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Disney Plus: How to stream Jungle Cruise, Black Widow and everything else

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 has a deep library of shows and movies, buzzy originals and (sometimes) big-screen movies to watch the same time they first hit theaters.  is the latest same-day film release on and in cinemas, joining ‘s  on the streaming service. But unlike , ,  and basically everything else on Disney Plus, not all subscribers can stream and . And there’s no telling if these same-day streaming releases will happen again. 
richharper.comBoth and Black Widow are available only for subscribers who pay an extra fee. They’re  model, which requires a $30 payment on top of the regular price of a  subscription.

Black Widow — Disney’s previous and biggest same-day movie release so far — had a big audience over its first weekend, with Disney Plus subscribers spending more than . That works out to roughly 2 million accounts opting to stream it instead of going to a theater. Jungle Cruise brought in $30 million through Disney Plus on its opening weekend later the same month.

But Disney’s next theatrical releases are going to be in cinemas exclusively at first, casting some doubt on whether Disney Plus will keep this Premier Access, same-day streaming option alive for more movies in the future. 

And keep in mind: , and last year it eliminated its seven-day  for new members. As of late March, Disney Plus’ monthly subscription now costs $8 in the US, a price increase of $1 a month. Its annual plan went up by $10, to $80 a year. And Disney’s three-service bundle — combining streaming access to ,  and  — also went up $1 a month. But the monthly rate of Disney Plus is still roughly half the price of  and compares with Netflix’s cheapest tier, which is $9 a month. 
How do I stream Jungle Cruise on Disney Plus? 

Jungle Cruise is available through Disney Plus’ Premier Access model. With Premier Access, films cost $30 to unlock on top of the price you pay for a Disney Plus subscription. 

You can purchase access to the film on Disneyplus. If you loved this article and you wish to receive much more information relating to new Cc dumps shops please visit the webpage. com and in the service’s apps for Apple (including iPhones), Google (including Android phones), Amazon, Roku and other platforms. The service will automatically prompt you to pony up with your payment method already on file and request that you enter details like a credit card CVV number. 

Purchasers are able to watch Jungle Cruise for as long as they remain active Disney Plus subscribers. In this way, Premier Access isn’t like unlocking an online rental that expires. Once you pay for a Premier Access title like Jungle Cruise or Black Widow, you can keep watching it for as long as your account remains active. 

The price varies internationally in local currencies, but the value of the international prices is generally on par with $30. Taxes vary by country. In some countries, purchasers will need to pay taxes on top of the purchase. But in other countries, like those in the eurozone, the price already includes taxes.
When will Cruella, Black Widow and Jungle Cruise be ‘free’ on Disney Plus? 
Cruella will move to the standard Disney Plus catalog for all subscribers on Aug. 27. Black Widow is scheduled to become part of the standard catalog on Oct. 6. Jungle Cruise is joining the regular catalog on Nov. 12. 

Some people refer to these as the dates they’ll be “free” to watch, but everything on Disney Plus still requires a paid subscription.
Can I wait before purchasing Black Widow or Jungle Cruise with Premier Access? 

Basically, you have two months after the premiere to decide. Premier Access is typically available as a purchase option for two months after a title is released. But, like other Premier Access movies that came before, Black Widow won’t become part of the standard catalog for three months. That leaves a one-month gap. Black Widow is expected to be unavailable for purchase on Disney Plus in early September, a month before it joins the standard library any subscriber can stream.

People who previously purchased Black Widow or Jungle Cruise on Disney Plus won’t have any disruption to their access to the title, though. 
When does Eternals come out on Disney Plus?  

Disney hasn’t confirmed a streaming release date yet for Eternals, which is a star-packed Marvel movie scheduled to be released in theaters on Nov. 5. But here’s what we know and some educated guesses about what to expect. 
Eternals will be in theaters exclusively when it first comes out on Nov. 5. 
It’s highly likely that Eternals will be in theaters exclusively for at least a month and a half. Disney Plus will be the only service to (eventually) stream Eternals when it does become available for streaming.We have no guidance or precedent for when to expect Eternals to stream on Disney Plus eventually — it could be 45 days after its theatrical release or it could take many months. 
Before the pandemic, new Disney movies would make their way to  about five to eight months after they premiered in theaters. If Disney returns to that norm, it’s possible that Disney Plus subscribers could be waiting until summer 2022 to start streaming Eternals. We won’t know for certain until Disney confirms a streaming plan. And we won’t be able to make an educated guess about that until the company sets the streaming plan for Shang-Chi, the big Marvel movie that will precede Eternals. 
Will Disney keep releasing its new movies in theaters and on Disney Plus simultaneously? 
During the pandemic, Disney Plus introduced this Premier Access model to sell streaming access to new, big-screen movies as a way to get the movie out to wider audiences while cinemas were shuttered or open at a fraction of their normal capacity. So far, Disney has released several movies this way: the live-action remake of Mulan, animated fantasy Raya and the Last Dragon, Cruella, Black Widow and Jungle Cruise.

But as restrictions have eased, Disney is reintroducing theatrical-only windows starting in August. Free Guy, a sci-fi comedy from Disney’s 20th Century Studios, will be released in theaters exclusively for 45 days starting Aug. 13. Then Marvel’s  will be released Sept. 2 in theaters exclusively for 45 days as well. It’s likely that other big-budget movies like Eternals will either follow suit — or have an even longer period in cinemas only.

While Disney has specified theatrical exclusives for some films, the company hasn’t clarified how its streaming plan will play out for movies like Shang-Chi and other megabudget movies like  set to come out later this year. Typically, before the pandemic, new Disney movies would make their way to  about five to eight months after they premiered in theaters. But it’s unclear whether movies like Shang-Chi and Eternals will be available on Disney Plus right after the theatrical window ends or if it will take longer for them to arrive. 

