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The Best Black Friday Drone Deals Anywhere of 2017

Updated Daily: This is the ultimate and most up-to-date MEGA list of drones that are for sale on Black Friday 2017. You will find the biggest drone deals of the year below. Keep coming back to see updates. Laptops and video games dominate the holiday wish lists of many people, but a new entry is quickly making it into that list: drones. Drones are great for capturing aerial photos or videos, or even just as a toy that you can fly around in open spaces. However, drones don’t come cheap….

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UW spinout WiBotic unveils its PowerPad wireless charging system for drones Drone Products and Reviews New Drone Technology Top Drone News Stories 

UW spinout WiBotic unveils its PowerPad wireless charging system for drones

Seattle-based WiBotic today took the wraps off an integrated wireless charging pad for drones, as well as an onboard charger that weighs just 1.6 ounces. The two new products are part of the University of Washington spinout’s strategy to provide a system for charging up robotic aerial vehicles as they go about their business, untouched by human hands. The plug-and-play system is set up to send power wirelessly at short range from the pad’s transmitter to the charger’s receiver. Then the transmission is converted into electricity for a drone’s batteries….

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DJI's New AeroScope Helps Track and Identify Drones in the Air Drone Products and Reviews New Drone Technology Top Drone News Stories 

DJI’s New AeroScope Helps Track and Identify Drones in the Air

DJI has unveiled AeroScope, a new technology aimed at tracking and identifying DJI drones from afar. The new receiver will be able to identify the registration numbers of drones and plot them on a map using the existing communication links between a drone and its controller. “As drones have become an everyday tool for professional and personal use, authorities want to be sure they can identify who is flying near sensitive locations or in ways that raise serious concerns,” said Brendan Schulman, DJI’s Vice President for Policy and Legal Affairs….

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5 of the best drones Drone Products and Reviews Top Drone News Stories 

Gadget: 5 of the best drones

We look at 5 of the best drones DJI Mavic Pro Drone, Jessops, £1040.77 The DJI Mavic Pro Drone is a small yet powerful drone that turns the sky into your creative canvass easily and without worry, helping you make every moment an aerial moment. Its compact size hides a high degree of complexity that makes it one of DJI’s most sophisticated flying cameras ever. 24 high-performance computing cores, an all-new transmission system with a 7km range, 5 vision sensors, and a 4K camera stabilized by a 3-axis mechanical gimbal,…

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DJI offers free drone rentals in photo contest, will award drones to winners

Why it matters to you Photographers with the itch to go aerial but without the right gear have the chance to win a DJI Mavic Pro in a contest involving free drone rentals. DJI and National Geographic are partnering for an aerial photo contest — but photographers may not even need to own a drone to enter. The My Mavic Contest runs through October 31 on Instagram, but unlike other aerial photography contests, DJI is offering free two-week rentals of the Mavic Pro to randomly selected applicants. The contest runs…

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DJI drones are getting an offline mode for secret flights Drone Products and Reviews New Drone Technology Top Drone News Stories 

DJI drones are getting an offline mode for secret flights

Although the army did not elaborate on its memo, it’s thought the decision may have been spurred by DJI’s data collection. You see, the company’s DJI GO 4 app reportedly uploads details of flight records by default — including telemetry, video and audio — to its servers in the US, China and Hong Kong. It also doesn’t help that hackers have previously shown they can break into the app and fiddle with the drones’ flight elevation restrictions. For its part, DJI told The NY Times it hasn’t been in touch…

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DJI launches bug bounty program for its software and drones

DJI wants security researchers to turn their attention to its software and drones and will pay for discovered bugs or exploits. Called The DJI Threat Identification Reward Program, the program aims to create a formal line of communication between researchers and hackers to the drone maker. The company will pay between $100 and $30,000 for qualifying bugs, “depending on the potential impact of the threat.” This program comes after a high profile ban by the U.S. Army grounded the company’s drones after unspecified “cyber vulnerabilities” were discovered. Immediately following that…

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Buy the Best Drones Available on the Market in 2017

Drones are growing increasingly popular in the consumer, commercial, and military spaces. BI Intelligence, Business Insider’s premium research service, expects mass adoption to occur around 2021 with $12 billion in total spending in the drone market. One of the biggest appeals of drones is their versatility. Consumers can use them for recreational purposes. Farmers can use them for monitoring crops. Amazon wants to use them to deliver packages. The military uses them for surveillance. But for those looking to take the first step into the world of drones, the prospect…

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Some DJI Spark drones are falling from the sky, and that’s to be expected

Yesterday Quartz reported that a little over a dozen customers had complained on DJI forums about their new Spark drones mysteriously shutting down and falling from the sky in midflight. Today, DJI acknowledged the issue in a statement: “DJI is aware of a small number of reports involving Spark drones that have lost power mid-flight. Flight safety and product reliability are top priorities. Our engineers are thoroughly reviewing each customer case and working to address this matter urgently. DJI products are tested for thousands of hours, and the overwhelming number…

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Bestselling MicroSD Cards for Drones Build a drone Drone Products and Reviews Top Drone News Stories 

Best MicroSD Cards for Drones

Buying MicroSD cards for your drone can be confusing, so a YouTuber named Tom’s Tech Time broke it down and compared a handful of bestselling MicroSD cards. Most MicroSD cards are marketed with the memory card’s highest reading and writing speed potential, but testing that card will often give you slower results. Drone companies like DJI usually have a list of recommended MicroSD cards on their product’s main page, but getting the fastest possible card for a drone is often overkill. Transfer speeds will save you some time, so the…

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