On paper, the Airselfie 2 is marketed as flying photographer that fits in your pocket and snaps selfies from the sky. Unfortunately it’s more like a HandiCam controlled by a swarm of intoxicated bumblebees The post AirSelfie 2 review appeared first on Digital Trends. View original article at Digital Trends

If you’re thinking of gifting a drone this year, you’re so 2017. It’s time to get with it and stock up on remote-controlled paper airplanes instead. There’s something about making your own plane and watching it soar through the air that got us in trouble with countless authority figures while growing up, and thanks to PowerUp, technology has finally advanced to the point where we can turn any paper airplane into a remote-piloted drone. The PowerUp X FPV Video Paper Airplane Kit raised over $490,000 on Kickstarter due…

A 15-year-old Australian lad has been crowned the world’s best drone racer after finishing top among 127 other competitors from 34 countries. Rudi Browning also picked up a $24,000 cash prize for his winning effort. The post Aussie teen bags $24,000 top prize at World Drone Racing Championships appeared first on Digital Trends. View original article at Digital Trends

These diminutive Flycrotug microdrones are able to open doors or move objects 40 times their weight — and all they need are a pair of adhesive, insect-inspired feet, and an onboard lasso. The post Uh-oh. Somebody taught drones how to team up so they can open doors appeared first on Digital Trends. View original article at Digital Trends

Like modern military scouts, Flir’s Black Hornet Vehicle Reconnaissance System is an unmanned nano-drone which can be deployed by military vehicles to spot threats up ahead. Here’s how they work. The post Flir’s stealthy drones will help Army vehicles spot enemies in the distance appeared first on Digital Trends. View original article at Digital Trends