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DJI Mavic Air: The Newest and Smallest Mavic

DJI is set to make a big announcement January 23rd and we think it just might be the Mavic Pro 2 and the Mavic Air. We know that DJI is holding an event in New York at 10 am EST. We have intel suggesting potentially two new drones. The invite below suggests big changes to…

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The DJI Mavic 2: Expect Big Things

DJI is set to announce something big January 23rd. Will it finally be the Mavic 2? We are guessing they were waiting for Autel and Yuneec to show their cards at CES then jump in and demolish the competition. We know they are going to unveil something foldable and portable. Our guess is there will…

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Say Hello to the DJI Tello!

DJI has decided to enter the lower-cost brushless quadcopter market with Tello. DJI and Ryze teamed up to create this small marvel. Tello is a small brushed quadcopter with some exciting features. Like other DJI drones, Tello brings quite a bit to the table. This $99 drone looks like the real deal. There aren’t any sub-$100 drones…

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It’s Official: The DJI Spark Is Now the World’s Most Portable Drone

DJI just started shipping their new remote charging station for the Spark. The Spark was already arguably the most portable high-end consumer drone on the market. It is by far the smallest and most portable drone from the world’s biggest drone maker. With folding props but no arms to unfold, the Spark is quick and…

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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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What is the Best Drone Under $500?

There are a handful of good drones out there in the $200 to $500 price range. Which one should you get? Let’s look at some of the top competitors to help you make an informed decision. We are comparing an affordable lineup of drones with HD or better cameras including the DJI Phantom 3 Standard,…

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Will GoPro Build a Water Proof Drone? Here Is How They Can Do It

If any popular technology brand needs a boost right now it is GoPro. The camera maker has seen their once-innovative Hero series of cameras has increasingly become a commodity item with an onslaught of inexpensive rivals from Asia. GoPro has also been a little late to the game with other technologies like drones and 360-degree…

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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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Best Drones for Christmas 2017

There might not be a better gift to give this Christmas than a drone. They are a blast to fly, fun to race and can take awesome pictures and video. But finding the right drone to buy with confidence isn’t so easy. We thought we’d help you find the perfect drone for that special someone…

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Eachine E011C & JJRC H67: Christmas Whoopin’

The JJRC H67 also know as the Eachine E011C is the Christmas version of the popular E011. Like the original, it has the powerful 716 motors and is an ideal drone for a beginner and kids of all ages. For those with 10 minutes to spare and a soldering iron, the Christmas drone can also make a…

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