Cutting the Cord and Living To Tell The Tale Tech

tl;dr – You’ll save some money.  But not as much (or as quickly, or as easily) as you think. Who knew ones and zeros could cost so much? Bundled cable, internet and home phone service. Plus a couple of premium channels. Plus a monthly Hulu charge. Plus Amazon Prime. Plus mobile and data.  Put ‘em […]


UPDATED: You could win an iPad when you share the love! Community

UPDATE Feb. 16, 2015: Congratulations to our winner, Adrienne L! Your iPad will be on its way to you later this week. Thanks to everyone that entered. Be sure to check out the gallery of all the great photos that were submitted on Instagram! It’s almost Valentine’s Day, and our thoughts turn to love. Over […]


Griffin Technology at FETC 2015 Education / Products

Our visit to FETC 2015 in Orlando was a great week. Not only because it was 77° and sunny, but because we got to introduce a new product and meet so many of you! Chromebooks are continuing to be an attractive choice for school districts, especially those moving toward a 1:1 environment. Like any tech investment, it […]

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UPDATED: You could win a Twenty Bluetooth Amplifier! Connect

UPDATE: Congratulations to our winner, Chris K, and thanks to everyone else that entered! Stay tuned for another big giveaway next week! Winter NAMM is just a day away, but we can’t wait to get our first giveaway started! We’re giving away the new Twenty, our updated digital audio amplifier! The new Twenty works with digital […]


Dust off that fitness tracker! Fitness / Life / Tech

The picture isn’t a pretty one.  In a recently released survey by strategic consulting firm Endeavour Partners, one third of fitness tracker owners report that they stopped using their tracker entirely within six months of getting it. Maybe you’re one of this third?  Or maybe your on your way?  We’ve all been there. It is easy to […]


The Best Apps for Health? The Ones You’ll Use. Apps / Fitness / Life / Tech

The folder on the last page of my Home Screen tells a story of hope and disappointment, of love and hate, of promises made and promises broken. Its the folder called Unused. There lie the apps that didn’t live up to their reviews, that couldn’t perform as I wanted them to, that tried so hard and […]


The Best Albums of 2014 (So Far), pt 4 Life / Music / Music Reviews / Stuff We Love

We’re back with the 4th and final installment of our Best of 2014 album roundup! Read on to learn about our final fifteen picks for 2014’s best releases, and check out our Spotify playlist of a few of our favorite tracks, embedded below. Jamie Cullum, Interlude (Island, 2014) I did not want to like Jamie Cullum. I failed […]


Turning Screen Time Into Family Time Connect / Fun / Kids

“We gaaaaather to-ge-ther to staaaare at our touchscreens…” From illustrator Chris Ware’s now-prescient “Unmasked” New Yorker cover, to the family room full of downturned faces,  your holiday gathering of friends, family and other loved ones may be looking like a long weekend of parallel solitude once the roast beast is consumed and the football drags into […]


Five easy online gifts and gift cards you can email Life

Uh-oh. It’s the Tuesday before Christmas and it’s too late to get those last-minute gifts shipped before the 25th. We’ve all been there. Frazzled and panicked. Running to the nearest store to find something so your loved ones won’t be empty handed come Christmas morning. And we all know that the corner store’s shelves don’t really […]


Teacher Tech Wish List Community / Education

At Griffin, helping teachers with technology in the classroom is a top priority. With the holidays upon us, we were curious what gifts – both tech and non-tech – teachers were pining for this year. So we surveyed a group of our teacher-partners to find out, and we got some great – and creative – […]