PSFK Picks: Top Five Apps Of The Week

Control you car from far away and a phone-controlled power tool.

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:

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Nature Sounds App Turns Camera Flash Into Lightning Bolts

Taptanium’s new relaxation app Thunderspace adds a light touch to make ‘being one with nature’ just a tad bit more convincing.

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App-Powered Scanner Renders Computer Unnecessary

Industrial designer Christoph Ptok collaborated with German creative studio Entwurfreich to create INBOX, a device for digitizing and managing documents without the need for a computer.  The device comes with a mobile app which users can use to browse and organize their digital files

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Photo App Scans Real Life Objects Into Video Games

DekkoScan app, created by a small company Dekko, lets users scan pictures of objects around them, which are then ‘cubified’ and recreated in the Minecraft world.

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App Controlled Power Tool Carves Anything Onto Anything

Handibot is a portable power tool that can cut materials to any size and shape with very high accuracy. It is a first of its kind that can be taken to where the work is and that’s also controllable with a smartphone or tablet. The tool will use a multitude of different apps, each meant for a specific purpose.

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Google Glass App Lets Telsa Drivers Control Their Car From Afar 

The Glass Telsa app lets Telsa Model S owners remotely control features of their car using Google Glass. It was developed by Sahas Katta  who had access to his dad’s Model S vehicle and reverse-engineered the official Tesla app to run on Google Glass.

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