Reviews & hands-on

  • Gadgets

    Hands-on: Griffin Moto TC Rally review

    By 9 January 2014

    Remote controlled cars that you don't control via your mobile phone are so yesterday, well that's seemingly what Griffin thinks, launching a Bluetooth RC that you control via your iPhone or iPod touch. Called Moto TC Rally, the $99 RC connects to your...

  • Gadgets

    Crayola Light Marker with interactive iPad app pictures and hands-on

    By 7 January 2013

    There are times when we like to release our inner cild. Have an iPad? Then go grab a Crayola Light Marker and pretend it's for the kids. The Light Marker is much like a laser pen that can interact with your iPad, albeit one styled like the classic, fat...

  • Audio

    Griffin WoodTones over-ear headphones pictures and hands-on

    By 7 January 2013

    Headphones needn't be made up of the usual plastic - Griffin's WoodTones are available in beech, sapele and walnut finishes depending on which depth of wood takes your fancy. Pocket-lint cut down the crowds at this year's Consumer Electronics Show in...

  • Online

    Griffin Helo TC pictures and hands-on

    By 20 October 2011

    Take one part app, one part iPhone and one part miniature remote controlled helicopter. Throw them together and what have you got? Griffin's Helo TC,  a smashed up sitting room and plentiful damage to the paint on the walls. Given the amount of games...

  • Online 3.5 out of 5

    Griffin Beacon review

    By 25 August 2011

    Universal remotes have been around for a long time but few have justified themselves as a necessary in the living room. Mostly, it's just easier just to pick up the normal remote. Griffin is looking to change all that with its Beacon, a Bluetooth and...

  • Phones

    Griffin Threadless iPhone 4 cases hands on

    By 8 July 2011

    It's been a while since we featured any iPhone 4 cases on Pocket-lint (Japanese food based aside, of course) and that's probably because it's been a while since we saw any quite as funky and cool as the latest Griffin / Threadless collaborations. Back...

  • Audio

    Griffin Threadless covers add class to your iDevice

    By 4 May 2011

    Griffin has teamed up with Threadless to bring you a range of funky limited edition iPhone and iPod touch covers. Threadless is a company which takes an open source approach to t-shirt design. Threadless takes design submissions from its online community,...

  • Online

    Wrist wear your nano with the Griffin Courier Band

    By 4 April 2011

    When Steve Jobs first suggested that you could wear the new iPod nano as a watch, we were belly laughing for a week. But when Griffin pressed one of their new Courier Bands into our cynical mitts, we thought we’d have to do the right thing and give...

  • Phones

    Griffin PowerDock Dual hands on

    By 8 February 2011

    The average fanboy is packing more than just one iDevice. Chances are, he (or she) has an iPhone, an iPad and maybe even an iPod touch or nano. So looking for a spare white cable and plug adapter can become a bit of a chore in an Apple devotee's day....

  • Apps

    Griffin StompBox and Mic Stand Mount for iPad hands-on

    By 17 January 2011

    Designed to work with iShred Live, Griffin's StompBox utilises the iPad and the application to give you a fully functioning, almost limitless electric guitar pedalboards. Instead of having a board of numerous "stompboxes" wired up in a row, you can now...

  • Tablets

    Griffin Beacon Universal Remote iPad hands-on

    By 17 January 2011

    There are a few universal remote control doohickeys and applications coming for iOS devices over the next few months, but few are as intuitive and simple to hook-up and use as Griffin's Beacon Universal Remote. Teaming up with software developer Dijit,...

  • Apps

    Griffin Crayola ColorStudio HD iPad hands-on

    By 8 January 2011

    The product of a collaboration between accessory manufacturer Griffin and children's art giant Crayola, ColorStudio HD is an iPad app and capacitive touchscreen drawing device that allows kids of all ages to colour scenes and create pictures to their...

  • Audio 4 out of 5

    Griffin Travel Speaker review

    By 13 November 2010

    The Griffin Travel speaker takes away the hassle of having to remember additional batteries with an iPod travel dock. That's because the speaker is powered directly from your iPod using the 30-pin connector dock. The obvious concern with this is that...

  • Audio 4 out of 5

    Griffin GuitarConnect Cable + iShred Live review

    By 17 September 2010

    These days it seems that there's nothing that the iPhone can't do, and thanks to accessory expert Griffin, it can now double up as a mini guitar amp, for all you axe-wielding Apple fans out there. So if you fancy yourself as the next Jimi Hendrix, Slash...

  • Audio 3 out of 5

    Griffin iTrip FM transmitter with iPhone app review

    By 13 November 2009

    You've got days of music stored on your iPhone or iPod, the trouble is once you get in your car you're left with hunting around for a CD or even what's on the radio to remove the drone of the road. In steps the iTrip, improved and enhanced from its first...