Design News has a long Gadget Freak history and today we revisit some of the more memorable projects that actually help solve problems.
These gadgets stop your LED Christmas lights from flickering, kick start your Harley, and automate your mailbox.
Rob Spiegel has covered automation and control for 15 years, 12 of them for Design News. Other topics he has covered include supply chain technology, alternative energy, and cyber security. For 10 years he was owner and publisher of the food magazine Chile Pepper.