Hover is described as 'is your one stop shop for RC aircraft enthusiasts. Features include an industry news feed, no fly zone maps, and weather data. App also includes a flight ready indicator'. There are four alternatives to Hover for a variety of platforms, including iPhone, iPad, Android, Android Tablet and Online / Web-based. The best alternative is AR.FreeFlight, which is free. Other great apps like Hover are Atmosoar - Windsock (Free), DJI Vision (Free) and 3DRobotics 3DR (Free).
By tilting your smartphone or tablet you control the direction of your AR.Drone. When you release control, the AR.Drone is instantly stabilized in the air. AR.FreeFlight 2.2 is compatible with the Parrot AR.Drone and the Parrot AR.Drone 2.0