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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 of software changes.The Bebop 2 Power is designed to make the experience of capturing unique video... 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 - the Mambo FPV.FPV of course means first person view with the addition of a camera meaning that you... 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, it's a pack that includes a Parrot Bebop 2 drone with a Parrot Skycontroller 2 remote control. They... Read more

Parrot Swing drone review: Tiny, smart and lots of fun
4.0 stars

Parrot Swing drone review: Tiny, smart and lots of fun

By Cam Bunton

Parrot has been building quadcopters for years, hence it long been regarded as one of the go-to drone makers in the market. That's especially true for consumers on smaller budgets.Recently, the company announced its first huge fixed-wing drone. But it... Read more

Parrot Disco preview: You can be my wingman any time

Parrot Disco preview: You can be my wingman any time

By Chris Hall

Most of the talk about drones has focused around quadcopters. Parrot has a fair number of those, like the Bebop 2, but the Disco is a different proposition, taking to the skies as a fixed-wing drone.In reality there's been no shortage of those, from balsa... Read more

The summer gift guide: Toys

The summer gift guide: Toys

By Stuart Miles

All work and no play makes Jack a dull boy as the saying goes and you certainly won't have a dull moment playing with any of these gadgets this summer. Whether its immersing yourself in the world of VR or flying high with a drone, these are some of the... Read more

The summer gift guide: Audio gadgets

The summer gift guide: Audio gadgets

By Pocket-lint Promotion

Music makes any trip or holiday better and what better way to make it more memorable, than with some great tunes? These players, speakers, and headphones will enhance that experience.  Jarre Aeroskull Nano Small, compact, oh and crafted in the shape... Read more

Parrot unveils affordable new minidrones for land, air and even sea

Parrot unveils affordable new minidrones for land, air and even sea

By Luke Edwards

Parrot has just unveiled a veritable army of new minidrones. These are now on the French version of the Parrot website.The 13 new minidrones are affordable and there should be one for every situation. One such situation, that's new, is water.The Parrot... Read more

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 Luke Edwards

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... Read more

Parrot Zik Sport smart headphones offer heart rate monitor, noise cancelling and more

Parrot Zik Sport smart headphones offer heart rate monitor, noise cancelling and more

By Luke Edwards

Parrot has unveiled its latest Zik headphones that move away the from Zik 2.0 comfort over ears into the active world with its Zik Sport.The Parrot Zik Sport, unveiled at CES 2015, are wireless Bluetooth headphones that sit over the head and fit snuggly... Read more

Parrot Pot and Parrot H2O: Two new sensors to make sure your plants never die

Parrot Pot and Parrot H2O: Two new sensors to make sure your plants never die

By Stuart Miles

Parrot has followed-up its Flower Power sensor with two new smarthome products that should ensure your plants never need you to worry about watering them ever again.The gardening gadgets designed for use in your home, come in two guises: a fully automated... Read more

From this photo you’ll never guess who's the new face of Parrot Zik 2.0 headphones

From this photo you’ll never guess who's the new face of Parrot Zik 2.0 headphones

By Luke Edwards

Did you guess Parrot Zik 2.0 had Eurovision Song Contest 2014 winner Conchita Wurst as its new ambassador?The second generation of Zik represents an improvement on an already impressive set of headphones. Zik 2.0 are 17 per cent lighter than their predecessor... Read more

Parrot Jumping Sumo review
3.5 stars

Parrot Jumping Sumo review

By Stuart Miles

Parrot, the company behind a number of flying drones, is now offering land-lovers something get excited about: the Jumping Sumo. Is this land-locked gadget with integrated camera enough to get us excited?Land not airUnlike the company's Rolling Spider,... Read more

Parrot Skycontroller and Bebop Drone include Oculus Rift support so you can see what your drone sees

Parrot Skycontroller and Bebop Drone include Oculus Rift support so you can see what your drone sees

By Rik Henderson

Parrot has announced two additions to its drone line-up - the smaller, more manoeuvrable Bepbop Drone and a controller accessory for iPad that adds the ability to control the drone from distances of up to 2km away.In addition, both have support for Oculus... Read more

Parrot MiniDrone and Leaping Sumo remote control bots tear up CES 2014

Parrot MiniDrone and Leaping Sumo remote control bots tear up CES 2014

By Luke Edwards

Parrot brought the fun to the opening night at CES 2014 with its MiniDrone and Jumping Sumo remote control robots.The MiniDrone is a Bluetooth smartphone-controlled quadricopter that's super light but also features two removable wheels for in-air bump... Read more

