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Tech Talk: MantelMount KickStarter Lands Funding in Less Than 30 Minutes

If there's one thing movie buffs love, it's their home entertainment set up.  Being able to watch movies in the best possible way is the goal of many cinephiles, and every now and then, some cool technology comes out to make it even better.  A new wall mount for your flat screen recently hit KickStarter for funding, and managed to nail it's goal, and triple it, in only a few hours. Come inside to learn more about it and see whether or not it's something you'll want to contribute to as well!

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Tiffen Releases a New Steadicam Mount for Action Shots

Some of the toughest shots to get for indie filmmakers (or students getting started) are action shots.  Handheld footage is most of the time shaky and makes framing difficult, and to that end we have steadicams to keep the camera stable, even if we aren't.  Today, Tiffen has announced the release of an all new (and pretty reasonable) steadicam designed to fit a variety of consumer level cameras (and even phones).  Come inside for all the details!

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Tech Talk: Make Room for the Amazon Fire TV (Review)

One of the worst kept secrets in the tech world, was that Amazon was developing their own home box top.  While rumors persisted that it would be a gaming console (the leak of a game controller certainly made it seem that way), what we got was the Amazon Fire TV.  It's a media device capable of playing some games, but it's real purpose is to change the way you watch shows and movies at home.  I've been lucky enough to get my hands on the new device and am happy to share my thoughts on it.

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Cinelinx Roundtable: What Do You Think Of Amazon Fire TV

Amazon just announced they are entering the TV box industry with the new Amazon Fire TV. The device will play games, stream movies, and of course intertwine with Amazon Prime. With the announcement, a lot of people assumed it was a video game console. While a controller is for sale to function with it, Amazon noted that it clearly is something more than that. What do we think of the general idea? Well glad you asked as we created a roundtable to answer just that.

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