The real reason Google made Android

So, why did Google make Android? In this week’s Processor episode, Dieter Bohn looks at the launch of Android ten years ago. The HTC G1, codename Dream, was the first commercially available phone that ran Android and it was released more than a year after…

DJI Mavic 2 Pro & Zoom Review: elevating drone photography

The DJI Mavic 2 Pro and Zoom are changing aerial photography. Over the past few weeks, we’ve spent a lot of time with the new Mavic drones and after extensively testing out each unit, we’re now ready to tell you why these are two of…

Autonomous robot evolution: from cradle to grave

A few weeks ago we had the kick-off meeting, in York, of our new 4 year EPSRC funded project Autonomous Robot Evolution (ARE): cradle to grave. We – Andy Tyrrell and Jon Timmis (York), Emma Hart (Edinburgh Napier), Gusti Eiben (Free University of Amsterdam) and myself…

Night Flying – A Detailed Look At The Rules In the USA

Several weeks ago there was a lively debate about flying drones at night on Ken Heron’s Thursday Night Live program. Can you fly at night recreationally? What if you have your Part 107? If you can, what are the requirements? Who decides this rule –…

SparkFun Unbox 7/20/2018

The SparkFun Interns Jackson and Humsini present this week’s products live! All of the videos of the specific products showcased can be found on our YouTube channel or at SparkFun.com Flush Cutters – Xcelite: https://www.sparkfun.com/products/14782 SparkFun Qwiic Flex Glove Controller: https://www.sparkfun.com/products/14666 SparkFun Qwiic Mux Breakout…

LE DRIB + UAVFUTUES SCANDAL EXPLODES!!! Sunday Q and A

So Le Drib. Sunday q and a with Trev and myself. Massive shoutout to this weeks sponsor of the AMAZING diatone gt m5. It RIPs check it out here – http://bit.ly/diatoneGTM5 Thanks for everyone and their discord memes, they were awesome and really made us…

Levitating gadgets, emotional Facebook support, and gaming laptops – Circuit Breaker Live

On this week’s show, we look at some of the flashiest floating gadgets we found on Kickstarter (including a nixie clock and light bulb), help you get through the latest Facebook scandal with some emotional tech support (taking your calls!), and look at some of…

Nintendo Switch cases, batteries and controllers

On this week’s episode of Circuit Breaker Live we’re celebrating the one-year anniversary of the Nintendo Switch by showing off some next-level accessories. Circuit Breaker editor Jake Kastrenakes will send us a dispatch from the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona. And Ashley Carman is going…

Mavic Air – 12 Things You Might Not Know – YouTube

Buy DJI Mavic Air: https://goo.gl/NKVtu8 After flying the Mavic Air for a few weeks, I learned a few things that I would like to share. Three things are bad, three are neutral, and six are good – but all of them are interesting. You may…