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Selfie Drone
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Take Your Selfie with an Elfie

The JJRC H37 Elfie is a light and ultra-portable drone. JJRC claims this to be the world’s smallest folding drone. It has about the same footprint as an iPhone 7 but is about twice as thick and a little bit lighter. The Elfie is designed to take selfies. “Dronie” is actually the new term for…

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CX-60 Battle Drones Logo
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Battle Drones: The Cheerson CX-60 is a Blast, Literally!

Let the battle begin! Remember playing laser tag as a kid? How fun would that be if you could do that with a drone? Well, now you can because Cheerson has developed battle drones. The CX-60 is a ducted, infrared-light-shooting, combat drone. These fun drones are sold in pairs and are a blast to fly,…

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Mavic 2
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The DJI Mavic 2: Expect Big Things

The original DJI Mavic was a game-changing drone. Its ability to fold up to the size of a 1-liter bottle paired with its impressive specs made it the most talked-about drone of 2016. So what will DJI do with the Mavic 2 to make this awesome drone even better? We have some ideas. 5 Things…

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DJI Mavic Pro
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DJI Mavic – The Ultimate Portable High Performance Drone

The DJI Mavic Pro is an impressive little machine. DJI has basically taken the industry’s best consumer drone, the Phantom 4, and made it more portable, giving it a longer range and making it more affordable. If you can afford it, buy it. If you can’t, then buy it anyway – your friends will envy you…

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CES 2017
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Most Innovative Drones at CES 2017: The Top 3 According to CES

If you are looking for the most complete coverage from CES 2017 click here. Nobody covered more drones at CES 2017 than Half Crome. This article will cover the top three most innovative drones according to CES. Half Chrome may have another opinion. We like them, but there were a ton of awesome drones at…

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Dobby and Elfie Selfie Drones
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Dobby and Elfie: A Pair of Selfie Drones

Elfie, the inexpensive selfie drone JJRC has produced a very portable drone for taking selfies. Dubbed the JJRC H37 Elfie it was designed to be an ultra portable drone to use with your smartphone. The purpose of it is to capture the perfect selfie. The arms of the Elfie fold in for easy transport. When…

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Syma X5UW
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Syma X5UW Altitude Hold FPV Drone Under $100

The Syma X5UW is a feature-packed drone coming in under $90. It is the most feature rich drone in this price range that we have ever seen, with effective altitude hold and good high quality no-lag first person view (FPV) streaming footage on your smart phone. In typical Syma fashion, this little drone takes some…

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Parrot AR.Drone 2.0
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Parrot AR Drone 2.0 A “Unique” Flying Experience

  The AR Drone 2.0 from Parrot is full of cool but strange features that leave you scratching your head. Parrot went all-in on two features that are unique to this drone. First, this drone likely has the world’s best non-GPS stabilization system. Second, this drone likely has the world’s best touch screen remote control….

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Cheerson CX-10W -An Inexpensive Entry to FPV

The Cheerson CX-10W is one of the least expensive drones you can buy with First Person View (FPV). We bought ours from Amazon for $36.  It is a micro drone and is very similar to their other CX-10 models in appearance.  While a camera and FPV in such a small package is compelling, this little drone does come with…

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Red Bebop 2
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Parrot Bebop 2 A Fun Smartphone Controlled Drone

The Parrot Bebop 2 is a definite improvement over the original Parrot Bebop.  One of the biggest improvements is that the battery life has been doubled to 25 minutes of flight time.  The overall construction of the Bebop is better and it appears to have become more durable. Parrot fancies this to be a drone for taking…

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