Flight of the Drones featuring Jonathan Feist
This week we look at the DJI Mavic Air 2, DJI's latest foldable drone. Jonathan Feist is the managing editor at DroneRush and he tells us all about it and about some other drones you should take a look at if you'd like to get into the hobby.
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DJI Mavic Air 2 hands-on and first impressions (DroneRush)
DJI announced the DJI Mavic Air 2, the followup to the original DJI Mavic Air. This is a powerful machine and a steal for just $800.
Mavic Mini Drone Firmware Update Enables MANUAL Exposure Control for Video! (DRN)
DJI wasn't done. It also released a firmware update for the DJI Mavic Mini which enables manual video controls.
Starlink Satellites | Starlink SpaceX | Elon Musk Starlink News (Popular Mechanics)
Elon Musk designed a set of solar shades for his Starlink satellites to make them less visible from the ground.
Elon Musk: Coronavirus shelter-in-place is ‘fascist’ and ‘breaking people’s freedoms’ (Marketwatch)
But then he kinda lost his poop on an earnings call...
Musk tweet knocks $14bn off Tesla market value (Financial Times)
...and then sent a tweet causing Tesla to lose 14 billion dollars in value. Bad week.
The two words Motorola doesn't want you to read (Computerworld)
Motorola's thousand dollar flagship phone is only guaranteed to get one operating system update to Android 11. That's not cool.
Imagine how much it must suck to be Motorola right now (Android Police)
Also, Android Police points out that the cancellation of MWC and Google I/O will not help Motorola's sales.
Your next decision: Exposure notification app, or no app? (DGiT)
An app called COVIDsafe rolled out to Australia this past weekend and 1.5 million people downloaded, even amid privacy concerns.
How Space Travel Tries to Kill You and Make You Ugly (Wired)
Space is basically one big vacuum that is designed to kill anything we care to send up there. Wired breaks down how that works.
Google Pixel Buds 2 review: These AirPods competitors are the real deal (CNet)
Google Pixel Buds 2 reviews started to drop and the verdict is largely positive.
Pentagon declassifies Navy videos that purportedly show UFOs (ABC News)
A few years ago, some videos leaked of Navy Pilots trying to track down some UFOs. Now those videos are officially declassified.
Alphabet weathers first quarter after the novel coronavirus, but the worst is yet to come
Alphabet's earnings call when much more Coronavirus-rant free which is always exciting. Profits are down because advertisers ain't advertising..
Alphabet weathers first quarter after the novel coronavirus, but the worst is yet to come (Verge)
Amazon announced it would spend about $4 billion of profits protecting workers form coronavirus in Q2.
Exclusive: OnePlus Z Hands-On Photo Leaked Showing Flat Screen (True Tech)
OnePlus is OnePlussing it up again with a rumored midrange OnePlus Z phone due out this summer.
World Record: Lunatic Shreds DragonForce at 165% Speed on 'Guitar Hero' (Loudwire)
One guy full combo'ed one of the hardest tracks in Guitar Hero...at 165% speed!