Cause we’re all thinking it: How to fly a drone the right way

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In this segment of “Cause we’re all thinking it” we would like to address the question you’ve been asking in your head but are too afraid to say out-loud cause people are kind of cruel- How to you fly a drone.

Technology is a tricky thing, that doesn’t come naturally to most people, because it’s, well, not natural. The recent boom in technology advances and new versions and tools for almost anything that has ever been invented makes it difficult to navigate the newest gadgets. So its okay if you don’t know much about drones or quadcopters, or how they work. Truthfully, the idea of controlling something that actually flies, especially at the speed some of these drones are now being programmed as, can be intimidating, which is why we gave a run-through of what you need to know about drones, what their different parts do, and how to fly them. It’s okay to cry tears of relief.

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5 helpful things you should know before buying a quadcopter

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Quadcopters are pretty awesome; they will never disappoint, that is unless you crash it to a tree, than that’s all on you (just saying). Though often confused with drones, quadcopters are one of the most popular types of drones, easily noticeable by its four rotor design.

We want you to have the best quadcopter flying experience, and that might mean learning a few things or two about quadcopters in general. You might look at this list of tips and think “doy!”, but believe us when we say that sometimes even the most face-palming facts can be the most overlooked. So here goes….patience please!

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8 RC cars that prove their as great as the real deal

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Cars are very expensive, we all know that, but that doesn’t mean we can’t dream of driving that sweet ride even Vin Diesel wouldn’t resist. Just because something costs a lot doesn’t mean its completely impossible to attain- It just means you need to think bigger, or rather, smaller. RC cars are a thing (yes, a “thing”) and are often times adored as much as the actual vehicles they emulate.

Collectors and car enthusiasts of all kind can agree that it takes a special RC car to set it apart from other poser “car toys”- the real RC cars are the ones that go as fast as their size will allow them. Here are eight RC cars that prove size doesn’t matter. These juniors would make their real life car daddies proud.

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8 memes that will motivate you to get a Father’s Day gift already

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Father’s Day is coming up….actually, it’s practically here. Your father will expecting a thoughtful gift THIS SUNDAY, because, well, THIS SUNDAY IS FATHER’S DAY. Yes, this Sunday.

If your eyes instantly grew two sizes reading this, than you likely procrastinated this year, and more than likely haven’t bough your pops a gift yet. We can feel sorry for you, or we can try to help you-Thank fully we’ll go with the later.

Our Hobbytron Father’s Day Sale is still going on, offering you great prices on the stuff your dad actually wants, like a drone, you know, cause all the cool dads have one. But if that still isn’t enough for you than we have here a collection of eight memes that will hopefully convince you to take action pronto.

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5 Father’s Day gifts that will blow him away, without blowing your money

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Ah, Father’s Day- Possibly one of the least celebrated of holidays. Don’t get us wrong; we think dads rule, but their usually overshadowed by the other half of the parental spectrum, also known as M-O-M.

Though I’m sure you love your father very much-or at least respect him enough to remember Father’s Day is in June- we are pretty certain you still haven’t figured what to get him exactly. I mean, come on- You do have a couple weeks left, but before you know it, those couple weeks are going to turn into a couple days, then a couple hours and then a couple of awkward minutes as you see your dad eye you with disappointment and visible hurt. Nobody wants that.

That is why we’ve compiled a list of Father’s Day gifts that will seem like you put a lot of thought into it, when in reality, we did all of the thinking for you. You can thank us later, but first thank your old man.

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5 RC toys that will make you rethink RCs 

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Okay, so it’s not the latest smart phone or tablet. When you think of RC toys, you imagine a fad that disintegrated from kid’s lives when they finished high school. So it might be shocking to know that this list is actually relevant. It really is. 
RC toys are definitely still around and some of them are the most popular they’ve ever been. RC drones, for instance, have gathered a following the past couple years. Whether it’s the RC racing or the great photo opportunities these drones provide, is really up to the user, but what is certain is that these RC toys you know almost nothing about, are here to stay. That is why the following five RC toys are the RCs you need to keep an eye out for; from drones, cars and helicopters, this is the list you need. So yeah, it’s not the latest iOS app, but it’ll get you off that torn up couch. 

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The Future is On-Field Airsoft Gaming?

The future of Airsoft is coming and it is in the form of mobile gaming while playing Airsoft. This bit of tech looks pretty awesome and I think will change the game of Airsoft forever. It’s only going to get better from here so make sure to tell your friends and step into the future today.

“Prefer the physical activity (and force feedback) airsoft, paintball and laser tag provide, but miss the peripheral luxuries of the virtual battlefield? Well, now you can have both — we found a new app at TechCrunch Disrupt makes physical warfare games a lot more like video games. It’s called Overwatch, and it gives any player with access to an Android or iOS device access to player stats, live voice-chat, in-game perks and controllable game modes. One feature stands out in particular, however: real-time GPS-radar mapping the locations of all players on the field.

Naturally, the app’s tracking ability only works out if every player on the field participates, but it shows a lot of potential. In our short demo with the product, we saw an airsoft rifle mounted iPhone actively track our location, betraying the location of an nearby enemy player on a simulated radar screen. Aware of our proximity, the opposing player was able to activate a “perk” to jam our radar. The app’s creator, Josh Moody, explained that the app can also be used to facilitate new game modes.

It’s a neat idea, with one flaw: nobody wants to pull a smartphone out of their pocket while they’re on the battlefield. Moody has an answer for that too: Overwatch has partnered with CyberGun, a major airsoft manufacturer to create durable smartphone mounts (pictured above) for recreational weapons. Don’t feel comfortable putting your smartphone on a gun? The company is making a arm-band, too – both will be available at Walmart and airsoft retailers later this year for $14.99 and $8.99, respectively. The app is available for free on iOS now, with an Android version coming soon.”

In the meantime, until this comes out, you can come visit HobbyTron.com and load up on your favorite Airsoft weapons, gear, and BBs.

You can check out the company Overwatch here.

This article is found on Endgadget here.

Good Morning America Features Unbreakable Helicopters

“Start crossing people off your list now! Tory Johnson (with Good Morning America) has exclusive discounts on great holiday gifts for everyone on your list. From stylish wire charm bangles to trendy totes for the ladies, to (amazing RC) helicopters,” and more…

Unbreakable RC Helicopters from HobbyTron.com.

Unbreakable Hercules RC Helicopter

“Whether this is for your little one or one who’s young at heart, these remote control helicopters are fun gadgets that zip and zoom through the air. Both indoor and outdoor models are available in a variety of different colors. The sturdy helicopters can take up to 200lbs of force and are ideal for ages 8 and up. Uses 6 AA batteries.”

We have a huge selection of Unbreakable RC Helicopters.

Hercules Series:
Hercules
Hercules X
Camo Hercules
Glow-in-the-Dark Hercules

Nano Hercules Series:
Nano Hercules
Camo Nano Hercules
Glow-in-the-Dark Nano Hercules

Other Hercules:
Mega Hercules
Rex Hercules

View the article on Good Morning America here.