettrs has been updated with a new SocialStamps feature, not only creating more social functionality for the platform, but also introducing a new way for advertisers, personalities and non-profit organizations to increase their brand awareness or raise money for causes. With SocialStamps, Lettrs users can add a digital stamp to their notes, before sharing them with friends and/or the community.
Sortpad has announced the launch of its iPhone photo organization app, which allows users to manually (but quickly) sort their images using swipe controls. Instead of automatic photo sorting (like sorting photos based on location), users are given more control over the organization process, as they add photos into assigned folders, or send them to the trash if they’re no longer needed.
After a launch on iOS devices way back in 2011, food truck tracking app Roaming Hunger has finally launched on Android devices, giving a new set of users a way to locate their favorite (or new) food trucks without bouncing between separate Twitter profiles, Facebook pages and websites for each individual truck.
USA Today has announced the launch of its newest series of mobile apps called The Buzz. This collection of apps features news and content tailored specifically to individual college campuses across the country, with each college receiving its own app. To start, there are eight apps available for eight different colleges, with The Buzz apps supporting both iOS and Android devices.
Children’s clothing marketplace Totspot has launched on Android devices, giving parents a new way to buy and sell gently used clothing and accessory items from the comfort of their own homes. Using the app, parents can create private profiles for their children, allowing them to browse items easily, based on the exact sizes their little ones currently need.
Gift card marketplace Raise has today revealed it has secured $18.1 million in funding for its platform, which allows users to buy and sell store gift cards for a discounted price. The company’s iOS app was released in October, and offers a real-time version of the full online marketplace, with support for over 3,000 featured brands.
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