A new ‘institutional angel’ fund is an example of the UK’s continuing ability to innovate in venture

The U.K.’s Enterprise Investment Scheme has been a powerhouse for startups out of the U.K. because it allowed angel investors to invest in a very tax-efficient manner. Launched in 1994, it was desig

Turkey’s Ace Games raises $7M to develop casual and ‘hyper casual’ games

Ace Games, a Turkish mobile gaming company founded by a former Peak Games co-founder, has raised a $7 million seed funding round led by Actera Group. Co-investment has come from San Francisco’s NFX.

SpaceX’s Falcon Heavy rocket to deliver an Astrobotic lander and NASA water-hunting rover to the moon in 2023

SpaceX is set to send a payload to the moon in 2023, using its larger (and infrequently used) Falcon Heavy launch vehicle. The mission will fly a lander built by space startup Astrobotic, which itself

What is a smart mirror and why do so many companies think you want one?

CES 2017 wasn’t the year of the smart mirror – but it was hard to ignore the things lurking about around the edges of the show. The phenomenon has been around for a while now, mostly as concept or

Smart toasters are here

My favorite thing, hands down, about the Griffin Connected Toaster is the slider on the app. On one side is an icon of a white piece of bread. On the other, is one that’s all black. Sure, a smart to

Griffin’s $20 device retrofits headphones with Bluetooth

Are we moving toward a headphone jack-free future? Motorola recently fired the first warning shots with its Moto Z handset, and Apple is widely expected to follow suit in a week or so when most antici

Incipio acquires Griffin, adding yet another accessory maker to its portfolio

Incipio just keeps getting bigger and bigger. Shortly after after announcing that it had acquired up budget headphone maker Skullcandy, the Irvine-based accessories conglomerate has picked up Griffin

Square And Griffin Debut An Integrated Merchant Case And Holder For iPhones And Readers, Will Create More Accessories For Sellers

Last year, Square debuted Stand, a piece of hardware that turns a merchant’s iPad into a card-swiping register. The idea was to provide a simple and elegant way to allow merchants to accept Square f

Griffin’s Beacon Lets You Channel Surf From Your Android Device

A <a href="">handful</a> of new Android tablets can take control of your television thanks to their built-in IR b

Griffin begins shipping TuneFlex AUX (just another iPod accessory)

<img src="" alt="" />I'm not sure how many of you have an auxiliary port on your deck and I suspect most new car stereos do these days

Review: Griffin Simplifi iPod/iPhone Dock with built-in Card Reader/USB Hub

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Review: Griffin PowerDock 4

Short Version: Are you an iFamily? Got lots of iDevices between you, your iDo, and maybe some iKids? Is your house sooooo big that it’s just too much trouble to walk to where your computer is to

Review: Griffin AirCurve

Short Version: An iPod amp that sounds great – until you try to use it.

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Review: Griffin Clarifi iPhone 3G case

I’m not the type of person who puts stuff in protective cases. I feel it’s like putting one of those leather bra things on the hood of your car; sure, it’ll protect the front of your

Griffin Airbase: the first Airport range extender designed specifically for the foolish and credulous

The problem with radio waves is that they just can’t seem to pass through things. That’s why I maintain a direct line of sight to my wireless router at all times — even when I’

Griffin's Simplifi iPod dock simplifies your desk

There is nothing that I enjoy more than gadgets that clean up my desk. Nothing, and the Griffin’s Simplifi combines an iPod/iPhone dock along with a CF, Memory Stick, SD, and xD card reader, alo

iTrip Auto has a new look, still just as useful

Word “got out” a few days ago that Griffin has revised its iTrip line of FM transmitters for the iPod. First up was the iTrip Universal, which, shockingly, works with any device with a 3.5mm audio

Griffin’s new iTrip could save a low-tech party from bad music

This always seems to happen to me: I go to a party and find that the host has horrible taste in music. It’s usually hair bands form the 80’s or something like that. Since I am not afraid to voice

Meet the new iPhone accessories, same as the old iPhone accessories

Griffin Technology just released a gaggle of “3G iPhone” accessories, which, considering the minute changes in form factor, is basically a marketing play. To keep your sweet phone safe the
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