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The Parrot Minidrone Airborne Night and Airborne Cargo are fun drones to fly and have simple touch-screen controls.
Very cheap and a lot of fun to fly, the Axis Aerius is a great pick for aspiring drone pilots.
The Yuneec Typhoon Q500 4K is a powerful drone with numerous flight modes and high-quality video, but some of the features are overcomplicated and difficult to use.
The TAZ 5 is an excellent 3D printer for the serious user who wants high volume, high speed and high print quality.
The XYZ Nobel 1.0 is a promising device that brings SLA printing to a new, low price point of $1,500. But there are too many quirks and problems to make it a winner.
The Blade Nano is a simple, easy-to-fly quadcopter that's a great pick for beginner or trainee pilots.
This powerful, high-quality 3D printer offers a huge build space and excellent software. For those who need to produce large, high-quality prints, it will be a great pick.
The SeeMeCNC Orion Delta is a great pick for printing large, smooth objects in a number of materials, but it's not great for small, detailed items.
The LulzBot Mini justifies its price with high quality, easy operation and support for a wide range of materials.
With layers failing to stick to the print bed or each other, the majority of prints failed, and we cannot recommend this device to anyone.
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3D Systems' Cube 3 offers simple 3D printing in two colors at once. Quality varies, though, and the print material is unusually expensive.
The Ultimaker 2 is a well-built, sophisticated 3D printer that produces high-quality prints in a variety of materials. But it isn't cheap.
$799 da Vinci 1.0 AiO combo offers decent 3D printing performance, but poor 3D scanning quality - failing on all but the simplest objects.
This expensive 3D printer produces excellent-quality 3D prints using a resin material, but it does have some quirks.
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The Printrbot Simple Maker is the most affordable 3D printer currently available and offers a great, low-cost introduction to 3D printing.
Sony's Alpha a7 is a pro-level mirrorless camera that offers excellent full-frame performance and good ergonomics in a compact design.
An update to the firmware for Samsung's NX300 mirrorless digital camera fixes a few annoying bugs and adds new features. Here's how to install the update.
Nikon's new enthusiast DSLR offers a few upgrades over the D5200, such as GPS and Wi-Fi, but continued high image-quality is the best feature.
The E-M10 Micro Four Thirds mirrorless camera packs a lot of features and high-quality imaging capability into a very small, sturdy body.
The Nikon D3300 is an excellent entry-level camera for aspiring photographers, delivering a good feature set and high-quality images.