Streaming high with the new Parrot Bebop Drone

American citrus farmers are flying drones over their crops in order to check harvests for ripeness. Estate agents are taking enticing air videos to show to would-be customers. Roof inspections can be carried out by drones, saving time, money and dispelling danger to workers. The commercial possibilities of drones are vast, so much so they’re … Continue reading Streaming high with the new Parrot Bebop Drone

Video: Parrot unveil the MiniDrone at CES 2014

Hovering gracefully in the air and undeterred by the throngs of journalists, the new MiniDrone from the folks at Parrot certainly stood out at the various evening shows at this year’s Consumer Electronics Show (CES). The MiniDrone works on the principle that it can “fly and roll from floor to ceiling” which is achieved thanks … Continue reading Video: Parrot unveil the MiniDrone at CES 2014

Top 5 Car Stereos

It’s a rite of passage for any first-time driver to upgrade their car stereo, and with the proliferation of mp3s, streaming services and smartphones there’s never been a better time to buy a new car stereo to use with your new smart device. Whilst car stereos haven’t changed all that much over the past 10 … Continue reading Top 5 Car Stereos

CES Unveiled 2013: Parrot Flower Power, Canopy Sensus Case & Trakdot Luggage Tracker

It’s that time of year again when the majority of UK press and tech industry head out to Las Vegas for CES. As ever, the flight from Gatwick was filled with now familiar faces, including the team from Pure Digital as well as the BBC’s Rory Cellan-Jones. Having attempted to shake off the jet lag, … Continue reading CES Unveiled 2013: Parrot Flower Power, Canopy Sensus Case & Trakdot Luggage Tracker

Parrot Zik: Some kind of wonderful

The nature of my job means I see an awful lot of headphones. It’s become a very crowded marketplace of late so when I was invited to take a look at yet another pair of “revolutionary headphones” you’ll understand my eye-rolling cynicism. However this was no ordinary pair of “revolutionary headphones” and the Parrot Zik … Continue reading Parrot Zik: Some kind of wonderful

Review: Parrot ASTEROID car receiver

Parrot, the so-called ‘King of the Bluetooth’, seems to be living up to its name with the Parrot Asteroid, a hands-free telephony system that, via Google Android, facilitates web connectivity, fabricating a purported “new generation of in-car technology”. This glossy and good-looking stereo system, which is likely to enhance even the most suave of car dashboards, … Continue reading Review: Parrot ASTEROID car receiver

Parrot Red Dragon speakers – better by design

Anyone who loves modern design will know the work of French product designer Philippe Starck. His modernist furniture is legendary and unusual in that he doesn’t produce one-off expensive pieces, but rather produces designs that are made for mass production. This time, he has turned his attention to the speaker – and teaming up with … Continue reading Parrot Red Dragon speakers – better by design

Parrot MINIKIT Smart: Making smartphones even smarter

Parrot, a leading company of wireless peripherals for mobile phones, has announced its latest creative product to hit the market, the MINIKIT Smart. The MINIKIT Smart is the first Bluetooth hands-free, multifunctional kit with docking bay, which is compatible with all Smartphones and operating systems. This innovative creation may prove to be particularly advantageous to … Continue reading Parrot MINIKIT Smart: Making smartphones even smarter