PSFK Picks: Top Five Apps Of The Week

PSFK Picks: Top Five Apps Of The Week

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

Laura Chase
  • 21 july 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 these past seven days:


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.


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


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.


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.


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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With Pokemon GO earning up to $10m a day, R&D departments are busy searching for the next phase

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The Next Great Art Movement Will Come At The Swipe Of A Finger

An improved app, optimized digital display and monthly art discovery service round out Electric Objects' renewed commitment to democratizing the art world


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St. Eriks Brewery created crisps made from rare mushrooms to go with its artisan beer, donating all proceeds to charity

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