But for some of its forthcoming movies, Disney is simply switching films originally planned for theaters to be Disney Plus originals instead,  entirely. This strategy mostly applies to midbudget movies, including Pinocchio, a live-action remake starring Tom Hanks; its Peter Pan reboot; Disenchanted, a sequel to Enchanted that’ll have Amy Adams reprise her princess role; and Sister Act 3, reviving the comedy franchise about nuns. 

Another wrench thrown into the works is the of COVID-19. The variant has increased cases and hospitalizations across the world, coming after vaccines had alleviated many moviegoers’ inhibitions about crowding into cinemas. Now, surveys indicate . 

So far, the box office has remained relatively strong compared to the decimation of 2020 and anemic attendance early this year. But if the recovery at cinemas falters, studios like Disney may reconsider and make big movies available on Premier Access at the same time again. 
Does Disney Plus have a free trial? Or other free offers? 

Disney Plus no longer offers a standard free trial. It eliminated its one-week free trial program in June 2020, shortly before the premiere of Hamilton. 

But other deals may unlock Disney Plus free (or at no added cost). 

For example,  have a deal that gives a free year of Disney Plus starting on launch day to all the carrier’s customers with a  or 5G unlimited account, as well as new customers of Verizon’s Fios and 5G home internet services. Those who prepurchased a Disney Pl
Way back in 2017, Disney’s then-CEO Bob Iger noted that Disney Plus pricing at launch would reflect the “fact that it will have substantially less volume” than prime competitor Netflix. As the months and years pass, Disney Plus is accumulating a bigger catalog of exclusives and originals. As that happens, it’s widely expected the company will continue pushing its price higher. 
How much is the bundle with Hulu and ESPN Plus? 
The company also offers a  with   (with ads) and , offering a discount if you subscribe to all three of those streaming services for $14 a month. Put another way, you can subscribe to all three of Disney’s main streaming services for the same price as a standard Netflix subscription. 

In January, the company introduced a higher tier of that bundle, one that removes the ads from Hulu. The package with ad-free Hulu, Disney Plus and ESPN Plus will cost $6 more than the basic bundle — equivalent to the same cost increase you’d pay to step up from ad-supported Hulu to ad-free Hulu as stand-alone services. The ad-free-Hulu bundle is $20 a month.
What’s the next Marvel show on Disney Plus? 
Technically, Disney Plus’ next Marvel original series will be What If?…, an animated series with a star-studded voice cast. It’s set to premiere on Thursday.

But the next live-action Marvel series — that is, one similar to ,  and  — will either be  or . So far, Disney Plus has confirmed that Hawkeye will debut on Nov. 24, and it hasn’t given a release date for Ms. Marvel other than to say it’ll be out sometime before the end of the year. 

The  series stars Jeremy Renner, reprising his role from the movies. The show will add the character Kate Bishop, who in the comics becomes a second Hawkeye; Hailee Steinfeld is playing the role. 

 is also introducing a new character into the Marvel Cinematic Universe. In the comic books, the Ms. Marvel character was first incarnated by Carol Danvers, who later took up the identity of Captain Marvel. Then the name was most recently passed on to , a teen protege of Danvers who is Marvel’s first Muslim character to headline her own comic book. 

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What other shows and movies are coming to Disney Plus? 

Disney plans to flood and its other streaming services with shows and movies in the coming years, promising more than 100 new titles every year on Disney Plus and committing to spend $14 billion to $16 billion annually on streaming content across its services within the next four years. (That’s about the same size as Netflix’s budget now.) Disney Plus itself is going to get $8 billion to $9 billion of Disney’s overall streaming budget. 

That eye-popping budget meant Disney has announced a wave of new Star Wars originals, tons of Marvel projects and an exhausting lineup of new shows and movies. Disney laid out plans for as many as 20 new . For details on them, CNET has deep dives into the announced  and , as well as coverage that .

Disney Plus is also licensing some outside programming, like the popular kids animation franchise . Disney Plus struck a deal for the ‘ existing three seasons, as well as two more seasons that are forthcoming. Disney Plus is already streaming the brand’s first TV movie, ; the second TV movie,  is a recent addition. 

As for big-screen movies, the COVID-19 pandemic dramatically changed how Disney releases its new movies on  — and the new normal isn’t exactly clear yet. At first,  simply started streaming already-released movies months earlier than planned, such as ,  and Pixar’s . Then Disney started ratcheting up the streaming releases of new movies, such as its film version of. The Hamilton film arrived on Disney Plus more than a year before its originally planned theatrical date. Pixar’s latest animated film, , also went straight to Disney Plus on Christmas Day.

Then Disney introduced its Premier Access model, which sells streaming access to new, big-screen movies for an additional $30 on Disney Plus at the same time they’re also available in theaters. 
What shows and movies can I stream already? 

Disney Plus is designed to be the exclusive home to stream theatrical films, shows and shorts from , , Pixar, Disney’s own studio and National Geographic. It also has exclusive series and films, some of which are based on those blockbuster franchises, and others that are original. 

With the elimination of Disney Plus’ free trial last year, potential subscribers can’t sign up to check out the catalog without having to pay first. But an easy way to see what’s available on Disney Plus without forking over any money is using a third-party catalog search service like . 

Disney Plus also integrates programming from Fox. All 30 seasons of  are on Disney Plus, it’s begun adding X-Men franchise films, and titles like ,  and  live there too. (Disney has also said it’ll mine the Fox catalog for reboots too, “reimagining” past Fox franchises “for a new generation” — a reboot of  is in the works, for example.)

