Wednesday, July 1, 2015

Shopgirl: DeGeneres' product line full of fun things

Ellen DeGeneres now numbers among a long list of celebrities from Gwyneth Paltrow to Reese Witherspoon who have started "lifestyle" brands.
By Gracie Shephard

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

Apple, Google add new pay-by-phone features

SAN FRANCISCO — The tech industry has been saying for years that smartphones would make traditional wallets obsolete. But most people still use cash or plastic when they shop in stores.
By Brandon Bailey and Anne D'Innocenzio

Thursday, June 18, 2015

New Apple, Google features will improve interactions

New features promised for smartphones, tablets and watches could improve how we interact with technology.
By Anick Jesdanun

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

Friday, June 12, 2015

Americans getting new credit cards with chips

U.S. banks, tired of spending billions each year to pay back fleeced consumers, are in the process of replacing tens of millions of old magnetic strip credit and debit cards with new cards that ...
By Ken Sweet

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

Phone-upgrade options shifting away from contracts

Upgrading your phone is no longer as simple as paying $100 or $200 and extending your service contract by two years.
By Anick Jesdanun

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

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 7, 2015

Apple's new MacBook takes thinness to uncomfortable level

When I heard Apple was coming out with a computer that's lighter than my new MacBook Air and has a sharper screen, I had regrets. After using the MacBook, however, I no longer regret my decision.
By Troy Wolverton

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

Thursday, April 16, 2015

Shopgirl: Escape Outdoors moving downtown

Escape Outdoors announced earlier this week that it will be moving its Augusta location to downtown, from Verandah Drive near Robert C. Daniel Jr. Parkway to the 1200 block of Broad Street near ...
By 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

Thursday, March 26, 2015

Shopgirl: Tin Lizzy's a great addition to Augusta

Atlanta-based Tin Lizzy's Cantina opened at 2821 Washington Road to rave reviews and great crowds.
By Gracie Shepherd

Thursday, March 19, 2015

Nissan Murano sets itself apart

Nissan's stylish 2015 Murano mid-size, sport utility vehicle is getting lots of second and even third looks as consumers seek the next big thing in SUVs.
By Ann M. Job

Thursday, March 12, 2015

Shopgirl: Android smartwatch is more appealing

Everyone is abuzz about Apple's newly unveiled Apple Watch, yet another way to make sure we never have to completely unplug from our devices.
By Gracie Shepherd

Toyota Sienna adds features

Toyota's Sienna, the best-selling family van in the country this year, has refreshed styling, stiffened vehicle structure, more safety equipment and new features for 2015.
By Ann M. Job

Thursday, March 5, 2015

SUVs shrink to fit European market

In Europe, SUV now stands for: Shrinking Utility Vehicle. Automakers are piling into the segment as one of the best hopes for growth in a still-weak European market.
By David McHugh

Offerman carves text emojis into wood

Nick Offerman, the actor who portrays the taciturn and iconic Ron Swanson on NBC's Parks and Recreation,

Smartphones make separate camera unnecessary

Phones have gotten so good at taking photos that I rarely bring along a stand-alone camera anymore.
By Anick Jesdanun

Subaru, Ford recall vehicles

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

Expectations low for Paine football team

At the Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Con­ference Media Day last week, Paine College coach Greg Ruffin expected low projections around the league for his football program.
By Chris Gay
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