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Daily tech news on Google, Android, Apple, Microsoft, Facebook, Twitter, technology trends and updates from Silicon Valley. Gadget reviews, tablets, mobile, apps. Clinton Stark shares over a decade of experience from shooting videos for Stark Insider. Tips, tricks and reviews of Canon DSLR, Sony mirrorless, and Blackmagic and RED cinema cameras, Plus: filmmaking techniques, video production.
Panasonic GH5 camera strap for shooting video

Here’s a sling shoulder strap that works well for DSLR & mirrorless video shooters

Not happy with your kit strap? Try this one and say goodbye to your days of looking like a tourist.
Blade Runner 2049 - Ryan Gosling and Harrison Ford on set

Blade Runner 2049: A Roger Deakins masterclass in cinematography

New featurette gives us closest look yet at upcoming sequel to Blade Runner.
Best SD Cards for Shooting 4K Video on Panasonic GH5 mirrorless camera

Best SD memory cards for shooting 4K video

If you're looking to buy SD cards for shooting 4K video on your new camera, filmmaker Clint Stark shares his favorites. Read on for his recommendation. There's lots and lots of options out there when it comes to SD cards. There's also a lot of nomenclature and things to think...
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Prime Wardrobe: Amazon attempts to make buying clothes online easier

New program allows you to order 3-15 items, but only pay for what you keep... with... (no surprise) possible discounts up to 20%.

10 ways Amazon can use Whole Foods acquisition to bolster its shopping stranglehold

From Drone Airports to AmazonBasics and Apple-like Genius Bars, here's how CEO Jeff Bezos and team can make use of its 430+ Whole Foods stores.
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Amazon Dash Wand: Convenience or another step towards transforming our living spaces into retail spaces?

It's either incredibly amazing. Or it's astonishingly creepy. Possibly a bit of both. Amazon today announced a new product that makes it even easier to tap directly into your bank account. The cynic in me might suggest they also took another step towards transforming our living spaces into retail spaces. How many...
Voigtlander Nokton 25mm f/0.95 Type II Manual Focus Lens for Micro 4/3 Mount

Top 10: Best lenses for shooting video on the Panasonic GH5

10 lenses to consider for shooting video with your Panasonic Lumix GH5 camera. Okay, you've got yourself a shiny new Panasonic Lumix GH5 camera. If you're grinning ear to ear, I get it. The GH5 is an incredible camera. In my testing I can see why it has garnered acclaim. The...
Apple HomePod: Music is the key

Apple emphasizes music with HomePod – but it’s still an assistant

The assistant wars are heating up. Apple has officially entered with fray. Apple HomePod joins Amazon Echo and Google Home in the battle for the rest of our non-mobile lives. We have search with us on the go, thanks to our Androids and iPhones. But what about the home? Apparently,...
T-Mobile Digits replaces phone numbers

What is T-Mobile Digits?

On May 31, 2017 all T-Mobile phone numbers become Digits. What does that mean?