When Connected Lighting Meets TV: Oh Hell Maybe.

Syfy Sync + Hue w/ Sharknado
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Does the campy ‘Sharknado’ use the Philips Hue lighting system to signal the first sparks of the integration enhanced environment in daily life? Continue reading

BattleBots Week 5 Recap – The Great Eight, Fire Flips, and the De-Icer


BattleBots Week 5 – aka the quarterfinals. As always, Anton Olsen and Kishore Hari are here to breakdown the best bouts, worst moments, and everything in between. Spoilers galore, so just watch the embed bouts before reading the commentary. Continue reading

Bluestreak Comes to ‘Angry Birds Transformers’ With Droids and Crafting

Today’s update for ‘Angry Birds Transformers’ not only adds Bluetreak and Prowl characters (played by The Blues), but also offers new helper droids that players can craft and call into special levels for added firepower: Continue reading

‘Powers’ Comes to Blu-Ray and DVD


If you are a fan of Brian Michael Bendis and Michael Avon Oeming’s ‘Powers’ comic book series, you’ve no doubt at least heard of the ‘Powers’ show. If you missed it, the wait is over as ‘Powers Season 1′ was released on Blu-Ray and DVD yesterday! Continue reading

Hey You Geeks #45: Casting a Young Han Solo


This week on Hey You Geeks, we’re putting our casting director hats on to make our picks for the actors we’d most like to see play a young Han Solo in the just announced Han Solo anthology film to be directed by Christopher Miller and Phil Lord. Continue reading

11 Geeky Choices for Independence Day Video Entertainment


It’s Independence Day in the United States of America, so patriotism is in the air. In case you feel that the urge to be patriotic conflicts with your usual urge to be geeky, we’re here to help.
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8 Things Parents Should Know About ‘I Am Big Bird’


Caroll Spinney is a living legend. Even if you don’t know his name, you know his alter egos: Big Bird and Oscar the Grouch. There’s a new (largely Kickstarter-funded) documentary out about his life and work — ‘I Am Big Bird: The Caroll Spinney Story’ — and it is magical. Continue reading

Octonauts at Ease! Captain Barnacles at the Seattle Aquarium


My son is in love with undersea creatures so we maintain an annual pass at the Seattle Aquarium and go frequently. Recently, the Seattle Aquarium had a special event with an ‘Octonauts’ story time and a chance to meet Captain Barnacles. Since my son is also a huge ‘Octonauts’ fan, we made sure to take a special father-son trip to the aquarium for the event. Continue reading

Tom and Jerry… And Hadji? – ‘Spy Quest’ Comes to DVD


In an era of direct-to-DVD mashups that’s seen Scooby-Doo visit Wrestlemania and the Flintstones team up with WWE wrestlers, it probably shouldn’t be all that surprising to see Tom and Jerry team up with Jonny Quest. But it is. Still, ‘Tom & Jerry: Spy Quest’ exists as a thing you can buy and watch. So how is it? Continue reading

Go Back to Berk With ‘Dragons: Race to the Edge’


‘Dragons: Race to the Edge’ debuts on Netflix as the newest installment in the Dreamworks Animation ‘How to Train Your Dragon’ franchise. Prepare for an immersive dive into the dragon-filled world of Berk! Continue reading

Bill Shatner and Wil Wheaton Geek Out on ‘Brown Bag Wine Tasting’


What do you get when you put Bill Shatner and Wil Wheaton together, mix wine, beer, and geeking out about Star Trek and videogames? You get an episode of ‘Brown Bag Wine Tasting’ that is truly a joy to watch. Continue reading