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Domino's Pizza Is Working On Delivery Drones

First it was autonomous pizza-dispensing robots. Now, Domino’s is bringing a fleet of pizza delivery drones to the masses. If the headline-hungry company can be believed, New Zealand customers will soon be receiving pizzas from the skies via a technology partnership with drone delivery service Flirtey.

Domino’s has proudly proclaimed its new initiative as the first commercial drone delivery service in the world. However, there’s no timeframe for when the service will be available and the service is still seeking approval from the Civil Aviation Authority (CAA). Hmmm.


This Australian Team Just Launched A Giant Racing Drone That Can Hit 200km/h

By now, it’s highly likely you’ve heard of drone racing. Tiny drones, hitting speeds of up to 120km/h, flown through underground carparks and abandoned buildings by pilots wearing goggles which give them a hair-raising first person view of the action. Now, in Australia, a group has built a 1.5-metre 30kg racing drone that can hit 200km/h.


People Don't Crash Drones, Drones Crash Drones

The first examination of more than 150 reported civil “incidents” around the world involving drones, or Remotely Piloted Aircraft Systems (RPAS) has been completed.

The main cause of crashes? Not human error, surprisingly. “Technical problems” were the cause of 64 per cent of incidents occurring between ­2006 and 2016.


Don't Throw Out Your Game Boy Classic; Use It To Pilot A Drone Instead

What do you do with your old Game Boy? Some of us try and boot it up for the first time in decades, while others look at this brick that we played with in our childhood and make something of it.


In 1898, Nikola Tesla Predicted Drone Warfare

Nikola Tesla was both of his time and ahead of it (he has a car company named after him, after all). Besides his contributions to alternating current electrical systems, the inventor predicted smartphones, television and apparently drones, which he thought could cause humanity’s destruction.


A Beginner's Guide To Buying A Drone

Image: Parrot You’ve decided it’s time to plunk some cash down on a drone, but where do even you begin? There are so many different types to choose from, and each has its own set of set of strengths and weakness. They can also be really expensive. This guide will help you choose the perfect drone within you budget.


Seeing Vietnam From The Sky Is Just Incredible

Video: Vietnam is a wonderful place to travel to because the food is fantastic, and the country is gorgeous. This drone view from Thắng Sói reveals the beauty of the countryside from above and shows off the rice paddies, the old capital city, the mountains, the fishing towns, the natural wonders and all the other awesome places that make up Vietnam.


A Woman Apparently Died After A Drone Flight Over A Prison

British police investigating a drone being flown near a prison pursued a woman in a vehicle who eventually crashed and died, according to a report in The Guardian.


What It Takes To Be A Championship Drone Racer

Video: If you thought drone racers simply rolled up to an event, grabbed an RC toy out of their trunk and lined up to race, you’ve got a lot to learn. We popped by the US National Drone Racing Championships, recently held in New York, and asked one of the competing teams to show us what it takes to compete.


Learn More About Drones, Droids And Robots On The Go

From Pre-Schoolers to adults, here’s a handy list of some of the best resources for learning about drones, droids and robots on the go. All of these learning resources can be accessed on your iPhone or iPad.


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