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OnePlus And DJI Announce Back To School Bundles

08/16/2017, What does OnePlus and DJI have in common? Both of them have drones, and it looks like both companies are now teaming up to offer customers back to school bundles in which users can choose from a variety of bundles to suit their needs, whether they are...

DJI’s Drones Can Now Operate Without Internet Data Transfer

08/15/2017, Recently the US Army issued an order to cease the use of DJI-branded drones immediately. Apparently this was due to security/privacy concerns after it was discovered that the data being recorded by the drone was being sent to servers stored outside of the...

Parrot Mambo Code Bundle Will Teach Kids How To Program Drones

08/08/2017, While topics like maths and science are still essential when it comes to the education of children, we’re starting to see how programming is also becoming something of an essential skill that kids should pick up. It’s not yet a requirement (at least...

Military Bases Can Now Shoot Down Drones That Are Trespassing

08/08/2017, Drones are tools that when used properly can be useful in many different ways. However since it would be a tall order to assume that all drone pilots are responsible, this is where the law needs to step in. The Pentagon has recently signed off on a new...

US Army To Cease The Use Of DJI Drones

08/06/2017, When you think of drones, there’s a good chance that you might think of DJI, and rightfully so considering that the company does make a good many drones for both consumer and commercial purposes. It has also even been used by the US Army, or at least it...

Snap Could Be Looking To Acquire Another Drone Maker

08/02/2017, While Snap might be more known for its messaging app Snapchat, the company has been trying to broaden its horizons and going beyond just software and into hardware. We’ve seen this happen when the company launched its augmented reality Spectacles, and...

Drone Owners In The UK Might Have To Attend Courses In The Future

07/24/2017, In 2016, the FAA introduced a drone registration program where drone owners in the US had to register their drones with the agency. It looks like the UK might have thought that it was a great idea because according to a report from the BBC, the UK...

Facebook’s Internet Drone Test Flight Completed

07/03/2017, Facebook has been working on an ambitious program to bring internet connectivity to the over 4 billion people across the globe who are still without access. The company is going to use drones for this purpose. Aquila, Facebook’s internet drone, has...

Firefighters In South Africa Use Drones In Their Rescue Operations

06/28/2017, Just like how a knife can be used to attack or defend oneself, the same can be said when it comes to the usefulness of drones, where depending on who is using it and what they’re using it for, it can be a good or bad thing. For example someone flying a...

Amazon Patents Idea For A Hive Of Drones

06/26/2017, Amazon’s plans to potentially use drones for package deliveries isn’t exactly a secret, although for now it appears that it is currently undergoing testing. The idea is that drones can help to make deliveries to nearby areas and for packages that...

Flying Drones Over Oil Facilities Could Land You In Jail One Day

05/29/2017, With the commercialization of drones and with companies putting out affordable drones for the masses, new laws and regulations had to be put into place to determine how these devices are used. For examples there are several no-fly areas in which drones...

Snap May Have Bought A Drone Maker

05/28/2017, Snap, the parent company of Snapchat, has hardware ambitions. That is something which is known to all. The company’s first hardware product, Spectacles, may not have performed as well as it might have hoped but that doesn’t mean Snap is going...