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7 Videos of Fireworks Captured by Drones

7 Videos of Fireworks Captured by Drones

Why pack a blanket and venture out into the heat this Fourth of July when you can enjoy a spectacular fireworks display from the comfort of your own home? No, we're not talking about watching someone's crummy iPhone video laced with muffled oohs and ahhs, we're talking about some...

Five Four Makes Style Easy

Five Four Makes Style Easy

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Xiaomi Mi Drone

Xiaomi Mi Drone

There are plenty of other four-rotor quadcopter drones on the market that provide similar features to the drone you see here, but Xiaomi's Mi Drone manages to pack all of those features into a package with a price tag that won't require talking to a financial advisor to purchase....

Nerf RC Tank Drone

Nerf RC Tank Drone

Nerf has come a long way since the foam blasters we grew up shooting at each other, but the Nerf N-Strike Elite TerraScout RC Drone takes things to a completely different remote controlled level. The RC Drone uses all-terrain tracks for high-speed, remote assaults with the 18 dar...

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, registration with the FAA, and a backpack-sized helicopter you have to carry around. Maybe it is easier to just grab a friend? Well, w...

DJI Phantom 4 Drone

DJI Phantom 4 Drone

DJI's Phantom Drones have continually set the bar for everyone else in the industry. The DJI Phantom 4 is no different. In addition to the newly designed magnesium core and the streamlined form you'll find a reinforced gimbal, refined motors, additional flight modes, more sensors...

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'...

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...