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Top Tricks for Aerial Photography Magic

You bought a drone for taking pictures, now what? Why don’t your photos and videos look as good as those produced by the professionals? What sort of drone camera sorcery are they using? We have scoured the internet, asked the experts, and interjected a bit of our own experience to bring you the best compilation…

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Best Drones Now

Best Drones, April 2018 What is the best drone? That seems like a simple question, but really the better question is what is the best drone for you? That depends on a few different things. Why Do You Want a Drone? Do you want something to take breathtaking aerial pictures and photos? Do you just…

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Ryze Tello with Xiaomi WiFi Extender

Tello Extended – 2X to 5X Your Range with the Xiaomi Mi WiFi Extender

The Ryze Tello is controlled via a WiFi connection to your Smartphone. We wanted to boost the power of this signal and see if we could eek out some more range and better video transmission from the Tello. We did some research on antennas and by far the most popular budget option seems to be…

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Visuo XS809S Battle Shark

The Visuo XS809S Battle Shark is a mean looking foldable drone. It is a stable machine with a 720p camera. How does it stack up? Let’s find out. The Battle Shark The Visuo Battle Shark has some nice features. It has altitude hold, a good camera, multiple speeds and can do push button flips. The remote is…

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Eachine QX65, A Tiny Whoop with Solid Upgrades

The Eachine QX65 is one of the newer and more inexpensive Tiny Whoops out there. This little whoop has a pretty solid camera and some high RPM motors. They have added OSD and a tiltable camera. Is it the right indoor quad for you? Let’s take a closer look. Eachine QX65 We’ve been turned off…

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Drone Deals! We Find the Best Deals on the Internet For YOU!

4/24/18 This just might be one of the best deals we’ve seen. Right now you can get the Yuneec Typhoon H for just $399. Yes for the same price as the DJI Spark you can get something that can compete with the Phantom 4 Pro. The Typhoon H Hexacopter is a top-of-the-line aerial photography drone…

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The JJRC H61 Spotlight: A Compact Selfie Drone with an HD Camera

The new JJRC H61 Spotlight is a small foldable selfie drone for under $50. In a lot of ways, it is very similar to the JJRC Elfie, but it has some important upgrades. If you want a small, portable drone that is stable and has an HD camera for under $50 then take a look at…

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Programming Your Drone with Droneblocks

Recently we learned how to program the Ryze Tello using Scratch. However, the experience wasn’t intuitive and it didn’t work as well as we believe it should. In order to get the drone to do what we really wanted it would require quite a bit of tinkering. Upon searching the internet we found another way….

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Program the Ryze Tello with Scratch

The Ryze Tello is an excellent drone. It is incredibly stable and has a solid camera. Its flight modes are something you’d expect to find on a much more expensive drone. It might just be the best drone under $100 that you can buy. One thing that sets the Tello apart from other drones is…

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AEE Sparrow – Is AEE’s First Selfie Drone Any Good?

AEE put on quite a spread at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) 2017. I was very impressed with the quantity and apparent quality of their drone offerings. I found it curious that such a well-polished company was not selling outside of China. Almost a year and a half later you can finally buy the AEE…

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Say Hello to the Ryze Tello! (With DJI and Intel Smarts!)

The Ryze Tello is the best drone you can buy for under $100. We have flown a lot of different drones and this one stands out. Keep reading to learn more about the awesome Tello. See how the Tello stacks up against some of our other favorite sub-$100 drones here.  The Tello is now available on DJI.com…

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Jumper T8SG Plus: The Newest Multiprotocol Transmitter

The original Jumper T8SG was a revelation. It was the first real multiprotocol remote transmitter you could buy that gave you the freedom to control many different quadcopters. Now with the Jumper T8SG Plus, they took the original and upgraded many of the shortcomings that the original radio had. Not only can you fly a…

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