Video: Quadcopters play catch with a big stick

Quadcopters are definitely sweet geek toys, especially when the machines are capable of operating autonomously.

Open-source quadcopter swoops out of the shadows

We recently took a close look at the MeCam, a rather interesting programmable flying machine equipped with its own little camera that streams video to smartphones.

Video: Japanese police test swarming quadcopters

The first quadcopter I saw up up close and personal was the original Parrot AR.Drone, which was priced at a cool $300 way back in 2010.