Drew Prindle

Drew Prindle

Drew's fascination with technology began at an early age - shortly after he licked a 9-volt battery for the first time. It was this first taste of technology that sparked his interest in how electronics work, and he's been obsessed ever since. Aside from keeping up with the latest developments in tech, he enjoys shock humor, and working puns into his writing at every opportunity. You can find his work on Digital Trends and The Manual.
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Mr. Everything can play music, charge your gadgets, and even jump your car

Inside the confines of its sleek, modern exterior, Mr. Everything boasts a set of Bluetooth speakers, a wireless charging pad, a set of LED lights, a storage compartment, and more ports than you can shake a stick at.
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This ingenious device makes it impossible to slouch in your office chair

Instead of using wearable sensors to pester you throughout the day, BetterBack uses a set of simple, adjustable straps to keep your spine from bending into an arc while you are sitting.
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The coolest stuff you didn’t know you could get at the hardware store

Your local hardware store harbors tons of little tools, materials, and parts that most people have no idea exist, but are ridiculously useful to have in your tool shed, so we went ahead and rounded up a few of our favorites to put together…
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Doody Duty: London cops are DNA testing dog poop to track down lazy owners

A borough of London has announced plans to partner with U.S.-based BioPet VetLab for a pilot project that requires dog park users to submit DNA cheek swabs for their pets, allowing park wardens to test any stray dog poop they find.
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Scientists add carbon nanotubes to spider silk, create ridiculously strong fibers

It's already one of the strongest fibers found in nature, but believe it or not, a team of researchers at the University of Trento, Italy have figured out a way to make spider silk even stronger.
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As sales plummet, Keurig promises to bring back refillable K-cups

Green Mountain is giving customers the ability to brew their java of choice, but isn't doing away with the DRM-like system that blocks out competitor cups on its Keurig 2.0 machines.
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SpaceX’s new Pad Abort system is designed to make manned space missions safer

In a worst-case scenario --like, say, a booster failure-- the Pad Abort system would work like a jet pilot's ejection seat, allowing the rocket's passengers to blast themselves up and away from danger.
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You’d never guess it just by looking at them, but these sneakers are 3D printed

Past attempts at 3D printer footwear have looked like something from a bad sci-fi movies, but the latest sneakers from People Footwear could be worth your money.
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PhoneDrone turns your phone into an autonomous quadcopter

Idaho-based drone startup xCraft has designed a wild new quadcopter exoskeleton that leverages all the sensor tech and computing power you already carry around with you inside your smartphone.
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Welcome to the future: This 3D printer uses living cells to print human tissue

A Philadelphia-based startup has produced a groundbreaking new 3D printer that uses a specially engineered ink that can be combined with living cells to build living, three-dimensional tissue structures.