Hasbro Releases Exclusive Images For San Diego Comic Con

Good afternoon... For those of you who are looking for a little snack to get you through your Thursdays, I think have the cure for what ails you. Hasbro has released exclusive images of some hot new products that will be showcased later this month at Comic-Con (San Diego Convention...

GeekWeek Podcast Episode 40 - We Say Goodbye

For the week of June 13th 2011, this is your multiverse. And yes, the very last episode of the GeekWeek Podcast. Hosts: Bryan J Daggett, Marisa Stotter Guest Hosts: David Hopkins, Austin Wilson and Andy Liegl *WARNING! THIS EPISODE MOST CERTAINLY CONTAINS ADULT LANGUAGE*

Apple Announces iOS 5.0

Today, Apple announced iOS 5.0, which is due out this fall. Here are the highlights of the updated operating system: All Apple hardware running iOS 5.0 will work right out of the box - no more plugging in to a computer before operating it. Devices will also be able to...

“ROBOTS IN DISGUISE” INVADE PASADENA FOR 17th ANNUAL TRANSFORMERS CONVENTION

Thousands of fans from around the world will celebrate the enduring popularity of the iconic TRANSFORMERS brand from Hasbro, as the 2011 TRANSFORMERS fan convention known as “BOTCON” returns to Pasadena on June 4-5. Less than a month before the highly anticipated debut of the new Paramount Pictures film TRANSFORMERS:...

VIDEO: Hasbro 'Jumps' To Kick Off JoeCon!

For those of you who couldn't make it to Orlando recently for the G.I. Joe Convention to witness the parachute drop, don't worry - I have it for you here! G.I. Joe Convention kicked off with the fan-favorite parachute drop, where 300 3.75" G.I. JOE action figures were tossed off...

Orlando Says "Yo Joe!" Set To Host 18th Annual JoeCon

It's been seven years since its last tour in Orlando, but the G.I. JOE Convention – G.I. JoeCon, hosted by the G.I. JOE Collectors’ Club and Hasbro will be revisiting Disney World for its 18th annual celebration. To kickoff the event, hundreds of action figures with fully-functional parachutes will be...

AT&T To Acquire T-Mobile

That's right folks, it appears that T-Mobile will be going the way of the dinosaur. According to Endgadget, AT&T is in talks to buy the rival telecom for $39 Billion from Deutsche Telekom. If the deal closes and passes regulatory oversight, AT&T will have a monopoly in the US as...

Is The iPhone Getting Bigger?

It seems as thought Apple will finally be moving the iPhone beyond the 3.5 inch format it has been stuck with for so long.

Optimus Prime Shines As Hasbro Debuts New Goodies At NYC Toy Fair

This was the scene yesterday in New York City outside of Hasbro's 4th Annual Toy Fair showcase. A spectacular life size version of Optimus Prime, the event's most honored guest, arrived out front as crowds of excited bloggers and media members, myself included, happily snapped photos of Prime as they...

The Verizon iPhone 4. Too Little Too Soon?

The blogosphere has exploded, and rightly so, in response to Verizon's official iPhone 4 announcement made on Tuesday...

Last-Minute Gifts for the Non-Geek in Your Life

Being a Geek entails certain responsibilities. Perhaps the most important is paying it forward. We nerds may sometimes come off a bit overbearing in our passionate support of the shows/movies/comics/games we love, but it’s only because we want others to share in our Geekery. And while these are flush times...

Los Angeles Gets Own Comic Con: COMIKAZE

Welcome to Comikaze, how may I blow your mind? As first reported by GirlGamer.com, November 2011 will see a Los Angeles comic con; Comikaze. Created by siblings Regina and Mario Carpinelli, who grew up in Southern California and spent their formative years loving all things related to the world of...

TRON: LEGACY "Pop-Up Shop" To Open November 19th in Culver City

Need something special for the film's opening night? We got ya covered. Kicking off what I call "28 years of impatience and gleeful excitement", The Royal/T Cafe will host Disney's TRON: Legacy Pop Up Shop from November 19th to December 23rd, with plenty of fun activities and PLENTY of stuff...

8BITWOOD Takes VG Art To A New Level

Ever wish you could have an 8-bit version Link or that pain in the ass dog from Duck Hunt as a conversation piece for your wall? Well, wish no more my little geekdarlings...for local L.A. company 8BITWOOD is here to help. “What IS 8BITWOOD?” you ask. Well, 8BITWOOD is a...

Lucas Autographed Memorabilia Highlights TIF Charity Auction

For those of you GeekWeek readers looking not only to get your hands on some great collectibles, but also to contribute to a worthwhile cause, the Toy Industry Foundation (TIF) is holding its second annual “Birthday Bids” online charity auction. All proceeds will be donated to Foundation programs such as...