Griffin Introduces iOS Programming to High School Students Connect / Education

One of the greatest parts of our partnership with the Design and Technology Academy at Hunter’s Lane High School in Nashville is the opportunity to inspire students in our academy to learn new things. By donating twenty-five Mac minis to the programming lab, we were able to introduce an iOS development class to the programming […]


Griffin Survivor Tested for the Classroom Education / Products

It’s the most rugged iPad case out there, so it’s no wonder our Survivor case is such a success in education.  Built to military specs for durability, Survivor is ready for anything, even your students! Fred Sitkins is the principal at Boyne City Elementary School in Boyne City, Michigan. The Boyne City School system has deployed over 1200 […]


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 […]


Griffin Partners with Hunters Lane High School Community / Connect / Education

We’re thrilled to be a first-year business partner of the Hunters Lane High School Design and Technology Academy! Through the Academies of Nashville program, sponsored by the Nashville Area Chamber of Commerce, many Nashville businesses are working to bridge the gap between the classroom and the real world. We’re having a great time going back […]


Brother, Can You Spare A Bitcoin? Stuff We Love / Tech

It was Christmas, and folks were exchanging gifts, like ya do. The office was lousy with giftcards and ugly sweaters, See’s Samplers and Christie’s Cookies, but the folks in eCommerce found something a little different under the tree: A gaudy, colorful slip of paper emblazoned with the words “Paper Wallet”. Sean had given us Bitcoin. […]


QuizUp – A Fast, Free, Only Slightly Addictive Free App Friday App. App of the Week / Life / Stuff We Love / Tech

What it is: Fast moving trivia against a randomly matched opponent. Six questions per round. Limitless rounds per category. 292 topics. Clean design, small(ish) app size. Who’s it for: Trivia fans. Jeopardy watchers. recovering Candy Crush Saga addicts. It’s linked to Game Center. What’s under the hood: In-game achievements. In-app purchases. Messaging. Playing with friends. […]

Tech Savvy Gift Ideas

Tech Savvy Gift Ideas Fun / News & Reviews / Products / Special Events / Tech

‘Tis the season, y’all, but very few people are harder to shop for than that persnickety geek on your list. But fear not, we’ve put together ten gifts that will please the tech savvy person on your list (especially if that person is you!) And for more great gift ideas and holiday deals, make sure […]


Principal For A Day! Community / Connect / Education / Kids

Every year, the Pencil Foundation, a local organization dedicated to creating and maintaining relationships between public schools and their surrounding communities, invites Nashville-area business leaders to live the dream. I mean, doesn’t every kid imagine how awesome it would be to get to the be the Principal of his own school? Griffin’s president, Mark Rowan, got […]

Stop Taking Crappy iPhone Pictures! Part 7

Stop Taking Crappy iPhone Pictures! Part 7 Life / Photography / Stuff We Love / Tech / Tips & Tricks

  Through The Glass, Sharply For many of us infected with the shutter bug, a substantial part of the joy of taking pictures lies in diddling with the hardware. And the chiefest hardware joy when diddling with cameras is in the lenses, or, as they are affectionately known by picture-takers everywhere, The Glass. Changing lenses […]