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

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...
Fujifilm X H2S mirrorless camera video thoughts

Slick Fujifilm X-H2S mirrorless camera now available for pre-order on Amazon

Attention shoppers: Your shiny new Fujifilm X-H2S is almost here. The mirrorless camera was recently announced by Fuji and by my estimations it's been impressing the camera cohort. Now you can pre-order the Fujifilm X-H2S on Amazon. The camera is expected to ship next month, just in time for wedding season no...
iPhone rumored to get revamped lock screen in iOS 16

Reports: Always-on mode for lock screen coming to iOS 16 and iPhone 14

An always-on screen was recently added to new Apple Watch models. And the same could be true for the next major release of iOS and this year's upcoming iPhone 14 -- well, at least for the lock screen that is. The idea is that you'll be able to glance at...
2022 Amazon Fire 7 tablet specs June

New Amazon Fire 7 tablet has USB-C, 16GB storage, costs only $60

Inflation is running rampant. But apparently not so when it comes to Amazon's pricing strategy for the latest version of its popular tablet. Amazon today revealed an updated Fire 7 tablet. Now available for pre-order and shipping end of June, the updated model retains a very important feature: the price. At...
Peloton product news and feature updates

Peloton News: Listen to ‘Peloton Radio’ while taking a scenic ride

Peloton has quietly rolled out a small feature update that should please many subscribers. Dubbed "Peloton Radio" you can now listen to curated music while on your Peloton. The feature is available for both scenic rides and runs so you can take advantage of this "sonic upgrade" to give you...
Apple iPhone 14 - What to expect - pricing, notch, models

Report: New 2022 iPhone 14 to likely cost $300 more

In a world of ever increasing pricing this may not come entirely as a surprise. Bloomberg is reporting that the iPhone 14 launch may include a bit of sticker shock. As in $300 worth. Here's the lineup that Bloomberg's Mac guru Mark Gurman expects to see later this year: 6.1-inch iPhone 14 ...
Miracle in Milan - Vittorio De Sica

Film Gems: Criterion Collection April Releases

Criterion continues to impress. Their streaming service platform, the Criterion Channel, has built up a veritable war chest of iconic films. If you're a fan of cinema you might want to check out the app on your device of choice. I have it installed on an NVIDIA Shield. There's no...