Generally, Disney Plus houses the entire film libraries of Pixar, Star Wars and its Signature Series and Disney Vault lines of classic hand-drawn animated movies. It has all the Marvel Cinematic Universe movies available to stream, with the exception of ones that were made by Universal or Sony. (So, that’s why you won’t find the Tom Holland Spider-Man films on Disney Plus, even though you can stream Holland portraying Spider-Man in Disney-made MCU movies like Avengers: Endgame.) 

Because of previous licensing deals, it’ll be a long time before Disney Plus is an exhaustive library of all Disney movies. CNET has a comprehensive list of the major . But starting with 2019’s releases, all of Disney’s new theatrical films stream exclusively on Disney Plus. 

Then there’s the big slate of original, exclusive shows and movies for the service. 

It’s first major original was Star Wars spinoff , a big-budget series starring Pedro Pascal that takes place five years after the events in The Return of the Jedi and focuses on a bounty-hunting gunfighter. It’s the service’s marquee original series and home to viral sensation , who became a pop culture phenom. Disney is investing heavily in The Mandalorian. The show’s budget reportedly approached $15 million per episode in the first season. By comparison, Game of Thrones didn’t hit that kind of spending until its final season. 

But Disney Plus originals run the gamut.  is a textbook example of a Disney Plus original that feeds off the company’s existing franchises. But, for example, a  film that goes behind the scenes of the recording of her  album is one of the Disney Plus originals without any existing ties to Disney as a company. Disney has many shows, movies and specials like this. 

Disney Plus has original documentaries, reality shows, competition series, behind-the-scenes features, nature and adventure titles, animated programming — the list goes on. It’s a place for Disney to show off short films from within the company, like via its Launchpad incubator program designed to elevate opportunities for filmmakers from underrepresented groups.

Disney Plus is even starting to stream two-dimensional versions of  shorts. 

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What product features does the service include? 
Disney Plus can stream 4K Ultra HD content in Dolby Vision, HDR10 and Dolby Atmos immersive audio. You can see a title’s available formats in any of the Disney Plus apps by clicking to that show or movie’s main page and then clicking on the “details” tab. The app for streaming boxes, like Roku and Apple TV, is also designed to briefly flash a symbol telling you the format that you’re watching; it appears in the upper right corner of the screen for a few seconds when a video begins to play.

Every Disney Plus account can stream to four devices simultaneously and can create seven user profiles for different members of the household. Each account can pick an avatar of a Disney, Pixar, Marvel or Star Wars character, with more than 200 avatars available.

Disney Plus also offers unlimited mobile downloads for offline viewing. Subscribers can download to up to 10 mobile or tablet devices, with no constraints on the number of times a title can be downloaded. The number of titles stored at one time on a device depends on how much storage space is available on the device.

The service is supposed to support English, Spanish, French and Dutch at launch, including user interface as well as audio support and subtitles for library content, with additional languages available for Disney Plus originals.

The app also supports closed captioning, descriptive audio and navigation assistance to help subscribers with disabilities. (In July, the American Council of the Blind gave Disney Plus an achievement award for its descriptive audio, specialized tracks that describe the settings and the action taking place alongside a program’s dialogue.) 

Disney Plus offers parental controls in the form of kids profiles. You can designate any profile to be in a kids mode, which has a simplified interface designed for younger viewers. These kids profiles limit the library to programming that’s rated TV-7FV and G in the US, or the equivalent ratings in other geographic markets.

And Disney has a group-watching feature, which lets you synchronize your stream of any title on Disney Plus with other accounts through the app, so you can watch a program at the same time as friends or family even if you’re apart. 
Where is Disney Plus available, and when will it launch in new countries? 
Disney Plus has launched in the US, Canada, the UK, Ireland, Germany, Italy, Spain, the Netherlands, Austria, Switzerland, France, Portugal, Belgium, Finland, Iceland, Luxembourg, Norway, Sweden, Denmark, Australia, New Zealand, India (branded as Disney Plus Hotstar), Indonesia and Japan. It has also launched across Latin America and the Caribbean. 

Elsewhere, Disney Plus is continuing its global rollout, now under the umbrella of a new international streaming service from Disney, called Star. That expansion begins in Singapore on Feb. 23, followed by Eastern Europe, Hong Kong, Japan and South Korea later in 2021.

The service first  Nov. 12, 2019, in the US, Canada and the Netherlands. The initial launch of Disney Plus came less than two weeks after  rolled out. Demand to sign up and start using the service caused widespread crashes the first day. 
I was watching Disney Plus free through Verizon — what happens when that expires? How do I cancel?
For customers who signed up for Disney Plus through a Verizon promotion to unlock a free year (or another duration of time free), those subscriptions will automatically convert to the $7 monthly plan once the free period has expired. 

If you keep the subscription, it will automatically start charging the $7-a-month rate through your Verizon bill. If you purchased an annual or multiyear subscription prior to redeeming the Verizon offer in 2019, then you go back to the original plan you had. 

If you want to keep the subscription but are open to changing your wireless service, you could also upgrade your service to one of Verizon’s so-called Play More or Get More Unlimited plans, which include Disney Plus, Hulu and ESPN Plus.

If you want to cancel, you should log into the My Verizon customer support portal and choose “Manage Disney Plus,” where you should be able to cancel your service.
What about the Hulu bundle? How does Disney Plus fit in with Disney’s other streaming services?
Disney Plus is a competitor to  such as Netflix, HBO Now and . It’s a paid subscription without any advertising, and it gives customers access to a vast library of Disney’s and Fox’s legacy content as well as new, exclusive TV shows, movies, documentaries and shorts. 

