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Facebook/Aquila Drone Delivers Internet Via Lasers

03/26/2015, It was last year when we heard about Facebook working on Internet-connected drones, and it looks as though those rumors were spot on as the second day of the social network’s F8 conference saw an announcement that concerns the very first hardware that...

Legal Loopholes Enables Drone Flights Over Sensitive Sites

03/10/2015, It seems that over in the UK, several security measures that are in place with the intention to protect the Prime Minister as well as the Royal Family have come under scrutiny, when it was made known that a legal loophole would technically enable...

Predator Drone Arrests Are Expensive Affairs

02/27/2015, Robots are pretty effective and efficient workers when it comes to a highly repetitive job, and they certainly have their part to play in the mass manufacturing process. Having said that, how about when it boils down to situations that involve law...

Alibaba Tests Out Drone Delivery In China

02/04/2015, Alibaba, the company that recently dropped another $10 million worth of investment into OUYA, is currently looking into the possibilities of unveiling a drone delivery system down the road. In fact, Alibaba is in the midst of testing out drone deliveries,...

Tiny Drone Crashes On White House Grounds

01/26/2015, The FAA has already mentioned that they would want to have drone operators own a pilot’s license before flying these machines, where a number of good reasons have been cited. Perhaps it would be cases like these – where a small drone actually...

FAA, CNN Collaborate In Research For Drone Use

01/13/2015, Using a drone without the proper license could land you in trouble in certain parts of the world – and there is still plenty of work to be done in the regulation of the use of drones, of course. Still, it is nice to know that some progress has been...

Droid Captures Scientific Station From Above

01/11/2015, It might be winter for some, but over at the Princess Elisabeth scientific station, which is located right on the Utsteinen Ridge in Antarctica, it happens to be summer. Still, even though it might be summer, it is no cakewalk to survive in that...

Skysense Charging Pad Delivers Automatic Drone Charging

01/07/2015, [CES 2015] When it comes to the flight times of drones, they do not really perform all that well – averaging 10 to 25 minutes at best, which is more often than not way too short if it were to be called upon to perform a survey of a vast area –...

Hubsan X4 Pro Drone Can Parachute To Safety

01/07/2015, [CES 2015] Drones, drones everywhere! When you think about it, drones are a marvel of engineering – not only do they need to be lightweight enough to get around on a relatively small (and hopefully quiet) motor which is more often than not powered...

Zano Drone Jumps Aboard The Selfie Bandwagon

01/05/2015, [CES 2015] We did talk about the Zano drone before, right before Christmas, and this is one micro drone that is meant to be a flying prototype with the ability to capture selfies. Being marketed for a summer release this year, Torquing Group happens to be...

Kangaroo 1: Drone 0

12/23/2014, Kangaroos are cute creatures that are native to Australia, where they have also proven themselves to be an inspiration when it comes to saving the life of infants. Apart from that, we also have robotic kangaroos, known as the Robo-roo which theoretically...

Nano Drone Set To Debut At CES 2015

12/16/2014, With the FAA intending to have their rules implemented some time in 2017, perhaps you might want to pick up your own drone between now and then since it would be a whole lot more lax at the moment prior to enforcement. However, since there are a fair...

Mistletoe Drone Makes Its Way In TGIF Restaurant

12/08/2014, An enclosed area is one of the more difficult and challenging places to fly a drone in, as photographer Georgine Benvenuto can testify to that particular statement. The mistletoe drone that TGI Fridays unleashed over in its Sheepshead Bay, New York...