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China-based Huwaei makes a sleeper Android . Battery that goes forever. And an amazingly low price for an unlocked phone.

Once again Blackmagic Design drummed up buzz aplenty at NAB in Vegas. This time with a new, compact Super 35 camera called the URSA Mini. A direct threat to the Canon C100 Mark II and Sony FS7?

For the first time in its history, Apple releases a product that's not immediately intuitive. Will consumers be patient enough long-term to fall head over heals for the Apple Watch?

Patience is key when filming b-roll. Allow yourself at least 15 seconds of record time for each shot. Doing so will make editing much easier.

Avaya Stadium is a soccer-specific facility with a capacity of 18,000. San Jose Earthquakes celebrated its inauguration this month with a 2-1 win. Watch time-lapse video of its construction, opening day festivities.

A simple example (with video) demonstrating how to use the Zoom H6 field recorder to produce a short scene with high quality sound effects and audio.

Need help picking a DSLR camera to shoot video? Here's a list of the top 5 best DSLR cameras that should be on your short list. Featuring cameras from Canon, Sony, Blackmagic and Panasonic.

Next stop for Stark Insider is Baja California Sur. Some of my thoughts on the town of Loreto, shooting videos with the Canon EOS 70D, and potential Super 35 upgrade: Sony FS7 or Canon C100 Mark II or... ?

Here's a serious Bluetooth speaker that doesn't skimp on specs. Featuring 60W power output, Kevlar woofers and silk dome tweeters, the Audioengine B2 earns our highest praise.

The day has finally arrived. And it's called "Pebble Time." After a much-hyped and significantly marketed countdown, the smartwatch maker that could, Pebble, announced today...