Tag Archive: Skies


Fly the skies with the Spectre Drone for $83!

Drones are hot right now and have been for a few years. There are drone racing competitions, tons of tricks you can do, and tons of footage you can shoot (drones are constantly used TV and film production now). People have been flying model airplanes for decades, but drones up the “coolness” factor and are often considerably less expensive than most flying model planes.

TRNDlabs’ Spectre Drone is an awesome mid-range drone that’s not necessarily for novices but certainly doesn’t  [Read More…]

Take to the skies with the DJI Spark drone for just $468

Our friends at Thrifter are back again, this time with a great deal on DJI’s latest drone!

The Spark is DJI’s latest drone, and it comes with a rather attractive price tag to begin with. Right now, you can pick one up for just $ 468.49 from B&H Photo and Amazon. We haven’t seen too many discounts on this drone since its release, and it happens to be the only current discount we can find. Other retailers, including  [Read More…]

Take to the skies with this $34 drone today!

If you’ve been looking to pick up an entry level drone, you won’t want to miss out on this sweet deal on Syma’s Quadcopter at Amazon. Using coupon code SDF61287 drops the price on this one down to just $ 34, a savings of $ 26. The quadcopter has a built-in camera which can record video and take pictures while flying it around, and even stream them right to your phone to see what you are capturing in real-time. It  [Read More…]

Mortal Skies 3: Excruciating difficulty on top of a fun game (Review)

Overview Mortal Skies 3: World War 1 puts you in the seat of your own aircraft, with only one goal in mind: to destroy all your enemies while avoiding your own death. Developer Erwin Jansen also added several elements to make the gameplay more fun and varied, such as power-ups, different types of ships and

Gogo’s new 2Ku inflight Wi-Fi brings broadband speeds to the skies

Modern planes are a marvel of engineering. But inflight internet has gone from marvel to frustration. Gogo’s new 2Ku system aims to fix that.

Flying isn’t anything special anymore. In fact, between airlines squeezing more seats into planes, nickel-and-dime charges for bags and refreshments, and the dehumanizing and ineffective theater of airline security, flying has gone from amazing to nothing special to frustrating. One of the few solaces has been the expansion of customer options for  [Read More…]

Android Central 248: Falling Skies o’ Fire

The sky is falling! Or is it? We’re going to have to dive back into the world of malware and security and see if this is really the beginning of the end for Android — or if folks are just a little more aware of it this week.

Plus, we’re catching up on voicemails (for real this week!) and answering more of your questions live.

Podcast podcast 248: Falling Skies o’ Fire

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Virgin America taking Android-powered entertainment to the skies

Virgin America plans to bring on-board entertainment up to speed with the rate of how ground-based technology is advancing by launching a new Android-powered entertainment platform.

T-Mobile Uncarrier 7 joins the mile high club and takes texting to the skies

At T-Mobile’s Un-carrier event today in San Francisco the company announced a new partnership with Gogo. As you know, Gogo is one of the world’s leading in-flight connectivity services. The new partnership with T-Mobile will allow customers to text for free.

Virgin America takes Nexus 7 to the skies as ‘CrewPad’

It looks like Virgin America will be outfitting crew members with new Nexus 7 tablets, with the slates being badges as the CrewPad. The new CrewPad, which is based on Google’s Nexus 7 hardware, will replace existing tablets in the fleet and provide crew members with a more efficient way to service guests on flights.

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Google snaps up Titan Aerospace, Google Drone to bring internet to the skies

Google has another acquisition in the works, and this time it’s not a mobile technoligies company. According to the Wall Street Journal Google will be buying Titan Aerospace, a company that builds high-altitude craft — ones that can take high-resolution images.