Testing DJI’s Mavic 2 Pro

We take the new and improved camera drone for a few flights

Once again, DJI has moved the goalposts, improving drone photography radically—and at the price of an affordable DSLR. Partnering with Hasselblad, they created the new Mavic 2 Pro, which includes an optical adjustable aperture from f/2.8 to f/11 and a huge, one-inch sensor. This solves one of the biggest pain-points in consumer-approachable drone photography—prior to now, the photo and video quality was barely useable beyond display on …

DJI’s Portable, Powerful Mavic Air High-Resolution Drone

The company's most dynamic three-axis gimbal device shoots videos in 4K

by Michael Frank When DJI launched the Spark Drone last year, anyone who likes to take photos on the move went a little nuts. Past drones, even the reasonably small, 1.6 pound Mavic Pro (three by three by four inches) couldn’t touch the .6 pound weight of the Spark, which—even with spare batteries and rotors—fits in a six by six by 2.5 inch case. Basically, …

Amazon’s New Echo Spot

Unveiled today, Amazon’s newest device, the Echo Spot is essentially a smart alarm clock. With a 2.5-inch screen, the Spot is also capable of acting as a nanny cam and making video calls—if you hook up external speakers via Bluetooth or cable. Like all Echo products, it can be controlled by voice, but also has a responsive touchscreen. Available for pre-order, it seems the Spot …