Disney’s other US streaming services —  and sports-focused ESPN Plus — run on the same tech platform. Disney plans for all three to be individual subscriptions, but it’s offering the triple-service  to get discounts on all three. 

Disney Plus includes all of Disney’s family-friendly content and much of its mass-audience fare — basically, anything made for audiences up to a PG-13 rating. It has content from Disney proper, Marvel, Lucasfilm (so, Star Wars), Pixar and National Geographic. And outside those traditional categories it also offers all 30 seasons of The Simpsons, a feather in its cap from the Fox takeover. 

Hulu, on the other hand, is where Disney streams more-adult-oriented material. For example, two series originally planned for Disney Plus — High Fidelity and Love, Victor — were moved over to Hulu instead because of their more mature themes. Hulu is also the official streaming home for FX networks. (FX became part of Disney after Disney bought Fox for $71.3 billion.) 

For now Hulu will continue to stream content from three of the broadcast networks, as well as its own original series. 

And Disney now has full control over Hulu’s direction. Hulu was jointly owned by four parent companies for years, but in 2019 Disney bought all the shares of Hulu it didn’t already own. That gave Disney the flexibility to offer its bundle discount. 
How does this affect Disney stuff on Netflix?
Disney mostly disappeared from Netflix over the course of 2020 (but some content may be coming back).

Since 2016, Netflix had been the first place  with a subscription. That deal meant Netflix was the go-to place for the biggest US blockbusters of those years. The top two movies of 2017 and the top three movies of 2016 and 2018 were all from Disney, and Netflix was the place to binge them all. 

But  as it plotted its own competitor. Starting with Disney’s 2019 slate of movies, all those films were destined for Disney Plus. That means , the first movie Disney released theatrically in 2019, is the first movie on Disney Plus instead of Netflix. It also means that  was the final Disney theatrical release on Netflix.

But licensing is complicated, and one report indicates Disney will return those movies to Netflix — and remove them from Disney Plus — temporarily starting in 2026. It affects movies released between January 2016 and December 2018, which includes Marvel titles like Captain America: Civil War, Thor: Ragnarok, Black Panther and Avengers: Infinity War; Star Wars hits like Rogue One: A Star Wars Story and The Last Jedi; and Pixar staples like Finding Dory, Coco and The Incredibles 2. It also touches family favorites like Moana and the live-action Beauty and the Beast. 

One consideration: Disney Plus won’t lose these titles until six years after the service launches. At that point, Disney Plus will have built a large permanent library of original content, and it’ll continue to funnel all its newest releases to Disney Plus and nowhere else. Presumably, that’ll take some of the sting out of losing these films for a limited time. 

And it’s always possible Disney pays through the nose to claw back the rights to those films so they can stay on Disney Plus. 

Netflix’s Marvel Defenders shows are complicated too. Netflix has put out five original series based on Defenders characters in partnership with Disney. In 2018, Netflix canceled three of them: Daredevil, Luke Cage, and Iron Fist. Then in 2019, : The Punisher and Jessica Jones. A top executive (who’s since left Disney to lead TikTok) said Disney Plus could possibly revive the canceled shows. But the terms of their original deal could restrict Disney Plus from , according to a report. 

Best drone for 2021

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While high prices once made them exclusive to , the technology behind drone components — specifically , lithium-ion batteries and wireless networking gear — has evolved greatly in recent years. Now, for , you can get a great drone that will pilot itself, fly for 30 minutes (or more) and shoot 4K video with an HD camera. 
And even a cheap drone for beginners can offer plenty of fun. For about $50 (about £40 or AU$80), you can get a basic quadcopter drone with an integrated camera that can fly for nearly 10 minutes on a charge. But there are plenty of affordable options for drone owners that fall somewhere in the middle, offering various combinations of features, video quality and price for every drone enthusiast. So, whether you’re looking to get into drone photography or just want an indoor drone to fly around your living room, we’ve got some recommendations. Here are the best drones for the beginner and intermediate drone pilot looking to spend less than $1,000.

Best drones, compared

Best drone for most people

Best beginner drone

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DJI Mini 2

Ryze Tello

DJI Air 2S

Emax Tinyhawk 2

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5 megapixels

20 megapixels

600 TVL


4K at 30fps

720p at 30fps

5.4K at 60fps

600 TVL

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31 minutes

13 minutes

30 minutes

8 minutes


249 grams

80 grams

595 grams

9 grams

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DJI is the undisputed leader in drone technology and dominates the market, thanks to a vast lineup of cheaper drone models (such as the Mavic, Mini, Tello and Phantom) for consumers, hobbyists and professionals that start at around $100 and go up to expensive drone models that exceed $20,000. (In December 2020, to its , which restricts companies from exporting US technology without a license, but which is not not expected to impact product availability.) And there are other reputable brands making high-quality consumer quadcopters, including Parrot and Skydio, as well as countless upstarts making inexpensive drones you can buy at Walmart, Amazon and Best Buy. You can even get a mini drone or drones with autonomous flight or intelligent flight modes if the fancy so strikes you.

