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PSFK Picks: Top Five Apps Of The Week

PSFK Picks: Top Five Apps Of The Week
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A roundup of fascinating apps from one that syncs your music to your workout to another that helps you never lose luggage again.

Andrew Vaterlaus-Staby
  • 20 january 2013

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:

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Mirror App Shows Women How They Will Age If They Keep Drinking

The Drinking Mirror app, developed for the Scottish Government’s ‘Drop a Glass Size’ campaign, aims to show women what will happen to their looks if they regularly drink heavily.

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Trakdot Can Find Luggage Anywhere In The World

The Trakdot luggage tracker has been unveiled at CES, aimed at air travelers concerned about their valuables.

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Accessory Turns iPhone Into A Gesture-Based Computer Mouse

Tech company Spicebox has created Mauz, which is a small device with a big potential. By plugging it into your iPhone, it’s able to turn it into a fully functional computer mouse.

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Running App Adjusts Music Beat To Match Goal Pace

Cruise Control is an iPhone app that adjusts the music in your library in real-time to control your running. The songs play at a faster or slower speed to keep you on track with your desired pace, heart rate, or cadence.

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Doors Unlock With The Wave Of A Phone

Will keys soon become obsolete? ShareKey is an app that enables doors to be unlocked with a smartphone and access can be shared at certain times to let others in, like a friend or maintenance worker.

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Turn Food Scraps Into Fertilizer In 24 Hours

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Parka Hides And Charges Portable Devices

Bolt is a jacket that lets people carry and charge their various electronics without the need for an outlet

Food Today

Machine Printer Uses Coffee Drips To Create Intricate Portraits

The Coffee Drop Printer uses a large canvas to design these unique images

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Twitter-Powered Metronome Measures The Tempo Of Austin

The installation is designed to swing faster as more tweet come in

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Build Your Own Savory Cheese Advent Calendar

A British food blogger has created a guide to building a different kind of holiday surprise

Fitness & Sport Today

Floating Gym Concept In Paris Is Powered By Your Workout

The proposed design from Carlo Ratti Associati lets passengers ride a stationary bike as they travel through Paris along the Seine River

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What Does The Future Of Android Look Like In A World With The Pixel?

Google’s decision to make its own phone might have looked like a blow to the likes of Samsung but the reality is much more interesting

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Dallas Lawrence of the Rubicon Project shares why holiday cheer is all about likes, views and retweets

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Retail Spotlight: Home Depot Reimagines How Employees Conduct Tasks

The home improvement retailer puts the customer first by initiating local fulfillment centers and simplifying freight-to-shelf inventory management

Retail Today

Customer Service Expert: Why Offline Retail Has Better Data Than Online Retail

Healey Cypher, Founder and CEO of Oak Labs, shares why we should be thinking about the physical store as an e-commerce site

Fashion Today

Alexander McQueen Designs A 3D-Printed Umbrella

3D-printed fashion arrives in time for the winter season

Work Today

Why Training Associates To Be Advocates Is Key To Retail Success

In our Future of Retail 2017 report, PSFK Labs discusses strategies to prioritize customer service, which begins with associate advocates

Media & Publishing Today

Netflix Creates Binge Candle To Celebrate A New Season Of Gilmore Girls

The streaming service developed a special layered candle that creates candle with episode-specific smells

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Audi And LEGO Exhibit Autonomous Vehicle Installation

The installation at Design Miami explores the 25th hour, which represents bonus productive work or play time

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This Game Lets You Be A Pilot In The Drone Racing League

DRL Racing Simulator recreates actual courses in a virtual environment

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