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 […]

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QuizUp – A Fast, Free, Only Slightly Addictive Free App Friday App. Life / Stuff We Love / Tech

What it is: Fast moving trivia against a randomly matched opponent. Six questions per round. Limitless rounds per category. 292 topics. Clean design, small(ish) app size. Who’s it for: Trivia fans. Jeopardy watchers. recovering Candy Crush Saga addicts. It’s linked to Game Center. What’s under the hood: In-game achievements. In-app purchases. Messaging. Playing with friends. […]

Welcome Makers!

Welcome Makers! Community / Fun / In The News / Special Events

Mini Maker Faire Nashville is this Saturday, and we’re crazy stoked to welcome all you Makers to our neck of the woods. Nashville (and especially our neighborhood) has a vibrant maker culture that encompasses music, art, food, beer and of course, technology. A crowd-sourced community darkroom was just funded, where aspiring photographers can learn how to […]

Closed due to emergency utility work – June 27, 2013

Closed due to emergency utility work – June 27, 2013 Uncategorized

10:40am CDT Due to emergency utility work being done down the street (a truck hit a utility pole), Griffin Technology’s online and telephone availability will be limited for the next couple of hours. We’re told that in an hour, utility crews may be cutting all power, phone and internet connectivity to our building, including our […]

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IFTTT is our new favorite awesome. Stuff We Love / Tips & Tricks

Anything we can do to get more out of the web by doing less ourselves is a good thing.  Which is why we’re in love with IFTTT.  It’s not especially new, but we love the way it takes some of our favorite web services and daisy-chains them together to do brand new things. There’s a […]

How to keep your iPhone safe from prying eyes.

How to keep your iPhone safe from prying eyes. Tips & Tricks

Our Techsupportizens have just posted a new Tip of the Week over on YouTube.  It’s the simple step we should all take to lock down our iPhones when not in use. How To Protect Your iPhone from Prying Eyes Surprising, actually, how few people have their phones locked.  What about you?    

Protect Yourself from Fake Products

Protect Yourself from Fake Products Uncategorized

Imitation may be the sincerest form of flattery, but not when it leads to bad products and negative customer experiences.  In 2012, Homeland Security reported more than 22,000 takedowns of illegal online merchants trafficking counterfeit merchandise, with a total street value of more than $100 million. And we’re not immune. We’ve seen an increased number of […]