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Air conditioners aren't exactly models of good design, until now. Aros is a partnership between Quirky and GE to create a sleek appliance that has smart and green features. Currently available for pre-order, the system can be controlled by Quirky's smart home app Wink, and is designed to conserve energy by taking in more hot air than air it's already cooled.

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