Mordechai Luchins

Mordechai is a geek with loving wife, a teenage geek daughter and geek-in-training grade-schooler. Mordechai has an obsessive interest in comics (especially older ones) as well as tech. He also watches way, way too much television.

Giveaway and Endorsement: The Cat in the Hat for President

The political views of GeekFamily Network writer Mordechai Luchins do not constitute the opinions of GeekFamily Network. Dr. Seuss was…

March 6, 2020

Review: Buttercloth Shirts Take The Stiffness Out of Dress Shirts

Butter Cloth. What a weird name for a shirt company. But there's a reason why.

March 5, 2020

Last Minute Purim Costume? Try (But Hurry! Supplies Are Limited)

Purim is the Jewish holiday where we dress up in costume. What better place to get costumes than direct from…

February 22, 2020

GeekDad Review: Sand Cloud Towels – Seriously Soft, Seriously Sustainable

I thought the idea of a beach towel company that gives a portion of their proceeds to marine life was…

January 21, 2020

Review: nTablet is Made For Hacking

The nTablet is a nice, thick tablet made for Makers.

January 8, 2020

GeekDad Review: The Keychron K2 Keyboard Lights Up My Gen X Soul

I can't hear you over the sound of my new keyboard. Sorry.

November 30, 2019

GeekDad Review: Zing HyperStrike Soft Bow & Arrows Shoots Screen Time Dead

I was looking for a toy to pry my son away from his screens. I found just the thing.

November 7, 2019

GeekDad Review: Doogee Rugged S40 Is Tough To Love

Meet a phone that's really hard to break... but is it easy to use?

November 1, 2019

GeekDad Review and Deal: The New Palm Phone Fits Your Actual Palm, But Does It Work?

The Palm name is a nostalgia trigger for some geeks. But is a name enough to make a bite-sized phone…

October 28, 2019

GeekDad Review: PrepDeck Contains Your Kitchen Mess

PrepDeck claims they'll change the way you work in your kitchen. We put their claim to the test.

September 27, 2019

Mobvoi Goes Solo With The TicWatch Pro 4G LTE

Not all Android smartwatches are smart to buy. The latest from Mobvoi makes a compelling argument.

July 10, 2019

Review and Giveaway: How JJ Suspenders Helped This Geek Get Chic

Suspenders? Really? What kind of geek wears suspenders? This geek. And you should, too.

May 23, 2019

Review: What Makes Tuft & Needle’s Mint Different From Other Mattresses

In the world of mattresses we are all Goldilocks, looking for the one that's just right. Come see why the…

May 1, 2019

The CAT S61 Rugged Smartphone Is Tougher Than You Are

The CAT C61 Smartphone is a laser-wearing beast built for the toughest situations. It's a thick and lovely brick in…

March 28, 2019

Review & Giveaway: The Hisense H9E Mixes Solid Ultra 4K HD With Android Flexibility

Hisense's H9E marries their existing design with a completely new (to them) operating system. How's that work out? See for…

March 13, 2019

Win Tickets To Big Apple Comic Con 3/9-3/10!

New York's longest-running comic book convention is back, and we're giving tickets away!

February 26, 2019

Toyfair 2019 Video Round-Up: Action Figures, Board Games, Books, Collectables, and More!

Check out the amazing new toys and more from #Toyfair2019. In these videos, @typolad shows off toys, games, and collectables…

February 21, 2019

Toyfair 2019: DC Direct and Funko Figures

Check out the amazing new toys from #Toyfair2019. In this video, @typolad shows off the new DC Direct and Funko…

February 20, 2019

Toyfair 2019: Diamond Select Figures

Check out the amazing new toys from #Toyfair2019. In this video, @typolad shows off the new Diamond Select figures.

February 19, 2019

Toyfair 2019: ‘Ben 10’ Figures

Check out the amazing new toys from #Toyfair2019. In this video, @typolad shows off the new 'Ben 10' figures.

February 19, 2019

Toyfair 2019: Playmates Poptops

Check out the amazing new toys from Toyfair 2019. In this video, @typolad shows off the Playmates Poptops.

February 19, 2019

Sengled Element Is Smart Lighting for Smart Shoppers

There are lots of smart bulb systems on the market, so why sengle this one out? HAHAHAHA that pun is…

February 7, 2019

My Son Dug Star Wars Xcavations – So Will Yours!

What do you get when you mix blind boxes, paleontology, and Star Wars? If you ask my son, hours of…

January 10, 2019

TicPods Free Are a Colorful Alternative to Other Wireless Earbuds

I made a vow to not review any more headphones unless they had something special going on. Mobvi snagged me…

December 7, 2018

Review: Your Budget Will L0V3 the 2018 Hisense H8E

Shopping for a new smart TV this holiday season? You may want to check out the Hisense H8E.

November 22, 2018

Review: 4 Reasons the Smaller 8″ Lenovo SmartDisplay Is the Bigger Hit

Shaving two inches off the Lenovo Smart Display changes it entirely. How? Keep reading.

November 8, 2018

Review: The Zuru X-Shot Bug Attack Is Skeet Shooting for Beginners

Get all the excitement of skeet shooting, but in a junior package.

November 7, 2018

Review and Indiegogo Alert: Kuwow Backpack Is Smart, Secure, and Stylish

Backpacks. They're necessary, but what if they weren't terrible?

September 30, 2018

Not so Much a Review as a Prediction: The Ben 10 Alien Creation Chamber Will Be a Hot Holiday Toy

I don't normally think in terms of "hot toys," but this one has set all my senses off. See why.

September 28, 2018

The Avita Clarus Is a Simple Laptop and That’s OK

Sometimes you just want a dependable laptop. Is the Avita Clarus that laptop? Let's find out.

September 23, 2018

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