Category Archives: GeekDad

Geek Daily Deals Apr. 22, 2018: Ceiling Projecting Bedside Clock for $18; Sony Headphones With Extra Bass

Geek Daily Deals Apr. 22, 2018: Ceiling Projecting Bedside Clock for $18; Sony Headphones With Extra Bass

Reading Time: 2 minutes Geek Daily Deals – How about a bedside clock that you never have to roll over to look at? Check out this projecting clock with USB charging port for $18; or get some quality Sony headphones that pack a huge bass punch! Mesqool 7″ Projection Alarm Clock for Travel, Bedrooms, Ceiling,… Read More

7 Sensational New Kickstarter Projects This Week

7 Sensational New Kickstarter Projects This Week

Reading Time: 1 minute ELIA—the world’s most intuitive tactile reading system Braille technology is from the 1880s. Maybe it’s time for something new.   Neova | A Unique Connected Ring For Musicians Control musical effects with natural hand gestures. Watch the vid!   Gnarbox 2.0 SSD – Rugged backup device for your camera For serious… Read More

Tabletop Review: ‘Shaperise’

Tabletop Review: ‘Shaperise’

Reading Time: 8 minutes Shaperise is a colorful, fun memory game for the whole family. Quick to learn, hard to master, it is perhaps most remarkable for the fact it was designed by an eleven-year-old boy. British games company The Green Board Game Company runs an annual “Young Board Games Inventor” competition. Shaperise was their 2016 winner. The prize… Read More

Geek Daily Deals Apr. 20, 2018: 12000 mAhr Charger for $18; Alexa-Enabled Portable Speaker/Connected Device

Geek Daily Deals Apr. 20, 2018: 12000 mAhr Charger for $18; Alexa-Enabled Portable Speaker/Connected Device

Reading Time: 2 minutes Geek Daily Deals – Always good to have extra juice handy, and this 12,000 mAh battery pack with 3A ports for $18 is a steal; Triby is an exciting Alexa-enabled portable speaker with home communications that the GeekDads love. Poweradd Apple Lightning 12000mAh Portable Charger, Pilot 4GS Dual 3A Port External… Read More

Saturday Is Record Store Day

Saturday Is Record Store Day

Reading Time: 2 minutes Add to your vinyl collection on Record Store Day 2018. (Photo by Brad Moon) Comic book geeks have Free Comic Book Day and music geeks—at least the ones who are into vinyl—have Record Store Day. And that’s on Saturday. No free vinyl, but record shops across the U.S., Canada, and Europe will… Read More

Geek Daily Deals Apr. 19, 2018: Cordless Hand Vac for $45; Awesome Headphone Amp in a Candy Tin for $35

Geek Daily Deals Apr. 19, 2018: Cordless Hand Vac for $45; Awesome Headphone Amp in a Candy Tin for $35

Reading Time: 2 minutes Geek Daily Deals – Everyone needs an easy cordless hand-held vacuum for use around the house at a moments notice; here’s a great deal on one from Black+Decker; Need to boost your awesome headphones? This battery-powered amp-in-a-tin looks like a great pick at a great price. BLACK+DECKER BDH2000L 20-Volt Max Lithium… Read More

Geek Daily Deals Apr. 18, 2018: Save on Panasonic Cordless Trimmers and Shavers; Great Ripstop Nylon Pack

Geek Daily Deals Apr. 18, 2018: Save on Panasonic Cordless Trimmers and Shavers; Great Ripstop Nylon Pack

Reading Time: 2 minutes Geek Daily Deals – Tidy up your hairy bits with this special sale on Panasonic cordless trimmers and shavers; get organized with the strong, but light-weight, Timbuk2 ripstop weekender pack. Panasonic ER-GB80-S Body and Beard Trimmer: Tidy up your hairy bits with this special sale on Panasonic cordless trimmers and shavers!… Read More

How to Start Powering Your High Schooler’s Potential Today

How to Start Powering Your High Schooler’s Potential Today

Reading Time: 5 minutes This post was sponsored by Quarter Zero. What does it mean to “power potential”? How can we harness the innate potential inside our children? Those are questions Quarter Zero seeks to answer. Quarter Zero provides entrepreneurial experiences for high schoolers. But their goal isn’t to create a new class of startup… Read More

