C is for Cookie...

C is for Cookie… Tech / Tips & Tricks / Tutorial

If you’ve visited our site (or any site that sells internationally), you may have noticed a message that popped up on screen that says something like “This website requires cookies to provide all of its features. By using our website, you agree to our use of cookies.” There they are again. Cookies. Cookies on your desktop […]

The Best Way To Backup Your Data

The Best Way To Backup Your Data Tech / Tips & Tricks / Tutorial

Backup your data. These are words we hate hearing – especially when they’re coming from our computer-savvy friend we called in a panic because our hard drive crashed and they ask if we’ve been doing so (we haven’t). Why do we have such a problem with keeping our data safe? Is it too expensive? Is it extra responsibility? Heck, […]

Stop Taking Crappy iPhone Pictures! Part 6

Stop Taking Crappy iPhone Pictures! Part 6 Photography / Tips & Tricks / Tutorial

2 HDR or Not 2 HDR? You’ve seen them: photos with colors so rich they look like they’ve been dipped in butter. Landscape shots that must have been taken on an alien planet, because the colors in them can’t possibly exist on this one. Objects in these photos sometimes appear to have glowing halos. Such […]

3 Free Ways to Extend Your iPhone 5 Battery Life

3 Free Ways to Extend Your iPhone 5 Battery Life In The News / Tips & Tricks / Tutorial

Like many, I’ve found that while the iPhone 5’s performance and screen are amazing, its battery life felt like it was somewhat less than my trusty iPhone 4.  Scanning the blogs and fora proved to be little help.  Lots of complaining, some generalized grousing about “LTE is a power hog” but little real data. So […]

What You Need To Know About Lithium Batteries

What You Need To Know About Lithium Batteries Tips & Tricks / Tutorial

Electric batteries have come a long way since some unknown Parthian first stuck some iron and copper cylinders into a jar of grape juice (or maybe it was lemon juice… or vinegar?). The things that power our iPhones today, 2,000 years later, work on the same basic principle, though they bear little resemblance to a clay […]

How to throttle HELO TC

How to throttle HELO TC Tips & Tricks / Tutorial

This is our third and final episode of our HELO TC instructional videos. Part one covered how to fly HELO TC and part two covered how to trim. In this video Joe shares how to throttle your favorite remote control helicopter. httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6r8ARoTCMbg&feature=youtu.be HELO TC has quickly proven to be a must have holiday gift for […]

How to trim and things to win

How to trim and things to win Prizes & Discounts / Tutorial

This is our second episode in our three part series of instructional videos on using HELO TC, our popular AppPowered, remote-control helicopter. In part one we showed you how to control HELO TC. In this video Joe returns to show you how to trim as you’re flying your chopper. Check it out. httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SMBLYDQFBVg&feature=youtu.be READ THIS! In […]

How to control a helicopter

How to control a helicopter Griffin Gear / Tips & Tricks / Tutorial

This is the first in three instructional videos on using HELO TC, our popular AppPowered, remote-control helicopter. In this video our quality assurance technician, Joe, explains how to control HELO TC as you take to the sky. Check it out. httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=amDsjlgb22Q&feature=youtu.be Bonus HELO TC video! We loved Drew Domkus‘ awesome 007-inspired HELO TC video. httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wFamdrEBzFQ […]