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Geek Deals Roundup: $10 Wireless Earbuds, Pre-Order the Nintendo Labo, and more

Prepping for the big game? Well, you’ll want to check out today’s outstanding discounts on TVs ranging from 43 to 65 inches. You can also save big on everything from high-end laptops to Bluetooth earbuds to set-top boxes to tax software. And if you can’t wait for Nintendo’s Labo kit, you can snag a pre-order right now! Featured Deals ThinkPad X1 Carbon Intel Core i5-7200u 1080p 14-inch Laptop with 256GB SSD and 8GB RAM for $1196.30 at Lenov...
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Dragon Ball FighterZ Gets Another Beta After Troubled Open Beta

Dragon Ball FighterZ Gets Another Beta After Troubled Open Beta - Geek.com Stay on target After a successful closed beta last summer, Bandai Namco held an open beta for Dragon Ball FighterZ this past weekend. Unfortunately, a great deal of folks (myself included) were unable to get in due to server issues. Because of this, the company has announced it will launch another beta before the game’s January 26 launch. This beta is expected to run...
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The Geek Guide To DIY Slime

Stay on target Ah, slime. From the humble Dragon Quest monster to the all-encompassing gray goo of nanotechnology that will eventually swallow us all, amorphous life has always fascinated us. And if you’re a low-budget moviemaker looking for a cheap gross-out or a YouTube prankster who wants to kick things up a notch, you’ve probably considered making your own slime. There are plenty of books and manuals out there that promise you a foolpro...
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Tiny Countertop Dishwasher Cleans Your Dishes in Just Minutes

Tiny Countertop Dishwasher Cleans Your Dishes in Just Minutes - Geek.com Stay on target Washing dishes by hand isn’t just tedious, it’s also wasteful. In fact, some experts estimate that using a dishwasher uses ten times less water. Over the course of a year that can add up to 1500 gallons in an average American household. Not everyone has room in the kitchen for a traditional dishwasher, however. And not everyone needs a machine that can w...
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Cult Classic: Return to Whisper #1 Lives Up to Its Name

“In 1997, a group of teenagers discover a treasure of immeasurable wealth. Fearing that their newfound fortune will be stolen from them, they make a pact: One day they’ll come back as adults, divide their riches and live happily ever after. Now… fifteen years later, they have returned. Not to uncover a fortune, but to bury a friend.” Cult Classic: Return to Whisper #1 (W): Eliot Rahal (I): Felipe Cunha (C): Dee Cunniffe (L): Taylor Esposito...
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Vote For Your Favorite Episode in ‘Doctor Who’ World Cup

Vote For Your Favorite Episode in 'Doctor Who' World Cup - Geek.com Father of Mine (Gerard Horan), Son of Mine (Harry Lloyd), and Mother of Mine (Rebekah Staton) in one of the best-ever 'Doctor Who' episodes (via BBC) Stay on target Tom Petty was right: The waiting is the hardest part. There is still no word on when the Thirteenth Doctor— last seen plunging through the cosmos —will make her official debut. But while viewers pine over the sh...
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Mobile Netflix Gets Cinematic With HDR and Dolby 5.1 on Razer Phone

These days you’ll hear a lot of classic directors lamenting the death of film. Christopher Nolan goes through all this trouble to film his sprawling war epic Dunkirk on 70mm film, only to watch folks squint at it on mobile screens instead of the big screen. And he’s not wrong to be mad. Movies should ideally be enjoyed in their best possible quality. But mobile screens are also an ever-present fact of life now. Of course we want to enjoy co...
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No Game of Thrones This Year: 11 Shows to Watch While You Wait

Stay on target The wait for a new season of Game of Thrones felt especially long last year. Instead of our usual spring premiere, we had to wait until the fall. That’s more than a full year between seasons. By the time the eighth and final season airs, that longer-than-usual wait will seem like happier times. Man, we got two new seasons of Game of Thrones in two consecutive years. How lucky we were. Now that 2018 is here, it’s more and more...
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A Few Things to Look Forward To in 2018

Stay on target We tend to look at a new year as a completely new beginning. Man, 2017 sure sucked, let’s try to make 2018 better. It’s easy to forget that the problems that exist on December 31 will still be there on January 1. The world will still be the same place. 2016 was bad, 2017 was worse and at this point, there’s not much hope that 2018 will be better. Not unless we’re willing to make it better. Our attitudes and determination will...
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Geek Deals Roundup: Inspiron 15 7000 GTX 1060 Gaming Laptop for $850, Xbox One S Bundle for $199, and more

The likes of Amazon and Dell continue to offer significant sales into the new year, so you’re still primed for massive savings. Whether you’re getting your taxes in order, investing in new exercise gear for your resolutions, or simply want to burn through your gift cards on entertainment, there’s something here for you! Featured Deals Dell Inspiron 15 7000 Core i5-7300HQ 15.6-inch 1080p IPS Panel Gaming Laptop with GTX 1060 and 256GB SSD fo...
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Geek Deals Roundup: $30 Car Jumpstarter with 20k Power Bank, Rare $120 off Vizio P-Series, and more

