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Hover Camera

Hover Camera

Drones have made it possible for people to record themselves without the help of a friend. But with these drones come complicated instructions, regi...

The Ehang184 Drone Can Carry You Around

The Ehang184 Drone Can Carry You Around

From quadcopters and fixed wings, to still cameras and full videos, there are a lot of cool things you can experience when you're controlling a drone from a controller / phone / tablet on the ground. You get to experience all the places you couldn't go as a human because you don'...

Jet Pack 2.0

Jet Pack 2.0

Most backpacks suggest you’re toting thick textbooks everywhere you go. That’s fine if you are scurrying between classes, but if you’ve left school in the rearview mirror, consider a bag a little different. The Jet Pack 2.0 is the backpack designed for your grown-up tech, and it boasts a unique fractal design that is equal parts professional and fun. The proprietary tessellated panel offers lightweight protection, while the coated fabric and zippers keep everything dry. Inside you’ll even find a 15” faux fur lined laptop sleeve to keep your computer all spiffy. Each is packed with an Airmesh ventilated shoulder harness and back panel, a storm flap zippered front pocket, and a look that will stand out.

The World's Smallest Video Drone

The World's Smallest Video Drone

If you Google "world's smallest drone" you'll find a bunch of information about Axis Drones absurdly tiny AERIUS quadcopter (along with some clear knockoffs). It's shorter than a quarter on its side, docks in the controller and is absurdly fun to fly--even in an office. The one t...

DJI's Drone Shop

DJI's Drone Shop

DJI sells the kind of drones that make you question whether it's legal for you to own one. Until now, you had to rely on YouTube videos and Amazon pictures to get an idea of how awesome they were. Well, that all changes with the opening of DJI's first shop. Located in Shenzhen, ...

The Best Drones For Every Budget

The Best Drones For Every Budget

Technically speaking, the first drones were used in 1849 by the Austrians to drop bombs over Venice. By “drones,” we mean the Austrian army tied explosives to a bunch of balloons, floated them over Venice, and hoped for the best. Though the tactic is said to have scared the V...

Snap 4K Camera Drone

Snap 4K Camera Drone

The team at Vantage Robotics has spent a lot of time making high tech products--It was founded by two Stanford alums--and now they've just opened pre-orders for what may be the best flying camera we've seen. At under $1000 and sized small enough to fit in a backpack (without gett...

The SKEYE Mini Drone Now Comes With an HD Camera

The SKEYE Mini Drone Now Comes With an HD Camera

When the SKEYE Nano Drone came out, we loved almost everything about it: its tiny size, affordable price, and ease of use. The one thing we didn't like was the lack of a camera. Well, problem solved. The new SKEYE Mini Drone, while slightly larger (7.5" x 7.5"), packs an HD came...

Have Your Weed Delivered by a Drone

Have Your Weed Delivered by a Drone

When some indica has you plastered to your seat cushions, the last thing you want to do is go out to refresh your stash. Well, if you live in San Francisco, you might not have to. A startup called Trees is set to send your next fill via drone. Obviously, the delivery service is ...

The Yuneec Multicopter Shoots 4k

The Yuneec Multicopter Shoots 4k

If you're serious about your video shooting, or you've ever thought about picking up a drone, you need to check out Yuneec's latest Typhoon Q500 4k quadcopter. This modular system is built around a 3-axis precision gimbal camera that attaches to either the Typhoon Q500 multicopte...

Sprite Is a Portable and Rugged Aerial Drone

Sprite Is a Portable and Rugged Aerial Drone

Even at first glance, the Sprite unmanned aerial vehicle looks completely different than most of the other drones on the market. When the people at Ascent AeroSystems set out to create a new unmanned aerial vehicle they knew the final product was going to be a departure from what...

Solo Smart Drone

Solo Smart Drone

Since your next drone purchase will probably be your first drone purchase, it pays to go with something fairly straightforward. The Solo Smart Drone from 3DR gives you all the functionality of more complicated quadcopters in an easy to understand package. It starts with a video ...

DJI Phantom 3 Drone

DJI Phantom 3 Drone

DJI is the Apple of drones. They create sleek, user-friendly quadcopters that are met with fanfare upon release. So consider the Phantom 3 the iPhone 6. The recently announced Phantom 3 comes with its own camera—the Phantom 3 Professional shoots 4K at 30 fps, the Phantom 3 Adva...

Remarkable Drone Footage of a Kenyan Safariplay

Remarkable Drone Footage of a Kenyan Safari

Buying a drone seems like an awesome idea until you realize your day-to-day life is too boring to film. Then you go on an epic adventure and remember why you bought one. Here, Patrick Avery shares his footage from a Kenyan safari he went on last year. And since the government has...