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Drone flying in the UK and US: All the rules and regulations explained
Drone flying in the UK and US: All the rules and regulations explained By Maggie Tillman

If you want to buy a drone for recreational use, make sure you know all the rules and regulations first.... Read more

UK drone registration opens: £9 annual fee and online test required
UK drone registration opens: £9 annual fee and online test required By Cam Bunton

The UK's long-awaited plans to launch a drone registration and testing scheme have come to fruition today, and involve anyone with a drone big enough being... Read more

9 cool ways drones are being used to deliver goods to you
9 cool ways drones are being used to deliver goods to you By Maggie Tillman

It's fun to imagine what a world would be like with goods being delivered to your doorstep by drone, but we're pretty close to that being a reality. Read more

DJI Mavic Mini is a tiny, foldable drone you won't need to register
DJI Mavic Mini is a tiny, foldable drone you won't need to register By Cam Bunton

DJI has unveiled its latest creation: the Mavic Mini. And it's small enough that you don't need to register to use it.... Read more

Ultra-tiny DJI Mavic Mini drone completely revealed in retailer leak
Ultra-tiny DJI Mavic Mini drone completely revealed in retailer leak By Maggie Tillman

DJI is working on a new drone, according to images of the device that recently surfaced online.... Read more

Parrot Anafi FPV pairs drone with first-person goggles in one neat package
Parrot Anafi FPV pairs drone with first-person goggles in one neat package By Mike Lowe

A year after the Anafi's launch, this drone arrives in a package form, complete with backpack, first-person view goggles and a software update.... Read more

What is Robomaster? DJI's robot battle competition explained
What is Robomaster? DJI's robot battle competition explained By Mike Lowe

Bringing eSports to life: the 7v7 robot battle competition is a mix of gaming, programming, engineering and piloting in an out-of-this-world challenge... Read more

Best drone takedown videos: Eagle attack, shotgun blast, fishing hook and more
Best drone takedown videos: Eagle attack, shotgun blast, fishing hook and more By Luke Edwards

As drones fill the skies so too do videos of their antics. If shows like You've Been Framed have taught us anything it's that seeing expensive things get... Read more

DJI reveals new digital first person view headset for racing drones and more
DJI reveals new digital first person view headset for racing drones and more By Adrian Willings

The global leader in consumer drones has unveiled a new digital first person view system that includes FPV goggles, an FPV camera and more... Read more

Parrot is leaving the toy drone market
Parrot is leaving the toy drone market By Chris Hall

Parrot is retiring some of its consumer-focused drones, with reports that the Mambo and Swing lines are coming to an end. That will see Parrot make an... Read more

Astounding aerial photos or amazing abstract art?
Astounding aerial photos or amazing abstract art? By Adrian Willings

Modern drone photography makes for some pretty incredible images and videos, but have you ever seen art like this?... Read more

Check out Amazon's wild hybrid Prime Air drone that will start delivering soon
Check out Amazon's wild hybrid Prime Air drone that will start delivering soon By Maggie Tillman

Amazon made a new Prime Air delivery drone - and this one is set to launch sometime in 2019.... Read more

Best drone photos ever: Stunning images taken from the sky
Best drone photos ever: Stunning images taken from the sky By Adrian Willings

Feast your eyes on some of the best drone photos ever taken. Some of the coolest pictures and aerial drone images you've ever seen.... Read more

UK drone owners may soon have to pay annual license fee
UK drone owners may soon have to pay annual license fee By Cam Bunton

The CAA is putting forward new proposals to start charging drone owners £16.50 per year for the right to own and fly drones over 250g.... Read more

Google given green light for drone delivery service, now in US too
Google given green light for drone delivery service, now in US too By Rik Henderson

After being given the go-ahead to run a drone delivery service in Australia, Google has received approval from the FAA to launch the service in the US too.... Read more

Watching drones exit this giant Amazon hover blimp is borderline dystopian
Watching drones exit this giant Amazon hover blimp is borderline dystopian By Maggie Tillman

There is a video going around the web of a huge blimp-like hovercraft with an Amazon logo on it pushing out dozens of drones as if they were eggs.... Read more

DJI's awesome new Smart Controller has a built-in screen, but it ain't cheap
DJI's awesome new Smart Controller has a built-in screen, but it ain't cheap By Cam Bunton

DJI has launched an all-new drone controller, but this one's different to the others... Read more

UK police set to get more powers to deal with illegal drone use
UK police set to get more powers to deal with illegal drone use By Adrian Willings

New incoming legislation is set to give police more powers to manage and proactively deal with illegal drone use.... Read more

Better late than never, DJI's Mavic 2 Pro And Mavic 2 Zoom get an official launch
Better late than never, DJI's Mavic 2 Pro And Mavic 2 Zoom get an official launch By Dan Grabham

