Tony Sims

GeekDad in Texas

GeekDad Review: Mighty Mule Smart Garage Door Opener

Since he had to replace his older door opener, Tony picked up a new Mighty Mule Smart Garage Door Opener.

December 16, 2019

GeekDad Interview With Loaded Boards Founder Don Tashman

Recently, I had the opportunity to interview the founder of Loaded Boards, Don Tashman.

December 9, 2019

GeekDad Review: ZOWIE XL2411P Gaming Monitor

Honestly, I have never given much thought to the difference that a “gaming monitor” would actually make. I mean, you…

October 29, 2019

GeekDad Review: Cori HD Smart Home Security Camera

Continuing my Momentum series reviews, I'm now taking a look at the Cori HD Smart Home Security Camera.

March 14, 2019

GeekDad Review: Aria LED Floodlight With Wi-Fi Camera

The Aria LED Floodlight with Wi-Fi Camera is exactly as it sounds—it is a motion-sensing floodlight that also has a wi-fi camera…

February 5, 2019

GeekDad Review: Niro Garage Door Controller with Camera

The Niro Garage Door Controller will attach to your current garage door motor unit and adds the ability to control and…

November 28, 2018

GeekDad Review: The Coolest Cooler is the Coolest

It was not until I received the new version of the Coolest Cooler, that I have really appreciated the design…

October 29, 2018

Get Ready for the Movie With New ‘Jurassic Park’ LEGO

With the new movie coming out this weekend, I thought it would be nice to pull out the few years'…

June 22, 2018

Handheld Retro Gaming for Summer Vacation

Now that it is officially summer, that means it is time for vacation road trips. Check out some fun retro…

June 18, 2018

Easter Surprises That Are Not Candy

If your kids are like mine, they already have too much candy in their lives to deal with sugary Easter…

March 26, 2018

GeekDad Review: Puro Sound BT2200 Children’s Headphones

If you are looking of a great gift or replacement headphones for a young person, I would recommend the Puro…

December 18, 2017

GeekDad Review: Polaroid PL3000 Camera Drone

I have not had much luck with the majority of drones that I have piloted. So, I was skeptical when…

December 14, 2017

GeekDad Review: Mozzie Hoverboard

We put the Mozzie Hoverboard through its paces and came out with a good impression. (Also, no explosions.)

October 12, 2017

Coming Soon: Mozzie Hoverboards

Head's up on a new product that is arriving on American soil in the next couple of weeks.

August 21, 2017

GeekDad’s ‘Game of Thrones’ Giveaway Week 4

This week's prize is in honor of House Lannister and consists of their sigil banner. Don't delay, enter our giveaway…

August 21, 2017

GeekDad’s ‘Game of Thrones’ Giveaway Week 3

This week's prize is in honor of the Night's Watch and consists of their sigil banner. Don't delay, enter our…

August 14, 2017

GeekDad’s ‘Game of Thrones’ Giveaway Week Two

This week's prize is in honor of Danerys Targaryen and consists of her House sigil banner. Don't delay, enter our…

August 7, 2017

GeekDad’s ‘Game of Thrones’ Giveaway

This week's prize is in honor of Jon Snow and consists of of an exclusive House Stark sigil banner. Don't…

July 31, 2017

‘Stargate Universe’ Finally Returns to Destiny

If you were/are a fan of 'Stargate Universe,' you were probably pretty bummed by the ending of the last season.…

June 30, 2017

Smarter Home: NuBryte Touchpoint Review

Tony reviews the barely-released-to-the-public NuBryte Touchpoint.

June 27, 2017

GeekDad Review: Real Cooking Chocolate Pen Kit

My daughter is a chocolate fiend. Any given day, we can expect to find candy wrappers stashed in her room.…

February 11, 2017

Retro Valentine’s Day Gift Ideas: Care Bears and Strawberry Shortcake

Go retro for Valentine’s Day this year with Care Bears Valentine’s Day Plush toys! These are modeled after the original…

February 8, 2017

Smarter Home: Schlage Sense Smart Deadbolt Review

I was glad to see that Schlage continued with their best selling point for these smart locks: each user can…

January 23, 2017

Smarter Home: ATOMS Garage Door Opener Review

My latest acquisition in the smart home build has been the ATOMS Garage Door Opener by SkyLink.

December 12, 2016

‘Star Wars’ Black Series Stormtrooper Helmet

"Black Series," I believe, is Hasbro code for "collectible, not for real play"...

November 9, 2016

GeekDad Review: Brick BOSS Table

The Brick Build, Organize and Storage Solution (or B.O.S.S.) is a designed for the fan of building bricks. It acts…

September 12, 2016

The Evil Dead Welcome Ash to Elk Grove

The STARZ Original Series “Ash vs Evil Dead” would like to welcome viewers to Elk Grove, Michigan with a sneak…

September 1, 2016

Smarter Home With the Nyrius Outlet

Today, I want to review the Nyrius Smart Outlet. It is a simple concept - a Bluetooth controlled outlet plug-in…

September 1, 2016

What Is ‘Morgan?’

I may not know much about the Ridley Scott movie 'Morgan', but I do know that if you create children…

August 22, 2016

“Hardcore Henry” & “Payday 2” Combo Giveaway

The folks at Universal love to give away stuff when their geekier movies come out and we love to help…

July 25, 2016

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