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Let’s Make Drone-powered Hammocks a Reality

Let’s Make Drone-powered Hammocks a Reality
Imagine soaring through the sky as you lay back and relax on your hammock, watching the world pass by below you. Visualize falling asleep as two drones carry you gently through the clouds. This could happen if we just make drone-powered hammocks a reality. This awesome flying creation is unfortunately not real, but it should be.

It’s a Bird, It’s a Plane… NO It’s Domino’s Pizza!

It’s a Bird, It’s a Plane… NO It’s Domino’s Pizza!
Domino’s and Flirtey have teamed up to offer the most awesome thing in the pizza world since the invention of pepperoni. Flirtey is a maker of drones, you know the quadrotor sort that flies through the air.
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Intel Flies 500 Drones at Same Time for World Record

Intel Flies 500 Drones at Same Time for World Record
Intel is talking up a new drone made just for light shows called the Shooting Star. The drone will be available commercially and might usher in a new era of drone light shows around the world.

Guy Builds Working Imperial Probe Droid Drone

Guy Builds Working Imperial Probe Droid Drone
Do you need to find some rebels in a hurry? Build yourself an Imperial probe droid and send it to an ice planet. That’s what YouTube user ajw61185 did. Well, he built one. He didn’t send it to an ice planet, but this drone is still awesome. Check it out in the video below, set to some of John William’s music from Empire.

DroneRafts Waterstrider Lets You Land Your Drone on Water

DroneRafts Waterstrider Lets You Land Your Drone on Water
Today’s better drones are pretty easy to land on flat ground, but if you’re flying over water, it can ruin your fancy flying tech if you end up putting down in the wet. The Drone Raft Waterstrider is an attachment for the DJI Phantom 3 or 4 that allows you to take off and/or land your drone on water. The Waterstrider will allow for water landings and takeoffs thanks to those buoyant foot pads, but it also comes in handy for rough terrain like rocks, sand, even snow.

Airblock Programmable Modular Drone: Flying Bots Assemble!

Airblock Programmable Modular Drone: Flying Bots Assemble!
Most drones come in a fixed form, and are pretty inflexible. The Airblock is a modular drone that encourages experimentation. It’s easy to assemble and disassemble and can be programmed like a robot. You can make the drone the way that you want. The drone’s main module acts as a programmable core, and the kit includes six hexagonal blade modules that you can combine into a variety of shapes.

Propel Star Wars Drones Available for Pre-Order

Propel Star Wars Drones Available for Pre-Order
Propel has kicked off pre-orders for its awesome looking Star Wars Battle Drones. These small drones can reach speeds of 35 mph and they look pretty close to the real ships, albeit with some alterations to make way for the propellers. These drones have a reverse propulsion system, which means that their blades are located at the bottom instead of the top.

How Many Drones Does It Take to Change a Light Bulb?

How Many Drones Does It Take to Change a Light Bulb?
Pretty soon, drones and other robots will be doing all of our chores. Marek Baczynski is trying to usher in a new era of drones performing our menial tasks, which is no doubt why he spent hours figuring out how to get a drone to change a lightbulb.

One Touch Interceptor TI Is a Drone-Hunting Drone

One Touch Interceptor TI Is a Drone-Hunting Drone
As drones fill up our skies, we are now looking for more ways to capture errant or dangerous ones to protect our airspace. The drone-hunting Airspace One Touch Interceptor TI lets you do just that. It goes after other drones like a hawk and even brings the trophy back home. It autonomously gets near a target drone, captures it with a tethered net, and brings it back to wherever you want.

DJI Mavic Pro is a Powerful and Compact Folding Drone

DJI Mavic Pro is a Powerful and Compact Folding Drone
It’s hard to imagine that there was a time when drones took shaky videos. The good ones are so stable now. The biggest problem right now is the size, but that is getting better too. DJI’s Mavic Pro is a good example. This foldable drone collapses into a package only slightly bigger than those water bottles people like to carry.

Build Your Own LEGO Drones with Flybrix DIY Drone Kits

Build Your Own LEGO Drones with Flybrix DIY Drone Kits
There are plenty of DIY tutorials around that will help you make a drone out of LEGO bricks, but check this out. These new LEGO UAV kits from Flybrix are both ready to build and affordable. The basic Flybrix kit has everything you need to build a quad-, hexa- or octo-copter drone in just 15 minutes.

Gopro Karma Drone Price and Release Date Announced

Gopro Karma Drone Price and Release Date Announced
We all knew it was on the way and it was even delayed earlier this year, but GoPro has finally unveiled its Karma drone. This new quadcopter is sleek, compact and foldable, which means that you can fit one in almost any backpack and take it with you on the go.

Freefly ALTA 8 Drone Pulls a Surfer, Invents Dronesurfing

Freefly ALTA 8 Drone Pulls a Surfer, Invents Dronesurfing
Drones can be pretty cool, and are a great way to capture images of whatever you are doing from the air. There are a bunch of drones out there with some of them being the cheap consumer quadcopters that you play with, and others being incredibly expensive and aimed at professionals. 

Edible Drones in the Works: Food Flight!

Edible Drones in the Works: Food Flight!
Building drones with from metal and plastic? What are you, a caveman? Edible drones are the future. UAVs made from edible material are tailor-made to get food supplies to remote areas or disaster zones. The drone called “Pouncer” is being designed by engineer Nigel Gifford.

Dji Is Launching a Drone Training Arena in Korea

Dji Is Launching a Drone Training Arena in Korea
Maybe you want to buy a drone. but you are intimidated and feel like you need some training first. It’s understandable given how expensive drones are. You don’t want to spend thousands of dollars and have it crash on the first flight.

PowerEgg Drone Hits Pre-order: Nanu-nanu

PowerEgg Drone Hits Pre-order: Nanu-nanu
Growing up, I was a massive Mork and Mindy fan and once nearly drowned trying to drink milk upside down on the couch whilst watching an episode. To this day anytime I see an egg-shaped anything, I automatically think “nanu-nanu.”
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