DJI has officially launched the Mavic 2 Pro And Mavic 2 Zoom advanced camera drones.... Read more

New high-end DJI Mavic 2 drones revealed in print leak
New high-end DJI Mavic 2 drones revealed in print leak By Dan Grabham

DJI had to postpone it's recent Mavic 2 launch because the user experience of the drone wasn't up to scratch. But we still have the details!... Read more

Parrot Anafi portable drone revealed in photos, 4K HDR video and just 320g to carry
Parrot Anafi portable drone revealed in photos, 4K HDR video and just 320g to carry By Rik Henderson

Parrot has been teasing its next big product over the last few weeks, ahead of a global launch, and we can now reveal what has been lurking under the pulsing... Read more

BMW partners with Drone Racing League to build the fastest drone ever
BMW partners with Drone Racing League to build the fastest drone ever By Max Langridge

German car manufacturer BMW has agreed a partnership with the Drone Racing League (DRL) that will see the two work together to produce the fastest racing... Read more

DJI Mavic Air is official and it could be all the drone you'll ever need
DJI Mavic Air is official and it could be all the drone you'll ever need By Max Langridge

After teasing a new product on its website last week and being susceptible to a leak yesterday, DJI has officially unveiled the Mavic Air drone. Taking... Read more

How to watch DJI #AdventureUnfolds drone launch event live online
How to watch DJI #AdventureUnfolds drone launch event live online By Rik Henderson

DJI will unveil its new mid-range drone in New York tomorrow and you can watch it online yourself.The event will be livestreamed, so here are the details... Read more

DJI will unveil something new on 23 January, Mavic Air drone a possibility
DJI will unveil something new on 23 January, Mavic Air drone a possibility By Max Langridge

DJI has posted a teaser trailer on its website for a new product launch that will take place in New York on 23 January at 10am EST / 3pm GMT. DJI Mavic... Read more

GoPro exits drone market and cuts jobs after poor 2017 earnings
GoPro exits drone market and cuts jobs after poor 2017 earnings By Adrian Willings

GoPro has today revealed plans to exit the drone market and make major restructuring changes to its business after a fourth quarter with weak sales and... Read more

Parrot Bebop 2 Power adds advanced manoeuvres and battery boost to make your aerial footage so much better
Parrot Bebop 2 Power adds advanced manoeuvres and battery boost to make your aerial footage so much better By Chris Hall

Parrot has taken its Bebop 2 drone and made it even better with the latest version of this quadcopter, boosting the battery and making a sweeping selection... Read more

Parrot Mambo FPV brings first person thrills to minidrone racing
Parrot Mambo FPV brings first person thrills to minidrone racing By Chris Hall

When the Parrot Mambo launched in 2016 it did so as a modular beastie. Adding to the appeal is a new camera module and all bundled up into a new package... Read more

DJI's Phantom 4 Pro Obsidian and Mavic Pro Platinum enhance the unbeatable drones
DJI's Phantom 4 Pro Obsidian and Mavic Pro Platinum enhance the unbeatable drones By Cam Bunton

DJI was already the champion of the drone market before last year. But with the Mavic Pro, it managed to brings its high-grade technology and feature set... Read more

Your DJI Spark drone won't work if you don't install this firmware soon
Your DJI Spark drone won't work if you don't install this firmware soon By Elyse Betters

DJI has issued a new firmware update you must install on your Spark.If you don't install it, your Spark drone will not be able to take off. Somehow - presumably... Read more

This racing drone just set a Guinness World Record for flying 179 mph
This racing drone just set a Guinness World Record for flying 179 mph By Elyse Betters

Drone racing is a thing - and drones that compete in these races can fly at super fast speeds. Need an example? Just check Guinness. The team behind the... Read more

Amazon wants to fly drones out of a massive tower it designed for cities
Amazon wants to fly drones out of a massive tower it designed for cities By Elyse Betters

Amazon's fulfilment centres of tomorrow look like something out of a dystopian sci-fi movie.The online retail giant has filed a patent application for... Read more

DJI Spark is a very smart, tiny drone that fits in your hand
DJI Spark is a very smart, tiny drone that fits in your hand By Cam Bunton

DJI has introduced a brand new drone to the world, and this time, it really is for the masses. The DJI Spark is a small, colourful drone that can take... Read more

SpaceX wants to launch its internet satellite system in just two years
SpaceX wants to launch its internet satellite system in just two years By Elyse Betters

Knowledge is power.We've all heard that idea before but take it for granted. Internet, for instance, provides unfettered access to information, and yet,... Read more

DJI sends out invites for 24 May event likely for tiny new drone
DJI sends out invites for 24 May event likely for tiny new drone By Elyse Betters

DJI has invited the media to an event in New York City.The event will take place on 24 May. Other than that, we don't know much else. The invite states... Read more

