Category Archives: drone

DJI’s drones get an offline privacy mode following army concerns over cyber vulnerabilities

 In mid-August, DJI announced plans to launch a Local Data Mode for its app, following a recently published army memo highlighting concerns over cyber vulnerabilities with the company’s drones. The feature officially launches today for the company’s own CrystalSky monitoring tablets, along with a select number of Android devices. iOS could be arriving eventually as […]

The Lily drone is kind of back

 Remember the Lily drone? It was the drone a person could launch by throwing it in the air and then it would follow the user gallivanting around Dolores Park. It was also the company that couldn’t live up to its crowdfunding campaign and ultimately shut down last January. It’s now available. Sort of. It’s called […]