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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Hands on: UpDesk UpWrite Midnight

Can a standing desk really boost your metabolism, strengthen your back, and add years to your life? We’re not sure about that last one, but we’re definitely feeling better after a few weeks with UpWrite’s Midnight standing desk.
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Blink might be the most affordable DIY home security system yet

Despite boasting a staggeringly low price of just 49 bucks, Blink, a new project on Kickstarter, sports a veritable boatload of different sensors, and even a night vision camera
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Sharknado 2 will sync with Philips Hue to play a special ambient light track during the film

Thanks to an unexpected partnership between Philips and Syfy, you'll be able to watch the upcoming movie Sharknado 2: The Second One with a specially made-ambient light track to accompany the film.
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This UK supermarket gets all of its power from rotting vegetables

The Sainbury's grocery store in Cannock, England, gets 100 percent of it's power by collecting it's food waste, recycling it, and using it to generate biomethane gas.
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Forget drinking, Vapshot lets you literally inhale your booze

Vapshot, maker of the vaporized liquor dispenser of the same name, has just released a miniaturized version of its flagship product designed to be used at home
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Update: Emberlight, the socket that turns any light into a smart light, is now on Kickstarter

Thanks to Emberlight, soon you won't have to spend big bucks to equip your home with smart, network-connected lights -- you can use the existing bulbs installed in your fixtures, and make them smart with a low-cost adapter.
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This gum-stick-sized gizmo will tell you if your drink has been drugged

Pd.id is the first battery-powered and fully-reusable device that can detect the presence of Rohypnol, zolpidem, and other benzodiazepines (commonly known as date rape drugs) in your drinks
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Awesome tech you can’t buy yet, for the week of July 20, 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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No network? No problem. GoTenna lets you message your buddies without cell service

goTenna is basically a low-power radio transceiver that allows you to use your phone like a CB radio and send messages -- even in the absence of a cellular network.