Is there anything the iPhone can’t do these days? People come up with the greatest and, at the same time, weirdest accessories to extend the capabilities of Apple’s shiny smartphone. From the black diamond that brings apps to life or the iPhone-based steering wheel to the 8x optical zoom and heart monitor, you might think “we have seen enough”. Luckily for us, no.
Meet the iPhone-controlled copter by AppToyz. It’s a copter (RC car coming soon) that’s entirely controlled by an iPhone running a special app and plugged into a receiver dongle that fits into the headphone jack and can let the copter communicate with the device. You can fly the copter away, play real sound FX – you can’t shoot.
These toys will be available in April starting at $80. Epic demo video after the break.
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