PSFK Picks: Top Five Apps Of The Week
An app that lets you schedule pics to be sent in the future to another that rates how likely you are to be fired, based on job-related tweets.
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 these past seven days:
If you’ve ever wondered whether your tweets about work could get you in trouble you can wonder no more with this new website that helps you check your potential for getting fired based on your 140-character musings. L3S, a research center in Germany created FireMe!, a website that provides users with a way to check their firing potential via their online tool.
There’s a new iPhone app that can help you turn your boring cellphone party into a fun and interactive game session with friends. Tiny Games is a new iPhone app created by UK-based design studio Hide & Seek and it helps you come up with real world games that you can play with your friends in different places and situations.
Google has introduced an online calculator to help marketers figure out ‘The Full Value of Mobile,’ as well as case studies and tips. The microsite shows five different categories related to mobile, and videos that show how a brand can monetize them. Visitors can calculate stats like visits related to purchases either manually or by entering Google data to have it done for them. The calculator provides simple equations and benchmarks to help estimate the value that mobile drives for businesses through calls, apps, in-store, mobile site, and cross-device.
Available for free now on iOS, ThrowBack lets you take pictures in the present and then choose a time in the future to send them to yourself or a group of friends. ThrowBack makes it simple: After registering with your email, you take a photo or choose one from your photo album, select a date or a general range of time up to five years and ThrowBack sends you your selected photo to yourself in the future.
When you can’t look outside and assess the weather properly, a new website can pick out only what you need to know and present it in an easy to see format. Forecast is a site, and an app, that just predicts the weather, without extra information that you might find on websites or other avenues for checking the outdoors.