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DJI launches the Osmo Mobile 3 — an even smaller gimbal that folds up

The third-gen handheld smartphone stabiliser by DJI has several new features, but the biggest is that the Osmo Mobile 3 folds up.

Eyes front: DJI just released a new, lower latency FPV system for advanced drone pilots

DJI has launched a first-person view (FPV) headset for pilots that has a mere 28 milliseconds of latency and can stream at 720p at 120 fps.

Next up from DJI is a tank. For kids. Meet the RoboMaster S1

Man, where were all the cool things for kids when we were growing up? We had some interesting stuff but anything called the RoboMaster S1 would have been coloured in bright neon, made of semi-indestructible plastics, and would probably have been the result of a cartoon series tie-in. DJI, though, has other ideas. 

Light Start – DJI Storm, old eclipses in motion, Dark Crystal, and Pokémon Sleep

In this week's Light Start we have old video footage, new trailers, a very expensive DJI drone, and a weird addition to the Pokemon line of products.

After Huawei, DJI could be next in America’s crosshairs

Chinese smartphone and tech-maker Huawei was placed in an unpleasant position this week, a direct result of the ongoing America-China trade war. It is possible, however, that it's not the only Chinese company entering the States' crosshairs. Chinese drone-maker DJI might find itself facing similar issues, thanks to a new alert that was just issued by America's Department of Homeland Security (DHS)...[Read More]

The Osmo Action is DJI’s answer to a GoPro and it’s R1,000 cheaper

Drone and gimbal maker DJI has unveiled its answer to GoPro's action cameras, the Osmo Action.

Aerobotics wants to pay you to fly drones (eventually)

South African agriculture tech company Aerobotics wants to help create more accredited drone pilots and give them work.

DJI announces the Osmo Pocket, their smallest handheld camera and gimbal

So your social media cachet depends on having the very best video in your shared news feed but you don’t have film production money to throw at the dilemma? DJI’s got you covered — the drone-maker has announced the DJI Osmo Pocket. Which, if you know your DJI product lineup, sounds like a very portable gimbal. And camera, as it happens. The DJI Osmo Pocket is a fairly logical pro...[Read More]

These are iStore’s Black Friday deals

iStore has unveiled its Black Friday 2018 specials, and they include special pricing for everything from iPhones and Apple Watches to MacBooks and even DJI drones. If you’re not one to deal with crowds you’ll be pleased to know the iStore’s deals are available online on the day too. Another upshot is that the specials are available from Friday 23 November (D-day) to Sunday 25 November,...[Read More]

Get your DJI equipment (officially) fixed by Core Group

Core Group has announced that they are now a certified service centre for DJI products. That means they don’t only sell sweet flying machines, but they can also fix them without invalidating any warrantees now. “As Core Group, we are excited not only to distribute DJI products to the South African market but now we will repair these products. Our technicians are trained directly by DJI and have th...[Read More]

DJI unveils Mavic 2 drones and yes, now you can zoom

Drone- and gimbal-maker DJI has taken the wraps off its newest devices, a pair of updates to the Mavic Pro range — called the Mavic 2 series — that include new object-avoidance sensors to help pilots avoid crashing into things, and a choice of two cameras: a Hasselblad camera with a large, 1in CMOS sensor, and a more conventional 1/2.3in sensor camera that includes a zoom lens, which w...[Read More]

A leaked ad forces DJI to confirm Mavic 2 drone specs

Have you ever done something you regret immediately but know that you can’t undo? That’s what the print industry risks every day, and an error like printing an ad way out of schedule can lead to a Mavic mishap… just ask drone- and gimbal-maker DJI. We knew that DJI had new versions of the Mavic Pro on the way, but not quite what they would look like. Thanks to a mistakenly published advertis...[Read More]

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