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Parrot Bebop review: App-controlled drone pairs high-flying specs and affordable price
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Parrot Bebop review: App-controlled drone pairs high-flying specs and affordable price

By 14 April 2015

The Parrot Bebop, which follows-up the company's AR Drone 2.0, is an affordable high-flier with built-in 1080p camera and app-based controls via tablet or smartphone. At £430 it couldn't exactly be called cheap, but in the world of drones it's an affordable... >>

Weaponised drones with pepper spray to be used by Indian police

Weaponised drones with pepper spray to be used by Indian police

By 9 April 2015

Drones are becoming more and more useful at assisting people - the latest team to be supported by them is the riot police. Police in the northern Indian city of Lucknow have bought several weaponised drones capable of deploying pepper spray. The drones... >>

DJI Phantom 3 rises to the sky bringing new features for aerial photographers

DJI Phantom 3 rises to the sky bringing new features for aerial photographers

By 8 April 2015

DJI, one of the leading drone makers in the market, has unveiled its latest aerial device, the Phantom 3. The new drone, which the company says pushes "accessible aerial creativity to new heights, providing greater image control, portability, performance... >>

Amazon Prime Air drones tested in Canada: Deliveries within 30-minutes of orders

Amazon Prime Air drones tested in Canada: Deliveries within 30-minutes of orders

By 30 March 2015

Amazon is testing its drone delivery service, Prime Air, in Canada. This brings it closer to real world use in the US and Europe. Amazon Prime Air wants to have packages dropped at people's door steps within 30-minutes of ordering. According to The Guardian,... >>

Facebook drones are flying over the UK, to beam down internet for all

Facebook drones are flying over the UK, to beam down internet for all

By 27 March 2015

Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg has announced that his solar-powered drone aircrafts have begun test flights over the UK with the first flight already complete. Facebook has been working on delivering internet to the whole world as part of its Internet.org... >>

A Google engineer turned a Star Wars toy into this awesome speeder bike quadcopter

A Google engineer turned a Star Wars toy into this awesome speeder bike quadcopter

By 13 March 2015

What you're about to see will make your inner Star Wars-obsessed child amazed. Adam Woodworth is a lifelong aviation nut who studied aerospace engineering at MIT and has been flying radio-controlled gadgets since he was a kid. Woodworth is also a hardware... >>

DJI supports Micro Four Thirds: Drones could let you fly any lens you want

DJI supports Micro Four Thirds: Drones could let you fly any lens you want

By 13 February 2015

DJI has announced that it will be supporting the Micro Four Thirds system. This suggests a new drone from DJI may soon arrive allowing you to swap out lenses for flight. DJI has a history of supporting camera enthusiasts in aerial shots, without charging... >>

Don't want drones watching your house? Here's how to setup a no-fly zone

Don't want drones watching your house? Here's how to setup a no-fly zone

By 12 February 2015

Drones are everywhere, online and in real life, and most are packing cameras. If the thought of being watched or just the annoying noise gets to you it's time to setup a no-fly zone. The idea behind a no-fly zone is that once setup around your home no... >>

Drones for Good winner revealed: Gimball is a crash-proof drone perfect for search and rescue

Drones for Good winner revealed: Gimball is a crash-proof drone perfect for search and rescue

By 11 February 2015

Who knew drones could be useful for something other than having fun? You’ve seen drones for taking pictures. You’ve seen drones for getting access to hard-to-reach areas. You’ve seen drones for delivering stuff. You’ve seen drones for monitoring.... >>

Want to know how to build your own Millennium Falcon drone?

Want to know how to build your own Millennium Falcon drone?

By 5 February 2015

Star Wars: The Force Awakens excitement is making everyone a fan all of a sudden. It's time to show your true fandom by building your own flying Millennium Falcon. This beauty appeared on Reddit after its creator built it and uploaded a video (below)... >>