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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.
Sony a7R III - DxOMark Sensor Score - Review

Sony a7R III sensor awarded 100 score by DxOMark

Ranks fourth all-time for DxOMark full-frame sensor tests.
Crazy or Die short film by Clinton and Loni Stark

Shot on GH5: Stark Insider video round-up

Putting Panasonic's flagship 4K mirrorless camera to the test with real-world projects.
Panasonic GH5 vs. Canon EOS 80D

Top 10: Best DSLR & Mirrorless Cameras (December 2017)

Here's the Stark Insider Top 10 DSLR & mirrorless cameras for December 2017. Looking to buy or gift a DSLR or mirrorless camera? You've come to the right place. We've rolled up 10 of our favorite cameras as selected from rigorous tests, and hours of intense use for actual projects....
Panasonic GH5

Panasonic GH5 Quick Tip: How to punch in without losing image quality using a custom button

This handy feature can save you time and having to switch lenses in the field.
Apple HomePod delayed to 2018 - A huge miss, cedes market share to Amazon and Google.

HomePod delay a massive miss by Apple

Delaying HomePod to 2018 means Apple will lose buyers to Amazon and Google this holiday season. It could be a very costly decision.
Canon EOS 80D Digital SLR Camera Body

Black Friday Camera Deal: Canon EOS 80D $200 off — still a great DSLR!

If you're looking for a high performance mid-range DSLR that is equally adept at shooting stills as it is video, consider one of the best in recent years: Canon EOS 80D The body is now $200 off, and can be had for the very reasonable (considering its performance level) price of...
Gen 3 Fossil Q Control smartwatch - But what about Android Wear?

Fossil has new smartwatch, but is Google’s Android Wear holding its end of the bargain?

Fossil today released yet another smartwatch. Per The Verge it runs Android Wear 2.0, has a 45mm, water resistant circular case, touch-sensitive bezel, and costs $275 (USD). It's called the Fossil Q Control, is a 3rd gen iteration, and is available from their web site -- I don't yet...
Canon Rebel T6 DSLR Camera - Black Friday Deal

DSLR Black Friday deals for Video Shooters: Canon EOS 80D, T6/T6i

Black Friday is almost here. There's lots of "deals" with some being better than others. This year, though, if you're a video shooter like me I've got my eyes on 3 Canon DSLRs, all of which should see reasonable discounts on BF: Canon EOS 80D -- $200 savings Canon Rebel T6...
Panasonic GH5 top controls

GH5 Round-Up: Sigma 18-35, Ninja Inferno, video samples, Rode mic, best lenses

How about that GH5? Panasonic's flagship mirrorless shipped earlier this year, and amidst considerably high expectations became the it camera for indie filmmakers, videographers, wedding shooters, and for just about anyone else too. Yes, at $1,998 USD the GH5 is admittedly a pricey camera body. But not that expensive when you...
Amazon Echo leads smart speaker market with 76% share

Amazon Echo sales show no signs of slowing, smart speakers to be in half U.S. homes by 2022

Amazon. Google. Microsoft. Sonos. And a raft of other up-and-comers. All are making so-called smart speakers. But why? According to TechCrunch a new report out of Juniper Research might just have the answer. The market for smart speakers is exploding... and fast. By 2022, merely five years from now, it's expected...