How to get free Top 100 eBooks

How to get free Top 100 eBooks Tips & Tricks

I’ve become a great fan of the helpful site, If This Then That or iftt. As the site explains… Put the internet to work for you by creating tasks that fit this simple structure. Think of all the things you could do if you were able to define any task as: when something happens (this) […]

iOS 5 camera tip

iOS 5 camera tip Tips & Tricks

Here’s a handy photography tip to quickly access your photos from the Camera app. Fahan Firouzian writes: When you are on the camera on iPhone or iPad on ios5 software you can just swipe left right and you can see all your pictures. This tip is especially handy if you want to review a photo […]

How to scrub a song, video or podcast

How to scrub a song, video or podcast Tips & Tricks

Did you know that you can easily find an exact second of a song, podcast or movie on your iPhone, iPad or iPod? Our customer, Sam Junge, recently submitted this great tip for our blog. When in an app that has a time scroll at the top such as the time of a song playing […]

20 Essential Tips for CES 2012

20 Essential Tips for CES 2012 Special Events / Tips & Tricks

We’re as busy as bees, getting ready for the 2012 International Consumer Electronics Show. CES is the world’s largest consumer electronics trade show, held in Las Vegas every year. Have you ever wanted to go to CES? You could win a trip to CES in our AppPowered Holiday Sweepstakes! If you already plan to be […]

Surprise! There is an emoticon keyboard in iOS 5!

Surprise! There is an emoticon keyboard in iOS 5! Tips & Tricks

Emoji (絵文字) is the Japanese term for the picture characters or emoticons used in Japanese electronic messages and webpages. – Wikipedia. Using an emoticon is often the perfect way to quickly express a message or tone of a message. Did you know that using iOS 5, you can easily add an Emoji keyboard? Nghia Huynh […]

How to throttle HELO TC

How to throttle HELO TC Tips & Tricks / Tutorial

This is our third and final episode of our HELO TC instructional videos. Part one covered how to fly HELO TC and part two covered how to trim. In this video Joe shares how to throttle your favorite remote control helicopter. httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6r8ARoTCMbg&feature=youtu.be HELO TC has quickly proven to be a must have holiday gift for […]

Tips for better laptop ergonomics

Tips for better laptop ergonomics Tips & Tricks

If you’re like me (and everyone else at Griffin), you probably spend the bulk of your day in front of a laptop. Bad posture and desk setups can account for countless pains. Save yourself the pain and take a couple of minutes to see how you could be doing it better. httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZLwIP8cBaWA&sns=em I frequently stretch […]

How to control a helicopter

How to control a helicopter Griffin Gear / Tips & Tricks / Tutorial

This is the first in three instructional videos on using HELO TC, our popular AppPowered, remote-control helicopter. In this video our quality assurance technician, Joe, explains how to control HELO TC as you take to the sky. Check it out. httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=amDsjlgb22Q&feature=youtu.be Bonus HELO TC video! We loved Drew Domkus‘ awesome 007-inspired HELO TC video. httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wFamdrEBzFQ […]

8 ways to save iPhone battery life

8 ways to save iPhone battery life Tips & Tricks

ZDNet has a handy post with their iPhone/iOS 5 battery saving tips. Adrian Kingsley-Hughes has put together a killer list of tips that I new you would enjoy. Kingsley-Hughes’s tips include: Dropping the screen brightness Auto-Locking the screen Selectively turning off/on radios Entering Airplane mode Using location services Notifications Disabling diagnostics Using cloud services I […]

How to listen to a podcast without downloading it

How to listen to a podcast without downloading it Tips & Tricks

I love listening to podcasts, I’m subscribed to about 150 of them! Over the years I’ve written several posts with tips on how to better your podcasting experience. How to share a podcast from your iPad or iPhone iTunes has stopped updating this podcast How to share your favorite podcasts in iTunes I’m always appreciative […]