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

Friday, Aug 1, 2014

Big discounts help US auto sales sizzle, with best July sales since 2006

Big discounts helped U.S. auto sales sizzle in July. Toyota, Ford, Nissan and Chrysler all saw double-digit sales gains. General Motors' sales were up 9 percent.
By Dee-Ann Durbin

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

Thursday, July 24, 2014

Shopgirl: Hello, Newmie: Seinfeld emojis make their debut

New emojis let us revel in everything about the show about nothing.
By Gracie Shepherd

Thursday, July 17, 2014

Shopgirl: Ballerina flats offer creature comfort

My current favorite line of ballet flats featuring creature characters is Charlotte Olympia's Kitty & Co. collection.
By Gracie Shepherd

Thursday, July 10, 2014

No need to Clari-fi, quality music can be had with apps

Bring back the equalizers! That's my conclusion after trying out Clari-Fi, a new technology from audio equipment maker Harman Kardon.
By Ryan Nakashima

Shopgirl: Codeacademy will teach you basic skills

Coding is being taught more in schools, sought after by college students and all but demanded by many employers nowadays. If you're like me and missed this trend when you were in school, there are ...
By Gracie Shepherd

Tuesday, July 8, 2014

Subaru, Ford recall vehicles

Subaru has recalled its cars and SUVs, and Ford Motor Co. has recalled some Fords and Lincoln for safety concerns.

Saturday, July 5, 2014

Ring will alert wearer to phone calls, reminders

Historically, the technology industry has catered mainly to men. That has been their loss and they're learning, because the few technology companies now gearing toward women's needs have been met ...
By Gracie Shepherd

Thursday, July 3, 2014

Mazda stays sporty with crossover SUV

Mazda's large CX-9 SUV is a nimble handler, with sporty manners and looks.
By Ann M. Job

Thursday, June 26, 2014

Shopgirl: Technology, fashion an obvious pairing

Have you noticed that wearable technology is starting to crop up on the runway?
By Gracie Shepherd

Friday, June 20, 2014

Samsung gadgets offer introduction to fitness tracking

Samsung's latest gadgets try to tap into people's passions for tracking fitness activities.
By Anick Jesdanun

Thursday, June 19, 2014

Shopgirl: New store has a bit of everything

Final Cut is a sort of outlet store on steroids, where sample sale items from Anthropologie, Urban Outfitters and their affiliates are massed together at hugely discounted prices.
By Gracie Shepherd

Thursday, June 12, 2014

Shopgirl: Give Kangaroo Light a jump-start

Kangaroo Light is hoping to be a kinder, gentler replacement for that blinding flashlight app on your iPhone.
By Gracie Shepherd

Friday, June 6, 2014

Apple's CarPlay in right direction

Apple is getting ready to hitch the iPhone to cars in a mobile marriage of convenience. The ambitious project is called CarPlay.
By Michael Liedtke

Thursday, June 5, 2014

Shopgirl: As weather heats up, lighten your accessories

Summer is a great time to add some sparkle to your wardrobe.
By Gracie Shepherd

Thursday, May 29, 2014

Shopgirl: New app simplifies photo-gathering

"Oh hey text me that photo of all of us from last night." We've all been there. There's a new app that will make it easier to get all of your friends' photos and videos from joint happenings.
By Gracie Shepherd

Tuesday, May 27, 2014

2014 Mazda Miata still top roadster

Twenty-five years after its debut as a lightweight, fun-to-drive, sporty roadster, the Mazda MX-5 Miata still travels a road all its own.
By Ann M. Job

Friday, May 23, 2014

Roku streaming stick stands out among latest low-cost devices

Recently, Roku and a few small startups have come out with low-cost devices that allow you to stream video content from Netflix, Hulu and other services to your television.
By Anick Jesdanun

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Coroner granted funds to offset transportation costs

The Richmond County Coroner's Office will get some relief now that it can access funds collected through a partnership with Georgia Regents Medical Center.
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