As with most things, the more you spend, the more you get. And while there are exceptions, most flying drones under $50 may frustrate you with limited features, primitive controls and just a few minutes of flight time. As you explore the options, here are a few key things to consider:
Controls: Many drones come with a dedicated remote — they often look like game controllers — and can also be piloted using a smartphone app, or with a combination of the two. Some come with first-person view goggles that give you an immersive view of the drone flight as if you were in a cockpit. GPS support: Support for GPS (or GLONASS, the Russian variation) will make your flights and video more stable, assist with taking off and landing and cut down on crashes. Drones with GPS often have a “return to home” feature that can recall them automatically if you get into a sticky situation.Sensors: Air pressure sensors that can help with altitude assistance or “holding” will let you concentrate on flying your drone instead of having to constantly adjust the throttle. Batteries: The lithium-ion batteries that power most of the best drones run for 15 to 25 minutes on a charge, though an increasing number of mid-tier models, like the , can now fly for 30 minutes or more. Still, you’ll need spare batteries — they range from $45 to $70 for the DJI drone models included here — to extend your flight time beyond that.
Rules and regulations: In the US, if your drone weighs 250 grams or more, you’ll need to . And regardless of the weight,  are off-limits — as are many state parks. Most counties and municipalities have their own regulations regarding remote control aircraft. The UK  (as does the EU), based on the drone’s weight. Always make sure you’re flying legally, wherever you are.
We’ve outlined our top picks for the best drones for kids and beginners, intermediate users and “prosumer” enthusiasts, as well as an introductory drone for folks interested in racing, . We’ll update this list periodically. We’ve also included a more in-depth buying guide on the best drones below, with more information about the key things to consider before you buy. 

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DJI has unveiled a new version of its smallest and lightest camera drone — and, once again, we think this mid range drone is the best choice for people who want a serious flyer. 

weighs in at 249 grams (8.8 ounces) which is significant because it means that — in the US, at least — . Though it costs $50 more than , it comes with a few key upgrades and many of the best features you’ll find on the company’s larger models. It folds up neatly for easy portability, includes the company’s new compact controller (which also folds up) and can fly for up to 31 minutes on a charge. And the Mini 2 features support for DJI’s OcuSync 2 wireless technology, which both enhances connection strength and extends its range to 6.2 miles (10 kilometers).

The Mini 2’s updated 4K camera is dynamite: You can now shoot 4K video at up to 30 frames per second (with solid 2x digital zoom performance) and, as with the previous model, 12-megapixel photographs. The three-axis motorized gimbal ensures you end up with smooth shots. 

One of the reasons that the foldable drone is so light is that it has no sensors for obstacle avoidance and recognition. That means there will be a learning curve and some crashing; the upside is that you will actually learn how to fly it. And once you get the hang of it, the Mini 2 is stable, nimble, safe to fly and quieter than other DJI models.

Spending an additional $150 on the gets you three batteries, a two-way charging hub, carrying case, three replacement propellers and a handful of other spare parts.




If you or your kid are looking for a simple way to learn the ropes, this inexpensive flying drone model is a great place to start. The Ryze Tello is inexpensive, safe to use and easy to fly. It’s stable enough for newbies — with sufficient power to fly outside, though not in high winds — and offers a handful of preprogrammed flight patterns and up to 13 minutes of flight time per charge. It doesn’t come with a dedicated controller or a particularly great camera, but it’s good enough to shoot 720p video and 5-megapixel photos. 

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The  is physically identical to the Air 2, which was launched in 2020, but there are some key upgrades if you’re looking for the best imagery from the sky. The camera sensor is physically larger (it’s actually a 1-inch sensor) which allows it to capture more light and provide better dynamic range, along with 5.4k video. Both still images and videos look superb, while long flight times, a wide variety of automated flying modes and sensors on all sides make it easy to shoot cinematic footage.

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Launched in 2020, the Air 2 is still a great option to consider, with a sturdier build than the tiny Mini 2 along with much improved flight times of up to 30 minutes from a full charge. It has some impressive camera specs, capable of shooting full 4K video at 60fps and capturing 48-megapixel photos. It’s a few hundred dollars cheaper than the new Air 2S, which has more camera bragging rights with its 5.4k video and 1-inch image sensor.

The Air 2S is the one to go for if you want the best image quality, but if you’re after great all-round performance and want to save a bundle the Air 2 is absolutely worth a look.

The Air 2 has a top speed of 42.5 mph and APAS 3.0 technology, which helps it more fluidly navigate around obstacles instead of just stopping to avoid them. That noted, if obstacle avoidance is your top priority, the $1,000 remains the gold-standard — and an all-around excellent choice in its own right.

DJI makes plenty of other drones with superior specs — even better cameras and photography capabilities — but they come with higher prices. Higher-spec options include the physically identical , the , which costs $200 more than the Air 2, and the  4K drone, which costs quite a bit more. If you enjoyed this short article and you would like to receive more facts concerning free cc dumps 2020 kindly go to our own website. Still, for most people who aren’t super-experienced hobbyists or professional drone users, we think the Air 2 offers the best combination of design and features in its price range.



Best FPV drone


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FPV drones allow you to fly using a headset that gives you a view directly from the drone’s perspective. It can be an exhilarating way to fly, but it’s typically only been available to enthusiasts prepared to build their own FPV system. is the first ready-to-fly FPV drone available, offering that sweet, sweet first-person perspective, incredible 97mph top speeds and stabilised 4K video.  

Flying it , but if you’ve been wanting to get those dramatic FPV shots that have been dominating Instagram in recent months, it’s the only drone on this list with the skills to get you there.


Though mainstream drones like the DJI Mini can fly fast, racing drones fly even faster, capable of hitting speeds above 100 mph. They’re also much more agile, built for acrobatic maneuvers with you at a set of manual controls. That means there’s a learning curve that usually involves some crashes. 

Getting started will be neither quick nor easy, but for a racing drone, the Emax Tinyhawk 2 keeps things relatively simple. You’ll still need to learn how to pilot the thing, but the process will be less expensive and less frustrating than other entry-level systems. For one thing, you don’t need to worry about getting all of the individual pieces to work together — or soldering anything, which is required for many DIY models. 

