Tag Archive: drones


What is the cheapest way to fly FPV drones?

Best answer: Piloting drones is an expensive hobby from the outset, and you’re going to end up spending more money in the long run if you cheap out on components when you’re just starting out. We’d recommend practicing with an RC simulator first, and then starting out with an affordable FPV drone kit for beginners.

Amazon: RealFlight X with InterLink X Controller ($ 180) Amazon: Hubsan X4 Storm Professional Version ($ 130) Amazon: DJI Mavic Air FPV  [Read More…]

Best Camera Drones of 2018

What are the best camera drones I can buy right now?

Whether you’re an independent filmmaker looking to step up your game with drone videography, or simply a hobbyist looking to record stunning video to share with friends and family, you’ll want to invest in a top-of-the-line camera drone.

This probably isn’t a list for someone buying their first drone, however, we will note which options are most beginner friendly. Considering how expensive high-end drones are,  [Read More…]

Get $20 off for every $100 you spend at Target, including drones, Nest thermostats, and more

Time to do all your shopping in one day!

Target currently has an online sale for Green Monday where you can get $ 20 off for every $ 100 you spend. It’s cumulative, so if you spend $ 200 you get $ 40 off up to a maximum discount of $ 100. if you’ve got a bunch of items on your Christmas shopping list, you could knock it all out at a discount with no one ever knowing you  [Read More…]

TomTop’s favorite three drones for beginners! (Promoted Deals)

When it comes to drones, many have heard about the usual players in the area such as GoPro and DJI but these come at a price. For those looking to get into the drone game but perhaps want something more budget friendly, our friends at TopTop have some great deals. First up is the Visuo […]

Forget drones! This kit lets you control paper planes from your Android smartphone

If you’ve been flying drones as a hobby, but recently found yourself craving a new distraction, then you listen to this. Remember the good old days when you used make paper airplanes? You’re not probably aware of this but now, in the era of technology you can actually get them to perform complicated tricks.  All […]

These new Star Wars drones are the most fun you can have with a controller

“This is not a toy. I can’t stress that enough.”

Propel CEO Darren Matloff stood six feet from me earlier this week, resting a tiny replica of the classic Tie Advanced fighter in his hand, with the most serious face he could muster as he uttered that phrase. It sure looked like a toy; in fact, it looked like a palm-sized drone I’d be able to fly around my office in a few days. But he was  [Read More…]

Gear Up: Consider Kingston memory cards for your phones, tablets, drones, cameras, and more

Despite the fact that phone makers have steadily increased the internal storage capacity of phones, there a many devices on the market which still offer support for external media. And, why not? Just because we can back files up in the cloud doesn’t mean that we actually have to do so. No, sometimes we like […]

Best Drones Under $300

You don’t need to break the bank to buy a fun, reliable drone.

If you’re looking to buy your first drone, whether for racing or just for the fun of it, searching for the top-rated drones might result in sticker shock. Sure, the DJI Inspire 1 looks AMAZING, but at nearly $ 3,000, it’s not worth the investment if you’re a novice hobbyist.

If you’re a beginner, you’ll want a drone that’s easy enough to fly to  [Read More…]

Best Drones for Under $50 to Earn Your Wings

Earn your drone pilot wings by starting small and mastering the basics.

Sure, we all want to get our hands on the latest and greatest drones. Those commercials always make them so easy to use, and that’s true to an extent… until things go sideways and your drone takes off into the sunset (sorry, Mr. Mobile!).

The fact is, accidents happen — especially when you’re relatively new to drones. If you’ve never flown a drone before, you  [Read More…]

Best Drones For Kids

There are plenty of kid-friendly drone options out there!

Updated June 2017: Added the EACHINE E10 and Protocol Videodrone AP to our list.

Whether you’re buying a drone for a kid, or simply for someone who’s never owned a drone before, there’s a few considerations you want to keep in mind — cost, size, range, and durability. If you’re buying for a young one, you’ll definitely want to keep the first three down, but that will  [Read More…]