Drone

This week, drone industry leader DJI announced their latest market offering, the $499 Spark. The Spark is a stylish "lifestyle accessory" drone that has a 16 minute flight time, obstacle avoidance and the unique ability to be controlled via hand gestures alone. By design, the Spark is meant to be taken with you and used… Read More

Imagine this... you're racing your RC car along the ground when an unexpected obstacle suddenly blocks your path. Instead of crashing, the car zooms into the air where you continue controlling it in flight. If that sounds like more fun than Chitty Chitty Bang Bang, then you have to check out this RC flying car… Read More

Remote controlled planes, helicopters, and drones can be a lot of fun if they are easy to fly and don't shatter into a million pieces when you crash them, which you know will happen. The newest drone to fly the skies near my house is the Parrot Swing minidrone. Let's see how fun it is to… Read More

I am seeing more and more drones around where I live zooming through the sky.  There are many uses for drones of course besides just having fun.  For example, a bunch of realtors around here use drones to give a bird's eye view of properties, which is pretty cool.  At the recent CES show the… Read More

The DOBBY is a new compact drone optimized for low-level photography that has some impressive features. When not in use it folds up to the length and width of an iPhone (5.3in x 2.5in x  1.33). When ready for flight, it unfolds and flies automatically. The drone is controlled by an iPhone or Android app that… Read More

Ready to set down some serious cash on a drone? Most models retail for about $1,000, and whether they are on the ground or in the air, they are delicate gadgets. After reading Dennis's review of the Lowepro RidgeLine Pro, I clicked over to the Lowepro page and saw they recently introduced this beast: the DroneGuard BP… Read More

Over the years I've reviewed quite a few remote controlled toys including cars, tanks, planes, helicopters and more. They were all fun to play with for a little while, but none of them were nearly as much fun as the Chroma Drone with Stabilized CGO3 4K Camera that I've been testing from Horizon Hobby. Drones… Read More