Lilipad’s Charity Summer Fest, Featuring Grover Grooves

Lilipad is a non-profit initiative that aims to set up little libraries in schools located in remote and underprivileged areas. Founded in December of 2016, they have already built their first library in Uganda, and are on to their second effort in Morocco, in a small school outside of Casablanca. They hope to share books with the 207 children going to school there at the École Lakhdara, providing text books, backpacks, and classroom renovations. And they need your help: you...

Grover For Creators Helps Bring Your Ideas To Life

This week, we are proud to launch the Grover Creators program, giving artists and creators access to technology to bring their ideas to life. Technology has become integral to our ability to take art to exciting, uncharted places, and as a creator, you have the power to take us there – wherever that may be. The Grover for Creators program supports all types of creators with the tech they need to bring their ideas to life. In addition to providing...

The Must-Have Summer Gadgets For Your Staycation

Whether it’s your wallet, the weather, or just a personal preference, many people are eschewing exotic destinations for their leisure time. That’s right: “Staycations,” or vacations where you kick it at home, are still hot. We’ve got the must-have summer gadgets to make the most of your free time, and a new way to experience your own backyard. Explore your city with a hoverboard The end of summer days should be spent outside. So why not explore some familiar territory...

How The Circular Economy Helps Businesses AND Consumers

Old ways of structuring businesses are falling by the wayside, because there’s a new type of consumer in town: the conscious consumer. People used to not question where they got their goods from, how many resources it took to produce them, or what happened when they threw them away. But now consumers are asking those questions, and businesses have to be responsible for the answers. According to the Circular Design Guide, circular systems are the future. What is the circular...

Grover’s VR Future Arcade at Tech Open Air

Tech Open Air is “Europe’s biggest interdisciplinary tech festival.” But what does that mean, interdisciplinary tech? It’s where people from tech, art, music, and science come together to explore fantastic new ideas. And the Grover team had a blast! The Grover team lovingly hand-crafted all of the decorations for our booth: via GIPHY In collaboration with Inception VR, Grover let TOA attendees try the latest technology in the form of a VR arcade. We’re no strangers to introducing people to...

Grover: Rethink things.

We are proud to announce the launch of a brand new Grover, providing a fresh alternative to owning things – making technology accessible to everyone, by enabling people to subscribe to tech products monthly instead of buying them. Founded in the summer of 2015, Grover is two years old now, and still growing and changing. We’ve got a fresh look and a ton of new features to make experiencing new technology even easier, faster, and more fun. Rethink things. The...

Tech Inspiration For Summer Weddings

Love is in the air! It’s summer wedding season, and whether it’s your special day or you’ve got an invitation to celebrate with loved ones, it’s time to make memories that will last forever. It’s up to you if those memories are videos, photos, or only live in your heart. We’ve collected a bunch of ideas for how you can use the latest technology to share your celebrations: GoPro cameras usually associated with extreme sports like bungee jumping, but a...

What Type of Photographer Are You?

What type of photographer you are doesn’t just depend on what kind of camera you use (although the Canon VS. Nikon debate does seem to bring out some very strong opinions). It also isn’t just about what you choose to shoot or how you frame and process your images. It’s about your lifestyle, where you find yourself shooting and where you find yourself in your life. And while every single person on the planet has a unique perspective, these are...

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...