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, from an iPhone controlled flying camera to an interactive jam with your friends.

Andrew Vaterlaus-Staby
  • 18 november 2012

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

Compose A Song With Friends On Google Chrome With New ‘Jam’ Tool

Google has released a new Chrome Experiment that lets users compose songs with up to three friends in different locations. ‘JAM with Chrome‘ is an interactive web app that enables you to play music together in real-time.

Never Get Lost In Macy’s With Its New Indoor GPS App

Just in time for the holiday season, Macy’s has updated its iPhone app to include indoor GPS technology for its flagship Herald Square store in New York City.

iPad App Lets Anyone Become An Animator

Creatorverse, by Linden Lab is an app that allows anyone to create and interact with their own animations.

iPhone-Controlled Tine Flying Gas Balloon Holds An Aerial Camera

The Zipper is a concept for a new type of camera; it looks like a tiny zeppelin and moves about a room, capturing footage, powered by hydrogen. The user can also control tiny electric motors through an iPhone app.

App Rewards Users With Money For Scanning QR Codes

Although we’re seeing more and more QR codes being implemented in all sorts of ads, the adoption rate by consumers is still fairly low. A Toronto-based startup is looking to change this by offering cash incentives for users to scan the codes.


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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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

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Why Experiential Events Could Replace Trade Shows

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

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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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