Ready to jump into 2018 with some steep discounts? Just because the big holiday season is over, that doesn’t mean the sales are. If you’re ready to use those sweet, sweet gift cards, you can snag some incredible electronics on the cheap. Featured Deals Dell XPS 8930 Intel Core i5-8400 6-Core Tower Gaming Desktop with AMD Radeon RX560 for $699.99 at Dell (Coupon code: 50OFF699 – List price: $799.99). Steelcase Gesture Ergonomic Chair for $88...
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Distant Star is Gobbling up its Children

If you think about it too much, the sun is really quite terrifying. Yeah it gives us life, but it could wipe us out with a small hiccup. It can (and eventually will) roast our pathetic little planet billions of years from now. We may be the star’s child, but our parent is… well… not exactly even-tempered. And it looks like our tense relationship with dear ol’ mom isn’t unique. A short galactic jump away there’s a flashing star. It randomly ...
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The Most Shocking, Surprising, and Awesome Gaming Moments of 2017

Throughout the past 12 months, we’ve talked about how 2017 was a great year for games. It is arguably the greatest start in video game history . I don’t really have to go over this again since we’ve done so numerous times. Needless to say that if you were a gamer in 2017, you had a lot of titles juggle. The gaming gods blessed us many times over. Outside of the abundance of titles to play, 2017 also saw a number of noteworthy events happen ...
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Team Geek’s Favorite Movies of 2017

In 2017 we returned to some of our favorites franchises and watched those worlds expanded and advanced. But we also had some pretty provocative and innovative storytelling come out of the cinema too. Whether you like comedy, drama, horror or anything in between, this year there was definitely something for everyone. We here at Geek had a hard time picking our favorites but here’s what we chose. Thor: Ragnarok Submitted by  K. Thor Jensen Su...
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Echo Dot, Fire TV Stick Top Amazon’s ‘Record’ Holiday Shopping Season

Echo Dot, Fire TV Stick Top Amazon's 'Record' Holiday Shopping Season - Geek.com Millions of Echo products were shipped worldwide during the 2017 holiday season (via Amazon) Stay on target It turns out I wasn’t the only one chipping in to buy someone an Amazon Echo this Christmas. Including the speaker we gifted my boyfriend’s dad, millions of Echo products were reportedly shipped worldwide over the holiday season. Fan favorite Echo Dot bec...
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The Essential Characters of X-Men: The Animated Series

Stay on target I probably don’t need to tell you that X-Men: The Animated Series probably had the best version of the Dark Phoenix Saga, where Jean Grey is possessed by a benevolent cosmic force that turns dark. There’s a whole third season arc about it that is long and pretty much universally celebrated. The thing is, X-Men: The Animated Series goes far beyond the Dark Phoenix saga to deliver adaptations of old X-Characters and cameos from...
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Researchers Taught a Computer to Compose Christmas Carols and It’s Creepy

Researchers Taught a Computer to Compose Christmas Carols and It's Creepy - Geek.com Stay on target When any sort of artificial intelligence writes a movie script, paints a picture or does anything creative, I have to sit up and pay attention. The results are either terrifying, trippy or delightful. So this Christmas carol penned and ‘sung’ by a computer is fascinating and really creepy. Researchers in Toronto have been working on a techniq...
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Geek Last Minute Holiday Gift Deals: Nintendo Switch, iPhone X, and more

12.22.2017 :: 1:30PM EST :: Geek Staff Deals Sling Some Webs With Your Friendly Neighborhood Spider-Man Gift Guide Deals 12.22.2017 :: 9:00AM EST :: K. Thor Jensen Deals Amazon Daily Deals: Harry Potter 4K Box Set Deals 12.21.2017 :: 4:30PM EST :: Brittany Vincent Deals Hack the Planet With This Gift Guide for Coders Deals 12.21.2017 :: 1:00PM EST :: Grant Brunner Deals Geek Deals: Dell Latitude 13 3379 2-ini-1 Laptop for just $349 Deals 12...
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Hack the Planet With This Gift Guide for Coders

If you’re trying to learn how to code or know somehow who is, there are some very valuable pieces of media out there you can use on your own or give as a gift for people who need help getting started or brushing up on old skills. As a geek (and even someone who isn’t) this is a very valuable skill that’s not only useful now, but useful at all stage of life. So give the gift of creation (in a technical sort of way, of course) to that nerdy f...
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11 Must-Read Black Panther Comics

The Marvel Cinematic Universe rolls on this February with Ryan Coogler’s Black Panther, the first major superhero movie both directed by and starring a person of color. The initial trailers have been hot fire, giving us a T’Challa who is cool and collected, possessing the miraculous technology of Wakanda and the fighting skills of the Panther God. Originally created by Stan Lee and Jack Kirby during their world-building run on Fantastic Fou...
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Geek Deals Roundup: 1500VA APC UPS for $119, $150 Bose QC25 Noise-Cancelling Headphones, and more

