Clinton Stark

Clinton shoots videos for Stark Insider. Interests include San Francisco arts, hi-res audio, Ingmar Bergman, and ranting about photo realism. Peloton: ClintTheMint. Camera: Video Gear
Apple could be developing a smart display

Apple could finally be launching a smart display to rival Amazon Echo, Google Nest

Word is that Apple is readying a smart display for launch later this year. Once again, the rumor comes via Engadget from Bloomberg's Marg Gurman -- a person who seems to have a firsthand view into Apple's product development pipeline and/or marketing plans. In any case, Apple's apparently got a handful...
Netflix spatial audio helps to translate the cinematic experience of immersive audio to any stereo, so the work creators do to bring you into the story happens no matter what device you use to watch Netflix.

Netflix spatial audio “blew me away”

Spatial audio is not entirely new. Forms of virtual surround sound processing have been around for decades. The difference today is that the technology behind the effect is getting good. Really good. Apple Music introduced its take on spatial audio last year, meaning you could enjoy advanced surround sound on...
Peloton news updates reviews features opinion

Peloton News: ‘Invite Friends’ feature expands social possibilities for Peloton owners

The tricky thing about working out at home is the absence of the social element. Gyms, of course, have it in spades. But those of us at home exercising alone might miss out. Peloton has a new feature that could help add some of that social back into home workouts. It's...
Peloton Studios New York London re-open

Peloton to reopen its New York and London spin studios in August

Home fitness spin bike maker Peloton (NASDAQ: PTON) is set to re-open its in-person studios. Per Connect the Watts, an email was sent to members with the news announcing the grand re-openings. Both Peloton Studios New York and Peloton Studios London will officially open August 19, 2022. This follows a "soft...
Peloton outsources bike treadmill manufacturing to Taiwan

Peloton News: Peloton to outsource bike, treadmill manufacturing to Taiwanese firm

Peloton has had quite the interesting -- i.e. rocky -- few years. The once pandemic darling has seen its fortunes change rapidly as gyms re-opened and return to the office became a reality. Meanwhile Pelton Interactive stock (NASDAQ: PTON) is down about 63% from its IPO in 2019. New CEO Barry...

Smartphone vs. Dedicated Cameras: Sony’s new 1-inch camera sensor coming to a phone near you

The smartphone camera continues its ascent. And the climb appears to be accelerating. According to reports, we should see Sony's new 1-inch sensor (IMX989) make its way to market next month. Per Digital Trends, Chinese tech firm Xiaomi has confirmed its upcoming 12S Ultra will utilize the sensor. That new model...

Apple HomePod, the Sequel: Can Apple get the smart speaker right the second time around?

Word is Apple is trying again, and is expected to relaunch its flagship HomePod smart speaker. Keep in mind Apple already sells a compact version called the HomePod Mini -- that is, in my testing at least, quite good. However, CEO Tim Cook and team would be remiss to sit...
Moment Anamorphic Adapter WITH vs WITHOUT Comparison

Anamorphic fans, Moment has a lens on Kickstarter you might like

The bokeh and the beautiful cinematic lens flares are just two reasons why many love the look of anamorphic. Problem is: cost. Typically anamorphic lenses are expensive. Very. Most Hollywood productions that use them on set rent them. For us small-timers, however, even that can be financially prohibitive. As they...