Bloom’s new trading feature lets parents buy, sell baby gear locally

Ideal for new parents that are looking for discounted toys and other baby-related items, a parenting app called Bloom has launched a local connection feature that lets parents buy and sell items. Users can even use the app to schedule…

You can now play podcasts from within Google search results on Android

Google's updated the Search for Android app to support podcast playback and background listening. It comes on the heels of a newly updated Play Music app that features podcast management.

For group vacations, or just pizza, Clink makes it easier to save with friends

Clink, a no-fee savings and investing app, just rolled out a new feature that allows groups of users to save money together. Now, you can save for a group trip with friends, split large purchases with family members and more.

Not a fan of getting mugged? RedZone lets you know where the high-crime areas are

RedZone lets you scope out any crimes in a given area in order for you to avoid those areas and, potentially, remain safe. The app is currently available as a free download for iOS, with an Android version in the works.

Not sure which candidate you hate the most? New app helps you find your political identity

With the definitions of the two parties coming into question, first-time voters may need a bit of help deciding exactly which party they want to cast their ballots for. Here to help is Politalk.

Nightmare roommates begone! Roomi expands shared housing app into Washington, DC

Finding the ideal shared housing situation can feel like looking for a needle in a haystack, but Roomi seeks to make it easier. The service is now expanding into the Washington, D.C. area.

Domino’s Zero Click takes the work out of ordering pizza

Want pizza? Who doesn't? Just launch Domino's Zero Click app, and voilà, your order has been placed. You'll need to create a "Pizza Profile" the first time you launch the app, of course (don't forget the anchovies).

MIT’s app promises to count calories and help you lose weight

Researchers at MIT are currently developing an app that helps you keep track of caloric intake and general nutritional data using just your voice. There's no word on a release date, though it promises to help you lose weight.

Wurrly turns your phone into a professional recording studio

Thanks to a new app called Wurrly, aspiring songbirds everywhere (or at least, those equipped with an Android or Apple smartphone) will be able to turn their mobile devices into an easy to use recording studio.
Virtual Reality

Can’t make it to Coachella? Don’t worry – you’ll be able to watch it remotely with VR

Coachella has partnered with to create a Virtual Reality app so that fans will be able to live stream festival sets to any VR headset from the comfort of their homes. The app includes a video library of top performers and even…

Not ready to buy the CheetahPhone? Try the UI out beforehand using CM Launcher 3D

Cheetah Mobile has launched CM Launcher 3D, a standalone version of the launcher installed on the CheetahPhone. It has the same flashy 3D graphics, and potential speed benefits, but sadly all the ads too.

Shorts is a Periscope-like app for real-time photo sharing

Want to share as many photos as you want in real time with your friends? Shorts is the right app for you. The iOS app scans your camera roll and lets you swipe up on photos you want to share.