Clinton Stark

Clinton shoots videos for Stark Insider. San Francisco Bay Area arts, Ingmar Bergman and French New Wave, and chasing the perfect home espresso shot 25 seconds at a time (and failing). Peloton: ClintTheMint. Camera: Video Gear
Panasonic GH6 with anamorphic lens

Top 5: Best mirrorless cameras for shooting video

Updated for 2023-2024 If you're in the market for a new camera and want to shoot video, you're in luck. With the advent of mirrorless technology, there's an almost staggering array of cameras that produce crisp video, without the need to spend thousands of dollars. Canon, Sony, Panasonic, Leica, and...
Roku Express 4K+ Streaming Device

New Roku Express 4K streaming bundle takes on Amazon Fire TV

Roku continues to be one of the most competitive players out there when it comes to streaming devices. The latest update to its ever evolving -- and seemingly infinite at times -- line-up is the Roku Express 4K. If you're shopping for a streamer this one is worth a look. Coming...
The ZM Plus features a minimum retention to allow for single doses.

Mazzer is unveiling two new coffee grinders in October

Need an excuse to travel to Milan?! Here's your chance. Iconic espresso brand Mazzer has announced it plans to unveil two new coffee grinders next month (October). Details are scant and the info comes by way of a brief email and social media posts, including this "Something new is coming..." post...
La Marzocco Pico grinder black white

In Espresso: New grinders from La Marzocco, Ceado

Two new espresso grinders have hit the market. Coming in under $1,000 USD, both La Marzocco and Ceado appear to be targeting the growing premium at-home segment: La Marzocco Pico $995 USD Ceado Life $649 USD First up is the Pico from La Marzocco. Featuring a brushless induction motor which...
Blackmagic Camera app - digital film for Apple iPhone

Blackmagic Camera app provides “digital film” controls for iPhones

Along with Blackmagic Cloud, an interesting alternative to Filmic Pro
Mobile filmmaking with the Apple iPhone 15 Pro Max

Apple iPhone 15 Pro: Finally, a serious filmmaking tool thanks to this feature (game changer!)

USB-C brings more than just universality with Apple's latest Pro models.

New Espresso Machine Incoming: Dilette Bello+

Seattle Coffee Gear just revealed an updated version of its in-house espresso machine. The Diletta Bello+ is a single boiler with PID, shot timer, Eco mode and is handmade in Italy. Available in three colors -- black, stainless steel and white -- the machine is now available for order with...
Updated 2023 Google Android logo

New Google Android logo is less geek, more chic

If there isn't already there should be a sub-Reddit specifically for evaluating and discussing tech logos and the various iterations they embody over time. I'd join in a nano-second; too much fun armchair quarterbacking these design decisions. The latest is from Google, and its refreshed Android logo. Android is, along with...
Fine Grinding espresso grinders by La Marzocco announcement video

In Espresso: La Marzocco teases dedicated line of espresso grinders

Famed Italian espresso machine maker La Marzocco today briefly teased a new line of espresso grinders. Details are scant as the accompanying marketing video cleverly (or annoyingly depending on your perspective!) hides the actual product behind a La Marzocco Linea Micra espresso machine. The Florence-based company sent out an email with...
Philips Hue integrates smart lighting, sensors, and cameras to help secure your home

Watch out Amazon Ring: Philips Hue adds cameras to its expanding platform

Philips today made a significant announcement, for the first time adding cameras to its traditional Hue lighting line-up. The move suggests a strategic move into the DIY home security market segment currently dominated by the likes of Google (Nest) and Amazon (Ring). Parent company Signify released this press release...