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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Wave hello to the gesture-controlled smart home with OneCue

Rather than having you whip out your phone every time you need to switch something on or off, OneCue is designed to activate connected devices with gestures. It supports infrared-controlled devices live TVs, Blu-Ray players, and some gaming…
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Awesome tech you can’t buy yet, for the week of November 23, 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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Does cold weather have you worried about bursting pipes? Water Hero has your back

Water Hero, a new device that's recently launched on Kickstarter, is designed to autonomously monitor and control your home's plumbing system to prevent pipe bursts.
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Tired of tangled Christmas lights? Nab yourself a set of wireless ones instead

Rather than drawing power from a poorly camouflaged green wire, Aura's Christmas lights get their juice from a magnetic field that transfers energy to any receiver inside of it, so they're completely wireless and won't tangle.
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At just under 8 bucks apiece, Philips’s latest bulbs raise the bar for LEDs

Thanks to their ultra-efficient LEDs and Engery Star certification, Philips's new SlimStyle bulbs are greener than ever, yet they still only cost just under eight bucks
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This idiot-proof frying pan uses sensors to help you cook like a pro

In addition to a temperature sensor embedded in the center of the pan, Pantelligent is also equipped with a Bluetooth LE radio in the handle, so it can relay temperature data to your phone or tablet.
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Amphiro will decimate your water bill and save the planet in the process

The Amphiro B1 is a small, retrofittable, self-powered shower meter that provides real-time insight into how much water and power you're using while you wash up.
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Best Buy is slashing prices on all manner of smart home gear this Black Friday

In addition to the usual onslaught of discounted TVs and laptops, Best Buy plans to offer a range of popular smart home products at drastically lower prices this Black Friday
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Install the secret passageway you’ve always wanted with the Murphy Door

Utah-based furniture company Murphy Door makes a line of awesome retractable shelving units that make it a snap to install a hidden passageway in your home
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Awesome tech you can’t buy yet, for the week of November 16, 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!