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 in the past seven days:
Concerned that tourists were getting sidetracked on their way to visit the marine life, Tokyo’s Sunshine Aquarium released an app to help them out. Users follow cute animated penguins through their phones to get to the aquarium.
A financial services provider has announced successful tests of its mobile app in three cities. The app would allow cardless ATM withdrawals, possibly making debit cards obsolete over time.
The iKettle is a wireless-enabled appliance that allows users to turn it on via smartphone — giving tea-lovers more time to spend in bed.
To educate younger women on the importance of maintaining healthy skin, Shisheido introduced an app that shares helpful tips and real-life stories from more mature women around the world.
An app for Helsinki residents allows users to summon transportation by the city’s public services at their leisure. Users may choose whether they’d like to ride alone or share with other passengers — the app configuring the most convenient route to accommodate all passengers on its own.