Tools

DIY X-Ray Vision with WalabotDIY Superpowers

WalabotDIY sees through cement, drywall and other materials, letting users locate items inside walls for home repair and renovation projects.

OLALA Storage for iOS Devices Is a Snap

The OLALA iDisk 100 is a simple way to expand the storage of your lightning port-equipped iOS devices. The alternating…

Roll20 Virtual Tabletop Licensed to Provide ‘D&D’ Content

Roll20 has signed a licensing deal with Wizards of the Coast to provide 'Dungeons & Dragons' content for the platform.

GeekDad Review: Anker Lumos A1 LED Desk Lamp

A few months ago, I reviewed the BenQ WiT LED light. It was easily the nicest and more feature-rich desk…

Flip Out for Dirt Devil’s New Flipout Hand Vac

Father's Day rapidly approaches, and we're all on the lookout for the perfect gift for dads with lots of hobbies.…

OttLite: The Lamp by Which to Judge All Other Lamps, Plus a Giveaway!

OttLites have become the gold standard for quality, natural lighting for task lighting. Enter to win one of your own!

Make Your Own 3D Shapes for the Classroom

My 6-year-old's first grade teacher gave all the parents a flier during orientation: "This year we will continue to identify…

New Kickstarter — RPiKit, The Raspberry Pi All-in-One Project Kit

Back in 2014, I met this interesting guy named Dan at the Atlanta Maker Faire; he was selling these very…

Let’s Torque About Drills

For many years I've used the iconic Black and Decker 18 volt Firestorm cordless power tool system. When I was…

Mold Making and Casting 101 With Smooth-On

I wanted to finally dip my toes into the amazing world of molding and casting props so I turned to…

Apple’s Wasteful Press Event

According to Apple's Senior VP of Marketing, having an older computer is shameful. You know what I think is shameful?…

Kickstarter Alert: The Edge Collapsible, Ergonomic Desk

A desk that's both ergonomic and convenient? That's the idea.

Pressing Matters: Oliso Smart Iron Review

In addition to standard safety features like a timed auto shutoff, this iron takes it to the next level with…

Use the New Boogie Board Jot 8.5 eWriter for All Your Doodles

When I was a kid, we entertained ourselves with those waxy board things with plastic pull-up covers. When my kids…

Liquid Galaxy Immerses Groups in VR

The Liquid Galaxy system has developed a means of sharing a panoramic virtual reality experience with a group of users…

Everyday Carry, Maxpedition Style

Using a Maxpedition Kodiak as my primary platform, here's what I carry to get through my day.

New Kickstarter – The Cryos for Oenophiles (aka Wine Geeks)

I love making things. And when I can't make things, I like watching other people make stuff. I especially enjoy…

Be Prepared With a Lantern Power Bank

The Lantern Power Bank is a highly rated tool perfect for any home. Find out why!

Otterbox Defender Modified for Photojojo Iris

How to modify an Otterbox Defender iPhone 6/6+ case to fit Photojojo Iris lenses.

Kingston’s DataTraveler OTG MicroDuo Drives Changed My Life

Saying a bit of technology changed your life is a very bold claim. Yet that's exactly what the Kingston Data…

#GiftLikeaPRO With New Kitchen Appliances From Kenmore

For the last year I've been extolling the virtues of Kenmore appliances as one of their brand ambassadors, and I'd…

Geek Stylin’: ‘Star Wars’ Cross Pens

Star Wars plus superior penmanship equals a double geek-out.

Ladders, Bikes for all Sizes, and the Cutest Snail Ever Are Today’s Amazon Deals

Practical, sporty, and fun - these are the kinds of gifts included in Amazon's Daily Deals today!

WordsEye Turns Your Words Into Pictures

Welcome to WordsEye, currently in beta, where you can turn your words into images by the simple act of description.…

What’s Your Favorite Thanksgiving Dish? (Sponsored by Kenmore)

The Thanksgiving dinner is such a hallmark menu. We all have our local favorites, regional variations, and specific family specialties.…

Time to Shave, Brush, Dispose, and More With Today’s Amazon Deals

While all three of these deals today are excellent values, and very useful products, we wouldn't suggest getting all of…

Review: Casio PX-5S Stage Piano

I've only had my "new" stage piano for about 18 months now, so I guess it's about time to write…

GeekDad Gets Hands-On (and Feet-On) With a LifeSpan Treadmill Desk

If you have to work, you might as well not kill yourself doing it. Taking a look at the treadmill…

Old School Wallets for Today’s Tech Geeks

Being a parent, you know how important a wallet can be because it seems like you are forever having to…

Kickstarter Alert: Learn to Make Video Games in Unreal Engine 4

Learn to program games in Unreal Engine 4 at a very reasonable price!

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