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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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syma, mjx, force1, hubsan, yuneec, dobby
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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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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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DJI Phantom 5 Lens Details and Waterproof update
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Phantom 5 Lenses – 5X Zoom Has Arrived?

The Phantom 5 is DJI’s first prosumer drone that will have interchangeable lenses. Before the Phantom 5, you needed to buy an Inspire or Matrice series drone if you wanted variety in the glass you put on your DJI drone. Not since the original Inspire 1 has DJI created a prosumer or consumer drone with a…

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heat sink fins on drone patent

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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H67 christmas
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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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Is this the next Phantom from DJI
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DJI Is Building a 360° Camera Drone, When Will We See It?

The 360-degree camera revolution has arrived but so far no commercially successful drone has implemented a 360° camera. We already have some clues that DJI is planning something big – the DJI 360° Drone is coming. What features will it include? What will it look like? When will we see it? All will be answered. The Big “Surprise”…

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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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Halo 3000 in front of light painting it created
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Create Beautiful Light Paintings With a $50 Drone

The idea of using drones for art is not a new one. Intel has pioneered using hundreds of drones in coordinated light shows. DJI has teased at the idea of the Phantom X, that can be controlled using hand gestures to create “paintings in the sky”. We did something far less complicated and, in our…

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Cheerson CX-OF: An Optical Flow Micro Drone

We finally got our hands on one of these tiny little quads and it is a lot of fun to fly. The new Cheerson CX-OF, also sold as the Virhuck V3, is the smallest drone ever to include optical flow technology. The CX-OF may be tiny, but it packs in a lot of features. “Optical…

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