PSFK Picks: Top Five Apps Of The Week

PSFK Picks: Top Five Apps Of The Week

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

Carib Guerra
  • 2 june 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:

British Town Covers Landmarks With Wikipedia QR Codes

On May 19th, the town of Monmouth located in Wales debuted “Monmouthpedia” — a virtual town that displayed a wide array of information and data via QR codes.

iPhone Embedded Guitar Teaches Users How To Play

The gTar, created by Incident, is a digital guitar that claims to be “the first guitar that anybody can play.” Dock your iPhone in the body, load the free gTar app, select a song from the library, and the interactive LEDs along the fretboard will show you how to play it.

Apps Locate And Reserve Time Slots At EV Charging Stations

Fuji Electric Corporation is collaborating with Coulomb Technologies to integrate Coulomb’s ChargePoint Network and smartphone apps into its DC Quick Charging Stations, which provide a full charge to electric vehicles in around 60 mins.

Tiffany’s Augmented Reality App Lets Fans Try On NY Giants Super Bowl Rings

In celebration of their championship victory at Super Bowl XLVI, The New York Giants have teamed up with Tiffany and Co. to create an augmented reality app where fans of the football team can create and share images of themselves wearing exclusive Giants jewelry.

Guinness QR Code Pint Glass Can Only Be Scanned When Full

Guinness wanted to get more people talking about the brand, so they gave local bars some new pint glasses. At first glance, the glasses looked like a regular pints- but bartenders and patrons learned that when they were filled with a Guinness, the glasses were actually printed with a QR code.


Dubai And The Future Of Humanitarian Design

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Concept Camera Designed To Only Take Unique Photos

Camera Restricta is tool that prompts photographers to only capture one-of-a-kind images

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Fragrance Will Release The Smell Of Data If Your Private Information Is Being Leaked

The device is designed to create a physical cue for the potential dangers lurking online


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Online access and mobility sharing are driving the company to disrupt the auto industry

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Become A Citizen Of The First Nation In Space

Asgardia is a new concept for a floating society above Earth

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Speaker Displays Song Lyrics As Music Is Played

The device is able to generate the graphics on a translucent screen and retrieve the words from a connected database

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Travel Assistant Scans Your Emails To Make Planning Easier

This AI add-on will sync with your inbox and sends reminders to make sure you don't miss anything important


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Home Depot Green Energy Expert: Americans Are Taking Control Of Their Power Use

Green tech expert Jennifer Tuohy discusses new home energy tech and developments for renewables in the US

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FOMO Survival Kit Helps Millennials Cope With Social Anxieties

The satirical product is meant to be a playful diversion for people who feel like they are missing out

Food october 21, 2016

New York Restaurant Uses Tomato Sushi As Its Newest Meat Alternative

fresh&co is using sous vide Roma tomatoes to create a vegan option that has the texture and taste of tuna

Advertising october 21, 2016

Red Bull Converts Sao Paulo Payphones Into Data-Driven Bus Schedules

The booths allow city residents to check local transit times through a simple toll-free phone call

Work october 21, 2016

Health Expert: Nutritional Meal Replacements Are A Solution To Corporate Wellness

Ample Foods Founder Connor Young explains why supplements are the next food trend coming to the workplace

Retail october 21, 2016

Why Experiential Events Could Replace Trade Shows

Marketers are seeking creative and impactful new ways to connect with influencers

Children october 21, 2016

Modular Kit Teaches Kids How To Make Their Own Robots

MODI features magnetic modules and a platform for programming to encourage experimentation

Infants october 21, 2016

Work Table Doubles As A Baby Seat

Designer Kunsik Choi created the furniture to facilitate emotional communication between between parents and their children

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Album Turns Into Something New Each Time It’s Streamed

Bill Baird's new album explores the relationship between time and music through a website crafted by design team, One Pixel Wide

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