Parrot Zik headphones and AR.Drone 2.0 get Windows Phone app and desktop support

Parrot Zik headphones and AR.Drone 2.0 get Windows Phone app and desktop support

By Luke Edwards

Now the design smarts of the Nokia Lumia can be matched with the Philippe Starck designed Parrot Zik headphones because they have a Windows Phone app. And while Parrot was building that app the AR.Drone 2.0 got a Windows friendly app too.READ: Parrot... Read more

Parrot Zik by Starck headphones: Hands-on with the new iPhone 5S-friendly colours

Parrot Zik by Starck headphones: Hands-on with the new iPhone 5S-friendly colours

By Rik Henderson

The original black and silver Zik by Starck headphones from Parrot have been around for a while now - we saw them at CES in January. However, brand new and shipping on 1 October are three new colour schemes. And two of them are perfect matches for two... Read more

Parrot AR Drone 2.0 Power Edition review
5.0 stars

Parrot AR Drone 2.0 Power Edition review

By Ian Morris

Sometimes technology scares even us. And that's like an arachnologist being afraid of a particularly big spider. But even so, there are some things about technology that are creepy. Take for example that walking military cow thing the Americans have developed.... Read more

Parrot Zik by Starck pictures and hands-on

Parrot Zik by Starck pictures and hands-on

By Ian Morris

It's not often we hardened tech hacks walk past a booth at CES and find ourselves overcome with desire, but the Parrot Zik by Starck has got us dribbling from the mouth this year.The Zik by Starck was announced at CES last year, but we've not had a hands-on... Read more

Parrot Flower Power lets you know when your plant is thirsty

Parrot Flower Power lets you know when your plant is thirsty

By Hunter Skipworth

Parrot's Flower Power is designed to wirelessly monitor your plant's needs via Bluetooth, by sending notifications to your Anroid or iOS device. Sounds like it could be the ultimate smart garden accessory to us.The Flower Power sits in the soil next to... Read more

Parrot Starck-designed Zik headphones bring NFC to your ears

Parrot Starck-designed Zik headphones bring NFC to your ears

By Ben Crompton

Parrot has revealed its new Zik headphones designed by Phillipe Starck, which bring together a massive amount of audio technology in smooth, standout styling.And when we say packed with cutting edge tech, we mean it. First off, the Zik headphones are... Read more

Parrot AR.Drone lands on Android, Bada and Symbian

Parrot AR.Drone lands on Android, Bada and Symbian

By Hunter Skipworth

Whilst the Parrot AR.Drone might sound like something that the Terminantor's Skynet would spawn, it is in fact a harmless (unless fitted with rockets) smartphone controlled quadricopter.For quite a while now iPhone owners have enjoyed the delights of... Read more

Parrot Asteroid stuffs an Android in your car dash

Parrot Asteroid stuffs an Android in your car dash

By Chris Hall

Parrot wants you to ditch your radio (and possibly the only tape player you still have) for its Android-running, iPhone-compatible, GPS-equipped, 3G-savvy (once you supply the dongle) head unit to make your car ultra connected. The unit is in two parts,... Read more

Poor old Parrot AR.Drone taken to pieces

Poor old Parrot AR.Drone taken to pieces

By Paul Lamkin

Bored of taking apart of iDevices and the latest smartphones and tablet, teardown kings iFixit has turned its attention to Parrot's brilliant Ar.Drone."But it's been out for ages," we hear you cry.Yes it has, but the iFixit guys loved playing with it... Read more

Parrot AR.Drone's first game in hot AR.Pursuit

Parrot AR.Drone's first game in hot AR.Pursuit

By Paul Lamkin

Parrot has announced that the first Augmented Reality game for its flying wonder, the AR.Drone, will be hitting the App Store soon.The game, AR.Pursuit, lets two Droners fight it out in a cat and mouse style pursuit game, complete with virtual machine... Read more

Parrot AR.Drone: Augmented reality quadricopter stylee

Parrot AR.Drone: Augmented reality quadricopter stylee

By Paul Lamkin

We first saw Parrot's fantastically futuristic looking augmented reality gaming experience, the AR.Drone, at CES back in January. And now, the boys' toy has been given an official launch date.On 18 August you'll be able to pick up one of these iPhone... Read more

