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The summer gift guide: Business travel gadgets

The summer gift guide: Business travel gadgets

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Just because it's summer doesn't mean you get to stop working. But whether you are travelling for work or pleasure these gadgets will take care of your precious kit.  Griffin Keyboard Wired with Lightning Connector Connect to your iPhone, iPad, or iPod... >>

The summer gift guide: Power on the go gadgets

The summer gift guide: Power on the go gadgets

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Power, we all need it, even more so when we travel. Here are some of the best portable power chargers or adapters to make the most of your gadgets when you are on the go this summer.  Griffin 2-in-1 USB to MicroUSB/Lightning Retractable Cable Compact,... >>

Best Galaxy S5 cases: Treat your new Samsung phone

Best Galaxy S5 cases: Treat your new Samsung phone

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Samsung latest flagship - the Galaxy S5 - packs in some great features including a 16-megapixel camera, fingerprint sensor and a 5.2-inch display.With the device set to hit shops on 11 April, we have rounded up some of the best cases available from launch... >>

Hands-on: Griffin Moto TC Rally review

Hands-on: Griffin Moto TC Rally review

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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... >>

Griffin introduces wireless PowerMate Bluetooth, streamlining routine tasks

Griffin introduces wireless PowerMate Bluetooth, streamlining routine tasks

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Griffin has announced the PowerMate Bluetooth, a wireless version of its PowerMate accessory that can execute key commands to streamline routine tasks.Now with the Bluetooth version of the PowerMate, you get a more stylish look on your desk instead of... >>

Best iPad Air cases: Treat your new Apple tablet

Best iPad Air cases: Treat your new Apple tablet

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If you have your hands on an Apple iPad Air, or are hoping to get your hands on one this Christmas, then you've come to the right place.We've rounded up a few of the cases that piqued our interest so you can make sure your new iPad is fully protected... >>

Griffin's redesigned MultiDock charger is for the gadget-obsessed, one space to charge 10 to 30 devices

Griffin's redesigned MultiDock charger is for the gadget-obsessed, one space to charge 10 to 30 devices

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Griffin Technology has just redesigned its MultiDock that charges, stores and syncs multiple mobile devices at once.Griffin said it collaborated with former Apple designer Thomas Meyerhoffer to re-imagine the MultiDock. It's now designed to secure easily... >>

Griffin Vehicle Dock, PowerDock and more land for Droids - arriving for Moto X next month

Griffin Vehicle Dock, PowerDock and more land for Droids - arriving for Moto X next month

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As part of its partnership with the Motorola M4DE Program, Griffin Technology on Wednesday introduced a new collection of docks and cases for Moto X, Droid Mini, Droid Maxx and Droid Ultra.First up, there's a new $39.99 Vehicle Dock for Moto X, Droid... >>

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

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

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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... >>

Griffin WoodTones over-ear headphones pictures and hands-on

Griffin WoodTones over-ear headphones pictures and hands-on

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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 Las... >>

Griffin PowerDock 5 family iDevice charger

Griffin PowerDock 5 family iDevice charger

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From the people who brought you the PowerDock and PowerDock 2 comes, yes, the Griffin PowerDock 5 at CES 2013. As the name suggest, the PowerDock 5 can charge not one but five iOS devices at the very same time.Why is this good? Well, the plan is that... >>

Griffin StudioConnect and MidiConnect for iPhone play well with GarageBand

Griffin StudioConnect and MidiConnect for iPhone play well with GarageBand

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Griffin has launched a couple of iPhone/iPad accessories that should appeal to iOS music makers, as its MidiConnect and StudioConnect should bring flexibility to any musician working with the OS and its GarageBand software.MIDIConnect joins Griffin's... >>

Griffin Helo TC Assault fires in for Android and iOS (pictures)

Griffin Helo TC Assault fires in for Android and iOS (pictures)

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Back in July Griffin's AppPowered range literally took off with the launch of the Helo TC infra-red controlled helicopter. Now, over in Las Vegas at CES, an update has flown in - a missile firing Helo TC that is now also compatible with Android.The... >>

