Which iPhone Should I Buy? In The News / News & Reviews / Tech

Which of the “bigger than bigger” iPhones is the better choice for you? The answer here in the Griffplex is clear.  You need an iPhone 6 Plus. Or maybe you don’t. “The 6 Plus is a perfect match” ^Josh, Online Marketing Specialist When I turned my iPhone 6 Plus on for the first time I immediately […]

What's New In iOS 8

What’s New In iOS 8 Apps / In The News / Stuff We Love / Tech

iOS 8 has arrived, and Apple aims for it to be the biggest operating system rollout yet for its iPhone/iPad/iPod family of devices. So here’s a rundown of iOS 8 features and changes to expect when you update today.   Design: The biggest difference about iOS 8 is something you may not notice right away. […]

Five Things We Love About Watch. Plus one.

Five Things We Love About Watch. Plus one. Fashion / In The News / Stuff We Love / Tech

Apple gave us a first look at the brand new Apple Watch today. Of course, it’s beautiful. Here’s a rundown on five of our favorite things. Plus one.: 1) Built-in accelerometers to measure movement. Apple Watch tracks how active you are, from brisk activity to how often you’ve stood up to take a break from sitting. All of […]

Apple Announcement Rumors: The Good, The Bad, The Ridiculous

Apple Announcement Rumors: The Good, The Bad, The Ridiculous In The News / Stuff We Love / Tech

Big announcements from Apple: half the fun of them is second-guessing them. Now that Apple’s announcement is less than a week away, the rumors are rampant. Here’s a sampling of  rumors — what other people are second-guessing as the announcement — whenever that is — draws closer. Rumor has it that there will be a device. And… […]


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 […]

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 […]

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 […]


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, […]

Brood II is for Beginners.

Brood II is for Beginners. In The News / Stuff We Love

If you live in a one of the half dozen or so states that will be experiencing the emergence of 17 year Cicadas I have one thing to say to you: Don’t freak out. They don’t bite, they won’t take money out of your wallet, and they’re only around for a few weeks. That already […]

CyberMonday Freedom

CyberMonday Freedom In The News / New / Prizes & Discounts

NPR reported this morning that 28% of tech purchasers this weekend picked up a tablet of sort.  Which is a perfectly topical segue into our CyberMonday deal … Make any purchase of 19.99 or more in the Griffin webstore now through 11:59pm CST November 26 and you can get a Jumper for your large tablet […]