Parrot Zikmu "in colour" by Philippe Starck unveiled

Parrot Zikmu "in colour" by Philippe Starck unveiled

By Amy-Mae Elliott

Parrot has revealed a new coloured range of its "Zikmu" stereo speakers by Philippe Starck in "Arctic White", "Pearl Grey" and "Sorbet Lime". "With Zikmu, we created a beautiful and a unique object, for listening to music with today's digital devices:... Read more

Parrot AR Drone turns iPhone into remote control Augmented Reality quadricopter remote

Parrot AR Drone turns iPhone into remote control Augmented Reality quadricopter remote

By Stuart Miles

When you aren't using your iPhone to control your TV, your car, and your music system, it seems you'll now be able to use it to fly remote controlled helicopters.Parrot, the company famed for making Bluetooth headsets and Bluetooth photo frames that cost... Read more

Parrot Android-packing designer photo frame announced

Parrot Android-packing designer photo frame announced

By Stuart Miles

Parrot has followed up on last year's launch of the designer Parrot Specchio by contemporary French artist Martin Szekely with an even bigger version called, you guessed it, the Grande Specchio.Packing Google's Android operating system, the 10.4-inch,... Read more

Parrot RKi8400 connects iPhone to your car, then hides it

Parrot RKi8400 connects iPhone to your car, then hides it

By Stuart Miles

Parrot, the sometimes forgotten maker of Bluetooth accessories for your car, has launched a Bluetooth car stereo kit for the iPhone. The RKi8400 will, according to the company, "enable you to listen to music stored on your iPhone or iPod whilst also providing... Read more

Parrot's Zikmu by Starck speakers announced for UK

Parrot's Zikmu by Starck speakers announced for UK

By Amy-Mae Elliott

Parrot's latest designer-themed effort, the Parrot by Philippe Starck speakers unveiled in the States at the start of the year, have been announced for a UK launch. With both Bluetooth and Wi-Fi built-in, the "Zikmu" wireless speakers work with iPods,... Read more

Parrot announces NFC-enabled digital photo frame, Specchio

Parrot announces NFC-enabled digital photo frame, Specchio

By Verity Burns

Parrot has announced the launch of a new digital photo frame in its range, called Parrot Specchio. Designed by French artist Martin Szekely, the frame is as minimalist looking as his artwork. However, when the frame is turned off, the Specchio frame becomes... Read more

Parrot Specchio digi photo frame launches

Parrot Specchio digi photo frame launches

By Amy-Mae Elliott

Parrot has launched another "designer" digital photo frame, the Parrot Specchio by contemporary French artist Martin Szekely. The Parrot Specchio becomes a mirror when it is turned off, allowing the PR blurb to waffle thusly: "Like a precious jewel, its... Read more

Parrot launches MKi Bluetooth music car kits

Parrot launches MKi Bluetooth music car kits

By Amy-Mae Elliott

Parrot has announced a new range of fitted handsfree kits - the Parrot MKi range - that reproduce calls and music through the vehicle's speakers. The kits comes with connections for iPods, the iPhone and other MP3 players via USB and line-in as well as... Read more

Parrot MINIKIT Slim in-car speaker
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Parrot MINIKIT Slim in-car speaker

By Chris Hall

NXT flat panel speakers have been appearing in various guises, adapted for use in cars, offering the advantage of slim-line technology so they are not so obtrusive when attached to a sun visor. Parrot have a reputation with Bluetooth devices, but can... Read more

Parrot MINIKIT Slim hands-free kit announced

Parrot MINIKIT Slim hands-free kit announced

By Amy-Mae Elliott

Parrot has launched the MINIKIT Slim, an "ultra-slim" mobile hands-free kit. Measuring 13mm wide, with 15 hours of talk time, the device weighs in at 83 grams and can either be clipped on to your car's sun visor or used on your desk. The Parrot MINIKIT... Read more

Parrot launches fun photography competition

Parrot launches fun photography competition

By Verity Burns

Wireless mobile telephony device manufacturer Parrot is running a fun photography competition to highlight the prevalence of wireless products in today's consumer electronics market. The company has set up a website called the Wire Recycling Gallery,... Read more

Parrot launches "designer" photo frame

Parrot launches "designer" photo frame

By Verity Burns

Parrot has teamed up with leading lady of French design, Andrée Putman to help inject a bit of style into their latest digital photo frame. The design is bold yet minimalistic, with its black and white tones combining the sought-after art style of Putman... Read more

