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Dodging, drones, UAVs and quadcopters, Oh My! on the CraveCast

Drones are everywhere today, whether they're tracking whales, crashing the Star Wars universe or attacking us on camera in the latest CraveCast.

By 18 March 2015


Drones for Good offers a cool million to lifesaving, forest-replanting, landmine-hunting UAVs

An international competition will reward people with ideas for unmanned aerial vehicles that make the world a better place.

By 27 January 2015


Japanese electronics maker creates Origami-style drone

Japan has an increasingly contentious relationship with drone technology, so Lapis Semiconductor created a beautiful Origami-style UAV to help win over the public.

By 19 October 2015


The full moon effect: Chinese seniors attack drone bearing mooncake vouchers

In an attempt to woo his girlfriend, a Chinese man sent her a drone carrying vouchers for a popular Chinese delicacy. Unfortunately, his plan backfired when a group of senior women spotted the UAV.

By 23 September 2015


Get away from it all in this tiny, sustainable egg-shaped house (Tomorrow Daily 184)

We're all for the Ecocapsule, a portable home with various off-the-grid features including solar and wind power. Where would you set up shop if you could live free of the trappings of everyday life?

By 28 May 2015


Oculus Rift's 2016 launch could be too late for early VR adopters (Tomorrow Daily 174)

We're as excited as anyone for the Oculus Rift, but we're also interested in other hardware that comes to market this year. Will consumers be willing to wait until early next year for Facebook's VR headset, or will they choose to invest in a product with an earlier launch date?

By 7 May 2015


Watch NASA's Greased Lightning aerocopter (heliplane?) take off and fly

With 10 propellers and a 10-foot wingspan, NASA's unmanned aerial vehicle can take off like a helicopter, then fly like a plane.

By 6 May 2015


Drones are making the rounds in Asia

Across the continent, unmanned aerial vehicles are already in use across a broad spectrum of industries.

By 18 April 2015


Facebook wants solar drone to bring Internet far and wide

That boomerang-shaped aircraft you see -- eventually -- will be flying high to bring the Web down to earth where Internet access is hard to come by.

By 28 March 2015


Of Meerkats and marketers: The highlights of SXSW 2015

Reporters' notebook: The annual technology, film and music confab showed us that brands have money to blow, and a tiny app can still make a name for itself when the tech industry converges on Austin, Texas.

By 19 March 2015