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GoPro releases the $299 Karma Grip handheld stabilizer

osmo-vs-karma-grip-5-of-7 The GoPro Karma Grip is now available. The camera maker announced today that the handheld stabilizer is for sale in select stores and GoPro.com for $299. This is the same handheld grip that shipped with the Karma drone — at least before the drone was recalled for battery issues. The Karma Grip competes directly with the DJI Osmo though both offer distinct advantages as I and.… Read More

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Matt Burns

December 4th

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GoPro to cut 15% of workforce in restructuring effort

21443484529_0b6d7d2083_k GoPro today announced the company will cut 200 jobs, about 15% of its global workforce. The company says this will reduce its 2017 non-GAAP operating expenses to about $650 million and will help the company fulfill CEO Nick Woodman’s stated goal of returning the company to profitbility in 2017. Company president Tony Bates is stepping down from his position at the end of 2016, saying in… Read More

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Matt Burns

November 30th

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Intel and Disney paint the sky

disney-drone-alt Disney World’s nightly fireworks might soon have competition. Drones. Hundreds of drones lit up with LEDs and they’re all controlled by one person. Intel turned to Disney to showcase its next generation drones. And these drones can do things fireworks cannot. Flying as a fleet, these Intel drones can paint the sky with three-dimensional images that twist and turn and come to life. Read More

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Matt Burns

November 17th

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Startups, join TechCrunch at CES in Hardware Battlefield

robot-hardware-battlefield-469x266 CES is loud, obnoxious and just too big. It will shave years off your life. I love it. And if you’re a hardware startup, you probably love it too. We’re looking for startups to compete in Hardware Battlefield, where 24 companies will battle for a $50,000 check, a robot trophy and the chance to rise above the noise as the champion of Hardware Battlefield. Apply here. Hardware… Read More

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Matt Burns

November 11th

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Startups, join TechCrunch at CES in Hardware Battlefield

robot-hardware-battlefield-469x266 CES is loud, obnoxious and just too big. It will shave years off your life. I love it. And if you’re a hardware startup, you probably love it too. We’re looking for startups to compete in Hardware Battlefield, where 24 companies will battle for a $50,000 check, a robot trophy and the chance to rise above the noise as the champion of Hardware Battlefield. Apply here. Hardware… Read More

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Matt Burns

November 11th

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GoPro is recalling the Karma drone after just 16 days on the market

gopro-karma-7-of-7 GoPro just issued a press release announcing the recall of the Karma drone. It just happened to be while the United States is watching the election results roll in. The press release is below. Customers can view return instuctions here. The Karma drone was on the market for 16 days and GoPro says it sold 2,500 drones thus far. All of them are recalled. GoPro says a power lose malfunction is… Read More

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Matt Burns

November 9th

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GoPro Karma Review: This is the drone for GoPro diehards

gopro-karma-1-of-12 Meet Karma, GoPro’s long-promised drone. The Karma is capable, packable and easy to fly. And since it uses GoPro’s best cameras, the picture quality is superb. In the end, GoPro is a camera company that made a drone. The Karma drone is first and foremost an accessory for GoPro cameras and thus it hits the market with a unique value proposition. Read More

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Matt Burns

November 8th

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DJI Mavic Pro: 0, Birdhouse: 1

2016-11-03-13-17-43 Our DJI Mavic Pro review will be delayed a bit. Stay tuned. Read More

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Matt Burns

November 4th

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DJI now says early Mavic Pro orders should be processed in “seven to eight weeks”

DJI Mavic Pro DJI today issued a statement apologizing and detailing shipping details for the Mavic Pro. The company now says it “will do our best” to clear Mavic Pro orders received before November 3, 2016 within the next seven to eight weeks. Initially, DJI said the Mavic Pro would start shipping on October 15 and hit stores November 2nd. But what about the cash customers handed over when… Read More

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Matt Burns

November 3rd

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DJI sends invites for November 15 event, Inspire 2 likely to debut

033116wb33jyxmz3oj9s98 It seems DJI is about to announce the next generation of the Inspire drone. The company recently sent invites for a November 15 event in LA with the tagline of Control / Create, clearly a nod to the Inspire’s dual-controller capability and target market of Hollywood creators. The event would be two years and one day after DJI announced the original Inspire drone. The first Inspire was… Read More

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Matt Burns

November 3rd

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