The 7 things to consider before you buy a drone
New to the world of modern drones? Don’t worry, we’ve got you covered. Here’s a quick overview of what any beginner needs to know to find the best drones for their money.
Cheaper drones aren’t necessarily for beginners
Tiny inexpensive quads like these can be a pain for first-timers.
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Like many things in life, you get what you pay for with consumer drones: The more money you spend, the more features you get that make flying easier. For example, while the Hubsan X4 quad mentioned at the top isn’t a bad place to start, it lacks sensors found on a premium drone to help it hover in place on its own or return to you if you get in a jam.

GPS is invaluable for new drone pilots. It’s worth paying more for if you’re looking for stable flying out of the box, especially for aerial photography and videos. You won’t typically find it on toy-grade drones, so new pilots might find toy drone models to be frustrating even though they can be good to practice with.
Flight times are still relatively short
Battery life is the drone industry’s Achilles’ heel. Though there are a handful of models that can remain airborne for 30 minutes or more on a charge, that may be under ideal testing conditions in a controlled environment. The faster you fly, the more weight you add; the stronger the winds, the quicker a drone will sap its battery. Plus, there’s the time it takes to get up in the air and land — and that’s often not accounted for in the flight modes specs quoted by manufacturers.

Our general rule of thumb is to take whatever the manufacturer claims and subtract 5 to 10 minutes for a midsize drone. Toy drones typically get between 5 and 7 minutes of good flying, though some can hit the 10- to 12-minute range.
The price of the drone is only the beginning
Depending on the aircraft, extra batteries can run you from $5 for toys to more than $100 each for camera drones.
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You’re going to want a couple extra batteries, some spare propellers, maybe some prop guards and perhaps a quick charger, so you’re not waiting hours to fly again. You’re more than likely going to crash, which could lead to repair costs — either for replacement parts or shipping it back to the manufacturer for repairs. (This is exactly why for new drones.)

Before you buy a drone, it’s worth spending a little time researching the price and availability of replacement parts, batteries and other accessories. And be cautious of third-party parts — especially batteries and chargers — which may be inferior to those made by the drone manufacturer.
Everyone will assume you’re invading their privacy
When you’re out flying in a public space, or even in your own backyard, anyone who sees you doing it will think you’re spying on them or someone else. You could be standing in the middle of a 20-acre field with no one in sight and your drone no more than 50 feet directly overhead and you might end up answering questions about being a peeping Tom. It’s happened to us. Repeatedly.

And along those same lines….
Everyone but you thinks they’re dangerous
It doesn’t matter if you’re the safest drone pilot around or that you could do more damage hitting someone with a baseball than a drone — onlookers may feel threatened. After all, nothing about plastic blades spinning at high speeds screams “safety.” 

Parrot’s Bebop 2 has some nice safety features including propellers that stop instantly if they hit anything.
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As such, US-based pilots may benefit from an Academy of Model Aeronautics membership. Along with including access to AMA-member flying sites, the $75 annual membership protects you with $2,500,000 of comprehensive general liability insurance as well as $25,000 in accident or medical coverage, $10,000 maximum accidental death coverage and $1,000 fire, theft and vandalism coverage. 
Finding places to fly can be a challenge
In population-dense places like cities and metropolitan areas, it can be difficult to find places to safely and legally fly. are off-limits. Regulations differ among state, county and municipal parks. And then there are the no-fly zones, which puts many metropolitan areas out of bounds as well as just dangerous, because of buildings, people and cars.

Before you buy a drone — even a toy one, if you plan to fly outside — you’ll want to visit or download the  to check for no-fly zones. These don’t cover state or local ordinances, though, so you’ll need to do additional research on your chosen environs before you fly.

The EU and UK’s drone rules are based mostly on how heavy a drone weighs and no longer differentiate between people flying for fun, or people flying for professional purposes. European among you with new drones should make sure to fully familiarise yourself with the and ensure both you and your drones are registered before taking flight.
Any remote control aircraft except ‘toys’ need an FAA registration in the US
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The US Federal Aviation Administration is requiring anyone who wants to fly an unmanned aerial vehicle that weighs between 0.55-pound (250 grams) and 55 pounds (approximately 25 kilograms) . Civil penalties for not registering such an unmanned aircraft may include fines up to $27,500. Criminal penalties may include fines up to $250,000, imprisonment for up to three years or both.

Most sub-$100 UAS drones fall under this weight. For example,  weigh in under that half-pound mark. A kitchen or postal scale can be used to weigh your drone or you can check with the manufacturer. Also, this applies to both store-bought and homemade aircraft.

The  in a matter of minutes. You don’t have to register each aircraft you own — just yourself; you’ll be given a number to attach to what you’re flying. That’s it. Essentially, it’s the FAA’s way of getting you to agree that you’ve  including staying more than five miles away from airports and below 400 feet.

