PSFK Picks: Top Five Apps Of The Week

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

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:

Print On Fabric Using Only Sunlight And An iPhone

Lumi is a design team pioneering the Lumityping process, a revolutionary photographic print process for textiles and natural materials. The process is based on Inkodye — mixable, dilutable, water-based dyes, which develop their color in sunlight.

Interactive App Controls Dancer’s Movements Using iPad Tilts [Video]

Pentagram‘s Abbott Miller has designed an interactive iPad app for his performing arts publication 2wice, in collaboration with choreographer Jonah Bokaer and 2wice publisher Patsy Tarr. It takes advantage of the unique parameters of the device. ‘Fifth Wall‘ transforms the iPad into an interactive performance art space, with the user able to affect the dancer’s movements.

Turn Your TV Into A Giant Tablet With This Portable Gadget

Pocket TV is a Kickstarter-funded gadget that can convert any television set into a Smart TV. This small pocket-sized dongle that connects to the HDMI port of any regular TV and runs Android 4.0 on any TV, turning it into a mega-sized tablet.

IBM Launches Augmented Reality Shopping App

IBM research scientists have created a prototype app that adds augmented reality to the shopping experience, enabling shoppers to scan products in-store and view personalized information like allergen info, recommendations, and discounts on their mobile device.

‘Smart’ Wine Labels Tell You What Food To Pair With Your Vintage

Moore Brothers Wine Company, which specializes in small-production, traditional wines around Philadelphia and New York, has started putting QR codes on their bottles. This great, practical use of the technology provides information about the wine and food choices that pair nicely with it.

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