Latest Tech & Drone News

There's a new kid in town, with a pretty unusual VTOL design. The aircraft is the UK-made Falcon Vertigo Hybrid, and its debut was marked, at least in part, by the release of a video yesterday on YouTube. (Don't worry,...
Global unmanned aircraft systems leader DJI has partnered with the Academy of Model Aeronautics (AMA) to launch a joint program that will promote responsible and safe drone operations, support educational outreach efforts – and train public safety officers in...
Amazon received a new patent on Valentine's Day – giving it one more option in its plans for a future that includes drone-based package delivery. The company received a patent for delivery via precision-guided parachute – dropped by a...
Dear Drone Manufacturers: Please drop whatever you're working on and start building underwater drones. Why? Well, partly because we think they're really cool. And mostly because once mainstream manufacturers get into this realm, TDC believes it will trigger competition that...
Footage gathered by a Russian drone a week ago reveals extensive damage to an amphitheatre built during Roman times in what is now Syria. The partial destruction was carried out by ISIS, which has destroyed numerous other priceless and...
DJI's small foldable Mavic Pro was recently used in extreme weather conditions during heavy rains and floods in the San Francisco Bay area. It made the local news, and also possibly a bit of history in the process. Last week was...
On today's edition of the TDC Podcast, we sit down for an extended discussion with David Klein, a highly respected builder and retailer of FPV drones. Based in Toronto, Klein was a very early adopter, building and tweaking units...
We've all heard the stories – that the world's bee population is dwindling. Well, not exactly dwindling, but that bees are dying off for multiple reasons. Bees, or course, play a critical role in nature – cross pollinating plants. If...
Well, you can always count on being entertained when iPhonedo does one of his extensive tech reviews on YouTube. This time around, he tests the newly released GoPro Karma. We all remember, of course, what happened last fall. In fact,...
DJI has introduced quite a handful of accessories for its best-selling Mavic Pro drone – a model released last September that proved so popular the company could not initially match its supply with global demand. Two of the new products...