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Stowable 360 degree camera drone

Is this Drone a Realtor’s Worst Nightmare?

A new patent from Half Chrome outlines a real estate drone that will make virtual tours of homes better and much cheaper to produce. Your next home may be fully mapped and imaged, both inside and out, in a matter of minutes. With footage from a semi-autonomous drone, you may never again need to visit a house…

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JJRC JJPRO X3 Hax
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Flight Test: JJPRO Hax, Is This the Best Inexpensive GPS Drone You Can Buy?

We finally got our hands on the JJPRO Hax and it was pretty much everything we hoped it would be. This small GPS-enabled drone is impressively stable and takes solid pictures and video. My first flight was in 25 mph wind and it held its own. We’ve also seen this drone branded and sold as…

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Best Drones Under $200

Not all drones are created equal. Some are faster, while others are more stable. Some drones have advanced features and high-definition cameras, while others are more affordable. If you are looking for a drone that meets your needs, but don’t want to spend a small fortune, then you are in luck. We’ve done extensive testing and research…

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Spark vs. Mavic: Which One Is the Best For YOU?

The small compact DJI Spark is billed as the drone for everyone. It is small, lightweight and easy to use. It packs in features like GPS, advanced flight modes and an HD camera stabilized on a two-axis gimbal. The DJI Mavic Pro is a marvel of engineering. It too is small, and it folds up…

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White DJI Mavic

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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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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FPV Furibee
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FuriBee DarkMax: A Ready-to-go Racer

Furibee recently released the well-equipped and angry-looking DarkMax FPV racing drone – we were lucking enough to get our hands on one. The Furibee DarkMax is a low-cost prebuilt racer. It looks mean and it can rip 7.4-volt 2S batteries all the way up to whopping 22.2-volt 6S LiPos. All that power on a drone weighing under 300…

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Half Chrome Best Drones For Kids

Best Drone for Kids

What kid doesn’t want a drone? They are a blast to fly for sure but not all drones are created equal. Some are better for kids than others. We have tested countless drones, and we picked a few that we think would be ideal for kids to learn on. These drones are much safer and easier…

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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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Bebob 2 power

Parrot Bebop 2 Power: Hour Flight Time, FPV and More…

Parrot decided that their drone lineup needed a boost so they hit the drawing board and came up with the Bebop Power 2, a faster, more powerful, more efficient version of their Bebop 2. This machine can hit a top speed of 40 mph in Sport mode or be tamed down for aerial photography. You can…

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