PSFK Picks: Top Five Apps Of The Week

PSFK Picks: Top Five Apps Of The Week

A roundup of the most fascinating apps we’ve learned about this past week, from an Instagram style app for video, to one that help you wake up on time.

Andrew Vaterlaus-Staby
  • 17 december 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:

 Instagram For Movies Turns Short Clips Into Music Videos

Strum is a new audio app from Smule that is able to turn any 15-second video clip into an instant music video. The app can be described as the Instagram for videos, and comes with over 20 different filters.

Wake Up Earlier By Competing Against Friends

Wake N Shake is an alarm clock app that forces users to play mini games with friends as soon as they wake up.

Phone Eliminates The Need For Computer Passwords

LaunchKey hopes to eliminate the need to enter passwords by verifying logins through mobile phones. The Las Vegas-based startup developed the app to allow users to securely sign-in without having to remember or share passwords.

Gesture-Based Email Gets Rid Of Inbox Clutter [Video]

From the makers of the successful to-do app Orchestra, comes an app that can change the way we organize the clutter in our inboxes. The newly launched application, simply called ‘Mailbox,’ is an intuitive and compact version of other e-mail clients.

Doorbell Streams Live Video Feed To Homeowner’s Phone [Video]

DoorBot is a battery-operated wi-Fi video doorbell that can be controlled with smartphones and tablets. The wireless doorbell works alongside the free downloadable app that allows users to see and even talk to the visitor straight from their devices in real-time.


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