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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 […]

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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 […]

iPad questions?  We’ve got answers!

iPad questions? We’ve got answers! In The News

We think Apple’s smallest iPad ever is a pretty big deal.   As the dust settles from Apple’s announcement today, we know you’ve got some questions about accessories for the new 4th Generation iPad and iPad mini. Here are some of the most common questions. If there’s anything else you’d like to know, hit us up […]

Monsters and Lightning and Woogie (Oh my.)

Monsters and Lightning and Woogie (Oh my.) In The News / New / Stuff We Love

A Quick Look at the Week That Was. Seems like every year that goes by, we find ourselves busier and busier as October rolls around.  In case you missed it, here’s what kept us busy last week. MOTO TC Monster Goes Live Our newest addition to the TC family of AppPowered vehicles you control with […]

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 […]