Category Archives: Editorials

360VLOG: A beautiful day in a park, and getting a new camera…

It’s a beautiful day, and I needed to get outside, get out of the studio, and see the sun. I’m about decided on what to do about my camera situation, so let’s chat about repairs and upgrades.
This video shot on the 2017 Gear 360, which failed at the end of this video. It’s still in BETA. Cut it some slack.
My camera died vlog https://youtu.be/m7n4eag08rM

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Tennessee approves $45 Million for Broadband, but no Gigabit Fiber? Why?

Home to one of the most successful experiments in municipal funded broadband, Tennessee is working diligently to prevent that experiment from improving data and energy infrastructure throughout the rest of the state. Now a new bill will fund ISP’s through tax payer funds, instead of expanding on city funded fiber? Why?

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My Samsung Camera is DEAD, my lenses are useless, I’m bummed…

It’s dead Jim. I am without a camera, and replacing this busted shooter is a frustrating endeavor. Looks like it’s finally time to properly leave the Samsung NX system and start shopping a proper replacement…

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What do YOU want to see in the Galaxy S8?

The Galaxy S8 will be unveiled next week in New York, which means now is the perfect time to run down all of our favorite rumors on what will be announced. What do you think Samsung will deliver? Drop us a comment below!

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360VLOG: Gadget Lab 2.0 Office Tour! How I get work done!

I’ve been asked several times recently to chat about how I’ve set up my office to shoot YouTube videos. Thought this would be a fun opportunity to use the Insta360 Air again. At least the easiest way to shoot a video like this and not have to do a ton of editing… But I digress…

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LG G6 vs Huawei P10: Pretty and Powerful


Who says powerful tech gear can’t be stylish? These two phones were the highlights of MWC 2017, so it’s time for a showdown! Dual cameras, powerful processors, and fun lifestyle features. Which phone takes the “W” in our comparison? Let’s take a closer look at the LG G6 vs the Huawei P10!

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Nintendo Switch Issues: WIFI, DATA, Screen, Build… (Before You Buy) – TK Bay

I have been playing with the Nintendo Switch for 5 days, and I love the way the system is presented. However, using it for a few days, I’ve noticed some issues that might have caused me to wait before dropping so much money on a 1st generation Switch system.

Hopefully we can find a solution to most of these issues.

Enjoy the video.

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VLOG: What is HEVC video and how can you upload it to Youtube?

As we improve video quality, file size get bigger fast. New methods of compression will help reign in that bloat, but whenever we switch formats, we should expect some teething pains. HEVC is a new codec for phones, but one we’ve been using for a couple of years now on cameras like the Samsung NX1. How can you edit or upload this video to Youtube? Let’s explain what H.265 is and what you can do with it!

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