Stories by Gracie Shepherd

Thursday, Dec. 11, 2014

Shopgirl: There are lots of great gifts to be found out there

It's never been a better time to be someone who loves tech, or easier to find cool gifts for techies in your life.
By Gracie Shepherd

Thursday, Dec. 4, 2014

Shopgirl: Snapchat starts money transfers

PayPal still has the corner on the market, but Snapchat recently released a new way to send money via mobile device.
By Gracie Shepherd

Wednesday, Nov. 26, 2014

Shopgirl: Hit the snooze, help charity

One new alarm app has a win-win solution to sleeping in, donating a few pennies every time you hit the snooze button.
By Gracie Shepherd

Thursday, Nov. 20, 2014

Shopgirl: Twitter significantly boosts search capabilities

This is interesting - Twitter announced earlier this week that it's revamping its search tool, search.twitter.com, to include every tweet sent since 2006.
By Gracie Shepherd

Thursday, Nov. 13, 2014

Shopgirl: 'Serial' podcast worth the wait

The Internet has been abuzz for a while about Serial, a podcast by National Public Radio with a deceptively simple premise.
By Gracie Shepherd

Thursday, Nov. 6, 2014

Junior League market a fun way to kick off the season

Absolutely make time for the Junior League of Augusta's Holiday Market, open Nov. 14-16 at Augusta Convention Center.
By Gracie Shepherd

Thursday, Oct. 30, 2014

Shopgirl: Taco Bell adds app

Wow, Taco Bell has taken fast food to a new level of … convenience? Laziness? You decide.
By Gracie Shepherd

Thursday, Oct. 23, 2014

Shopgirl: Artist Molly Zuckerman-Hartung to speak

Artist Molly Zuckerman-Hartung will give a talk Oct. 30 about her work currently on exhibition at Georgia Regents University's Mary S. Byrd Gallery of Art.
By Gracie Shepherd

Thursday, Oct. 16, 2014

Shopgirl: Fall's nail shades can go bold

It's time to officially transition from bright and tropical summer nails to fall's best shades.
By Gracie Shepherd

Thursday, Oct. 9, 2014

Shopgirl: Tory Burch's new book is amazing color story

Tory Burch, the designer who has brought us so many shoes and jewelry pieces and patterns and bags that we love, is set to release her book "In Color" later this month.
By Gracie Shepherd

Saturday, Oct. 4, 2014

Shopgirl: Post-It Plus app keeps all those little notes in one place

I love Post-It notes. They're quick, easy to organize, portable and (until now) impossible to beat with any high-tech option.
By Gracie Shepherd

Thursday, Sept. 25, 2014

Shopgirl: Whole Foods is an amazing addition to area shopping

Have you been to see the new Whole foods store at Washington Crossing yet? It's definitely worth a trip.
By Gracie Shepherd

Thursday, Sept. 18, 2014

Shopgirl: Teavana has something to suit every taste

If you haven't been yet, head to Teavana -- it's one of the most aromatic, interesting and visually pleasing mall stores around.
By Gracie Shepherd

Thursday, Sept. 11, 2014

Shopgirl: Apple Watch could give wearables big push

Wearables are present in the market and have been for a while, but Apple’s entrance into the foray signals this as a category to be watched (pun intended).
By Gracie Shepherd

Thursday, Sept. 4, 2014

Shopgirl: Hanx Writer is now most popular iPad app

Tom Hanks, known and beloved from "Forrest Gump" and other memorable performances, isn't just good at acting. His typewriter app Hanx Writer is currently the most popular iPad app in the App Store.
By Gracie Shepherd

Thursday, Aug 28, 2014

Shopgirl: Hyperlapse more helpful than you think

The newest member of the Instagram family has some pretty interesting features.
By Gracie Shepherd

Thursday, Aug 21, 2014

Shopgirl: I'm happy to see lighter colors for fall

For the past several years, fall and winter colors have been mostly jewel tones and rich, dark shades. This year I'm seeing more and more lighter tones, and I didn't realize how much I wanted ...
By Gracie Shepherd

Thursday, Aug 14, 2014

Shopgirl: Roadtrippers app helps you find fun stops during your travels

When I'm on road trips, I can't help but wonder what attractions and stops I'm missing along the way.
By Gracie Shepherd

Thursday, Aug 7, 2014

Shopgirl: Check out the new Super Awesome Story Time

Kenneth Benson, whom you might know from his storytimes at the downtown library, has moved to The Book Tavern on Broad Street.
By Gracie Shepherd

Thursday, July 31, 2014

Shopgirl: Amazon's 3D printing is amazing

Amazon, the retailer who tries to give us everything, has recently opened its 3D Printing Store to provide for any and all of our needs.
By Gracie Shepherd

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