Category Archives: GeekDad

MoviePass Continues to Anger, Confuse Subscribers

MoviePass Continues to Anger, Confuse Subscribers

It’s a tough time to be a MoviePass subscriber. The once amazing service, which I used to use to see 8-10 movies a month for a flat $35.00, has spent the last year prioritizing disruption over sound business, and the results are predictable. As I wrote about last week, the service crashed entirely several weeks… Read More

Geek Daily Deals Aug. 13, 2018: Sale on Anker Charging Gadgets – Cables, Batteries, Chargers, and More!

Geek Daily Deals Aug. 13, 2018: Sale on Anker Charging Gadgets – Cables, Batteries, Chargers, and More!

Geek Daily Deals – Save up to 30% on Anker charging gadgets, including USB-C cables, slim-line batteries, wall adapters, and more! Anker Powerline+ USB C to USB 3.0 Cable (3ft): The Anker Advantage: Join the 20 million+ powered by our leading technology. Fast Sync & Charge: Charges phones and tablets at high speed. Offers SuperSpeed… Read More

BOSEbuild Headphones: Build, Learn and Enjoy

BOSEbuild Headphones: Build, Learn and Enjoy

The BOSEbuild Headphones all tricked out by my son (Image by Skip Owens) Good headphones can be difficult to find but really high quality headphones for kids are even more rare. BOSEbuild has shattered the myth that high quality audio equipment, educational materials and kid’s products can’t be one and the same thing. What are… Read More

Table for Two: Pull Off a European Heist in ‘Caper’

Table for Two: Pull Off a European Heist in ‘Caper’

Photograph by Sara Blackburn. In Caper, two criminal masterminds duel to assemble the best team of Thieves and Gear to steal valuable goods from some of the poshest European locales. What Is Caper? Caper is a card-drafting, hand-trading game in which players earn Victory Points by selecting advantageous combinations of Thieves and Gear. It’s for… Read More

Stack Overflow: Stacking Cats and Nighting Knights

Stack Overflow: Stacking Cats and Nighting Knights

Here’s a great round-up of some board books and picture books you’ll want for your own shelf. You’ll notice I’ve added two extra notes at the end of each review beyond age recommendation: female character ratio and diversity. For the female ratio, I actually counted every character and did the math. Sometimes this was iffy… Read More

Only the Best Get Invited to the ‘Dinosaur Tea Party’

Only the Best Get Invited to the ‘Dinosaur Tea Party’

(Picture by Logan Giannini) We’ve all been there before: you’re happily sipping tea with your giant, prehistoric chums. It’s all going swimmingly until, sometime between your fifth and fiftieth cucumber sandwich, you realize that your peanut-sized brain has simply lost every bit of information regarding your friends’ names. It’s a disaster! As a nice, polite… Read More

Geek Daily Deals Aug. 9, 2018: Aukey PC Gaming Headset With Virtual 7.1 Surround for $22 With Code

Geek Daily Deals Aug. 9, 2018: Aukey PC Gaming Headset With Virtual 7.1 Surround for $22 With Code

Reading Time: 1 minute Geek Daily Deals – Get a great budget PC gaming headset that delivers great virtual surround sound for just $22 with special coupon code today!   UKEY PC Gaming Headset, USB Stereo Over-ear Headphones Supports Virtual 7.1-Channel Surround Sound with Retractable Microphone, Bass Boost Button, LED Backlit for PC & Mac… Read More

Geek Daily Deals Aug. 8, 2018: Back-to-School Deals on Sharpies, Pens, Packs, and More!

Geek Daily Deals Aug. 8, 2018: Back-to-School Deals on Sharpies, Pens, Packs, and More!

Reading Time: 1 minute Geek Daily Deals – Back-to-school sale on Sharpies, dry-erase and art pens, power strips, and SwissGear backpacks! Sharpie 1884739 Permanent Markers Fine Point Black – 36 Pieces: $15   Expo 80675 EXPO Low-Odor Dry Erase Set, Fine Point, Assorted Colors, 7-Piece with Cleaner: $6 Fineliner Pens, iBayam 24 Colors Fine Tip… Read More

8 Exciting New Kickstarter Projects This Week

8 Exciting New Kickstarter Projects This Week

Reading Time: 1 minute From a cute new personal robot to a 3D printed analog camera, these new Kickstarter projects are exciting! Vector by Anki: A giant roll forward for robot kind. Just launched! The Anki team has packed a ton of personality into this bot. Revolutionize Macro Videography, Laowa 24mm f/14 Probe Lens A… Read More

MoviePass Does Away With Unlimited Movies. Now What?

MoviePass Does Away With Unlimited Movies. Now What?

Reading Time: 7 minutes “I don’t feel so good…” Image by Reddit user jfleming40. For more, check out the Who Cares What We Think? podcast at @thewhocarespod. Used with permission. As they say, “all good things must come to an end,” and now it appears that, to no one’s surprise, paying one low fee to… Read More