This DJI/Hasselblad camera drone doesn't have a price yet, you probably couldn't afford it anyway
This DJI/Hasselblad camera drone doesn't have a price yet, you probably couldn't afford it anyway By Max Langridge

Drones are primarily used for aerial photography and videography, and some of DJI's latest have 4K cameras mounted to them for super-sharp images and videos.... Read more

DJI Goggles fully revealed, now available for preorder
DJI Goggles fully revealed, now available for preorder By Elyse Betters

DJI announced a pair of goggles last year, and now, it has finally shared full details on the device.Called DJI Goggles, naturally, it is meant to work... Read more

Seagate's new HDD for DJI drones lets you backup data on the fly
Seagate's new HDD for DJI drones lets you backup data on the fly By Max Langridge

Seagate and DJI have formed a strategic partnership, and the first data solution to come out of it is the Seagate DJI Fly Drive. The Fly Drive is an external,... Read more

Facebook's latest internet-beaming drone is a tiny tethered helicopter
Facebook's latest internet-beaming drone is a tiny tethered helicopter By Elyse Betters

Facebook wants the entire world to have internet. And as part of that quest, it has developed a small helicopter drone.Here's the thing: the more people... Read more

PowerRay underwater drone can explore the murky depths up to 70 metres
PowerRay underwater drone can explore the murky depths up to 70 metres By Max Langridge

PowerVision Technology Group has announced its PowerRay underwater drone is now available to pre-order. First shown off at CES 2017, the PowerRay drone... Read more

DJI Phantom 4 Advanced replaces the Phantom 4, is almost as good as the Phantom 4 Pro
DJI Phantom 4 Advanced replaces the Phantom 4, is almost as good as the Phantom 4 Pro By Max Langridge

DJI has introduced the Phantom 4 Advanced as the latest drone in the Phantom 4 series. The 4 Advanced, and 4 Advanced+ will replace the regular Phantom... Read more

DJI's next drone basically looks like a much smaller Mavic Pro, leak reveals
DJI's next drone basically looks like a much smaller Mavic Pro, leak reveals By Elyse Betters

DJI is probably coming out with a new drone, and it's super tinyLeaked images of a new device, supposedly called the Spark, have appeared on Chinese DJI... Read more

Parrot's new Bebop-Pro drone pack lets you scan and develop 3D models
Parrot's new Bebop-Pro drone pack lets you scan and develop 3D models By Elyse Betters

Drone-maker Parrot has introduced what it describes as an "all-in-one aerial imagery and 3D-modeling solution".Dubbed the Parrot Bebop-Pro 3D Modeling,... Read more

Ford wants its electric self-driving delivery vans to launch drones
Ford wants its electric self-driving delivery vans to launch drones By Elyse Betters

Last week, UPS revealed it is testing drone-launching delivery vans, and now, Ford is upping the game by unveiling its own electric self-driving delivery... Read more

Watch UPS test its new delivery van that spits out parcel-carrying drones
Watch UPS test its new delivery van that spits out parcel-carrying drones By Elyse Betters

OK, so this isn't your typical drone delivery service-type story.We've heard that every company, from Amazon to 7-Eleven, is developing drones for delivering... Read more

Are drones in trouble? Now Lily autonomous drone is shutting down
Are drones in trouble? Now Lily autonomous drone is shutting down By Elyse Betters

Yesterday, Google killed its Titan Aero-based drone program, and now the crowd-funded Lily camera drone has shut down.The two are unrelated, but we're... Read more

Google shuts down Titan drone program in favour of Project Loon
Google shuts down Titan drone program in favour of Project Loon By Elyse Betters

Technology is an ever-changing industry -- just look at Google.Startups are founded and collapse on a seemingly daily basis -- and Google's moonshots... Read more

7-Eleven of all places is first to trial US commercial drone deliveries
7-Eleven of all places is first to trial US commercial drone deliveries By Elyse Betters

The 7-Eleven convenience store chain has just shed some new details on its drone delivery project, and apparently, 77 customers in Nevada have now received... Read more

How does Amazon Prime Air work and where is drone delivery available?
How does Amazon Prime Air work and where is drone delivery available? By Elyse Betters

Amazon has announced that its Prime Air drone delivery programme is now making deliveries in the UK.It's already delivered to two customers and will expand... Read more

Amazon Prime Air launches in UK: Watch the first drone delivery here
Amazon Prime Air launches in UK: Watch the first drone delivery here By Elyse Betters

Amazon's drone delivery fleet has crossed the ocean. Sort of.The Seattle-based company has announced that its Prime Air drone delivery programme is now making... Read more

DJI Phantom 4 Pro packs magnificent smarts in a flying machine
DJI Phantom 4 Pro packs magnificent smarts in a flying machine By Max Langridge

DJI has unveiled the latest drone in its repertoire, the Phantom 4 Pro. The name gives away that this new Pro model is based on the Phantom 4, but features... Read more

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