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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. The Tello Issues Now the Tello is most…

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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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Happy Father’s Day: What is the Best Drone for Dad?

If you are looking for the perfect Father’s Day gift then look no further – dad needs a drone. The right drone is sure to put a smile on the face of the man you call “dad.” What Drone is Right for Dad? From videography drones to high-speed racers, there is a drone that the father…

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Redpawz Blast R020

The Redpawz Blast R020 an unabashed copy of the Ryze Tello. I often wonder where these smaller drone makers come up with these names. Why not just be forthcoming? Don’t pretend you aren’t trying to capitalize on the Tello’s success, embrace it. We once tested a Dobby imposter called a Dobbin, they had the right idea….

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We Found the Best Selfie Drone

Everyone loves a good selfie and there is no better selfie than a dronie – a selfie taken from a drone. Nothing beats the unique perspective that you can get from the air. With the right drone, you will likely be the only one of your friends posting pics from above. We have done the…

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Half Chrome Drones: Free Drone Giveaway

Do you want a free drone? Of course, you do. Enter the Half Chrome Drones Free Drone Giveaway to get a chance to take home the new Eachine EX2 Mini. It is basically an MJX Bugs 3 Mini, but with an FPV camera. It is one of our favorite drones and is a blast to…

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