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Aries BlackBird X10 Quadcopter

The Aries Blackbird X10 has the makings of a good ready-to-fly quadcopter for aerial photos and video at a reasonable price. The performance is just too inconsistent to give it a full recommendation, though, especially for novice pilots.

By August 2, 2015

3 stars Editors' rating August 2, 2015

Aries Blackbird X10 quadcopter is OK, when it works

Its price is good for its feature set, but its overall performance makes it less of a deal.

By August 2, 2015


What's coming and going on Netflix for September 2015

Lots of TV shows are arriving on Netflix, including the fifth season of "The Walking Dead." Find out what else is being added and which titles are disappearing soon.

By August 31, 2015


Lockheed envisions Mach 6 successor to SR-71 Blackbird

Over at the Skunk Works, aircraft designers are hard at work cooking up a hypersonic scion to the legendary SR-71, the superspeedy recon jet of the Cold War.

By November 1, 2013


Alpine Blackbird

The Alpine Blackbird is a feature-rich vehicle GPS system and entertainment device all rolled into one sharp-looking package, but it hits a couple of roadblocks with its short battery life and sluggish route calculation.

By June 1, 2006

3 stars Editors' rating June 1, 2006

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A photo tour of the American Aviation Museum and the Imperial War Museum Duxford

The American Air Museum and the Imperial War Museum in Duxford house everything from an A-10 to an SR-71 to a B-52 and a B-29. Here's a full photo tour.

By November 10, 2014


HP Blackbird 002

HP's Blackbird 002 earns the highest rating this editor has ever given a desktop PC. Its design rivals the Apple Mac Pro, it takes risks that benefit your upgrade path, it's fast, and it's competitively priced. If you can afford it, and you want a high-end gaming PC, buy this one. End of story.

By September 5, 2007

5 stars Editors' rating September 5, 2007

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Alpine PMD-B200 Blackbird II

The Alpine PMD-B200 is a decent portable navigation system, with good Bluetooth integration and traffic services. But the lack of text-to-speech functionality and inefficient route recalculations doesn't make it worth the high price tag.

By October 30, 2007

3 stars Editors' rating October 30, 2007

Skunk Works: 70 years of cutting-edge aircraft

In June 1943, Lockheed made a bold pitch to the U.S. Army that it could build a jet fighter, and build it fast. Since then, the Skunk Works has conjured up the U-2, the SR-71, the F-117, and more, and it's still going strong.

By June 23, 2013


Microsoft challenges poor grade for Security Essentials

The antivirus program didn't do so hot in a recent test, which isn't sitting well with the folks at Redmond.

By January 17, 2013