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Watch Sony's new drone take off like a chopper

Technically Incorrect: Claiming its prototype drone can fly for 2 hours, and at 106 mph, Sony sends the gadget up, up and away.

By August 25, 2015


Blade offers $95 helicopter rides to escape the NY pope traffic

Wanna get away from the horrendous traffic caused by the pope's visit to the Big Apple? Blade, aka the Uber of helicopters, will take you across Manhattan in one of its choppers for $95 on Friday.

By September 24, 2015


California bill would ban police drone spying without warrant

The bill, which is now on the governor's desk, pits privacy advocates against law enforcement interests in managing the emerging technology.

By September 12, 2014


Shopper Chopper: A V8 shopping cart for Nascar drivers

Shop 'til you drop? How about shop 'til you hit ludicrous speed in your tricked-out shopping cart with a V8 engine.

By September 27, 2012


RC helicopters appear to take off with woman in tow

An experiment with two super-powered RC helicopters seems to show the machines are capable of lifting a full-grown person off the ground.

By March 3, 2014


EE's 4G speeds up London's Air Ambulance response times

London's Air Ambulance is using EE's 4G network to power its sat-nav system after it found 3G too patchy to map routes to incidents.

By April 23, 2013


Web media: The 5 biggest stories of 2012

There wasn't much difference between 2011 and 2012 for online entertainment, with both years being rather lackluster. But there's no question that 2012 offered far more controversy and conflict.

By December 21, 2012


Felix Baumgartner goes supersonic

Austrian daredevil dives from 24 miles above Earth, breaking the sound barrier and also breaking a YouTube record for most concurrent live video streams.

By December 11, 2012


Blender and chopper just go together

The Hamilton Beach Wave Power Blender and Chopper uses one base unit and two attachments to achieve different results.

By April 11, 2011


Street-legal electric Tron Lightcycle glows, whirs

Parker Brothers Choppers takes the wraps off the street-legal Electric Tron Lightcyle. It glows blue, runs on batteries, whirs, and looks like it just rolled off the 3D screen of "Tron: Legacy."

By September 20, 2011