Trendspotting: Smart speaker growth expected to slow

Amazon still leads by a wide margin.
In San Francisco: Paula West at the Nikko (Review)

In San Francisco: Paula West at the Nikko (Review)

Paula West has opened a two-week engagement at Feinstein’s at the Nikko in San Francisco. This popular cabaret performer has captured the hearts of jazz lovers over the years due to her extraordinary devotion to and understanding of the complexity and beauty of jazz classics as well as other...
Kristin Scott Thomas in 'Military Wives'

Indie Film: Mostly British Film Festival opens Feb. 13 in San Francisco

The British are coming this month, for the annual Mostly British Film Festival in San Francisco. From February 13th to February 20th, the historic Vogue Theater will feature films from England and its former colonies -- India, Australia, Ireland, New Zealand and South Africa.Opening night begins with a screening...
New CarKey feature for Apple iPhone and Watch could be coming to iOS 13.4

Unlock your car with an iPhone or Apple Watch?

Tesla owners can already lock and unlock their cars using a smartphone such as the iPhone. But what about the rest of us?9to5Mac has uncovered what looks to be an upcoming feature that will do exactly that.The feature could be called "CarKey" and is found in the beta build...

Stark Insider. A West Coast Adventure. A Lifetime in the Making.

Loni Stark Bio - About Stark Insider

In Review: Amazon Echo Studio smart speaker rocks (plus comparison to Sonos One)

As a long time Sonos enthusiast it pains me to say I've slowly migrated to an Amazon Echo multi-room setup.I definitely miss the Sonos app, which I believe is still best-in-class. It's easy to find various stations across Amazon Music, Spotify, Pandora and the like, and it's especially well...
Tesla Model 3 sales by region shows Europe and Greater China growing

Trendspotting: Tesla Model 3 buyers mostly live in North America, but chart shows sizable sales growth in Europe and Greater China

Tesla shared an interesting chart in its latest financial report (see below). The additional data gives us at least a bit more perspective on how Tesla is doing in foreign markets (hint: well).Breaking down Model 3 sales by region, provides additional insight into how well the electric car manufacturer...
Coway Mighty AP-1512HH HEPA filter

Coway AP-1512HH Air Purifier: A look inside the HEPA air filtering system

As a resident of Northern California, air quality is a constant concern. Wild fires have, for the first time in my life, heightened my awareness of the importance of clean air, and doing what I can to reduce smoke and other unhealthy particles circulating in our home. Unfortunately I...

THE WOMAN. THE JACKET. THE CITY.

NVIDIA Shield TV remote control

Tech News: NVIDIA Shield TV remote now available to purchase separately

The NVIDIA Shield TV has been a perennial favorite among streaming video fans. It's powerful, supports all sorts of services including Amazon Prime, Netflix, Vudu, Sling TV, HBO Now, Hulu, Showtime, Disney among many others, in addition to being a perfect fit for popular media platforms like Kodi and...
Sting brings 'The Last Ship' musical to San Francisco

Theater News: Sting coming to San Francisco with ‘The Last Ship’ at Golden Gate Theatre

Former Police front-man Sting is bringing his acclaimed musical to San Francisco.The Last Ship opens February 20, 2020 and runs for a month. About 3 hours in length with one intermission, the show has earned a Tony Award nomination for Sting's score.Recently the production played sold-out runs in U.K.,...
YouTube TV app now available on Sony PlayStation 4 (PS4)

YouTube TV app now available on Sony PlayStation 4 video game console (and presumably upcoming PS5)

If you're looking for other ways to get your TV fix and watch your favorite shows without a satellite or cable, consider that old video game box sitting on your console. PlayStation 4 (and PS4 Pro) owners can now install YouTube TV.Google's nascent streaming service brings a lot to...

ARTS & WANDERLUST

FILM & MUSIC

FILMMAKING WITH CLINTON STARK

STARK INSIDER

ON LOCATION

SAN FRANCISCO…

BEAT’S SO LONELY

NIGHTWALK SAN FRANCISCO

Loni Stark with Cary Grant in North by Northwest

A

WEST COAST

ADVENTURE

MOVIE STAR

A CELEBRATION OF FILM
WITH LONI STARK
(AND CARY GRANT)

A

LIFETIME

IN THE MAKING

Short Films by Clinton Stark and Loni Stark

CRAZY OR DIE

A STARK INSIDER ORIGINAL
WRITTEN & DIRECTED BY CLINTON STARK
FEATURING LONI STARK