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Griffin and Dijit partner for Beacon Universal Remote Control System

Griffin and Dijit partner for Beacon Universal Remote Control System

There are a bunch of universal remote control apps and hardware on the market for your Apple iOS device today. The latest such device comes by way of Griffin Technology and Dijit and is called the Beacon Universal Remote Control System. The device is a hardware and app combo that promises to deliver full control of your home entertainment system using your iOS device. This system will work with your iPod touch, iPad, or iPhone.

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Griffin Beacon makes your iPhone 4 a universal remote

Griffin Beacon makes your iPhone 4 a universal remote

It may look like the buzzer for some brilliant TV game show, but this is actually Griffin Technology's Beacon, another option for turning your iPhone, iPad or iPod touch into a universal remote control. As we've seen from other companies, Beacon hooks up to your iOS device via Bluetooth, and then squirts our IR commands sent from the custom Griffin app.

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The Daily Slash: December 20 2010

The Daily Slash: December 20 2010

Be amazed as Philip Berne lays down a connection between Tron and FB in an article called Facebook on the Job, while Don Reisinger delivers a bit of knowledge on home socialization in an article called Netflix: The Savior of Living Room Entertainment? Next, take a peek at Motorola talking smack about iPad and Galaxy Tab. After that, marvel as the Notion Ink Adam floodgates open! Take a video look at the Eden UI, then take a walk through another video of Notion Ink Adam as driven by Notion Ink CEO Rohan Shravan. Have a glance at a review of the Nokia X3-02 Touch and Type and a Griffin Elan Passport Galaxy Tab Case, see Android's security team proclaim “Openness,” not “Rooting”, and finally take a peek at a rumor (and subsequent official comment) about Nokia Windows Phone 7 phones in 2011. All this and MORE on The Daily Slash!

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Griffin Slap is the Newest iPod Nano Watch, Probably the Coolest

Griffin Slap is the Newest iPod Nano Watch, Probably the Coolest

As far as watches go, there's usually just one main design element: it wraps around your wrist, gets secured in some fashion or another, and then you go about your day. But, way back in the day, there was this crazy thing called slap bracelets. No, they weren't watches, but they were cool in their own right. So, why not put the two things together? In fact, why don't we take this growing trend of making an iPod Nano into a watch, and combine it with a Slap bracelet? Someone at Griffin asked that very same question, and luckily enough, they've got the means to actually make it happen.

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Griffin offers new Cabinet Mount for iPad perfect for the kitchen

Griffin offers new Cabinet Mount for iPad perfect for the kitchen

If you are really into cooking, you may use your iPad for getting recipes or for watching video or listing to music while you cook. The only bad part about that is that it's not ideal to just sit the iPad on the counter where you can knock it off, spill on it, and have to look down to see what is on the screen.

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Griffin offers Woogie case for iPhone and iPod touch

Griffin offers Woogie case for iPhone and iPod touch

My kids really like to play with my iPhone and the iPod touch we have laying around here. The thing I always worry about is that they will drop the iPhone and crack the screen. Even if I have a case on my iPhone my I know if you drop it just right with the case on the screen will crack.

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Griffin PartyDock lets up to four players play a game on the iPhone

Griffin PartyDock lets up to four players play a game on the iPhone

Our pals at the FCC are the source of numerous little tips about new products coming to market ahead of an official launch. The latest such product to surface is from Griffin and is a dock for the iPhone that lets as many as four people play a game on the smartphone at once.

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Free iPhone 4 case round-up

Free iPhone 4 case round-up

Apple are offering a choice of difference iPhone 4 cases as part of their free program to address the so-called Antennagate issue, with a new app that's fresh to the App Store designed to help you order your favorite.  If you're asking what's the difference between the various options then you've come to the right place: check out our roundup of the seven different cases after the cut.

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iPhone 4 Case Program launches: Bumper, Belkin, Griffin, Incase & Speck cases up for grabs

iPhone 4 Case Program launches: Bumper, Belkin, Griffin, Incase & Speck cases up for grabs

The white iPhone 4 may not be available until later in 2010, but what Apple can give you now is a free case for your black handset.  As promised last week, the Cupertino company has kicked off its iPhone 4 Case Program: a new app for the smartphone allows owners to pick either an Apple Bumper or a third-party case at no charge.

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The Daily Slash: May 5th 2010

The Daily Slash: May 5th 2010

It's the middle of the week again, and here we are with another edition of the Daily Slash. Tonight's is packed full with interesting pieces of information, that we're sure will fill your heart with delight. First up, in the Best of R3, we've got some more tablet news that's not related to Apple, an iPad case review, and some more rumors about the Hero's update to Android 2.1. And then in the Dredge 'Net, we've got Clearwire promising some very interesting things, space tourism for the (rich) every man, and AT&T thinks it doesn't have dropped calls.

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Griffin jump on iPad accessory gravy train

Griffin jump on iPad accessory gravy train

It didn't take long for accessory manufacturers to jump on the Apple iPad bandwagon, and Griffin is one of the first we've seen.  While the tablet itself won't ship for another couple of months, they're already promoting a range of cases and screen protectors.

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Powerfake: DIY Griffin PowerMate tutorial

Powerfake: DIY Griffin PowerMate tutorial

Griffin's PowerMate USB controller may be a few years old, but it still manages to pull in buyers.  Anyone not willing to spend $45 on a glorified volume knob, though, might find something to occupy them in MAKE's weekend project, the Powerfake. 

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