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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This waterproof drone isn’t scared of swimming

Recently launched on Kickstarter, this hardy little quadcopter is encased in a buoyant waterproof shell, so it can safely land and float on water without being damaged.
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PancakeBot: The future of breakfast has arrived on Kickstarter

Ever wanted a robot that makes pancakes for you? Well good news -- not only does such a robot exist, it also happens to be on Kickstarter right now for under 200 bucks.
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Awesome tech you can’t buy yet: Color-changing flowers, stick-on cams and more

Check out our roundup of the coolest crowdfunding projects and product announcements that hit the Web this week. You can't buy this stuff yet, but it sure is fun to gawk!
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Bike thieves don’t stand a chance against this self-locking frame

Yerka has designed a bike that uses its own frame as a lock; if a thief were to cut the lock, they'd damage a crucial part of the bike and make it impossible to ride away.
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This bioengineered flower changes from white to red on demand

Nikolai Braun and Keira Havens of Revolution Bioengineering have basically figured out a way to hack the biology of certain flowers and cause them to transition from one color to another.
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New French law tells consumers how long new appliances will last

Planned obsolescence is, the practice of designing products with a purposefully limited lifespan so that they need to be replaced sooner. France aims to change this with a new law.
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These prototype eyeglasses from AVG make you invisible to facial recognition software

Whether you like it or not, we live in a surveillance state, but not to worry -- At MWC in Barcelona this week, security software maker AVG is demoing a pair of concept glasses that can bamboozle even the most sophisticated facial…
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Forget Wi-Fi, Panasonic’s new security cam sports 4G connectivity

Web-connected security cameras are great for monitoring your property and belongings, unless you don't have a Wi-Fi connection. Panasonic wants to solve the problem with Nubo, a standalone security camera with 4G mobile internet…
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‘WankBand’ is a wearable kinetic charger that generates power as you jerk it

Much like one of those shake-to-shine flashlights, Pornhub's upcoming 'Wankband' device translates your forearm's feverish up-and-down motion into usable electricity.