Apple on Thursday revealed that with a version 1.5 update on June 5 — the beginning of WWDC 2017 — Swift Playgrounds will include new material teaching people how to write programming for drones, robots, and similar electronics.
Do-everything electronics maker Parrot on Tuesday unveiled its new Disco drone, eschewing the quadcopter design for a new winged style that adds advanced autopilot systems and a significantly higher top speed.
French UAV maker Parrot on Monday unveiled two new additions to its consumer lineup, taking the wraps off of the Bebop drone — featuring a 14 megapixel camera and 12 minutes of flight time — alongside a physical controller accessory dubbed the Skycontroller.
Device maker Parrot this week showcased two new drones that can be wirelessly controlled from Apple's devices: A new wheel-equipped MiniDrone that can defy gravity, and a unique Jumping Sumo bot. Also on display: New headphones tuned by the late, great Lou Reed.