Ed Schrader

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Learning To Use Lightroom 2018 Has Totally Upped My Instagram Game

When Kendrick Lamar says that he's "so sick and tired of the Photoshop," I like to think he's not calling me out intentionally. I hate to admit it, …

Tutorials

VR is in a tailspin, and the sales numbers prove it

If you watch CNN, you’ve likely witnessed the commercials for its CNN Go streaming app, which introduce the “new” (as of a couple years ago) virtual …

Virtual Reality

Become your cable company’s worst nightmare with this $43 box

There is nothing your cable company is more afraid of than losing money. Cord cutting has taken a huge bite out of cable companies’ profits, and its …

The Parrot Anafi gives a palm-sized 4K camera the power of flight

With a footprint that’s just a tad bit bigger than the Mavic Pro, Parrot’s ANAFI is perhaps the most remarkable drone in its category. It folds down …

Parrot Folding 4K HDR Drone

Parrot’s folding 4K HDR drone will help you capture incredible aerial footage without weighing you down when you’re on the move. It sports an ultra …

Zoom up and under bridges in Northern California in this drone video

Here's a glimpse of what it would be like to fly around some of the bridges along the Sacramento River - including Bend Bridge and Jellys Ferry in …

Drones fly into Hampton city limits ready for action

The drones have arrived in Hampton.<p>And the city’s first responders have huge plans for their use.<p>Think aerial searches for missing people, panoramic …

Drones

Forget the fireworks: Drone show to light up sky at Travis AFB on 4th of July

TRAVIS AFB, Calif. (KCRA) — If you're looking for something different this Fourth of July, there's a new kind of light show planned in Solano County.<p>Travis Air Force Base is partnering with Intel to feature the "Shooting Star Drones" on Independence Day.<p>Intel's drone shows are gaining popularity. …

Amazon Patent Tips Hijack-Proof Delivery Drones

Amazon Prime Air drone (via Amazon)<p>Amazon last week earned a patent for a proprietary method of detecting and recovering drones from hostile …

Drones That Do Good

The humble drone repairs its beleaguered rep.<p>One day, a drone could save your life. Those whirring octocopters that sometimes roam national parks can …

South Korea witnesses the birth of a sport from the future: drone soccer

The mechanical whirring of rotor-blades, electronic dance music blasting on speakers, and a light spectacle powered by countless LEDs. Like a scene …

This shape-shifting drone can transform in mid-air

When you think of a drone, you probably imagine a small machine with four propellers and a camera strapped to the bottom. That’s what most consumer …

The Marines can use small drones to surveil the battlefield

The U.S. Marine Corps has gotten the green light to resume using small commercial drones to increase battlefield awareness.<p>The Department of Defense late last month issued a waiver allowing the Marines to utilize hundreds of small, Instant Eye tactical drones as a way of increasing situational …

Mark – The Ultra-Intelligent 4K Foldable Drone

Capture ultra clear 4K video from the skies with Mark: The Ultra-Intelligent 4K Foldable Drone. Capable of shooting up to 13MP images and true 4K …

Xcel pioneers utility drone inspections

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — Sometime next year, New Mexicans could see Xcel Energy drones flying above power lines and utility infrastructure around the …

China Is on the Fast Track to Drone Deliveries

The day after Chinese e-commerce giant JD.com Inc.’s mid-year sale, a company drone took off from a playground in the city of Xi’an to deliver one of …

Civil Aviation

Gorgeous 4K Drone Footage of the Icelandic Highlands and Faroe Islands

If you’re especially sensitive to wanderlust, exercise caution before clicking the play button. As if Iceland and the Faroe Islands aren’t already …

Drone 'fireworks' offer sparkless 4th of July show

Drones Are Awesome: Don't Buy One

It’s 2018 and drones are flying off the shelves. Before trying to stake your claim in this developing genre of aerial photography, still ripe with …

Workhorse begins HorseFly autonomous drone package deliveries

The trial program is underway in Ohio<p>Last year, we saw Workhorse Group demonstrate its HorseFly for the first time. The HorseFly is an autonomous drone that launches from the roof of a delivery truck to take a package to its final destination. At the time, it seemed like implementation would be a …

A Location-Sharing Disaster Shows How Exposed You Really Are

There are plenty of guides available on how to protect your data, how to secure yourself online, and how to stop digital snoops from tracking you …

Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About Importing Photos in Lightroom

If you haven't closely examined everything you can do when you import photos in Lightroom, you could be missing the chance to save valuable time in …

Body found in woods positively identified as David Paul Crumbley, authorities say

The Jefferson County Coroner's Office announced Tuesday that the body has been confirmed as David Paul Crumbley.<p>UPDATE: The Jefferson County …

FLIR Systems Invests In DroneSense For Public Safety Drone Operations

<b>Quick Take</b><p>FLIR Systems (FLIR) announced that it has made a strategic investment of undisclosed amount in DroneSense.<p>DroneSense has developed drone …

Why the Future of Drone Industry Depends on Artificial Intelligence and Blockchain?

Drones have been used for a variety of purposes across the world – from transporting medical facilities in Africa to mapping agricultural fields and …

DJI's new SDK and sensor help developers customize drones for their business needs

DJI is going beyond offering pro-sumer drones for hobbyists, as it ramps up innovation to support today's enterprise.<p>Ask most anyone if they know …

Drones

Farming drone imagery often inaccurate

Farmers should be cautious of drone imagery being offered by rogue operators, researchers have warned.<p>The University of Queensland and University of …

How Intel creates its flying drone shows

LOS ANGELES — Intel, once best known as the company that powered PCs and Macs with its silicon chips, is now perhaps better known to the public for its awesome drone light shows.<p>The company doesn't make consumer drones nor does it have plans to take on DJI or Yuneec, but it's become a frequent …

"It's clear as day": Man captures 'knight on horseback' after flying new drone at 11th Century castle

A man has claimed his drone has captured the ghost of a knight on horseback riding across an 11th century castle - and said his footage is "clear as …

Drones

Drone video: Tornado in Greensboro had wind speeds of 135 mph

Tornadoes, toppled trees and ripped apart homes, businesses and an elementary school in Greensboro and Reidsville, NC Sunday, April 15, 2018. Duke …

Weather