Drones are one of the latest gadgets that modern geek culture has sort of glommed onto. And what’s not to like? They’re basically the ultimate RC, and we’ve been tinkering for those for… […] The post Get Into the Drone Game With These Entry Level Options appeared first on Geek.com. View original article at Geek

Drone racing is an exciting new hobby that combines engineering, flying, and fierce competition. Here’s everything you need to know to about the burgeoning sport and first-person-view quadcopters. The post Take to the skies with a DIY racing drone in an aerial Grand Prix appeared first on Digital Trends. View original article at Digital Trends

Much to drone company DJI’s delight, a new FAA-commissioned report assures us that we have nothing to fear when it comes to drones. The new findings say “UAS are far more safe to operate around people than earlier models had assumed.” The post FAA concludes that drones are safer than you may have thought appeared first on Digital Trends. View original article at Digital Trends

It turns out that small drones are safer near people than was thought.         View original article at USA Today

Jefferson Graham runs down those 4 wild tech announcements–from the flying boats and cars to drone goggles and Amazon’s closet camera, on #TalkingTech         View original article at USA Today

Lockheed Martin is getting closer to unleashing Fury on the battlefield. The drone, called Fury, demonstrated, a flight endurance time of 15 hours, while operating nearly 200lbs of payload. View original article at Daily Mail Online

The eight-bladed ‘dragonfly’ drone would fly from one region of Saturn’s moon Titan to the next, recharging while landed using its own generator. It could also search for potentially habitable sites. View original article at Daily Mail Online

It’s that time of year when Mother Nature puts on her best fireworks show with pink and white cherry blossoms. By now your Instagram feed is probably clogged with endless shots of cherry trees, but this spectacular drone footage captured by Jack Johnston is still worth your time.Read more.. View original article at Gizmodo

The near-miss with a passenger jet is the first in the UK to involve more than one drone. View original article at BBC World News

On Thursday, Apple officially opened its brand new retail store in Dubai’s Dubai Mall.  While plenty of photos of the unopened store surfaced on social media, Apple has now shared some official photos, and a video, from the grand opening.  SEE ALSO: Apple finally made these apps free for all users Unsurprisingly, the location is beautiful and the store features a number of interesting technical solutions, including the 37.5-foot-high motorized “solar wings,” which cool the store when the sun is hot and open up in the evening when…