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Broadway Backstage: Top Stark Insider videos of all-time on YouTube

Broadway musicals continue to draw massive audiences. Hamilton, no doubt, is the most recent example to demonstrate that we still pine for good song and dance, along with a compelling story. That tickets are so outrageously priced (in many cases) and hard to come by further the notion that perhaps the...

Top 5: Best smartwatches of 2017

If you're in the market for a new smartwatch there are several options out there. But which is best? Well, it depends. Android users, for instance, can't use the Apple Watch with their phones. And those who want week-long battery life will find there are far fewer choices than those who...
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The Sonoma Artist That Everyone Knows: Bradford Brenner (Video)

Art is a bridge. In this Stark Insider video, The Art of Bradford Brenner, Loni Stark heads to Healdsburg, California to discover the art of an impressionist painter everyone is talking about. Bradford Brenner. Chances are if you live in Healdsburg you know the name. Very well. I first met the...

‘John’ provokes yawns at A.C.T. San Francisco

The American Conservatory Theater’s newest offering, John, is almost a ghost story. Creepy dolls, spooky stories, battlefield lore, flickering lights, and temperamental rooms all feature, but the story stays within the natural (no “super”). That’s not a bad thing: there are plenty of good shows about crumbling relationships. Pulitzer...
Apple Watch: Tips for better battery life

How To: Solution for Apple Watch battery drain

First, the good: The Apple Watch has one of the best rated batteries going. As far as smartwatches goes it handily beats most (but not all) of what Android Wear has to offer. Pebble owners, though, know that theirs is still tops when it comes to not needing a charge...
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Zelda, but no Nintendo Switch? Playing the other best-selling game: inventory hunting

I've got a Zelda cartridge alright. That part was easy. But I've got no where to put it. That's because the Nintendo Switch is apparently selling like mad -- GameStop says it's the best video game console launch in years. That's great news for Nintendo. It would seem every decade or...
What is 4G and LTE? A brief explanation

4G vs LTE: What they mean for consumers

Don't get stumped again next time your out for drinks with co-workers. Here's a simple explanation of 4G and LTE terminology.
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