PSFK Picks: Top 6 Apps Of The Week

PSFK Picks: Top 6 Apps Of The Week

Augmented reality passport app entertains children during flights, and a virtual touch app that stimulates physical connection.

  • 15 september 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.


Augmented Reality Passport Keeps Traveling Children Entertained

Blippar  is a multi-faceted app makes it easy to keep kids occupied and teach them new languages.


Virtual Room Lets Friends Caress Each Other From Afar

Touchroom app  simulates a physical connection between people through phone vibrations and touching their iPhone screens.


Transport App Shoots Traffic Complains To Government Officials

I’m stuck app is a new way to identify infrastructure problems and drive national change by making sure your complaints go straight to an elected official.



Fitness App Encourages Non-Athletes To Move For Half An Hour

Human is an iPhone app that focuses on encouraging users to move for half an hour everyday but doesn’t interpret the data.

On-Demand Delivery Service Turns Manhattan Stores Into Warehouses

On-Demand Retail Delivery Service Turns Manhattan Stores Into Warehouses

WunWun is launching a free pick-up and delivery from stores and users can get other items sent to them for an additional cost.


Social Shopping Site Adds Personal Stories

Wanelo enables individual users and stores to share the context, or story, behind a collection of products.


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Fragrance Will Release The Smell Of Data If Your Private Information Is Being Leaked

The device is designed to create a physical cue for the potential dangers lurking online

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LYNK & CO Is A New Auto Brand That Promises Mobile Connectivity On Wheels

Online access and mobility sharing are driving the company to disrupt the auto industry


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Nintendo’s New Console Pushes For Portable Gaming

The Switch allows gamers to seamlessly play on the go by themselves or with friends

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Speaker Displays Song Lyrics As Music Is Played

The device is able to generate the graphics on a translucent screen and retrieve the words from a connected database

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Travel Assistant Scans Your Emails To Make Planning Easier

This AI add-on will sync with your inbox and sends reminders to make sure you don't miss anything important

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FOMO Survival Kit Helps Millennials Cope With Social Anxieties

The satirical product is meant to be a playful diversion for people who feel like they are missing out


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New York Restaurant Uses Tomato Sushi As Its Newest Meat Alternative

fresh&co is using sous vide Roma tomatoes to create a vegan option that has the texture and taste of tuna

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Red Bull Converts Sao Paulo Payphones Into Data-Driven Bus Schedules

The booths allow city residents to check local transit times through a simple toll-free phone call

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Modular Kit Teaches Kids How To Make Their Own Robots

MODI features magnetic modules and a platform for programming to encourage experimentation

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Work Table Doubles As A Baby Seat

Designer Kunsik Choi created the furniture to facilitate emotional communication between between parents and their children

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Album Turns Into Something New Each Time It’s Streamed

Bill Baird's new album explores the relationship between time and music through a website crafted by design team, One Pixel Wide

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Wearable Device And Lamp Recreate Beautiful Sunsets In Your Home

Sun Memories can record up to six hours of natural light and reproduce it via a connected light at a later date

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A Japanese stationary company developed the special implements in order to create unique shavings

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