Geek Daily Deals Apr. 16, 2018: Ergonomic Wireless Mouse for $12; Pen Pocket Multitool for $10

Geek Daily Deals Apr. 16, 2018: Ergonomic Wireless Mouse for $12; Pen Pocket Multitool for $10

Reading Time: 2 minutes Geek Daily Deals – Keep your cursor moving and your wrist healthy with an ergonomic wireless mouse for just $12 today; keep your tools pocket-ready with this useful pen/ruler/level/and more multitool for just $10! HAVIT Ergonomic Wireless Mouse 2.4GHz Optical Vertical Mouse: Keep your cursor moving and your wrist healthy with… Read More

Geek Daily Deals Apr. 14, 2018: LP/CD/Cassette Player With Bluetooth Speaker; Totoro Switch Plate Cover

Geek Daily Deals Apr. 14, 2018: LP/CD/Cassette Player With Bluetooth Speaker; Totoro Switch Plate Cover

Reading Time: 2 minutes Geek Daily Deals – Play all your legacy media right alongside your streaming tunes with this retro-styled cabinet that plays vinyl, cassettes, CDs, radio, and has Bluetooth speakers; bring your neighbor over with this adorable Totoro switch plate cover. Victrola Nostalgic Classic Wood 6-in-1 Bluetooth Turntable Entertainment Center: Play all your… Read More

Geek Daily Deals Apr. 13, 2018: Handsome Wood Swing-Arm Desk Lamp; 9-Tray Food Dehydrator

Geek Daily Deals Apr. 13, 2018: Handsome Wood Swing-Arm Desk Lamp; 9-Tray Food Dehydrator

Reading Time: 2 minutes Geek Daily Deals – Update the look of your desk, table, or nightstand with this handsome adjustable lamp with an adjustable wood swing arm. Or become the master of healthy snacks for the whole family with a deal on this 9-tray electric food dehydrator. tomons DL1001B Wood Swing Arm Desk/Designer Table… Read More

New ‘Solo: A Star Wars Story’ LEGO Kits Available

New ‘Solo: A Star Wars Story’ LEGO Kits Available

Reading Time: 4 minutes Image: LEGO The widely anticipated space western Solo: A Star Wars Story is almost upon us. In celebration, LEGO has announced another wave of products featuring the characters and elements in the movie. We covered the Brickheadz recently, but we have new pictures and facts for the other sets, released and… Read More

Geek Daily Deals Apr. 11, 2018: 100 Colorful Wood Blocks for $13; Refurbished Samsung 32″ Curved Monitor

Geek Daily Deals Apr. 11, 2018: 100 Colorful Wood Blocks for $13; Refurbished Samsung 32″ Curved Monitor

Reading Time: 2 minutes Geek Daily Deals – Start them building things tall with this set of 100 colorful, classic wood building blocks, on sale today for just $100. Or update your workspace with this classy 32″ curved Samsung monitor; get it at a refurbished price of only $190! Melissa & Doug Wooden Building Blocks… Read More

Creating a ‘Peter and Ernesto’ Diorama

Creating a ‘Peter and Ernesto’ Diorama

Reading Time: 5 minutes Peter & Ernesto diorama. Photo: Joe Schmidt Hello! My name is Graham Annable and I’m the creator of the new graphic novel for kids titled Peter & Ernesto: A Tale of Two Sloths. As you may have deduced the story is about two sloths, Peter and Ernesto, who are the best… Read More

Geek Daily Deals Apr. 9, 2018: ‘Star Trek’ Hot/Cold Image-Changing Mug; DIY Bose Bluetooth Speaker Kit

Geek Daily Deals Apr. 9, 2018: ‘Star Trek’ Hot/Cold Image-Changing Mug; DIY Bose Bluetooth Speaker Kit

Reading Time: 2 minutes Geek Daily Deals – Display your Star Trek: TOS spirit with this cool hot/cold image-changing mug that will transport your drinks to deliciousness! Or build your own Bose Bluetooth speaker with this DIY kit. Star Trek Transporter Heat Changing Mug – Add Coffee or Tea and Kirk, Spock, McCoy and Uhura… Read More