The UK has . Essentially, owners of drones that weigh more than 250 grams must register as a drone operator, which costs £9 annually. And pilots of drones that weigh more than 250 grams must pass a free online education course every three years. Australia has promised that but for now there are no official requirements.
Glossary: Know your RTF from your FPV
Like any hobby or technology, there’s a whole lot of lingo and abbreviations that come with the territory. Here are some of the ones you’ll come across the most.
Ready-to-fly (RTF): A drone that requires little to no assembly and is ready to fly out of the box. Almost-ready-to-fly (ARTF or ARF): These drones may require some minor assembly and additional equipment such as a receiver (Rx) and radio transmitter (Tx, also called a radio controller).Bind-n-fly (BNF): These are essentially RTF drones with a receiver, but not a radio controller (you must buy one separately). But you can then use that controller to pilot other BNF aircraft, saving you some money if you decide to grow your RC aircraft collection.First-person view (FPV): The video feed direct from a camera on the drone. It can be used for framing your photos or videos as well as piloting. With drone racing, pilots usually wear FPV goggles for an immersive experience.Return-to-home (RTH): A safety feature that allows the drone to autonomously fly back to the pilot’s location or starting point.Gimbal: A mechanical camera stabilization system that offers you smooth video and sharp photos even with fast movements or in high winds.Headless mode: Intended for beginner pilots. It keeps the drone traveling forward, backward, left or right when you move your remote’s stick in those directions, regardless of which way the front of the drone is pointed.Follow me: A feature that allows a drone to automatically follow a subject, typically using a GPS signal from a mobile device, remote control or a beacon attached to the subject being tracked.Brushless motor: Though more expensive than their brushed counterparts, brushless motors are more efficient, last longer and are quieter.

Plan to put a mini computer screen on bank cards to beat fraud

Customers may soon be offered bank cards with a security code that changes by the hour in a bid to tackle fraud.
The new debit and credit cards will have a tiny computer screen on the back of the plastic near the signature strip.
This is where the three-digit code, called the CVV or CVC number, is located. Customers must provide it when buying over the phone or online. 
Plastic fantastic: New debit and credit cards may have a tiny computer screen on the back
It’s supposed to prove the shopper has the card in their possession. 
But if a fraudster gets the code they can keep spending until the customer blocks their card.
If the customer hasn’t checked their bank account that day they may not discover a criminal has been spending their money until their account is drained.
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As soon as the new code appears on the screen, any purchases made with the old one won’t go through.
Customers won’t need to charge their cards in the same way they do their smartphone as the screen will be powered by a tiny lithium battery hidden in the plastic.
French bank Société Générale has already issued this type of card to 150,000 customers, who are charged an extra €12 (£10.50) for the additional security measure.
Professor Alan Woodward, a cyber crime expert from the University of Surrey, said: ‘This is a really good idea but technology must constantly evolve. It’s an arms race between the banking industry and the fraudsters. 
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There were an estimated 1.9million incidents of cyber fraud in the 12 months to September 2016, which accounted for 16 per cent of all crime, according to National Audit Office figures released yesterday.
In its report the Parliamentary body said: ‘There is no single solution, like chip and pin ten years ago, to reduce online card fraud. 
‘As more people make payments online using cards, criminals have exploited this vulnerability by stealing card details and using them many times to transact online. 
‘The banks have plans to address this type of fraud by introducing cards that change their security code (the number on the back of the card) every hour.
‘This is a positive step, as the re-design may help stop an increase in online card fraud. However, such a plan requires all card providers to participate.’
Growing problem: FFA figures show that consumers lost £618m to card fraud last year
Separate figures from Financial Fraud Action show that individuals lost £618million to card fraud alone last year, up nine per cent from £568million in 2015.
A spokesman for Financial Fraud Action, said: ‘Card issuers are currently testing a range of different options. 
‘Over the next two years, under European rules, issuers will have to introduce two-factor authentication on card payments. 
‘This means that in addition to entering a PIN, customers may have to enter a one-time passcode to confirm payments or complete a biometric test such as providing a finger print.’
He also raised concerns over how the new cards would work when making mail order payments where the customer hands over their card details for use by the retailer at a later date. 
The code will have changed by the time the retailer comes to use them and so won’t be able to bill them.
This same problem applies to continuous payment authorities, which are now commonly used as an alternative to direct debits, he warns.
This is where a company uses a customer’s card details instead of bank account number and sort code to take a monthly payment for a service such as a magazine subscription or gym membership.
However, Ian McKenna, director of the Finance & Technology Research Centre, said: ‘The costs of card fraud are rising to such an extent that unless banks do more to prevent this type of crime, there will come a point where they can no longer afford to guarantee their customers against losses.’

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It takes just six SECONDS to hack a credit card, security experts warn

Using nothing more than guesswork, hackers can figure out all of the details on your credit card in just six seconds.
This includes the card number, expiration date, and the security code for any Visa credit or debit card.
Hackers can automatically generate variations of the security data and try them on multiple websites until they get a ‘hit,’ and experts warn such an attack is ‘frighteningly easy’ to carry out.
Using nothing more than guesswork, hackers can figure out all of the details on your credit card in just six seconds.

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HOW TO MINIMIZE IMPACT OF A CREDIT CARD HACK According to the researchers, there’s no ‘magic bullet’ against these types of attacks.
Instead, customers should take steps to minimize the impacts of such an attack in case they become a target.
Dr Martin Emms, of Newcastle University, recommends using just one card for online payments, and keeping the spending limit as low as possible.
For a bank card, the expert says you should keep the available funds at a minimum, and transfer money over when necessary.

On top of this, the researcher says card holders should be ‘vigilant’ with their statements and balance to look out for any unusual activity. 

In a new study, published to the journal IEEE Security & Privacy, researchers investigated an attack known as the Distributed Guessing Attack, which is thought to be responsible for the recent Tesco cyberattack, used to defraud customers of millions of dollars last month.
This can get past all of the security features that are set up in order to block online fraud, and according to the team from Newcastle University, it is ‘frighteningly easy if you have a laptop and an internet connection.’
In a Distributed Guessing Attack, hackers make many attempts using automatically and systematically generated variations of security data across multiple websites.
Once they get a ‘hit,’ which can happen within seconds, they can then verify the data.
According to the team, the study revealed a major flaw within the Visa payment system: neither the network nor the banks were able to detect the attackers, despite multiple invalid attempts.
And with the holiday shopping season underway, they say the risk is at its highest.
‘This sort of attack exploits two weaknesses that on their own are not too severe but when used together, present a serious risk to the whole payment system,’ says lead author Mohammed Ali, a PhD student in Newcastle University’s School of Computing Science.

