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 […]

Griffin’s Oasis in the Rain

Griffin’s Oasis in the Rain Community / Fun / Misc / Stuff We Love

We GriffinTeckers love the big old building we work in. We love its location, close to the heart of Nashville. We even love the parking lot (the running joke in Nashville being that the music industry is the second-biggest business in Music City, right behind Parking). The thing that makes our parking lot easy to […]

An Open Letter to the Minds Behind the Xbox One

An Open Letter to the Minds Behind the Xbox One Fun / In The News / Stuff We Love

To anyone at Microsoft that stumbles upon this blog, I’m going to solve your problems. It’s no secret that many of us here at Griffin are gamers. It’s also no secret that we pride ourselves on having some of the best customer support in the consumer electronics industry. To the gamers among us, this makes […]

Space Balloon is GO!

Space Balloon is GO! Community / Fun / Stuff We Love / Uncategorized

Recently a team of Griffin employees and friends got together to do a little science. After a few months of research, gathering of materials, assembly, and a little felting, we launched a weather balloon into near space. We launched our balloon from Jackson, TN anticipating an Eastward flight path to avoid landing in the Smoky […]

Five great toys, just under the wire!

Five great toys, just under the wire! Fun / Griffin Gear / Kids / Stuff We Love

It was a snowy Christmas Eve in Brownsfield, Texas.  I was 600 miles from home, writing a last minute entreaty to Santa: I only wanted one thing: Sgt Rock.  I can’t remember why I wanted it, and I don’t know where it is now.  All I know for sure is that 8 hours after I […]