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PSFK Picks: Top Five Apps Of The Week

A roundup of the latest, most fascinating apps we've learned about this past week.

Sam McNerney
Sam McNerney on February 20, 2012.

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:

Siri-Style Music Player Comes To The Windows Phone

Windows Mobile doesn’t come with voice-controlled technology like Siri, but now a new app will allow users to play songs simply by talking their phone. Speak To Play is a clean and minimalistic app that allows Windows Mobile users to control their media library using simple voice commands, such as “Play Bon Iver” or “Play genre rock” or “Play Snow Patrol’s album.”

Toyota Turns Your iPhone Into A Steering Wheel

To promote Toyota’s newest sports car the “86,” which goes on the market this spring, the automaker has launched the “I am 86” app to allow users to race around like a car. This example of game development for marketing lets those who download the free app pretend to be the “86″. You can flash the lights, honk the horn and drift around corners while recording your “race.”

Check-In And Get Free Music Downloads With New App

Nightlife app Buy Me A Drink has partnered with Wantickets to provide information about events and ticket purchasing access for their users. They will be rewarded with free song downloads, which will provide them with a new music discovery platform.

Springwise: Facebook App Creates A Lending Library Of Your Own Stuff

In the same way consumers can use Keepio to list and sell items through Facebook, they can now use StuffPal to share their goods.

Control Your Dreams With Your iPhone

Being entrepreneurial is a lifestyle that consumes every waking minute of your day. Dreaming big and taking leaps of chance are part of that territory. So what budding entrepreneur wouldn’t jump at the opportunity to optimize their downtime as well?

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