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Binary vs Decimal (9 Things to Know) + Convert Formula (Charts/Videos)

Ever notice that gigabytes aren’t measured the same? Why does my 1TB hard drive only store 931GB of storage space? Here’s the rundown on these parallel numbering systems: binary vs decimal. The set of charts, videos, and conversion data will quickly simplify this complex question. Binary and decimal numbering are two distinct numeration systems. Binary …

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What Does GB Mean in Photography? Tech Guide to GB Storage, Conversion

If you’ve seen GB on specs for your computer or phone, you might be wondering “What does GB mean?” What is GB on phones and laptops? And how are they used? GB is an abbreviation for gigabyte. The term gigabyte is often used in photography, phones, and computers. A gigabyte is a unit of measurement that …

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Sony a6000 Battery Guide (NP-FW50) Charge, Life, 5 Factors, Brands

Sony a6000 cameras are a powerhouse in mirrorless photography. In this article, you’ll learn everything about NP-FW50, the Sony a6000 battery: how to charge them, how long they last, and what brands are the best. Plus compatibility with other Sony cameras, and differences between similarly named batteries. We’ll also share tips on prolonging the life of …

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LiPo Drone Battery Guide (13 Tips) Storage, Discharge, Safety, Care, Travel

Lithium Polymer batteries are common in phones, power banks, and drones. In this post, you’ll learn about LiPo battery storage and special care. Their sensitive chemistry requires more attention than typical batteries. Learn how to store, care, and travel with these batteries. If you own a drone or are thinking about getting one, there are …

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H.264 vs H.265 (12 Video Codec Differences) Which is Better?

What about H.264 vs H.265? Both are video compression standards. H.264 is older and is being slowly replaced by the newer, more robust H.265 video compression standard. Which codec is better? Here is the complete H.264 and H.265 comparison. In this post, you’ll learn about the differences between H.264 and H.265 and which one to …

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What is HEVC H.265 Video? Guide to Window, Mac, Android

What is HEVC? High Efficiency Video Coding is a video compression standard for Ultra HD and 4K resolution. HEVC is also known as H.265 and MPEG-H Part 2. To play UHD and 4K videos on devices running Windows operating systems, you’ll need the HEVC Video Extension. If you use Apple products or Android devices, then …

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What is Headless Mode on a Drone? 9 Pros and Cons

What is the curiously named “headless mode” on a drone? Should you use it or is it just for beginners? In this post, you’ll learn about drone headless mode, what brands use it, and why you should and shouldn’t use this setting. Drone headless mode is a setting that orients your drone to the controller …

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Drone Terminology: 64 Terms & Acronyms (Pilot Glossary)

The drone industry has a unique set of vocabulary and lingo. If you’re just getting started, drone terminology can be a little confusing. There are at least 9 other names for drones. Plus we include the common lingo and slang.  Complete Drone Glossary: 63 Terms Here is your guide to the sometimes confusing drone vocabulary …

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Best Canada Drone Insurance (9 Options) 6 Things to Know

In this post, you’ll learn about the best drone liability insurance in Canada. Plus 6 things to know before you decide if you need insurance, and which policy is the right one for you.  Flying a drone brings a whole set of government requirements – like pilot exams and certificates, maintenance and flight logs, and …

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Getting My Canada Drone Pilot Certificate: License Exam, Resources, Tips

To legally fly, you’ll need a drone license in Canada. I got my pilot certificate without additional training or pilot ground school. Here’s what I used to pass Transport Canada exam and the resources I used to pass the first time. Drone rules have changed significantly here in Canada over the past few years. Since …

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