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Crazy Christmas PR stunt #221: Mistletoe drone for kiss-happy TGI Fridays customers

Crazy Christmas PR stunt #221: Mistletoe drone for kiss-happy TGI Fridays customers

By 19 November 2014

Complete the following song lyric: "Christmas time, mistletoe and..." If you said "wine" you would expose yourself as a closet Cliff Richard fan but technically be correct. However, if you said "drone" you would either be clairvoyant or work for the branch... >>

Amazon Prime Air drone delivery service coming to the UK, job listings spotted

Amazon Prime Air drone delivery service coming to the UK, job listings spotted

By 12 November 2014

Amazon may be planning to start testing its Prime Air drone delivery service in the UK after several jobs appeared with direct mentions of the service. The Register spotted the job adverts for Evi Technologies based in Cambridge. The positions being hired... >>

Drone Boning website shows drones are here to make love not war, porn from the skies

Drone Boning website shows drones are here to make love not war, porn from the skies

By 7 November 2014

Just when you thought drones were doomed to a life of servitude delivering boxes for Amazon a new career path has emerged, porn. Drone Boning has appeared online as a website dedicated to the art of filming porn from a drone. The result? Well it's a bit... >>

Ambulance Drone flies at 100kph for a response time of just one minute

Ambulance Drone flies at 100kph for a response time of just one minute

By 3 November 2014

A new Ambulance Drone has been created to help anyone that suffers a heart attack. The drone features a built-in defibrillator meaning it can resuscitate a person on arrival. The Ambulance Drone should increase a heart attack suffer's chances of survival... >>

Nixie is the future of selfies, a wearable drone camera that flies off your wrist

Nixie is the future of selfies, a wearable drone camera that flies off your wrist

By 29 September 2014

Selfie is now a word in the dictionary. Front facing cameras on phones are getting higher in quality and wider in lens angles. But now selfies are going to reach a new level with Nixie, a drone quadcopter that folds to be worn on your wrist. Nixie is... >>

Watch Cirque du Soleil light up the stage... with drones

Watch Cirque du Soleil light up the stage... with drones

By 24 September 2014

Drones are popping up everywhere. They're used for aerial photography, internet connectivity, delivery of goods, and now they double as flying lampshades. Cirque du Soleil, an entertainment empire with different shows worldwide, on Monday released two... >>

Drone delivery 'parcelcopters' to begin work this Friday for DHL

Drone delivery 'parcelcopters' to begin work this Friday for DHL

By 24 September 2014

DHL says that it will be the first company in Europe to offer drone delivery, starting this Friday. The drone delivery service will be used in Germany to make deliveries to its island Juist where 1,700 people live. The quadcopter, or "parcelcopter" can... >>

Step aside, Amazon: Google has a drone-delivery program called Project Wing

Step aside, Amazon: Google has a drone-delivery program called Project Wing

By 29 August 2014

Following at least two years of rumours, Google has confirmed it is developing a drone-based delivery program called Project Wing. According to the BBC and The Atlantic, the Google X team at Google has been working on Project Wing for a couple of years.... >>

Amazon to begin Prime Air Drone delivery testing, in India

Amazon to begin Prime Air Drone delivery testing, in India

By 21 August 2014

Amazon is really doing it, drones are really going to be making deliveries of your orders in the near future. But first it's off to India for testing. In countries like the US there are so many laws on the land and in the air that testing drones over... >>

Best drones out now: Parrot, DJI, Hubsan and more

Best drones out now: Parrot, DJI, Hubsan and more

By 7 August 2014

Drones are filling the headlines as well as the skies these days. From military drones bombing targets to amateur camera drones pestering celebrities, crashing into National Parks or shipping drugs into prisons – they're everywhere. Companies like... >>