Griffin draws on Crayola's expertise: New kid's MyPhones and iPad apps

Griffin draws on Crayola's expertise: New kid's MyPhones and iPad apps

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Griffin and Crayola have teamed up to bring the next iteration of MyPhones headphones and colouring apps, which have been specifically designed to allow your children to get the most out of their (or most likely your) iPad.We've looked at both the Griffin... >>

Griffin Tray Table Latch Mount lets you go hands-free on the plane

Griffin Tray Table Latch Mount lets you go hands-free on the plane

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Griffin has debuted a new gadget for travellers looking to mount their smartphone or ereader on the seat in front of them on the train or plane.Called the Tray Table Latch Mount, catchy we know, the new gadget is a two-part mounting system designed to... >>

Griffin Twenty makes any speaker AirPlay ready (pictures)

Griffin Twenty makes any speaker AirPlay ready (pictures)

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Griffin has launched a new device at CES in Las Vegas that will allow you to turn any speakers into AirPlay ready ones, saving you the chore of having to upgrade if you want to stream your music around your house.The new gadget, called the Griffin Twenty,... >>

Griffin unleashes a trio of kid friendly Apple accessories

Griffin unleashes a trio of kid friendly Apple accessories

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Griffin, fresh from the success of the Griffin Crayola ColorStudio HD, has announced yet more kid friendly accessories for your iPhone and iPad.First up is the Crayola Trace & Draw which works alongside a free iOS App. This is basically a case to protect... >>

Griffin Helo TC pictures and hands-on

Griffin Helo TC pictures and hands-on

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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... >>

Griffin iTrip DualConnect tunes in

Griffin iTrip DualConnect tunes in

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Pocket-lint has been a big fan of Griffin's iTrip FM transmitter for years, even back in the days when it was illegal to use in the UK.But with the growing popularity of Bluetooth and aux-in options within cars, it's an accessory that we rarely make use... >>

How the iPad is changing the face of music

How the iPad is changing the face of music

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Android may be catching up fast, but it was the iPad that made the tablet a must-have piece of kit for any self-respecting gadget aficionado. For the while, at least, the iPad continues to lead the charge and, though its games, web browsing and playing... >>

Griffin Beacon
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Griffin Beacon

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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 app-powered... >>

Best iPad apps for musicians

Best iPad apps for musicians

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The iPad's big, friendly screen and instantaneous swipe control, not to mention its portability, make it an excellent tool for musicians, whether that's for laying down and mixing tracks, tuning a guitar or simply horsing around on a set of virtual bongos.... >>

Griffin AppPowered accessories range goes live

Griffin AppPowered accessories range goes live

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Griffin has announced the UK arrival of two of our favourite things from CES back in January - the Griffin Crayola ColorStudio HD and the Griffin Beacon Universal Remote.The launches come as part of Griffin's AppPowered accessories range - a new area... >>

Griffin Threadless iPhone 4 cases hands on

Griffin Threadless iPhone 4 cases hands on

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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... >>

Griffin Survivor: Military toughness for your iPad 2

Griffin Survivor: Military toughness for your iPad 2

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Remember the Griffin Survivor Extreme Duty case that came rocking in back in March, turning your iPhone into a military standard tough SOB?Well now your iPad 2 can stop cowering in the corner as the Armoured Survivor range has been extended to the tablet... >>

Griffin Threadless covers add class to your iDevice

Griffin Threadless covers add class to your iDevice

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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,... >>

Wrist wear your nano with the Griffin Courier Band

Wrist wear your nano with the Griffin Courier Band

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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... >>

Griffin unveils its first iPad 2 cases

Griffin unveils its first iPad 2 cases

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Griffin has detailed its first two iPad 2 cases; revamping the popular CinemaSeat and Elan Folio Slim range for the slimmer, camera-packing tablet.The CinemaSeat for iPad 2 is a headrest holder for you next-gen tablet, meaning you can switch a movie on... >>

Toughen up your iPhone 4 with Griffin's Survivor series

Toughen up your iPhone 4 with Griffin's Survivor series

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Let's face it. The iPhone 4 is a lot of things; sexy, quick, useful, expensive - but there's also a lot of things that it's not.And one of the things it sorely lacks is a bit of ruggedness. In terms of toughness, the iPhone 4 is more Mr Muscle than Mr... >>

Griffin PowerDock Dual hands on

Griffin PowerDock Dual hands on

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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.Luckily,... >>

