Preparing the Geek House for 3DPalooza

Wide Angle View from Canon Vixia Mini X We’re trying out the Canon Vixia Mini X, a cool little video camera with awesome wide-angle abilities, and taking you around the Geek House as we get prepared for Wednesday’s big 3DPalooza party. If you want to know more about the tech tricks we use to power events here at the building, we’re spilling […]

Unboxing: VideoLink TriCaster TC2GO Travel and Flight Case

Video Link TC2GO unboxing VideoLink is a Canadian company that makes specialty cases for NewTek’s TriCaster equipment. You know we use our TriCaster all the time, and frequently travel with it, so we were very excited to receive a giant box from them – ready for unboxing! The TC2GO we’re looking at today is made for the biggest […]

EXCLUSIVE! NewTek TriCaster Mini Hands On

TriCaster Mini on GeekBeat Episode 914

We’ve always talked a lot about the TriCaster from NewTek. It powers all our live productions and makes live camera switching incredibly easy, throwing in some awesome on-screen effects in the bargain. So we were very excited to get an exclusive hands-on first look at the new TriCaster Mini today in our studio!

Review: Work Sharp Knife and Tool Sharpener Ken Onion Edition

Work Sharp Knife Sharpener Ken Onion Edition review If you’ve been around Geek Beat very long, you know that as a bladesmith, sharp knives are close to my heart. So to speak. And I’m fairly picky about knife sharpeners. The Work Sharp Knife and Tool Sharpener Ken Onion Edition impressed me on several different levels. One of the unique things about this […]

Big D Has an Axe to Grind with John P

Sharpening an axe What can go wrong when we start sharpening axes in the Geek House house parking lot? We’re using the Work Sharp Knife and Tool Sharpener Ken Onion Edition to get the job done. You can also sharpen a variety of tools, with different blade thicknesses with this very versatile tool, with the additions of […]

Goodbye UPS! We Will NOT Miss You!

Moving the UPS We were very happy to say goodbye to the big ass UPS we’ve had sitting around here at the Geek House. This thing was a monster and its parting gift to us was the effort of getting it onto the trailer to take it away. Begone, UPS, Begone!

Installing Our Interlogix TruPortal and TruVision Systems

Interlogix Security System on GeekBeat Episode 909

We’ve been telling you about the cool Interlogix TruPortal badge access and TruVision security camera systems that our friend Todd Pacey from Pacey Electrical is setting up for us. Today, Todd is here getting the system ready to keep the Geek House safe!