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.

At last, scented duct tape is finally here!

Forget all those silly patterns and wacky neon colors -- Duck brand has just released a new line of duct tape rolls that have scented adhesive

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SolarSocket offers an easy DIY way to dabble in off-the-grid electricity

Solar Socket, a project that's currently raising funds for production on Kickstarter, is a simple, low-cost way to bring off-grid energy into your house.

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Time lapse video solves the mystery of Death Valley’s sailing stones

With the help of time lapse photography, rugged equipment, and a fair bit of luck; researchers have finally caught Death Valley's sailing stones in the act and solved the centuries-old mystery of how they travel across the desert floor

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Dyson teaser video for “Project N223” hints at potential robotic vacuum launch

Dyson has just posted a new teaser video to YouTube, and while the footage is fairly cryptic, there are hints that suggest it'll soon release a robot vacuum on September 4th

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Toshiba’s new robo-vacuum has a self-emptying bin

In addition to a host of advanced navigational sensors, Toshiba's newest robotic vacuum cleaner can empty its own bin when it gets too full

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Smart plug startup Zuli just raised $1.65M in seed funding

Zuli, makers of a unique smart plug that can sense a user's location and use that information to automate tasks, has just raised a new $1.65M seed round from a handful of big-name investors

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8 easy tips for keeping your smart home secure

Learn how to safeguard your connected Internet of Things gizmos from malicious attacks in this simple tutorial on how to secure your smart home

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Keep a close watch on fevers with this wireless, app-enabled smart thermometer

Time to ditch that mercury-filled antique you keep in your cabinet -- Fever Smart is an app-enabled thermometer that you can monitor from anywhere on the globe

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Turn any flat object into a table with the colorful new Floyd Leg

Just a few months after concluding a hugely successful Kickstarter campaign, designer Kyle Hoff is back with a newer, more colorful version of the Floyd Leg

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Sodastream unveils new line of all-metal, retro-inspired carbonation machines

Hearkening back to the design aesthetics of the 1950's, Sodastream's newest line of carbonation machines hopes to bring some color back into your kitchen

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Awesome tech you can’t buy yet, for the week of August 24, 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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Upgrade your boring old light switches with these flossy knurled brass knobs

The guys from Buster & Punch are back again, this time with the Electricity collection -- a new line of steampunk-ish industrial-style switches and dimmer knobs that are sure to take your lighting game to the next level

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GE’s latest smartphone-savvy ranges notify you with lights, monitor your meat

GE has just pulled the curtain back on not one, but three new freestanding ranges -- all of which can be controlled from afar via an accompanying mobile app

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Graffiti Fur is a carpet printer that brushes giant pictures onto your rug

With the help of some special software, this little contraption rolls along your carpet and raises fibers to draw out elaborate works of art

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With new Nest compatibility, your Big Ass Fan can now talk to your thermostat

In addition to all of its nifty environmental sensors and preference-learning abilities, the Haiku smart fan can now work with your Nest thermostat to optimize the temperature of your home autonomously

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