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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. Smart home reviews, tips, and trendspotting. Clinton Stark shares over a decade of experience from shooting videos for Stark Insider. Tips, tricks and reviews of Canon DSLR (70D, 80D), Sony mirrorless (a6000, a6500), and Blackmagic, Panasonic (GH5) and RED cinema cameras, Plus: filmmaking techniques, video production.
Wine Review: Grgich Hills 2014 Cabernet Sauvignon Napa Valley

Wine Review: Grgich Hills 2014 Cabernet, because you get to do what you get to do

Sometimes little things deserve a celebration. Sure, birthdays, weddings, anniversaries, Valentine's Day and New Year's Eve are all grand occasions and worthy of uncorking something special. But why not take some time out every now and again to recognize an everyday accomplishment, however minor? In this case, that would be...
Canon EOS 80D Unboxing

Camera Deal: Canon EOS 80D DSLR with 18-135mm lens is on sale

If you're looking for an excellent all-around performing DSLR, now may be the time to jump in. (sample video footage below) Canon is heavily discounting one of the best models of its generation, the EOS 80D. Regularly $1,799 (USD) the kit with the superb 18-135mm telephoto lens is now going...
Red Room - David Lynch Festival of Disruption, Los Angeles, 2017

Latest Short Films: Vatican, David Lynch, 3 Days in Sonoma (Video)

Filmmaking is a chance to live many lifetimes. Join the adventure on Stark Insider.
Nikon Z6

Mirrorless Camera Wars: Panasonic GH5 or Nikon Z6? I think Nikon made a few questionable decisions…

You have $2,000 to burn on a mirrorless camera body for shooting videos. Can the new full-frame Nikon Z6 unseat the the GH5 as the 4K video king?
Jim Jannard - RED Hydrogen phone

RED’s ground-breaking Hydrogen camera starts shipping October 9

Here's hoping there will be an option to capture Redcode footage.
DJI Mavic 2 Series drones - Zoom and Pro

DJI Mavic 2 Pro and Zoom drones are here, brace yourself for a flood of disorienting Dolly Zoom videos on YouTube

DJI is on a roll. With the foldable, 4K Mavic Air and the killer-deal that is the entry level Spark, the drone maker has redefined what consumers and videographers can expect when looking for quality aerial photography for under $1,000 (USD). With the just-announced "Mavic 2 Series" -- Mavic 2...
Panasonic GH5 with Atomos Ninja Inferno Hands-on Review - First impressions

Camera Deals: Panasonic GH5 gets price cut, still our top pick for video shooters

If you're a content creator and looking for a superb, compact camera for shooting short films and docs, VLogs, and YouTube videos, you may want to jump on this deal. Panasonic has a sale running on the veritable Panasonic GH5. The flagship mirrorless camera that normally retails for $1,998 (USD) is...
AMD Ryzen Threadripper 1950X (16-core/32-thread) Desktop Processor

Video Editors Unite: The Intel/AMD Core Wars are giving us insane power

Processors always come down in price. And we always get more power as well. That's just the way it's always been -- with tech too in general. Innovator Gordon Moore knew that, after research, the number of transistors on an integrated circuit doubled every year. Moore's law was born....
Samsung Galaxy Watch price, features, news, reviews

Samsung Galaxy Watch is here, pre-orders start at $330 – sadly still runs Tizen OS

It's official. The new Samsung smartwatch runs Tizen. Not Android Wear OS, as many were hoping. Too bad about that. Aside from that unfortunate bit of news, Samsung is offering two sizes of the new Galaxy Watch -- the successor to the decidedly poorly received Gear S3. Galaxy Watch 42mm...