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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Pigeon lets you push photos to Grandma’s frame without her doing a thing (updated)

Instead of forcing your tech-challenged grandparents to load up the frame with new pictures themselves, Pigeon lets you and your family update the pics remotely via smartphone.
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Skip the laundromat: On-demand laundry service Washio now offers 30-minute pickup

On-demand laundry service Washio has spent the last six months streamlining the routing algorithm it uses to dispatch pick-up drivers, so it will now offer laundry pickup in 30 minutes or less.
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Like Velcro for liquid, Paint Handy ensures you’ll never spill a drop

A couple years ago, contractor Ben Mayberry noticed that when paint is poured onto a surface with a microfiber texture, it stays there. The fibers hold the paint in place like some sort of Velcro for liquids, even if you flip it upside…
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These wink-activated telescopic contact lenses give your eyes 2.8x optical zoom

Pretty soon, we'll all be cyborgs. We've already got headsets that enhance your hearing, and exoskeletons that give you superhuman strength -- and now we've got contact lenses that give you the ability to zoom in on stuff you're looking at.
Home Theater

How to rip a DVD or Blu-ray movie

Learn how to burn and rip DVD and Blu-Ray movies to your hard drive or media server to enjoy your movies without ever leaving the couch.
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Phorm is a morphing touchscreen with tactile finger guides for typing

nstead of forcing you to attach a new keyboard altogether, the Phorm case creates an array of raised bumps on your screen -- providing just enough tactile feedback for you to type without looking.
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Best idea ever? Thermal-vision microwave displays exactly how hot your food is

Former NASA engineer and serial inventor Mark Rober has developed a new kind of microwave that essentially has thermal vision and can display the temperature of the grub you're nuking in real-time.
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Watch Google’s new robo-dog recover from an unexpected kick

It's been a while since we last saw something from Boston Dynamics, but the company has recently produced a smaller (more kickable) version of its signature four-legged robots, and has released some fresh footage of it in action.
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Update: SpaceX launch delayed (again) due to inclement weather

It hasn't even been a full month since SpaceX tried (and failed) to land one of its rockets on a floating lander pad in the Atlantic ocean -- but this weekend it's ready to give it a second shot.