xCraft PhoneDrone Ethos Makes Your Smartphone Fly, Like Literally

Smartphones, with the right hardware, can do 101 things and now, with the xCraft PhoneDrone Ethos, you can add imaging drone to the growing list. You heard that right – a flying smartphone is real. Well, it is not quite a smartphone designed to fly, but rather, it is a quadcopter that will take your …

AEE’s New S60 Plus Wants to be Your Action Cam of Choice for $250

On contrary to popular belief, the world of action cams is not limited to GoPro. While GoPro is viewed as the go-to brand for first-person action sports videoing, not everyone is comfortable or willing to part with the asking price. This is where AEE Technology thinks it can fill the void with its newly announced …

Full Carbon Body Erida Gen B Drone Boasts Quick Swappable Battery and up to 35 Minutes of Flight Time

Imaging drones are a dime a dozen and with pioneers like DJI having a rather strong foothold in the market, it seems like unless the competing drone that swims, or bears any unique feature, it is likely to be overshadowed by the current established makers. But despite so, Erida Gen B by Atlas Aerospace managed …

DJI Outs Phantom 3 Standard for Beginners and the Budget-Conscious

While DJI Phantom 3 Professional and Phantom 3 Advanced may be aerial imagers’ dream come true, their stickers can be quite a bank breaker and thus, keeping them out of reach from the budget-conscious and beginners alike. But that was then. Now, the drone maker wants to have those two groups covered too with its …

This Tiny Drone is Packed to the Brim with Features Including a Gimbal

Up till now, if you want an imaging drones with gimbal functionality, dropping a couple of thousands seem like an inevitable thing to do, but not if UK-based Extreme Fliers can help it. The outfit’s latest micro drone, dubbed Micro Drone 3.0, maintains the compact, launch-from-your-palm form, but now packs a user-controllable gimbal powered by …

IndieVice Wants to Turn Your Smartphone into a Cinematic Camera

What does a professional video camera has? It has zoom functionality via handy hard buttons, excellent swappable optics, and can be outfitted with a range of accessories to suit the need, including LED flash, external microphone and more. Smartphone, on the other hand, have none of those, but it can edit and post footages on-the-fly. …

You are Familiar with Selfie Stick, Now Meet One with a HD Mic Stuck to it

Aspire to be an independent outdoor news reporter? Well, here’s a good news: your startup equipment will only cost you $49. How so? With the SoloCam HD Selfie Mic, of course. From the product name, you probably already have some idea what it is. Yes. It is a selfie stick that leverages on your existing …

This Three-rotor Multicopter is all About Speed, Promised Maneuverability of an Airplane

DJI may have made its name in the aerial imaging arena, but videographers who are also expert flyers may want something with a little flexibility, or should we say, advanced. In this case, these videographers slash abled pilots can look to rigs like the BlackOps Tricopter by RcRebel. From the description and long list of …

CyPhy LVL 1 Drone Achieves Level Flight without Pitching Forward, Can Be Yours for $500

These days, companies big and small can design and make drones, but if you really look at it, innovation is usually not at the top of these makers’ priority. But not for commercial drone maker CyPhy, whose first consumer drone, LVL 1, literally reinvented multi rotor drone with Level-Up Technology that enables the drone to …

Sprite Breaks Aerial Imaging Drone Tradition with Coaxial and Tube Form

Forget what you know about imaging unmanned aerial vehicle, because if you are looking to deploy such a vehicle spontaneously, Sprite Rugged Imaging Drone is the way to go. Why? For starter, It has a tube-shaped design which enable it to be slip right into your backpack’s side pocket, which means quick access to it …