If you’re on the prowl for deals that can still make it to you before Christmas, now’s your time to buy! There are still enough discounts to go around, but the delivery dates are starting to cut it very, very close. Featured Deals Dell Latitude 13 3000 Intel Core i3 2-in-1 1080p Touch 13.3-inch Laptop with 128GB SSD (Refurb) for $349 at eBay (List price: $1041). Bose QuietComfort 25 Noise Cancelling Headphones for $149.99 at Amazon (List pr...
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Pay Tribute To The Geekiest Moms You Know With This Gift Guide

What would the holidays be without celebrating with your favorite geeky mom? But what do you give a geeky mom who has to juggle so much: kids, work, family time, raiding in WoW? You get her a whole bunch of awesome new stuff to use around the house while she’s hanging out with the kids and her family or while she’s alone to pamper herself. Use this gift guide to help figure out some great ideas to give that favorite geeky mom in your life. ...
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Net Neutrality Just Got Gut-Punched

The FCC has voted to kill net neutrality. The decision came after months of fierce debate , and, perhaps more importantly, fraud. Many thousands of comments had been left on the FCC site by trolls, spammers, and hucksters that supported the gutting of net neutrality. Despite the extremely bizarre nature of these comments , the fact that many included and/or used stolen names and identities, the commission chose to accept them, repelling all...
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Geek Deals Roundup: $200 PlayStation VR Bundle, $600 Samsung 4K HDTV with Bonus Gift Card, and more

Have you been putting off your holiday shopping? Well, we’re quickly running out of days until Christmas, and if you don’t want to pay a bundle for rush shipping, now’s the time to get your orders in. Thankfully, you can still find some really solid deals online. Featured Deals Dell Inspiron 15 5000 Core i5-8250u Quad-Core 1080p 15.6-inch Laptop with 8GB RAM and 256GB SSD for $599.99 at Dell (List price: $749.99). Dell Inspiron 14 7000 Core...
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Exclusive DropMix Cards Reactivate Our Collector Brains

If you still haven’t heard of DropMix , you need to get on that. The marvelous music mashup game from Harmonix and Hasbro remains one of our favorite games of the year, and we’ve seen deals for it online that are downright criminal. But one of the great things about DropMix is that it is a platform that can continue to evolve. The more song cards there are adding potential new mixes  to the game, the better it is. After our interview with t...
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John Cho Terrifies and Traumatizes While Tomas is Tempted on The Exorcist

John Cho Terrifies and Traumatizes While Tomas is Tempted on The Exorcist - Geek.com Ben Daniels (Cr: Sergei Bachlakov/FOX) Stay on target After last night, there’s only one episode left in this season of The Exoricst and things are at their darkest. Remember this time last season? Angela Rance/Regan MacNeil had fully integrated with the demon. Marcus and Tomas thought they had done their job, and she was torturing her family inside their o...
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Once Upon a Time Gives Belfrey a Surprise Origin and a Victory

Once Upon a Time Gives Belfrey a Surprise Origin and a Victory - Geek.com Meegan Warner (Photo by Jack Rowand/ABC) Stay on target Once Upon a Time has been away for three weeks, so they knew they had to do something big to pull us back in. Well, what happens in the first few moments of the episode certainly qualifies. The episode began by taking us a little further into the past. Last time, we found out about Hook’s daughter the witch Gothe...
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Devil May Cry HD Collection Slashes its Way to Current-Gen and PC Next Year

Devil May Cry HD Collection Slashes its Way to Current-Gen and PC Next Year - Geek.com In recent weeks, the internet has run rampant with rumors about Devil May Cry 5 . I held off on reporting this story since I found the evidence flimsy at best. Just as things began to settle down, Capcom added more fuel to the fire. Today, the Japanese developer announced Devil May Cry HD Collection for current-gen systems and PC. Is this reveal a precurs...
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Gingers, Cupcake, Swan Among Proposed Emojis for 2018

Gingers, Cupcake, Swan Among Proposed Emojis for 2018 - Geek.com Some highlights from version 11.0 (via Unicode) Unicode on Monday announced the beta version of next year’s emoji release. The list—which Unicode made very clear “is not final”—features 130 possible new faces, people, body parts, clothes, animals, foods, household items … and a pirate flag. Some notable candidates include hot and cold faces; superheroes and supervillains; a ll...
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Sailor Moon Is Getting A New Stage Show Next Year in Paris

Sailor Moon Is Getting A New Stage Show Next Year in Paris - Geek.com Stay on target Sailor Moon is going to be coming back to the stage as a new show set in Paris next year. If you’re familiar with Sailor Moon, you likely already know this isn’t the first time the anime series has had special musicals or stage shows, but new ones are always good news, especially since this one is coming back again for the 25th anniversary of the show. The ...
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