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Best Drone for Christmas 2018

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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Best Drones Now

Best Drones, November 2018 What is the best drone? That seems like a simple question, but it is actually impossible to answer. A better question is, “What is the best drone for you?” The answer to that question depends on what you are looking for. With Christmas around the corner be sure to check out…

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The Xiaomi FIMI A3 GPS Drone

Xiaomi FIMI A3 -It is a DJI Spark for $100 less…

The Xiaomi FIMI is an intriguing drone with GPS and an HD camera on a gimbal. Like the DJI Spark and the Parrot Anafi, the FIMI gimbal is stabilized in two directions mechanically, while yaw is handled electronically. With a sub-$300 price tag could the FIMI be a Spark killer? With other  new competition, like the Zino, DJI…

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SJ R/C Z5: A Brushed GPS Drone Under $100

The SJ R/C Z5 is a foldable GPS drone with an HD camera that is under $100. There aren’t a whole lot of drones with features like this one has at this price point. It is basically the same drone as the SJ R/C F11, but instead of brushless motors, it uses less expensive brushed…

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Drones in Education

Being in the field of education I can say a lot has changed since I was in high school. There are a lot of new and specialized classes. There are medical classes that prep students to be therapists, nurses and doctors. There are big engineering programs with a variety of different specialties. Recently we had…

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Funsnap iDol Drone

The Funsnap iDol drone is a folding GPS drone that carries a 1080p camera and uses brushless motors. It seems like a  solid deal with a price tag of under $200. How does it compare to the Dobby or Breeze? Let’s take a look. Order an iDol Drone The iDol drone isn’t super small, even…

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Ryze Tello and the GameSir T1 Remote

 The Ryze Tello is one of our favorite drones and is probably the best drone you can get for under $100. However, it does not typically ship with a physical remote. In order to fly it, you have to rely on the app and touchscreen controls. For another solid review of the Tello check…

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JXD 528: A Sub $60 GPS Drone. Is This the Tello Killer?

 The JXD 528 is an inexpensive brushed motor GPS drone. At only $59.99 it might be the cheapest GPS drone we have ever seen. How will it perform? Let’s find out. What is the JXD 528? The JXD 528 is a DJI Spark sized quadcopter. That is probably where the comparison to the Spark…

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Tello Remotes – Flaws, Fixes, and the Right Remote for You

The Ryze Tello is the most notable drone under $100 and it is a Half Chrome top pick. With excellent flight time, a great app, and best-in-class camera, the Tello is an awesome little quadcopter. The Tello is missing something important though – a remote control. Instead of including a remote, DJI and Ryze provide…

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El Mejor Dron

Hay muchos drones excelentes, ¿pero cual es el mejor dron para ti? Depende. ¿Por qué quiere un dron? ¿Quiere usar un dron para sacar fotos y videos como un profesional? ¿O es porque quiere algo para divertirte? Habemos volado cientos de drones y tenemos unos sugerencias para Ud.. El Mejor Dron Menos de $100 El…

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