A compact design, great video quality and easy-to-use controls make the Hover Camera Passport a very good drone for beginners.
While expensive, the 3DR Solo offers a lot of features in an easy-to-fly package that pushes drone smarts to the limit.
Design professionals and serious 3D-printer users will find the Ultimaker 3 well worth the high cost, thanks to its excellent print quality and support for a wide range of materials.
The Star Wars drones from Propel look and sound realistic and are a lot of fun to fly, either alone or in battle.
Beginners will like the simplicity of the Mod-T, which produces decent quality prints, though it struggles with some complex models.
The Sky Viper Hover racer is a simple racing drone that offers a lot of performance for a low price.
Outdoor videographers and adventurous types will love this compact, easy-to-fly and high-quality drone that won’t take much space in their backpacks.
The da Vinci Mini offers great performance for the price, but it is limited to using filament from XYZ.
Since being bought out by 3D printing giant Stratsys in 2013, Makerbot has struggled to find a new spot in the 3D printer market. The company is now aiming at educational and high-volume print users with the $2,499 Replicator+, the sixth
The Yuneec Breeze 4K is a small and simple-to-fly drone that takes decent video, but it's worth spending a bit more to get better results.
The Champ S+ offers an alternative to the ubiquitous quadcopters of the drone world, and is easy to use and fly.
Anki Overdrives lets you race robotic cars on a real track by playing a game on your phone or tablet. The result is addictive fun for families and kids of all ages.
The PowerUp FPV adds powered flight and a camera to a paper plane, but it's expensive for what it offers.
The Maker Select Ultimate targets the budget-conscious 3D printmaker who wants to experiment with 3D printing without breaking the bank.
The Typhoon H is an innovative, easy-to-fly drone that offers a lot of features for the serious drone video maker.
The Kobo Aura One is a waterproof, 7.8-inch e-reader that offers excellent ambient lighting, but could be faster.
The Ikan Fly X3 Plus is a great tool if you're looking for an easy way to take smooth video with your smartphone or GoPro.
The Extreme Fliers Micro Drone 3.0 is a fun, easy-to-fly drone that takes good-quality video. It costs more than some similar models, though, and is not as robust.
Get the ExoSols 3D-printed insoles if you want custom insoles but don’t want to go to the podiatrist. It’s a good and relatively quick option.
Aspiring racers will love the speed and maneuverability of the Aerix Drones Black Talon, but the battery life is frustratingly short.
This 3-in-1 from XYZprinting handles two of its tasks (3D printing and laser etching) fairly well, but you'll be disappointed by the 3D-scanning features.
The Sky Viper v950 is a cheap, simple-to-fly drone that takes decent video — as long as you don't expect documentary-quality video or quick responses.
Serious 3D print users and well-heeled amateurs will love the speed, quality and flexibility of the LulzBot TAZ 6.
The Hubsan FPV X4 offers a cheap way into the world of drone racing, as long as you don't expect top-notch video.
Novice pilots will love the simple control and flying of the Phantom 4, and experienced pilots will like the power and speed.
The Odyssey Toys Pocket Drone is a small, portable and affordable drone that folds up when not in use.
The PowerUp 3.0 is a fun drone that paper plane fans will love. It's not an all-singing, all-dancing drone, but it is easy and fun to fly.
The Trndlabs Skeye Nano Drone with Camera is a small, cheap and fun-to-fly drone, as long as you don't expect too much from the video.