The Five Stages of Winter Fun / In The News / Life

This winter has been particularly brutal, especially since that dirty rat Punxsutawney Phil saw his shadow. But, for all the polar vortices and winter storms, Nashville (Griffin’s hometown) has seen very little snow. It’s just been cold. Very, very cold. And across social media, you can hear the calls go out: “I’d be a lot […]


Brother, Can You Spare A Bitcoin? Stuff We Love / Tech

It was Christmas, and folks were exchanging gifts, like ya do. The office was lousy with giftcards and ugly sweaters, See’s Samplers and Christie’s Cookies, but the folks in eCommerce found something a little different under the tree: A gaudy, colorful slip of paper emblazoned with the words “Paper Wallet”. Sean had given us Bitcoin. […]

Tech Savvy Gift Ideas

Tech Savvy Gift Ideas Fun / News & Reviews / Products / Special Events / Tech

‘Tis the season, y’all, but very few people are harder to shop for than that persnickety geek on your list. But fear not, we’ve put together ten gifts that will please the tech savvy person on your list (especially if that person is you!) And for more great gift ideas and holiday deals, make sure […]


Principal For A Day! Community / Connect / Education / Kids

Every year, the Pencil Foundation, a local organization dedicated to creating and maintaining relationships between public schools and their surrounding communities, invites Nashville-area business leaders to live the dream. I mean, doesn’t every kid imagine how awesome it would be to get to the be the Principal of his own school? Griffin’s president, Mark Rowan, got […]


The Ultimate iPhone 5s Launch Survival Guide Stuff We Love / Tips & Tricks

Hey, we get it. You don’t just want the iPhone 5s. You want the first iPhone 5s, which means you’re going to be camping out tonight. We know that we are, some of us for the first time. Our Certifications expert Michael O’Connor is a veteran of more than a dozen device launches, so we thought […]


Make sure your charger is the real deal. Tips & Tricks

Apple recently announced their USB Power Adapter Takeback Program, to deal with customer safety issues related to counterfeit products in the marketplace. Here’s how you can avoid purchasing counterfeit products. Check the Box. For example, Griffin Technology is one of the original members of Apple’s Made for iPhone/iPod/iPad (or MFi) program. When you see the MFi logo […]


Why Skipping E3 Was Nintendo’s Smartest Move In Years In The News / Stuff We Love

Okay so this analogy might be a long shot, but I’ll give it a try: If you are a big Quentin Tarantino fan like me, you have watched the deleted/alternate scenes bonus feature on your Pulp Fiction collector’s edition DVD/Blu-ray. In my favorite scene, which never made it to the theatrical release, Uma Thurman’s character, […]

What We Heard: The Killers, live at The Grand Ole Opry, 5/12/13

What We Heard: The Killers, live at The Grand Ole Opry, 5/12/13 Music / Stuff We Love

Last Sunday, I was privileged enough to catch The Killers perform at one of Nashville’s most famed venues, The Grand Ole Opry House.  For me, this was pretty special on two counts. First and foremost, I love The Killers.  They have certainly come a long way from that unintelligible, yet danceable, “you had a boyfriend […]