Move over AR Drone, mobile controlled RC toys have arrived [Sponsored Post]

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By now we should all be familiar with Parrot’s A.R. Drone, the quad-copter that is controlled by your mobile phone. It’s a neat idea that’s quickly spreading to other RC toys like this Ferrari Enzo or even the iCon Helicopter. The difference is that while the Drone uses a WiFi hotspot to connect, these products use Bluetooth.

imageRegardless of the connectivity method, using the device you already own to control these vehicles makes a lot of sense, when compared to shipping with a redundant plastic controller. In this instance, the device support includes iPod touch (great for kids), iPhone and iPad (great for big kids).

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