Author: Jake

DJI Spark… Through a Ring of Fire

A few friends arrive to town in the middle of the night to visit Piddonkadonk camera man Bryan Sobokeh. Little did we know that one of them was a master drone pilot who took our DJI Spark for a surprise spin around the studio and through our new ring of light. This light-weight Spark is a cutie and one of our favorites in the Piddonkadonk drone arsenal. For the next week, click here to grab one of your own along with two batteries, remote, free shipping and more for only $600 thanks to our friends at 9to5toys. GET THE...

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Trying to Get My DJ on With This Cute Little Numark…

It kind of worked? Needing our hip-hip fix, Bryan and I ordered a variety of DJ controllers to test out at Schneider HQ. While we wait for the delivery man to drop off the goodness, playing around with a desktop DJ set-up for a quick multi-cam test stream. The little Numark “Party Mix” (who in marketing named this thing???) is OMG ADORBZ. Stay tuned for the launch of the official Piddonkadonk podcast covering all the music and tech geekery we’re feeling each week. Custom visuals, camera set up and live switching by Project Piddonkadonk cohort and Sobokeh master (peep...

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DONK GOES TO SE ASIA: How Long Til Ha Long? [Episode 8]

After an amazing experience in Hanoi, we take a (how long?) car ride to Ha Long Bay and jump a boat for a sea cruise. With two suites at the end of the boat, they practically have their own private party with champagne, fancy food, and…pirates?! A last-minute cruise? Why not. Totally worth it. Enjoy the stunning views captured on the Panasonic Lumix GH4 from the top deck, marvel at the camera pile, and relive another Piddonkadonk adventure in Episode 8 of the DONK...

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Piddonkadeal: DJI Mavic Pro Extended Flight Kit

Wanna pilot like the team from Schneider HQ? DJI’s Mavic Pro, the exact drone that you’ve seen us nonsensically live-streaming from Facebook, is on sale today at buydig.com packaged with an extra battery (trust me, you’ll want one), 64GB micro SD card, AND a $50 gift card all bundled together with their Extended Flight Kit for only $1,019! The Mavic PRO captures in True 4K and comes with a 1 year extended warrenty. Go to this link on BuyDIG.com and enter coupon code FLYINGHIGH to jump on the PiddonkaDEAL of the day.  ...

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A Moment of Realness: Zeshan B. Mega

We need to take a step back from our usual posts for a minute and observe what is really going on in the world right now. As music lovers and lovers of all people, this video speaks to us in these times. Please take a minute to watch this very real piece of work by Zeshan B. Mega. Thanks to Brian Schwartz for sharing....

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How to be in Two Places At Once… AND Talk to the Fam

Here’s an excellent life hack to be in two places at once and one that’s very convenient for the Piddonkadonk lifestyle. Canary Talk allows you to see your home or office when you aren’t there AND speak to the room. Parents can check in on the kiddos (and pets), promoters can two-way conference with the door staff from the green room, and freelance road warriors can check in at the office with just click of an app. … and you thought this kind of stuff was only real in science fiction movies! Henson the labradoodle is going to be...

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Honey is the New Life-hack for Amazon Deals

Check this out: the process of hunting for deals on Amazon is now obsolete! You can grab this new browser add-on called Honey, and it works with Amazon to automatically search for better deals through other sellers for you! It’s basically free money, so you might as well jump on it and download the add-on here....

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PiddonkaDEAL: BeatsX In-ear Wireless Headphones

It’s almost comical to see people still running through the airport with their earbuds they bought at the gas station tied all the way to their phone in their pocket by a flimsy little unnecessary wire that is waiting to snap. What is that, a Walkman? Level UP! Music, travel, and all things geek are our reasons for living here at Piddonkadonk HQ. The technology behind the BeatsX In-Ear Wireless Headphones are a huge come-up on all fronts. The W1 chip has made wireless headphone pairing super easy to pretty much any device, they sound awesome, and you don’t...

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DONK GOES TO SE ASIA: Hanoi by Night [Episode 7]

On our second night in Hanoi, we hop a scooter for a nighttime expedition past the Ho Chi Minh mausoleum with the grace of a typical American (we need to work on Jared’s cultural sensitivity… oof). We’re fortunate to have an amazing guide, who dropped some amazing insight about the cultural history of the area before stopping in at a club to get turnt with the locals. We’ve made it to Episode 7 of the DONK GOES TO SE ASIA series and no one has died, but alas, we have so many more adventures to come. Subscribe to our...

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