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 IKEA scrapbook to personalized news delivered straight to your phone.

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 Brands Rewards Users For Snapping Pics Of Merchandise

Kapture is an app that rewards users for taking pictures of ‘moments’ and sharing them on social networks.

IKEA Launches New Scrapbooking App To Help Design A Room

Klippbok‘ is a free iPad app from IKEA that lets anyone create digital scrapbooks for their home. Similar to fashion moodboards on sites like Polyvore, users can drag and arrange furniture and accessories to experiment with ideas.

iPhone App Delivers Geo-Targeted, Personalized News

Created by the Brooklyn-based makers of Broadcastr, another location-based app, SPUN is “the easiest way to keep your finger on the pulse of your city.

Instantly Connect To A Friend’s Wifi Network Via Facebook

Instabridge is an app from a Swedish startup that makes it convenient for users to connect to a friend’s WiFi network when they’re visiting. We’ve all experienced the frustration of going to someone else’s home and asking for the WiFi network and password — your friend frantically searches for it,  and you’re handed a piece of paper with badly scribbled letters and numbers.

Tape An iPhone To A Skateboard To Visualize Tricks & Stunts [Video]

Theo Watson and Emily Gobeille of Design I/O have created an app that can visualize skateboard action in real-time. The prototype app, Skataviz, utilizes the iPhone’s gyroscope and accelerometer to map out the path of movement.

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