PSFK Picks: Top Five Apps Of The Week

PSFK Picks: Top Five Apps Of The Week

A new wristband tracks what you eat, and a shower attachment helps conserve water.

  • 10 november 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:


Nutrition-Tracking Wristband Monitors Calories, Carbs & Protein

Adding to the quantified self movement is AIRO, a bracelet that tracks what you’re eating. With tiny LEDs on the band’s interior, it can detect metabolites that pass through the wearer’s bloodstream, calculating nutritional intake.

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Will Google Glass Replace Music Stands For Classical Performers? [Video]

A professor and conductor at Cornell University had the audacity to suggest the paper sheet music used by classical musicians for centuries may soon be on its way out thanks to an app she’s currently developing for Google Glass.



Shower Meter Provides Real-Time Calculation of Wasteful Behavior

This app — with its accompanying attachment for your shower head — could save you $50 per year in water costs. It tracks water usage and lets you know how much you’re using with visible and audible cues.



Use Songs To Mix Various Paint Palettes

Dutch Boy paint company developed an app that suggests three color palettes based on any one song, allowing users to paint with music. Users can then share the color options with friends for a second opinion.


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Collaborative Films Created On Multiple Devices

Cameo lets anyone collaborate on a video together with up to two friends, creating a series of vignettes up to two minutes in length. Videos can then be shared on any social media site.



Dubai And The Future Of Humanitarian Design

Design & Architecture
Technology Yesterday

Concept Camera Designed To Only Take Unique Photos

Camera Restricta is tool that prompts photographers to only capture one-of-a-kind images

Design & Architecture Yesterday

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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Retail Yesterday

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

Travel Yesterday

Become A Citizen Of The First Nation In Space

Asgardia is a new concept for a floating society above Earth

Entertainment Yesterday

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

AI Yesterday

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


Future Of Automotive
Scenarios Driving The Digital Transformation Of An Industry

PSFK Op-Ed Yesterday

Health Expert: Nutritional Meal Replacements Are A Solution To Corporate Wellness

Ample Foods Founder Connor Young explains why supplements are the next food trend coming to the workplace

PSFK Labs Yesterday

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Our new report looks at innovations pioneering the future of performance through intelligent activewear and predictive analytics

Millennials Yesterday

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

Food Yesterday

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

Advertising Yesterday

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

Retail Yesterday

Why Experiential Events Could Replace Trade Shows

Marketers are seeking creative and impactful new ways to connect with influencers

Children Yesterday

Modular Kit Teaches Kids How To Make Their Own Robots

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

Infants Yesterday

Work Table Doubles As A Baby Seat

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

Technology Yesterday

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

Technology Yesterday

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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