Merry Christmas

Merry Christmas, everyone. Thanks for taking the Painfully Hopeful journey with me.

So Long,

After announced their recent price increase my wife an I decided it was time to shut down our account. We just couldn’t do it any more.

That Old Blackmagic

The Elgato was nice, and I’m sure I could have gotten it functional, but the Blackmagic doesn’t leave me wondering if it’s going to freeze up at some point. When I’m setting up for video the last thing I want to wonder about is if my devices might fail in the middle of a session.

Egalto Cam Link — great features, clunky workflow.

I’ve been looking for a way to do streaming through my Panasonic G7, and to this end I purchased an Egalto Cam Link from Amazon. It’s a small dongle which plugs into a USB 3 port which allows an HDMI signal to be fed to a Mac or PC. I figured picking one up was…

YouTube TV, a Review

For the past couple of weeks I’ve been playing with the free month of YouTube TV. This is a streaming “cable alternative” for cord cutters, currently going for $35 a month. Live streaming TV services don’t interest me, as I find watching shows on Hulu+ the next day perfectly acceptable, but YouTube TV includes our…