November 2018

The October 2017 deaths of four American soldiers in Niger caused many to ask why the United States had troops in the country, let alone troops engaging in ground operations. In November 2017 a fitness tracker service released a global heatmap of popular exercise routes, revealing fitness bracelet users running laps around remote airstrip locations […]

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The Details: Control intuitively via hand-motion. A 6-axis gyro keeps the drone stable and flying true, while Glove Force Technology means trick moves are easier than ever. 2.4G means a long range of up to 246 feet. Easily swap the battery for extended sessions. Solid ABS construction for falls and drops. Comes standard with a […]

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JOHANNESBURG — Islamic extremists in Nigeria have begun using drones, the country’s president says, opening a worrying new front in the region’s nearly decade-long fight against Boko Haram and an offshoot linked to the Islamic State. … read more at: https://www.militarytimes.com/news/your-military/2018/11/30/islamic-extremists-are-now-using-drones-in-nigeria-leader-says/

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JOHANNESBURG — Islamic extremists in Nigeria have begun using drones, the country’s president says, opening a worrying new front in the region’s nearly decade-long fight against Boko Haram and an offshoot linked to the Islamic State. … read more at: https://www.militarytimes.com/news/your-military/2018/11/30/islamic-extremists-are-now-using-drones-in-nigeria-leader-says/

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DJI have long had ambitions beyond the consumer drone market. A natural move has been to branch out into professional and amateur photography, through the Ronin series and the Osmo range respectively. The Chinese manufacturer has just launched a new handheld camera/gimbal combo, the Osmo Pocket, which could be the most ‘mainstream’ device DJI has […]

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JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Islamic extremists in Nigeria have begun using drones, the country’s president says, opening a worrying new front in the region’s nearly decade-long fight against Boko Haram and an offshoot linked to the Islamic State. … read more at: https://www.wistv.com/2018/11/30/nigerian-leader-islamic-extremists-are-now-using-drones/

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By NBP Staff | November 29, 2018, 13:02 EST A Harvard College senior born in Pakistan asked John Kerry this week about his role in drone strikes by the U.S. military in her native land and other countries. Kerry, who served as U.S. Secretary of State during President Barack Obama’s second term, appeared at the […]

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There’s good news for first time drone users or drone hobbyists. Flying a drone and capturing pictures simultaneously is going to become a much easier and enjoyable thanks to the FlyCam a touch screen enabled drone developed by Bedrich Benes, a professor of computer graphics technology, and doctoral student Hao Kang at the Purdue University […]

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