Problem is, they do those cool things all by themselves with no consideration for the other gadgets that are doing equally interesting things around them. This is perfectly fine, but imagine, if you will, a home where your refrigerator communicates with your egg tray and your egg tray communicates with your phone, all in order to make your life easier. This is one grand vision for the Internet of Things, tech’s favorite new fixation, and it’s a reality that’s actually not too far off. All we need is more connected gadgets and a platform to connect them to.
Enter Wink. The new platform from crowdsourced invention startup Quirky is looking to become the go-to app for your ever-increasing collection of connected items. Launched earlier this year with tech behemoth General Electric, Wink is essentially a way to control all of the internet-connected devices you own.
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