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DJI 360° camera drone
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DJI Phantom X: Fact or Fiction?

In November 2015 DJI “announced” the Phantom X. They published a YouTube video promoting the new drone, using actors and technology insiders to discuss the fictitious drone. Two years later the Phantom X still isn’t a product, but some of its features have already started to creep into other DJI Drones. We will walk you…

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is DJI making a racing drone?
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Is It Inevitable That DJI Creates a Race Drone? Yes It Is!

DJI recently released the DJI Goggles RE (Race Edition). This is just DJI’s most recent foray into the hobbyist racing drone market. With the Goggles announcement came a fun promotional video, more on that below. Like the Phantom X video before it, the latest promotional video gave us a teaser, this time for the Phantom…

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Goggles RE
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New: DJI Goggles RE (Race Edition)

DJI has released the new Goggles RE just in time for the holiday season. These Race Edition goggles are built to work with DJI drones, race drones, DIY drones and fixed-wing aircraft. These all-in-one goggles might just be the best goggles on the market and they also tell us something about the direction DJI is going. Does…

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White DJI Mavic
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NEW: DJI Mavic Pro Alpine White

DJI announced today a new addition to the Mavic lineup: The DJI Mavic Pro Alpine White. This is a white version of the impressive Mavic Pro and comes with three intelligent flight batteries a protective carrying sleeve, extra propellers and more for only $1049. Sorry for those who were waiting for the Mavic 2. If…

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New DJI Mavic
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Mavic Pro Platinum: DJI Upgrades their Most Popular Drone

DJI may not have released the Mavic 2, but the Mavic Pro Platinum is not a bad start. You’ll get a quieter Mavic with a longer flight time. The improved performance of the Platinum is due to more efficient ESCs (electronic speed controllers) and some uniquely-shaped propellers. The upgrades extend the flight time of the…

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Mavic Propeller test
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DJI Mavic Propeller Test: Is the New Platinum Prop Worth It?

The new Mavic Pro Platinum claims to be both a quieter and a more efficient machine than the original Mavic Pro. The new ESCs (electronic speed controllers) combined with the newly-designed propellers are supposed to give the Platinum version of the Mavic a longer and quieter flight. Some people even claim that the new Mavic…

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DJI Spark Assessory

DJI Spark Accessories: Upgrade Your Spark

The DJI Spark is an excellent machine but it can benefit from a few upgrades. You can upgrade your Spark with a handful of unique and affordable accessories from Geekbuying. The accessories you want will depend on exactly how you use your Spark, but we will certainly be using several of these on our Spark. We…

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DJI Osmo Mobile: Make Some Magic

The DJI Osmo Mobile turns your smartphone into a stabilized piece of semi-professional video equipment. Much like the gimbals on DJI’s drones, the Osmo Mobile is a three axis gimbal that will stabilize your smartphone. For a limited time, DJI is offering a free Osmo stand and extra battery. With the improving quality of smartphone cameras,…

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Phantom 3 SE: Is This the Best Entry Level Drone Now?

DJI recently announced the newest drone to the Phantom lineup, and it isn’t a new Phantom 5. It is the Phantom 3 SE. DJI now sells two different versions of the Phantom 3. The older Standard and now the SE. The Phantom 3 SE is an upgrade to the Phantom 3 Standard in many ways….

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Spark 2
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DJI Spark 2- The Spark Pro Ups the Game

The DJI Spark was one of the most anticipated consumer drones ever. A small and portable drone with a mechanical gimbal, the Spark is capable of taking excellent pictures and photos for under $400. So how will DJI up the ante? We have some ideas. Will it be called the Spark 2 or the Spark Pro?…

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