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Rather than make you sift through all of these projects, we’re tracking down the best or most notable crowdfunding projects from around the web and delivering them to you in a simple roundup. If there’s a project that you’ve backed – or even a project that you founded – be sure to leave a link below so it can be considered for the next roundup. Check out our complete list of roundups here.

Sprav: Turn your shower into a smart shower (Kickstarter project) – My love for smart devices is never-ending, and the Sprav is yet another perfect example of why I love this next generation technology. Clipping right on to your current shower head, it tracks the amount of water flowing through while you shower. With an LED indicator light at the top that use the same colors as a traffic light, one glance provides you with quick feedback about how much water you’ve gone through.Topping it off, it hooks up to your phone through Bluetooth so you can graph water usage over time.

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Python Cords – Utilitarian MacBook Charger Protection (Kickstarter project) – About a year ago, I was using my computer when I started hearing electrical sparks near my outlet. As it turned out, my Magsafe adapter was completely broken and just about to start a fire. Python Cords are the solution to this problem. With a really cool installation process, the cord and fastener make sure that your cords don’t twist too hard and start breaking.

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SideCar: Laptop to Tablet Connector (Kickstarter project) – With all of the screen-sharing apps that let you extend your MacBook’s screen onto your iPad, the SideCar comes in as the perfect complement to place both devices side-by-side.

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ChargeDrive: A Charger Cable, Flash Drive, and Tripod Mount (Kickstarter project) – A few other multi-purpose tech tools have been featured here, but the ChargeDrive’s industrial design is extremely appealing.

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Rebel Speakers – Water Resistant Bluetooth Speak & Speakerphone (Indiegogo project) – It’s a Bluetooth speaker. It works in your shower. Twenty bucks. Delivers this month. How much better could it get?

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8 Responses to “Crowdfunding Roundup: smart shower water meter, MacBook charger protection, more”

  1. iQi Mobile wireless charging for the iPhone an Indeigogo campaign going on until the end of November http://ow.ly/qBPSe

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  2. Rob Wheatley says:

    Great idea to have a regular post like this. I’m always flicking through these sites looking for interesting items, but they really don’t make it easy. I wish they would provide an RSS feed on each topic so I can just put it in my reader.

    Anyway, here are a couple of recent ‘investments’ I’ve made (as per request).

    A ‘communicator badge’ on Kickstarter. here: http://www.kickstarter.com/projects/zowi/xowi-the-worlds-first-personal-voice-companion-bad

    If 3rd parties can add functions to it, I think it has legs. Plus I may be able to add some apps of my own and connect it to my home automation system I built with a Ninjabock http://ninjablocks.com/

    The 2nd investment is here: http://www.kickstarter.com/projects/energyaware/neurio-home-intelligence
    It’s about time things like this got clever.

    On your next post on this subject, I’ll add a couple more projects I have my eye on, but not contributed to yet.

    Rob.

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  3. Why round up projects that have passed their end dates?

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  4. Matt Snurb says:

    Please include this go fund me project in your next weekly round up. http://www.gofundme.com/58ird4

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  5. FOLDIO – The 1st Smartphone Photo Studio. Hope you to Check it out :) http://bit.ly/brlsycd

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  6. Yiu Yin Yau says:

    chargedrive looks good.

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