Griffin StompBox and Mic Stand Mount for iPad hands-on

Griffin StompBox and Mic Stand Mount for iPad hands-on

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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... >>

Griffin Beacon Universal Remote iPad hands-on

Griffin Beacon Universal Remote iPad hands-on

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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,... >>

Griffin Crayola ColorStudio HD iPad hands-on

Griffin Crayola ColorStudio HD iPad hands-on

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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... >>

Griffin rocks CES with StompBox pedalboard iPad accessory

Griffin rocks CES with StompBox pedalboard iPad accessory

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Griffin technology, the Apple accessories manufacturer, has launched two new iPad add-ons at CES in Las Vegas: the StompBox and Mic Stand Mount for iPad. The StompBox is a professional-quality pedalboard for iPad. With assignable foot switches and a quarter-inch... >>

Kiddies colour with Crayola on your iPad

Kiddies colour with Crayola on your iPad

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Kids love to colour. It’s a parent’s worst nightmare seeing your darling child take crayons to your favourite gadget, but that doesn’t need to be a worry any more. Crayola has collaborated with Griffin - purveyors of accessories galore - to bring... >>

Griffin's CarTrip makes you a better driver

Griffin's CarTrip makes you a better driver

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Griffin has launched its CarTrip device over in Vegas at CES - and no, it's not another radio music transmitter.The Griffin CarTrip is a little gadget that plugs into your car's OBD-II port, and accesses all the information regarding your driving.This... >>

Griffin adds Apple power ups

Griffin adds Apple power ups

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Phone chargers are boring right?Yep, we all agree on that. But are they as boring as running out of battery on a long train journey, or half way up the motorway. Or worse, when you're at your Auntie Edna's for Christmas nibbles with relatives that you... >>

Griffin takes the nano Slap bang back to the 80s

Griffin takes the nano Slap bang back to the 80s

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When we first laid eyes on the latest generation iPod nano, our first thought was that it was the perfect size to fit a watch-strap.And whilst there has been nothing official from Apple, there have been a wealth of third party offerings. But none are... >>

Griffin Travel Speaker
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Griffin Travel Speaker

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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 it... >>

Griffin GuitarConnect Cable + iShred Live
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Griffin GuitarConnect Cable + iShred Live

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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... >>

Griffin wants your Apple devices to take a seat

Griffin wants your Apple devices to take a seat

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Monday morning is set to be one of the busiest days on the road, with the kids going back to school, according to satnav giant TomTom, who has reported that "there were 702 more miles of traffic and 297 more traffic incidents compared to a typical Monday... >>

Multiplayer gaming on iPhone/iPad with Griffin PartyDock

Multiplayer gaming on iPhone/iPad with Griffin PartyDock

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It's amazing what you can find if you trawl the applications sent to the FCC (Federal Communications Commission), many of which being new products waiting for the stamp of approval. And in this instance, a very interesting iPhone/iPad dock from Griffin... >>

Griffin RoadTrip cradles your Apple baby

Griffin RoadTrip cradles your Apple baby

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Griffin has released its second generation RoadTrip accessory for the iPhone and iPod, making it easier for you to tune in your, er, tunes when you're driving around.The RoadTrip 6235 features SmartScan technology, meaning that you should get the clearest... >>

Best iPad stands worth buying

Best iPad stands worth buying

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You've got an iPad, and you've probably started to realise that it gets kinda heavy after a while; but rather than perch it up against something on your desk or against a wall, you can buy a number of stands that promise to take the burden out of propping... >>

Griffin Travel Speaker: Where we're going - we don't need batteries

Griffin Travel Speaker: Where we're going - we don't need batteries

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You know what it's like. You're sitting around the campsite after a brilliant day's festival action and you want to carry on the party. You've got your iPod fully charged up, but your portable speakers have run out of juice. Disaster.Well, Griffin has... >>

iShred Live: For the axe-wielding fanboy

iShred Live: For the axe-wielding fanboy

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Accessory guru Griffin has teamed up with the Frontier Design Group to offer Apple device users the opportunity to turn their iPhone, iPad or iPod touch into a mobile guitar rig.Griffin has come up with the GuitarConnect Cable that works alongside the... >>