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Parrot Anafi vs. Dji Mavic Pro comparison – The War of Drones

Parrot ANAFI vs. DJI Mavic PRO

Introduction

In the last 10 years, DJI has become probably the most successful drone manufacturer for both consumer and professional segments. That was possible because there was almost no serious competitors, which made DJI to hold monopoly on this technology zone.

When this happens, things tend to be bad for consumers and good for the business. Because there is no other reliable choice, consumers are forced to comply and endure with the one who holds the monopoly.

But this times has come to an end starting with 2018. First, Autel Robotics (a technology company located in USA) announced the EVO – The Evolution of Flight – an amazing piece of technology which looks like DJI Mavic Pro but has better specs. Read more →

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DJI Mavic Pro – Owner review in 2018

DJI Mavic Pro - owner review in 2018

DJI Mavic Pro – owner review in 2018

This article is part of a DJI drones review series, coming as a owner experience, after having and playing most of the DJI consumer drones like Spark, Mavic Pro and Mavic Air. I am not affiliate with DJI neither with any local retailers and this is only based on my time spent with this birds.

What you need to know about DJI Mavic Pro before you buy it!

There is no question that Mavic Pro has been the most popular drone in the last decade. I confess that from the very moment DJI released it, I dreamed to own such an amazing piece of technology. And I had it, I owned it, for about 1 month. And then I was disappointed and I decided to sell it.

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DJI Spark – owner review in 2018

DJI Spark owner review in 2018

DJI Spark owner review in 2018

This article is part of a DJI drones review series, coming as a owner experience, after having and playing most of the DJI consumer drones like Spark, Mavic Pro and Mavic Air. I am not affiliate with DJI neither with any local retailers and this is only based on my time spent with this birds.

Is DJI Spark still a worth buying drone in 2018?

Drone description

Spark was, until recently, the smallest DJI drone, an amazing piece of technology from the DJI Consumer category at a decent price. That until the first half of 2018 when Tello was released as the tiniest and cheapest flying bird from DJI.

Spark is a fun mini drone with all of DJI’s signature technologies, an excellent tool for photographers and non professional filmmakers which can take stabilized 1080p video and 4k still images.

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Internet of Things in 2018: Trends, Impact in Industry, Medical Care and Consumer Market

The end of 2017 is coming soon, and with that, a new wave of innovative products comes to life. According to HAX Hardware Trends Report, based on a thorough analysis of more than 200 hardware startups, six key ways the world of connected devices evolved and will impact our lives in the coming years.

General Trends

If 15 years ago every technology innovation became a Revolution, today nothing surprise us anymore. Even so, the world as we now will be directly affected from home-living to big industries, construction, insurance or health systems.
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How Programming Helps Kids In Real Life – A Guide to get them started

Like me, probably most of you ask yourself the next questions:

I am a happy father of a two year old baby and this inspired me to write this article.

Why is important for our children to learn programming (also called coding or developing)

A fascinating way to grow a native developer mind

Kids of our era are not like us anymore. While for most of us technology has slowly been discovered during our life, and we’ve been forced to adapt, for nowadays children hi-tech is the present. They are born with it. Ever since they can stand and eat, technology become a part of their world and in no time everything gets natural.
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ESP32 – Cheapest IoT WiFi and Bluetooth ready module

Introduction

While ESP8266 is still one of the most used WiFi development board in handmade IoT projects, the new ESP32 is getting allot attention. Although its not so new, the ESP32 popularity has began to grow in the last year mostly because of its Bluetooth capabilities, but not only. The ESP32 comes now with almost 32 I/O pins and a powerful 32bits dual core CPU ready to process more complex jobs. Despite those new features, the ESP32 development board can still be bought with under 15$, but does it worth it?
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MAKERbuino – a DIY Game Console Arduino based

Yes guys, this is MAKERbuino! MAKERbuino is a handheld retro gaming device that you can build yourself. It’s 8-bit, fun, educational and hackable. While I write this article, this super retro device is evolving, being one of the most successful growing project on kickstarter.com. It has only 18 days to go and it raised about $22,000 while the goal was $10,000. So many people waiting for such a great accessory! Let’s see what MAKERbuino can do:
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First European Lab for Internet of Things opened by Microsoft

While most of Europe’s main industrial manufacturers attempt to modernize products with smart software and sensors, Microsoft Corporation also is trying to grab a piece of spending.

Microsoft Corp. get involved in Europe’s Internet of Things World

Microsoft, one of the giants U.S. software producer, is opening a new lab in Munich, Germany for customers investing in Internet of Things technology. The idea is to provide software and hardware so that everything from refrigerators to industrial robots will e connected to the web. Similar actions are done by Cisco Systems Inc. and IBM, who have also chooses Germany to locate their IoT technology labs. New labs are following to be launched in Washington, Redmond and Shenzhen (China).
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Internet of Things Security – A Real Threat that we need to be Aware

Have you ever thought that you put your life and your family in danger every time when you connect your things to the internet? Everyone nowadays knows what is Internet of Things (IoT) and more people look to implement it into their personal environment. Either is your TV, your car or your home heating system, once connected to the Internet it will be a gate for hackers to your private space. How should we prevent possible attacks? How can we reduce the risks? In this article you will find how experts think that Internet of Things Security can be achieved.

Probably the best books about Internet of Things Security

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Blynk Email and Push Notifications tutorial – ESP8266 Arduino Example

In this quick tutorial we are going to learn how to send emails and push notifications from the WiFi ESP8266 module, or any other IoT device, using Blynk Email and Push Notification APIs. For this demonstration we are going to build a simple thermometer project and then setup temperature Alarm points. Whenever the alarms will trigger, an email and a push notification will be sent.

Project difficulty

This project requires low to medium programming knowledge and medium electronics knowledge. To complete this project you will spend minimum 20 minutes.
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