PSFK Picks: Top Five Apps Of The Week

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

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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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.

 

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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.

 

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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.

 

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