Get hyper-local with Trover. Share your discoveries with fellow travelers, from a delicious meal in New York to a pride of lazy lions in Kenya.
Available for: Android, iPhone
What it does: Opens up the world one image at a time. Merges geolocation and photo-sharing to let users capture and share snapshots from their current locations.
What's hot: Launched by online names such as Rich Barton, chairman and founder of Expedia.com and cofounder of Zillow, and Jason Karas, who founded the eco-social gaming company Carbonrally.com. You'd expect pretty landscapes, but there's inspiring art and architecture too. There have been 100,000 downloads in 160 countries, with San Francisco, New York, Boston, Chicago, London, Paris, and Hong Kong leading in discoveries. Directions are also posted, so following the discoveries could make for an interesting road trip.