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As the current payment system does not detect the attempts from the different websites, the hackers are able to carry out unlimited guesses for each data field, the Ali explains.
Each site allows a given number of attempts, typically 10 or 20, and hackers can use these up until they get the right combination.
Along with this, different websites ask for different variations on the data fields to validate online purchases, meaning ‘it’s quite easy to build up the information and piece it together like a jigsaw,’ Ali explained.
HOW A DISTRIBUTED GUESSING ATTACK WORKS The study revealed a major flaw within the Visa payment system: neither the network nor the banks were able to detect the attackers, despite multiple invalid attempts.
MasterCard’s centralized network, on the other hand, was able to detect the guessing attack after less than 10 attempts, even when distributed across multiple networks, Ali explains. 
But, these attacks are able to obtain information one field at a time, as different online merchants ask for different information.  
‘Most hackers will have got hold of valid card numbers as a starting point, but even without that it’s relatively easy to generate variations of card numbers and automatically send them out across numerous websites to validate them,’ Ali says.
‘The next step is the expiry date.

Banks typically issue cards that are valid for 60 months so guessing the date takes at most 60 attempts.
‘The CVV is your last barrier and theoretically only the card holder has that piece of information – it isn’t stored anywhere else.
‘But guessing this three-digit number takes fewer than 1,000 attempts.

Spread this out over 1,000 websites and one will come back verified within a couple of seconds. And there you have it – all the data you need to hack the account.’

‘The unlimited guesses, when combined with the variations in the payment data fields make it frighteningly easy for attackers to generate all the card details one field at a time,’ the researcher says.
‘Each generated card field can be used in succession to generate the next field and so on. 
‘If the hits are spread across enough websites then a positive response to each question can be received within two seconds – just like any online payment.
‘So even starting with no details at all other than the first six digits – which tell you the bank and card type and so are the same for every card from a single provider – a hacker can obtain the three essential pieces of information to make an online purchases within as little as six seconds.’
While online payments require the customer to provide that only the cardholder would know, the researchers say it is simple to carry out ‘jigsaw’ identification unless all merchants ask for the same information.
Hackers can automatically generate variations of the security data and try them on multiple websites until they get a ‘hit,’ and experts warn such an attack is ‘frighteningly easy’ to carry out.

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And, there’s no sure way to prevent these types of attacks.
‘Sadly there’s no magic bullet,’ says Dr Martin Emms, co-author on the paper.
‘But we can all take simple steps to minimize the impact if we do find ourselves of a hack.

For example, use just one card for online payments and keep the spending limit on that account as low as possible.
‘If it’s a bank card then keep ready funds to a minimum and transfer over money as you need it.
‘And be vigilant, check your statements and balance regularly and watch out for odd payments.
‘However the only sure way of not being hacked is to keep your money in the mattress and that’s not something I’d recommend.’ 

Apple debuts a titanium credit card with no fees, low interest rates

Apple Pay users can now get a physical credit card to go along with the Wallet app.
The firm unveiled its overhauled Apple Pay system, including a new in-app credit card service called Apple Card, which will launch in partnership with Goldman Sachs.
Apple also introduced a titanium, Apple-branded credit card with no number, CVV security code, expiration date, or signature displayed in effort to make purchases more secure.
The system will rely on MasterCard’s global payment network, so that it can be used anywhere around the world.
Apple Card will not have any annual or late fees, and boasts interest rates that are ‘among the lowest in the industry,’ Apple says. you treasured this article and also you would like to obtain more info with regards to cc dumps reddit please visit the web-site. It’s set to launch this summer in the United States.
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In a surprising move, Apple debuted an iPhone-linked credit card that has no fees and is located in the Apple Wallet, where it can show reminders like when users’ payments are due
‘With Apple Pay, we have completely rethought the Apple Card,’ Jennifer Bailey, vice president of Apple Pay, said on stage.
The sleek, titanium credit card makes a surprising design departure from traditional debit or credit cards.
All of the identifying information, apart from the owner’s name, is now stored in the Apple Wallet and, instead, the card shows Apple’s distinctive logo.
There are no fees, a simpler application process, and users can receive 2 percent cash back on purchases made through Apple Pay using an Apple Card.
Users can sign up for a card on their phone and track purchases, check balances and see when their bill is due from the Apple Wallet app.

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‘Apple Card is designed to help customers lead a healthier financial life, which starts with a better understanding of their spending so they can make smarter choices with their money, transparency to help them understand how much it will cost if they want to pay over time and ways to help them pay down their balance,’ Bailey said.
It’s a sleek, titanium credit card that makes a surprising design departure from traditional debit or credit cards, featuring no card number, CVV or expiration date.

That information is now stored in the Apple Wallet
The firm unveiled its overhauled Apple Pay system, including a new in-app credit card service called Apple Card, which will launch in partnership with Goldman Sachs.

Apple Card users will be able to receive Daily Cash through the new system – meaning their 2 percent cash back
Apple Card users will be able to receive Daily Cash through the new system – meaning their 2 percent cash back rewards will be usable through Apple pay every day.
According to Apple, this ‘can be used right away for purchases using Apple Pay, to put toward their Apple Card balance or send to friends and family in Messages.’
A higher reward of 3 percent cash back will go to customers who use Apple Card on the firm’s services, be it purchases at the Apple Store or the App Store.
Apple Card is slated to arrive this summer.