Monthly Archive: September 2019

Evaluation: ‘The Balance Point’ by Jordan Ring

Evaluation: ‘The Balance Point’ by Jordan Ring

Reading Time: 4 minutesIf you are an entrepreneur or even just someone like me who has a regular 9-to-5 job but does a lot of side activities, The Balance Point by Jordan Ring is a book worth checking out. Image from Jordan RingWho Is Jordan Ring? Jordan Ring is an author who enjoys living the…

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Procure Ready for More three-Gallop Records

Procure Ready for More three-Gallop Records

Reading Time: 2 minutesShortly after Record Store Day 2019, I posted about the Crosley RSD3, a miniature belt-drive turntable that plays only 3-inch records. Defying the odds, the unusual vinyl format remains active. Crosley touched base with me a few weeks back with a heads up that additional releases are coming as 3-inch pressings. The…

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GeekDad Evaluation: Dyson V11 Cordless Vacuum Cleaner

GeekDad Evaluation: Dyson V11 Cordless Vacuum Cleaner

Reading Time: 4 minutesLast year, I reviewed the Dyson V8 stick vacuum. I was pretty happy with the performance—both suction power and battery life—and the ability to quickly convert between a stick vacuum and a handheld was especially useful. We upgraded to a V10 later that year when the opportunity arose, won over by a…

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5 Causes to Be taught ‘Malamander’ by Thomas Taylor

5 Causes to Be taught ‘Malamander’ by Thomas Taylor

Reading Time: 2 minutesIt’s already May and I’m falling way behind with my book reviews. I think I need to make them shorter, smarter, and snappier. Not sure that’s within my skill set, but here goes! Thomas Taylor has featured on these hallowed pages before, and he’s one of my favorite children’s authors. With his…

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Kickstarter Alert: Codynamic Brings Family-Correct STEM Games To Your Tablet

Kickstarter Alert: Codynamic Brings Family-Correct STEM Games To Your Tablet

Reading Time: 1 minute Check out this Kickstarter campaign for an engaging two-player tablet app aimed at parents and kids sharing STEM learning and quality time together. This post was sponsored by the Codynamic Kickstarter campaign.There are plenty of kid-focused games available for tablets and phones but they’re usually single-player, so either kids are playing…

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GeekDad Evaluate: Rumpl NanoLoft Puffy Blanket

GeekDad Evaluate: Rumpl NanoLoft Puffy Blanket

Reading Time: 2 minutesLast year, I had the opportunity to review the Original Puffy Blanket from Rumpl, after the company sent me one to try out. While I wasn’t sold on the name, the blanket itself was very good. It combined the best of a sleeping bag with the ability to withstand dogs and teenagers…

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Evaluate: ‘Necessary particular person Lumber Alpha Quadrant Sourcebook’

Evaluate: ‘Necessary particular person Lumber Alpha Quadrant Sourcebook’

Reading Time: 2 minutesThe New Star Trek Adventures Alpha Quadrant SourcebookModiphius entertainment has released a great new supplement for Star Trek fans and RPG enthusiasts: Star Trek Adventures: the Alpha Quadrant Sourcebook! Introduction As a life long Star Trek fan, anything that allows me to spend time in that universe is a plus and a…

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HyperX Publicizes Double-Shot PBT Keycaps

HyperX Publicizes Double-Shot PBT Keycaps

Reading Time: 2 minutes HyperX announces HyperX Double-Shot PBT Keycaps in white, for those who want to upgrade their mechanical LED keyboards and want a more durable keycap. Introduction The HyperX Double-Shot PBT Keycaps are an upgrade to an already high-quality HyperX keyboard you may own. I myself use a HyperX Alloy FPS RGB, which…

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