How and When Did Drones Become So Popular?

Last Updated November 12th, 2019
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Just a short while ago, drones were mainly used by the military to do reconnaissance work and strikes in hostile territory. But today the story is very different. Millions of drones now fly in the skies above us with controllers in the hands of hobbyists and entrepreneurs — a situation that would have surprised anybody […]

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How to Scare Birds Away with Drones

Last Updated November 12th, 2019
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The skies are no longer the sole preserve of birds — not since man perfected powered flight. And now, the birds have drones to contend with. What Are the Effects of Drones on Birds? In 2015, Elizabeth Vas, a graduate student conducted a study in to the effect of drones on birds. She wished to […]

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SNAPTAIN H823H Mini Review: A Drone Under $30?!

Last Updated November 12th, 2019
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If you’re a drone enthusiast and have managed to pass the hobby to your kids, siblings, or younger friends, how exactly do you get them started? With toy drones, of course. You wouldn’t want them to spend a fortune on something they can’t even fly themselves, so a “disposable” unit is a sane choice. There […]

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Passenger Drones: Are There Drones That Can Carry People?

Last Updated November 12th, 2019
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Can Drones Carry Humans? Yes, they can! Drones that can do this are called passenger drones or drone taxis. The very first drone taxi was unveiled in Las Vegas at the Consumer Electronics Show 2016 by the Chinese drone manufacturers, Ehang, and was called the Ehang 184. However, this was just a prototype. Two years […]

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Potensic D85 Review: Mean Design, Above Average Outcome?

Last Updated November 8th, 2019
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Potensic is one of the big players in the budget drone market, giving more notable brands a run for their money by pushing out top of the line crafts without the obnoxious markups. The Potensic D85 plants its position well into the sub-$300 bracket, offering the most sought-out specs and intuitive features at a budget-friendly […]

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Who Invented Drones? A Short History of UAVs

Last Updated November 8th, 2019
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Drones have been called one of the greatest technological inventions of the modern day..but that would make them seem like a recent invention. The truth is that the history of drones goes far back in time to a less technological period: the mid-nineteenth century. Who Invented Drones? The first use of drones in recorded history […]

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Holy Stone HS100G Review: Affordable Price, But Does it Deliver?

Last Updated November 8th, 2019
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When it comes to drones, no matter what your experience level with the technology, everyone is looking for models that provide bang for the buck, whether it be in terms of performance or specs. A number of brands have tried, but few have managed to pull it off. The Chinese drone giant Holy Stone, however, […]

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Potensic T18 Review: Is This Cool Looking Bird A Worthwhile Purchase?

Last Updated November 7th, 2019
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Toy-grade drones are a great platform to start yourself off in the modern bird craze. Cheap prices mean disposable products, right? Not necessarily. The Potensic T18 may be a super affordable model — it’s a drone that costs less than $200 — but make no mistake, this packs smart features like GPS navigation and assisted […]

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Potensic T25 Review: A HD Drone with Advanced Flight Features?

Last Updated November 8th, 2019
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In any consumer product’s lifeline, it is often the beginner crowd that comprises most of the unit sales, which is often boosted by the word of mouth of returning customers. The drone market is no different, with more production models being aimed at people who are venturing into the drone space for the first time […]

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Can You Fly Drones in Bad Weather? Tips and Tricks

Last Updated November 5th, 2019
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Can you fly drones in the rain? How about taking your drone out for a spin in heavy wind? Knowing your drone’s limits can have an important impact on how long it lasts in top condition. Many pilots are weary of flying their drones in anything but perfect weather. And you may be reading this […]

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