Stories by Gracie Shepherd

Thursday, Aug 27, 2015

Shopgirl: Amazon's Alexa is more intuitive help

Tech critics are saying that Amazon's Echo speaker and Alexa virtual assistant technologies might be just what all the other technology companies have been aiming for with Siri, Cortana and Google ...
By Gracie Shepherd

Thursday, Aug 20, 2015

Shopgirl: Printing limited for latest Seuss

By now, we've all probably heard about Harper Lee's surprise sequel, Go Set A Watchman. You might not have heard about Dr. Seuss' new book, What Pet Should I Get?
By Gracie Shepherd

Thursday, Aug 13, 2015

Shopgirl: Twitter has improved messaging

Chalk this under "I kind of thought this had already happened": Twitter announced this past week that direct messages are no longer under the 140-characters-or-less limit.
By Gracie Shepherd

Thursday, Aug 6, 2015

Shopgirl: Christian Louboutin turns to lips

Clocking in at a smooth $90, Christian Louboutin just released a lipstick line to rival the iconic shoe line.
By Gracie Shepherd

Thursday, July 30, 2015

Shopgirl: Livestreaming is getting more popular

We've reached new heights of narcissism as a culture - live­streaming becoming mainstream.
By Gracie Shepherd

Thursday, July 23, 2015

Shopgirl: Android version of WifiMapper has superb features

WifiMapper, an app that can show you more than 3 million Wi-Fi hotspots around the world, released its Android version this past week.
By Gracie Shepherd

Thursday, July 16, 2015

Shopgirl: Madden's 7-year-old on Target with shoes

Steve Madden's daughter Stevie recently announced a new shoe line she's working on for Target, and it's nothing to sneeze at.
By Gracie Shepherd

Saturday, July 11, 2015

Shopgirl: Matchmaking with a watch? Maybe

T3, a design agency based in Austin, Texas, has come up with a concept that would use your biorhythms to respond to potential Tinder matches through the Apple Watch.
By Gracie Shepherd

Thursday, June 25, 2015

Shopgirl: Organize all travel minutiae with ease

Download TripIt before the next time you travel; this is a great app to get all of your itineraries, scheduling and reservations lined up in one place.
By Gracie Shepherd

Thursday, June 18, 2015

Shopgirl: New emojis suggested

The Unicode Consortium, the folks who oversee what kinds of standard symbols are used in text processing and interchange, has just released their recommendations for new emojis for the coming year.
By Gracie Shepherd

Thursday, June 11, 2015

Shopgirl: Jordache makes comeback

If you've been shopping at Goodwill for acid-washed mom jeans a la 1990, you don't have to anymore.
By Gracie Shepherd

Thursday, June 4, 2015

Shopgirl: Pinterest adding a buy button

This could get us all into a lot of trouble - Pinterest just announced it'll be releasing an in-app "Buy" button.
By Gracie Shepherd

Saturday, May 30, 2015

Shopgirl: On the prowl for fun? Try out the Hive Growler Bar

If you're looking for something relaxing but definitely not boring this weekend, check out Hive Growler Bar - the new sister bar/restaurant to Bee's Knees Tapas at 10th and Ellis streets.
By Gracie Shepherd

Thursday, May 21, 2015

Shopgirl: Discover Augusta fashion this week

Augusta Fashion Week will kick off May 28, showcasing the work of local designers, stylists, models and even musicians.
By Gracie Shepherd

Thursday, May 14, 2015

Shopgirl: Verizon could grow into a digital goliath

You might have heard that Verizon bid to buy AOL earlier this week, but did you realize that means Verizon would then also own the Huffington Post, Engadget and TechCrunch?
By Gracie Shepherd

Thursday, May 7, 2015

Shopgirl: Southern lifestyles influence new blog

Draper James is Reese Witherspoon's new lifestyle brand and blog, named after her paternal grandparents, and is a celebration of the detail and beauty we Southerners appreciate in anything from a ...
By Gracie Shepherd

Thursday, April 30, 2015

Shopgirl: Find lipstick shade without 'app-lication'

ShadeScout is a new app that takes in a color sample via your smartphone's camera and spits out makeup shade suggestions from all of the major brands.
By Gracie Shepherd

Thursday, April 23, 2015

Shopgirl: Uber is in Augusta to stay

What began as an experiment during Masters Week is here to stay - Uber. a taxi/rideshare/private car service, has come to Augusta.
By Gracie Shepherd

Wednesday, April 8, 2015

Shopgirl: HBO Now cuts the cable for viewers

We're one step closer to putting cable television companies out of business, thanks to HBO's new HBO Now product. HBO Now is like HBO Go, without requiring the subscriber to have a traditional ...
By Gracie Shepherd

Thursday, April 2, 2015

The Major Rager isn't some wild beer party

This coming Thursday, April 9, the second annual Major Rager will take place on the Augusta Common featuring Gov't Mule, Lettuce, Phillip Lee Jr. and more.
By Gracie Shepherd
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