Apple’s has been building its huge new “spaceship” campus for some time now, but the most recent drone video showing off the latest construction really makes you realize how huge this thing is. It was hard to grasp the size beforehand, but the latest footage does a good job of showing off how massive this new campus will be. Read more.. View original article at Gizmodo

Throw away your holiday snaps and deactivate your aspirational Pinterest boards, because Australian man Gabriel Scanu has shut down the photography game. The 20-year old uses drones to capture some of the most aerial photographs your eyes have ever clapped upon.  Showcasing the beauty of Australia’s coastline and now travelling regularly, Scanu’s photographs depict the gorgeous contrasts where land meets the ocean. SEE ALSO: Award-winning wildlife photos capture unearthly scenes, will mesmerize you “The thing I love most about drone photography is the fact that you can capture…

Drone footage released by Italy’s fire and rescue corps shows the devastating aftermath of the magnitude 6.6 earthquake that hit central and southern Italy on Sunday morning.  The video, taken over the town of Amatrice, revealed demolished buildings, crumbling façades and streets clogged with debris. The town of about 1,000 people was also battered by Italy’s Aug. 24 earthquake and a series of aftershocks last week View original article at Mashable

Sure, I could start an article about an impressive drone build of an Imperial Probe Droid saying “this IS the droid you’re looking for,” but that’s not what’s important here. Look at this tauntaun.Read more.. View original article at Gizmodo

Sometimes it’s not so much what you put together, it’s how you use it. The folks at Adafruit have put up a project on how to dress up your drone with ‘UFO lights’ just in time for Halloween. The project is a ring of RGB LEDs and a small microcontroller to give any quadcopter a spinning ‘tractor beam light’ effect. A 3D printed fixture handles attachment. If you’re using a DJI Phantom 4 like they are, you can power everything directly from the drone using a short USB cable, which…

Drones flown go where they shouldn’t may be highjacked and landed elsewhere with “Icarus” technology. Digital fingerprints unique to each drone can also be used in court cases. No one is currently selling Icarus drone hijacking hardware. The post Moving beyond just frequency jamming, now drones can be hijacked appeared first on Digital Trends. View original article at Digital Trends

Activists and tribal members Kandi Mossett, Dean Dedman, and Dallas Goldtooth are racing to release new footage of the protests against Energy Transfer Partners, which is building a controversial four-state oil pipeline from North Dakota to Indiana. They can’t get solid reception at Highway 1806 in North Dakota, where they’re calling me from, so they’re deciding how to upload the content quickly. Phone reception begins to break up. Police have just arrested 144 protestors–they call themselves water protectors–and over the phone I can hear Dallas describing how a…

The Shift controller is branded as “the first user-centric drone with a revolutionary controller,” and allows you to take to the skies with just one hand and your thumb as the main controller. The post Use the Shift drone controller and fly with nothing but your thumb appeared first on Digital Trends. View original article at Digital Trends

Werner Herzog on science, language, colonizing Mars, and police body cameras. Listen to this episode of Radio Motherboard on Soundcloud, iTunes, and elsewhere. Werner Herzog is something like a force of nature. Even if you haven’t seen his films, you probably know them. You know his Teutonic, tectonic voice, and perhaps his reputation–and if you haven’t seen them, there are plenty of good places to start View original article at Motherboard

Revealed at the PacSec 2016 Conference in Tokyo, the Icarus system can hack any hobbyist drone or remote controlled device – including helicopters, planes, cars, and boats. View original article at Daily Mail Online