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.

Forget fillings, scientists just discovered how to regrow full teeth using lasers

Thanks to a recent breakthrough in th, dentists may soon be able to regrow damaged teeth instead of repairing them with synthetic materials. Hit the jump to find out how it works.

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Homey, preheat the oven! This orb lets you control your house with your voice

If this radio-packed home automation orb meets its funding goal on Kickstarter, you'll soon be able to control everything in your house via spoken natural-language commands

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Two foolproof ways to remove the background from a photo

Check out this guide to learn how to remove the background from an image - regardless of whether or not you have a copy of Photoshop or not. In this tutorial, we show you how to get the job done with either Photoshop or a free browser-based webapp.

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Barobot is the hackable automated bartender you never have to tip

If this recently-laucnhed Kickstarter project manages to meet it's funding goal, you'll finally be able to have your very own robotic bartender in your home

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Philips cuts down its BR30 bulbs in both size and price

Following the recent release of its new SlimStyle A19 bulb, Philips is back with a new, improved, and considerably slimmed-down version of it's BR30 downlight. Hit the jump for details

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This machine uses molecular gastronomy to make 3D-printed ‘fruit’

Adding to the rapidly-expanding list of foods produced via 3D-printing, a UK startup by the name of Dovetailed has created a machine that prints fruit -- or at least something that resembles it

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MIT’s CityHome makes 200 square feet feel like a mansion

We've seen some pretty impressive small-space designs in the past, but designers at MIT's Changing Places Lab have taken the idea to a whole new level with this multifunctional "CityHome" module

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Just in time for summer, Sensibo brings brains to your AC

If this freshly-launched Indiegogo campaign reaches its goal, you'll soon be able to upgrade your dumb AC unit with an easy-to-install sensor module. Hit the jump for details

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3D-printed pancakes are the future of breakfast

No matter how crazy your freehand pancake art may be, this simple 3D printer definitely puts it to shame. Hit the jump for details.

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Awesome tech you can’t buy yet, for the week of May 18, 2014

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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Light Sentry balances your lights with the rise and fall of the sun

If you like the idea of having your lights automatically switch on when it gets dark, but dont like hte idea of installing a full home automation setup to make that happen, check out Light Sentry

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Bison’s Airlighter jumpstarts your charcoal grilling with a 2,600-degree flame

Never again will you be forced to burn half a can of lighter fluid and wait 15 minutes for the charcoal to heat up -- Airlighter gets you started in minutes using a hot flame and a set of powerful fans

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Black & Decker’s new drill automatically stops when a screw is flush

Splintered wood and cracked drywall may soon be a thing of the past. Black & Decker's new AutoSense drill adjusts its own torque and stops drilling automatically when your screw becomes flush.

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Best media streaming services

Wondering which media streaming service is right for you? Check out this comprehensive comparison of the best ones on the Web.

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