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Snap is asking owners of its Pixy selfie drone to stop using the device. It seems the rechargeable lithium-ion batteries sold with its pocket-sized Pixy Flying Camera have been reported to be overheating and bulging. One of the reported battery failures resulted in the battery catching fire and causing injury. It... Read more...
It may be cold outside, but Best Buy has some super-hot deals on DJI drones that will heat things up. Whether someone is a beginner or a seasoned flyer, there is a deal for all. DJI Air 2S Fly More Combo The DJI Air 2S makes for a great addition to any drone arsenal. The drone features a 1-inch CMOS sensor... Read more...
Amazing drone footage of a bear chasing a man along a trail in the woods will send shivers down the spine. Some questioned the validity of the video and whether or not it had been digitally altered. Spoiler alert: it wasn't, though there is a surprise twist to the story. The footage was first shared on Reddit... Read more...
Late last year, the DJI Mini 3 arrived at a relatively low price and weight, which made it a great option for consumers shopping for a high-quality, compact drone that wouldn't break the bank. While there isn’t yet an official follow-up to the Mini 3, it seems that DJI has one in the works with the DJI Mini 4 Pro... Read more...
DJI is eking out one last model release before the year is over, the more affordable, ultra-light DJI Mini 3. It's similar to in many ways to the DJI Mini 3 Pro, yet comes with a few big differences. Designed from the get-go to be under the 250g threshold set by drone regulations in much of the world, the DJI Mini... Read more...
Snap, parent company of Snapchat, has created a new way for you to use its Snap camera, and it is taking selfies to a new height (literally) with Pixy, described as "your friendly flying camera" that is small enough to fit inside your pocket. The art of taking a selfie is an ever-evolving task. Smartphones are... Read more...
The Polestar O2 is an electric roadster concept that is designed with no roof, no noise, no fumes, and of course a drone. Wait, what? Yep, a cinematic drone housed in the rear of the vehicle will make recording those epic road trips easier than ever before. When one thinks about electric vehicles, the first name... Read more...
DJI's worst-kept secret has arrived. After months of extensive leaks, the new DJI Mavic 3 has landed (or taken off depending on your perspective). DJI has advanced its done line-up significantly since introducing the first Mavic Pro back in 2016. The Mavic Pro line, including the upgraded Mavic 2 Pro, have been workhorses for those in the... Read more...
In a “proof of concept” flight, Unither Bioelectronics delivered donor lungs in a way that should make the likes of Amazon envious. The lungs were in fact delivered via a drone from Toronto Western Hospital to Toronto General Hospital in just about six minutes. This may sound like a simple feat with how common the... Read more...
DJI is on a roll with a rapid-fire release of new consumer market drones. The company launched the Mavic Air 2 and Mini 2 last year, and followed that up with the FPV Drone earlier this year. Now, DJI is back again with a slight revamp of last year's Mavic Air 2, aptly called the Mavic Air 2S. As noted by its simple... Read more...
The upcoming first-person view (FPV) drone from DJI is not necessarily a secret after it leaked back in December, but DJI has been incredibly quiet since then. It seems the Shenzhen-based company has been plugging away at getting the drone ready, as another leaker, SpiderMonkey FPV on YouTube, got his hands on a... Read more...
A few months back, we took DJI's Mavic Air 2 for a test flight and came away impressed with its performance, overall photo/video capabilities, and its ability to stay aloft for a half hour or more. Today, DJI is back again with another new drone, and this one will go a lot easier on your wallet than the Mavic Air 2. We're talking... Read more...
After numerous leaks, the DJI Mavic Air 2 went official today with the company saying that the drone was a reimagining of the experience of aerial creativity. DJI promises that the Mavic Air 2 is the safest and easiest-to-flying consumer drone it has produced so far.  The camera sensor used is a one-half-inch unit... Read more...
DJI is working on a new drone, which has been leaked by ANATEL, the Brazilian equivalent to the FCC. The leak included multiple images and some details from the quick start manual for the drone. According to the leaked specifications, the DJI Mavic Pro 2 will be able to fly up to 43 mph with a maximum flight time of... Read more...
A report has surfaced that claims the United States government plans to permanently stop its civilian drone program. The reason cited by the report is that the drones used are at least partly made in China, and the United States government fears potential Chinese spying. Currently, the US Department of the Interior... Read more...
When you typically think of top tier consumer/prosumer aerial drones, there's typically DJI and everyone else. But we can't forget about Parrot, which also makes a line of attractive drones at reasonable price points. The latest from the company is the new Anifa FPV drone. As you might have surmised by now, the FPV... Read more...
Back in early July, we bought you the rather frightening story about someone that had attached a fully functional flamethrower to a DJI drone, turning it into a flying instrument of death. The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) is now once again warning U.S. residents against weaponizing drones, which seems rather... Read more...
DJI is well known for making flying drones, but flying, camera-equipped aircraft isn't all that the company has on its plate. Last month, it unveiled the OSMO Action camera aimed directly at GoPro. DJI is back with a new educational robot that is aimed directly at teaching people to build and code called the... Read more...
DJI is a company most known for making aerial drones at multiple price points to suit a wide range of customers. Last November the company announced a new pocket camera called the Osmo Pocket. DJI has now added a new product to that Osmo line with the launch of the Osmo Action camera aimed directly at the GoPro line... Read more...
Let me say right off the bat that I am not the guy you want flinging $1,200 drones through the sky, especially around cliffs, the ocean, and dense forests, all of which are common where I live. But I took one for the team and decided to check out the DJI Mavic 2 Zoom anyway. You see, I have issues with both directions and spatial relationships;... Read more...
DJI has once again stepped into the spotlight with another powerful, yet portable, 4K drone that combines the video capabilities of its highly regarded Mavic Pro, with the smaller footprint of the consumer-focused DJI Spark. DJI has gone to great lengths in recent years to appeal to consumers looking for more portable... Read more...
DJI has created a lot of buzz in the drone and photography communities with the Mavic 2 that leaked last month. Along with a leaked image of that device came some alleged specifications. Later in the month, a catalog page for the new drone leaked that called out a Hasselblad camera for the Mavic 2 Pro with a 1-inch... Read more...
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