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PSFK Picks: Top Five Apps Of The Week

PSFK Picks: Top Five Apps Of The Week
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A roundup of the latest, most fascinating apps we've learned about this past week.

Nestor Bailly, PSFK
  • 24 october 2011

Each week PSFK features many new and innovative apps. To give the best their due, we’ve compiled a roundup of the most interesting and creative apps written about on the site this past week:

New Lego Game Uses iOS App To Combine Digital And Physical Play

Life of George
Toymaker Lego combines the virtual and real with an app that has users build pictured items out of their famous bricks. Players then take a picture of their finished product, and are scored on accuracy and speed.

IBM Develops Electric Car Charging App

IBM’s Electric Vehicle Charging App
IBM Research teamed up with a Swiss utility company to develop a mobile app that provides live information on electric vehicles, like battery level, range, and current energy costs.

Google Wallet Now Available For Sprint Nexus S 4G Users

Google Wallet
Google released a video of its mobile payment app for Android in action. Google’s street team would pay for random people’s items at checkout using Google Wallet, a secure RFID payment system.

Android App Shows You Live Collision Events From CERN's Large Hadron Collider

LHSee
Science enthusiasts can explore the workings and experiments of the Large Hadron Collider, a physics research facility in Switzerland. Users can zoom or rotate it in any direction, and can interact to find out how the different parts of the detector work and learn how to identify different types of collision.

The Next Move
The newest version of Urban Daddy’s iPhone app offers recommendations and selections of nearby bars and restaurants based on where the user is, who they are with, what they want to do and what kind of evening they are looking for.

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Get A Better Idea Of How You Are Wasting Your Time

The TouchTime app is trying to revolutionize personal task management by providing detailed insight on how to be more efficient

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London Telephone Box Repurposed As A Tiny Mobile Repair Shop

Tools and supplies to replace broken screens or damage are neatly stowed away in these micro-workrooms

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Conceptual Sportswear Created Out Of Futuristic Condom Material

A Dutch fashion designer is experimenting with new methods and fabrics to make high performance clothing

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Fashionable Tassel Will Ensure You Never Lose Your Valuables Again

The device is fashion meets connected tech, that will help you keep track of your belongings at all times

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Would You Wear Wool Shoes To Save The Environment?

As demand for wool shoes grows, a number of US footwear brands are heading directly to the source: the sheep pastures of New Zealand

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Self-Healing Material Is Fashioned Out Of Squid Teeth

Penn State researchers have devised a new textile that uses organic proteins

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Search Engine Turns Your Own Drawings Into Photos

This image-matching software accepts hand-made sketches instead of keywords

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Interaction Designer and Audio-visual Technologist at ESI Design illustrates the value in creating environments filled with surprise and delight

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Illustrator Interprets The Experiences Of Blind Travelers

Artist Alby Letoy creates drawings of poignant travel memories for the visually impaired

Advertising august 26, 2016

Clickbait Titles Used For The Good Of Charity

An agency devised an unlikely campaign that uses clickbait as a positive force to drive awareness to nonprofit initiatives

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The Best In Eye-Catching Olympics Campaigns

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Editorial Roundtable: The Arrival Of The People-First Workplace

Managed By Q, Soma, Workbar, Primary and thinkPARALLAX enumerate the reasons why companies need an employee-embracing workforce in order to exist

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Transforming Light Waves Into A New Art Form

An artist uses glass treated with layers of metallic coatings to create a unique installation called lightpaintings

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This Windbreaker Lets You Explore The Outdoors While Charging Your Phone

The apparel includes solar panels that allow the wearer to stay connected through the power of renewable energy

Asia august 26, 2016

The Goal Of This Game Is To Not Get Laid Off From Your Job

A hit mobile app has you working really, really hard to not get fired as you climb the corporate ladder

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Movie Critic Bot Guides Viewers Through Festival Offerings

The Toronto International Film Festival has created a Facebook Messenger chatbot to help attendants curate their schedule

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