Rent With Grover At Media Markt

Grover is so excited to announce our partnership with one of the largest retailers in Europe: Media Markt! Find the “Rent with Grover” button now available on the Media Markt website for over 500 products that you can now rent through Grover. Media Markt is helping us spread our mission to get the latest products into the hands of tech lovers by offering the option to rent, instead of buying, to their 18 million visitors. Media Markt is Europe’s #1 largest...

CES 2017’s Best Robotic Friends

Robot friends and helpers are the ultimate speculative technology: everything a human can do, imagine a robot could do it for you. The future of fully functional robot companions creeps closer and closer, and the robotic buddies shown at CES 2017 prove it’s just around the corner. These are the robots – cue the Kraftwerk. Kuri Kuri is 20 inches tall and “fully embraces its role as your robot pet.” Developed by Mayfield Robots, Kuri can map your home and...

CES 2017’s Gadgets For High Tech Sustenance

In the world of consumer electronics, there are very few problems that can’t be solved by adding another gadget to your home arsenal. The kitchen in particular has been a place of technological innovation for some time, and this year’s CES revealed that smart fridge technology is here. These gadgets made several “Best of CES” lists and could revolutionize the way we eat and drink – and no, Soylent is not on the list! Griffin Connected Toaster The Bluetooth-enabled Connected...

CES 2017’s Innovative Displays

This year’s Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, Nevada, was jam-packed with technology spread over 1 million square feet of conference space. More than 170,000 participants got a sneak peak or a hands-on experience with the most cutting-edge tech that’s available, or soon to enter the market. These gadgets made several “Best of CES” lists, but only time will tell if the tech they advertise makes it way into consumers’ hands in the next year. Razer Project Valerie Speaking of...

Upgrade Your Life: Upgrade Your Outlook

In order to carry a positive action we must develop here a positive vision. This quote from the Dalai Lama sums up a lot of self-improvement advice that says changing your attitude to a positive one is the first step towards making positive changes in the world, or your own life. Of course, it’s much easier said than done, and often we hope that science and technology are supporting our ability to live comfortably and think positively. The debate about...

Upgrade Your Life: Upgrade Your Downtime

Maximum relaxation is the name of the game. If you’re going to work harder to achieve your goals in 2017, you have to chill harder, too. De-stressing regularly has many health benefits, including protecting your heart from high blood pressure and lowering your risk of stroke, as well as strengthening your immune system. The benefits are cognitive as well as physical, as regularly relaxing strengthens memory and decision-making skills, so that when you’re not relaxing, you can fire on all...

Upgrade Your Life: Upgrade Your Impact

What does it mean to upgrade your impact? The influence every individual has upon the world on an interpersonal, ecological, and professional level constitute a few ways that we can measure impact. We’ve collected some tips to make a more positive impact in all of these departments, so that 2017 is a more positive year for you and everyone in your sphere of influence. Try monotasking Multi-tasking is a valuable skill, and makes sense when there’s never enough time in a...

Upgrade Your Life: Upgrade Your Health

When January 1 hits, everyone wants the new year to be an upgrade, but in the busy holiday season leading up to it, it can be hard to find time to re-asses your life, values, and assets for positive change. The first month of the new year is a fine time, with fresh eyes and an open mind, to take a look at what you can upgrade in your life. One of the most common new year’s resolutions is to get into...

Life Hacks To Make The Most Out Of Streaming TV

Literally no one has cable any more. Okay, maybe that’s an exaggeration, but according to at least one report, 1/4 millennials doesn’t subscribe to a cable service, and 11% of them never have (and most likely never will). If you want to make 2017 your most prosperous year and save a little cash, consider “cutting the cord.” Depending on which streaming services you choose, and which cable package you eschew, you could save nearly $1,000 per year. If you embrace the...