Daily Drone News – Thursday August 6, 2020

Here are today’s most important drone news articles. We publish this post every weekday at 5:30 p.m. Some of these stories are from DroneXL.co and some of them will be from other sources. If you’d like to receive this in an email going forward, be sure to subscribe using the form below.

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U.s. To Purge 'Untrusted' Chinese Apps From U.s. Networks

U.S. to purge ‘untrusted’ Chinese apps from U.S. networks – Good morning! Here’s the next step in the ongoing trade war between the and . The Trump administration said on Wednesday that it is stepping up efforts to purge ‘untrusted’ Chinese apps from U.S. digital networks, according to Reuters. TikTok and WeChat were labeled as ‘significant threats.” These steps will likely affect the DJI and Autel apps that you can find in Apple’s App Store and Google’s Play Store as well.

New Dji Fly App Released By Chinese Drone Maker - Version 1.1.6

New DJI Fly app released by Chinese drone maker – Version 1.1.6 – DJI released a new version of their for Apple’s iOS devices. This is now version 1.1.6 and it brings a few improvements. The app is used to remotely control DJI drones such as the Mavic Mini and the Mavic Air 2.

Dji Updates Dji Go And Dji Go 4 App. Possibly In Response To Synacktiv Report?

DJI updates DJI Go and DJI Go 4 app. Possibly in response to Synacktiv report? – Not only did DJI just update the DJI Fly app, but the Chinese drone maker also updated the DJI Go and . The company does not provide a lot of information about the new versions other than saying it ‘fixes crashes and improves stability,’ which is a standard line that the drone maker uses. It makes you wonder, even though the issues were focussed on the Android versions of the app, did DJI just update the apps in response to Synacktiv’s reports?

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Haye Kesteloo
Haye Kesteloo

Haye Kesteloo is the Editor in Chief and Founder of DroneXL.co, where he covers all drone-related news, DJI rumors and writes drone reviews, and EVXL.co, for all news related to electric vehicles. He is also a co-host of the PiXL Drone Show on YouTube and other podcast platforms. Haye can be reached at haye @ dronexl.co or @hayekesteloo.

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