Grover Celebrates Pride!

At Grover, we love and appreciate diversity: we not only have 16 different nationalities represented in our office, but a myriad of sexual identities and gender expressions. June is Gay Pride Month, so we’re taking this opportunity to show our support for the LGBT community by changing our logo to a Pride rainbow version! In the spirit of tech companies supporting LGBT advocacy and pride, this week on the blog we have a look at some of the gay icons...

New Apple Products We Can’t Wait To Try

This year’s Apple World Wide Developer Conference revealed a whole bunch of new products that we can’t wait to try! In case you missed the event, The Verge condensed the whole keynote speech to 19 minutes that you can watch below. Then read on for a look at some of the most exciting products coming out at the end of 2017 and beyond. HomePod The HomePod is going to rival the Amazon Echo and Google Home as a speaker that...

What Virtual Reality Can Teach You About The Real World

Most people think of virtual reality as a tool for games and entertainment, but it has so many other applications! For example, Oculus has given VR headsets to 90 public libraries in California to be used for educational purposes. Having fun isn’t hard when you’ve got a library card, and you might even learn something playing VR games. These are just a few of the educational programs that will blow your mind when you see them in virtual reality (no...

“The Future Of…” Meetup And Grover Community Events

Grover isn’t only interested in how you access the latest technology, we want to know what the future of technology is going to be and why. With the support of our friends in the tech community, we’ve launched a Meetup group called “The Future Of…” Forward Thinking Technology. Join this group if you’re in Berlin to get the first round of invitations for our community events. So far, Grover has hosted two community events about different technologies. The first one...

Unbelievable Tech Videos of the Week

We live in strange times. The most unbelievable videos this week all include crazy new applications of tech: someone flying through a sports stadium on a hoverboard, fidget spinning like you’ve never seen it before, and the future of footwear. Believe it or not – they’re all real! Drone-riding Sportsball Delivery Is this the future of refereeing? One commenter on this video from the Portugese cup final thinks so. Others think it look’s like Spiderman’s nemesis the Green Goblin was...

Music Festivals You Can’t Miss In June

So you’ve got your festival fashion and tech picked out, and you’ve been rocking out to all the latest music? It’s a hot one this year in Germany, so make sure you put on plenty of SPF before you go chill at the festivals and remember to stay hydrated. Time to hit those musical festival fields and bask in the glory of the summer: Rock am Ring / Rock im Park June 2-4 Whether you’re closer to the Ring in...

The Best New Music Fresh Out Of 2017

2017 so far has already been an amazing year for music. But don’t take our word for it, you can listen with your own ears. Even better, check out our recommended products in the Audio & Music category of the Grover store and listen on a new pair of wireless headphones or a high quality portable speaker! Now on to the tunes: Kendrick Lamar, “DAMN.” “DAMN.” was about all anyone could say after “To Pimp A Butterly” was robbed of...

Rock Out For Summer

Nothing sets the mood for fun in the sun like getting your tunes bumping! Get ready for the warmer weather by hooking up a portable speaker wherever you need your music: on the beach, in the park, or right at home. We’ll supply the audio gear, all that’s missing is the perfect playlist. On the Beach Sun and surf, friends and fun, beers and bonfires: beach parties have it all. As soon as it’s warm enough, break out the sunscreen...

You’re Never Too Old To Try Something New

If you’re not certain what to expect the first time you try virtual reality, don’t worry: imagine you were alive before the television was even invented! Older people aren’t always the most tech-savvy, but there are a bunch who are really enjoying their first VR experiences. For some reason, people think that roller coasters are a great introduction to VR, and we can kind of see the point. They’re quite a spectacle, and the illusion of moving through space so...