A failed attack by explosives-laden drones on Venezuelan president Nicolas Maduro could be a harbinger of a new era. Cheap, easy-to-use, remotely-piloted aerial vehicles aren’t just toys, anymore. They’re potential tools of assassination. But don’t panic. This is not the first time assassins have adapted a new technology for nefarious ends View original article at Motherboard

When the moon hits your eye like a big pizza pie, that’s a… quadcopter. YouTubers deDrones, who previously raced drones through abandoned ships and crafted ghost drones, embarked on a cheesy challenge with their latest video: Make a flyable quadcopter out of pizza—sauce, cheese, and all View original article at Motherboard

DJI’s Mavic Pro drone is now competing with the newer Mavic Air for sales, but a deal on Amazon currently has it on offer for $769 — that’s $230 off its usual price and $30 cheaper than the Mavic Air. The post DJI’s Mavic Pro drone has just dropped to its lowest-ever price appeared first on Digital Trends. View original article at Digital Trends

The U.S. military has begun rolling out quadcopter drones to every squad in the Marine Corps. The new devices will be used by soldiers in the field for everything from surveillance mapping to wargaming exercises. The post The newest weapon for the U View original article at Digital Trends

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