Parrot digital photo frame by Andree Putman
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Parrot digital photo frame by Andree Putman

By Stuart Miles

Parrot's latest digital photo frame attempts to emulate LG and Samsung by going designer, but is the premium you'll have to pay in the price worth the bother? We take a closer look. Designed by Andree Putman, a French designer that you've probably never... Read more

Parrot launches designer photo frame

Parrot launches designer photo frame

By Stuart Miles

A new digital photo frame from Parrot brings with it a strong design focus as it tries to convince customers to spend more for aesthetically pleasing products. Following hot on the heals of LG and Samsung in the design stakes, the new photo frame designed... Read more

Parrot launches first NFC-enabled speaker

Parrot launches first NFC-enabled speaker

By Amy-Mae Elliott

Parrot has announced the launch of Parrot PARTY Black Edition, what they claim is the first commercialised speaker system to integrate Near Field Communication (NFC) technology. Where in the past pairing phones with Bluetooth devices has involved navigating... Read more

Parrot Party "Black Edition" launched

Parrot Party "Black Edition" launched

By Amy-Mae Elliott

Parrot has launched a new edition of its portable digital speakers: the Parrot Party "Black Edition". In addition to "a trendier look" with its black body, it is even more portable with the built-in rechargable battery offering 8 hours of juice - doubling... Read more

Parrot gets involved with internet dating meet and greets

Parrot gets involved with internet dating meet and greets

By Amy-Mae Elliott

Parrot has found an interesting use for its digital photo frame range, the company has announced a partnership with Meetic, apparently the European leader in online dating services. The technology is being used to provide singles with an "original, surprising... Read more

Parrot DF7700, the world's first MMS digital picture frame

Parrot DF7700, the world's first MMS digital picture frame

By Amy-Mae Elliott

Parrot has announced that its "ground-breaking" MMS digital photo frame will hit stores by the end of the year, pricing as yet to be revealed. The company says the Parrot DF7700 will let users easily display and share all their photos with anyone they... Read more

Parrot's first wireless hands-free music kit for bikers

Parrot's first wireless hands-free music kit for bikers

By Amy-Mae Elliott

Parrot has announced the Parrot SK4000, a Bluetooth hands-free motorcycle kit that features FM RDS radio and wireless mobile remote control. The Parrot SK4000 claims clear-cut noise reduction, echo cancelling - and - the widest range of features available... Read more

Parrot RK8200 Bluetooth car stereo

Parrot RK8200 Bluetooth car stereo

By Amy-Mae Elliott

Parrot is continuing its world-domination-via-Bluetooth strategy with the launch of the RK8200, a FM/AM RDS car stereo. Featuring an array of connections to play digital and analogue music, this is also a Bluetooth handsfree phone kit. With "sophisticated"... Read more

Parrot unveils DF7220 multi-connectivity digital photo frame

Parrot unveils DF7220 multi-connectivity digital photo frame

By Amy-Mae Elliott

Parrot has unveiled its new multi-connectivity digital photo frame, the Parrot DF7220. The Parrot DF7220 lets you share more than 300 pictures with its built-in memory and 7-inch diagonal display. The Parrot DF7220 provides multiple digital solutions... Read more

Parrot launches DS1120 wireless stereo speakers

Parrot launches DS1120 wireless stereo speakers

By Amy-Mae Elliott

Parrot has launched the Parrot DS1120 an all-new "high-fidelity" set of two wireless stereo hi-fi speakers that work seamlessly with your mobile phone or MP3 player. Packed in compact design, it plays your favourite tracks from any Bluetooth Stereo (A2DP)... Read more

Parrot launches DS3120 Bluetooth home stereo

Parrot launches DS3120 Bluetooth home stereo

By Amy-Mae Elliott

Parrot has announced the Parrot DS3120, a home stereo that combines Parrot's wireless music and handsfree calling technology in one unit. Its aim is to let consumers enjoy their music without being tethered to headphones, allowing them to listen to music,... Read more

Parrot Party Bluetooth speaker
4.0 stars

Parrot Party Bluetooth speaker

By Stuart Miles

Parrot, the makers of all things Bluetooth, are pushing their credentials even harder with the launch of the Parrot Party, a light and compact mobile wireless speaker. But can the sound impress as much as the company's BoomBox? We get listening to find... Read more