Summer is finally here, which means it’s finally time to replace that drone you crashed on Christmas Day. Here’s some advice. Don’t buy an expensive drone if you don’t know how to fly. Cheap drones have gotten really good, and there’s no better way to hone your skills without exploding money into the side of a tree.
Today, drone manufacturer Parrot announced the newest addition to its quadcopter family. The new model, the $700 Anafi, is seemingly Parrot’s answer to the folding DJI Mavic Air. It’s small, shoots 4K HDR video, and and can do a few cool tricks with its gimbal-mounted camera. But when it comes to additional features,…
When Apple stopped including disk drives on its desktop computers, the world barely batted an eye. When DVD-ROMs were removed from the MacBook, few cared. But the loss of the headphone jack on the iPhone 7 is a clear indicator that the apocalypse is upon us. But don’t freak out just yet, we’re going to help you deal.
Between them, DJI, 3DR, Parrot and (soon) GoPro dominate the market for consumer photography drones. So when all those companies announce that they’re forming a group to lobby for sensible drone policies, it’s worth taking note.
The consumer drone explosion of the last few years has been mostly limited to quadcopter-style multirotors. Until now. Meet the Disco, Parrot’s super-fast drone party in the sky.
Parrot just revealed the third generation Zik headphones. The Zik 3.0 will look very familiar if you’ve ever seen the Zik 2.0, since the design remains largely unchanged, it’s just available in some gaudy new styles. But a couple of tiny tweaks like wireless charging and USB audio make them even more futuristic.
Parrot’s RNB6 promised an in-dash system that would work with Android Auto and Apple CarPlay. It promised a Utopia of car tech that would make any smartphone compatible with basically any car. And it still promises all those things, but only if you buy a new vehicle.
In the grand ranking of remote-controlled vehicles, the only thing better than a remote controlled plane is a remote-controlled boat. At least, that’s what I used to think. After playing with Parrot’s new generation of Minidrones, I realize that a remote controlled hydrofoil is the true champion of RC anything.
Parrot makes the coolest looking toys: robots that zoom through the air and jump over obstacles just by tilting your phone. Now, they’ll do a whole bunch of sweet new tricks—if you trust Parrot with your money.
You’ve graduated from your cheap beginner drone, and you want to try something new. Something that can shoot beautiful video from the sky—but doesn’t cost $1,000+ like a camera-equipped DJI Phantom. You spot the $500 Parrot Bebop Drone, and pull the trigger. It’s kind of fun, you think, between strings of obscenities.
Parrot's Zik 2.0 headphones are an impressive set of headgear, and with the Zik Sport, Parrot has done everything in its power to cram all of their power into a a small package. They're down to 70 grams from 270 grams, plus now they're swearproof and ergonomically designed for your run. That in itself is rad, but…
While Apple CarPlay and Android Auto promise to make your car's in-dash system infinitely more bearable in the not so distant future, you're still stuck in the unfortunate position of having to choose between one or the other. Not so Parrot's whimsically named RNB6, which lets you go both ways. Oh, and it has a dash…
Parrot's ramping up its line of plant-care gadgets with two new products, which will be released later this year: Parrot Pot and Parrot H2O. They'll take care of your plants for weeks on end so you don't have to.
Earlier this year, we got a peek at Parrot's svelte new Bebop drone. And earlier today, I got to fly it. I crashed it immediately—you probably will too—but that's totally fine. It'll survive, and flying it is still a blast.
Thanks to the the FAA's recent decision to allow civilian drones into public airspace, the skies above us could soon be swarming with helpful robo-fliers. To that end, Parrot's newest model acts as a personal aerial surveillance system—albeit for only 12 minutes at a time.
There are almost 10,000 bird species flying the skies, roaming the lands, and diving the waters of our planet. Some of them are pretty similar to one another, perhaps because the two species diverged only relatively recently. But some of them are so unique you won't believe they're not made up.
Parrot's AR Drone 2.0 won a place in our hearts for flying high yet being easily controllable from our favorite iOS and Android devices. The company's just taken that concept and then miniaturized it, with the Parrot MiniDrone and the Jumping Sumo.
It was only a matter of time before someone started hacking drones, and now Samy Kamkar has released all the hardware and software required to build a drone that can hunt and hack others as it flies—creating an army of zombies along the way.