What’s in your bag? is a recurring feature where we ask people to tell us a bit more about their everyday gadgets by opening their bags and hearts to us. This week, we’re featuring tech YouTuber MKBHD. Marques Brownlee’s tech videos are known for their sharp and polished look, and that extends to Brownlee and his studio, too. When we arrive, he’s already waiting to take us up to his studio, a spacious room with an array of neatly organized equipment. He even offers our video team some lights as they set up. Brownlee started making YouTube videos in high school, and 10 years later, at the age of 25, his channel MKBHD is one of the most popular tech destinations on the site, with over 7 million subscribers and a billion total video views. Every January, it’s a tradition for Brownlee (and the rest of the tech press) to head to Las Vegas for the Consumer Electronics Show, and we dropped by his studio in Kearny, New Jersey, to see how he’s getting ready. “I think this is my fourth or fifth CES. I think this is my fifth. It’s hard to remember even what number CES this is. They all kind of feel like a blur,” Brownlee says. “I feel like I’ve learned over those years how to better navigate things like the convention center and Las Vegas with an extra 10,000 people in it. Like it’s not a normal thing to do. But over the years, it’s… [Read full story]
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