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How Do I Take Decent Christmas Tree Photos? Apps / Life / Photography / Tech / Tips & Tricks

O, tannenbaum, o tannenbaum, how washed-out are thy highlights. But they don’t have to be. You’ll want to remember your Christmas in photos. And what’s more visually iconic of your Christmas than your Christmas tree? A Christmas tree — whether it’s a confection of tinsel and lights and lush greenery, or spindly bare branches with lots […]

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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 […]

Apple's Newest iPad and Newest Mac OS Are Here!

Apple’s Newest iPad and Newest Mac OS Are Here! News & Reviews / Stuff We Love / Tech

Apple’s newest Mac OS, Yosemite, is available today, and it’s absolutely free. Yosemite sports an updated look that echoes iOS 8, as well as inter-device continuity with any iPhone or iPad running iOS 8, meaning you can swap devices mid-project (or mid-phone call, for that matter) without losing a step. Most years, that would have been enough, […]

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 […]

BREAKING NEWS – The iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus are here!

BREAKING NEWS – The iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus are here! Stuff We Love / Tech

Apple just announced the new iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus, and we couldn’t be more excited! We’ve compiled a list of the most important things you need to know about the new iPhone: The guts: Stunning new Retina HD display, with ion-strengthened display glass Thinner design: 6.9 and 7.1 mm thick for iPhone 6 […]

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… […]

What Is USB 3.0?

What Is USB 3.0? Griffin Gear / Products / Tech / Tips & Tricks

  There’s a new USB in town. It’s bigger and faster, and most importantly, it has a different kind of connector. But, confusingly, the new connector has the same name as the old connector. The new USB is called SuperSpeed USB 3.0. And the new connector, like the old one, is called a Micro-B. But, rejoice […]

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 […]

The Best Way To Backup Your Data

The Best Way To Backup Your Data Tech / Tips & Tricks / Tutorial

Backup your data. These are words we hate hearing – especially when they’re coming from our computer-savvy friend we called in a panic because our hard drive crashed and they ask if we’ve been doing so (we haven’t). Why do we have such a problem with keeping our data safe? Is it too expensive? Is it extra responsibility? Heck, […]