Phantom 3: New Firmware & Functionality

Drone Meme: Once upon a time - only the government was spying on you

DJI Firmware Update and New Functions – Phantom 3 DJI released a firmware update (1.4.0010) for the Phantom 3 Professional (as well as others) this morning, and updates to their iOS (v2.2.0) and Android (v2.1.0) DJI GO applications. I spent time updating the firmware on the bird, updating my iOS device, calibrating (and re-calibrating) the IMU (Inertial Measurement […]

Phantom 3: Testing PolarPro Filters

Phantom 3 Professional: Polar Pro Polarizing FIlter

Phantom 3: Polar Pro Filters Polarizing and Neutral Density Filters One of the things that annoys the crap out of me about the Phantom 3 Professional is that it comes with only a UV filter to protect the lens. The photos it captures really suffers from the lack of a polarization filter, and in a lot of cases, neutral […]

The True Grand Budapest Hotel

Looking down Fisherman's Bastion in the Castle Hill distict of Budapest

Grand Budapest Hotel So, I haven’t done this type of post yet, but there is a first time for everything. Last week I was in Budapest for business, and because of a music festival in town, my normal hotel was booked out, and I stayed at the Hilton Budapest Castle Hotel — and it truly was […]