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  • iPhone 5 map app fails to deliver

    iPhone 5 map app fails to deliver

    Monday, October 8 2012 6:12 AM EDT2012-10-08 10:12:11 GMT
    Apple just had one of the best weeks ever in the tech giant's history. People lined up around the world for the iPhone 5 and the company's stock hit an all-time high.
    Apple just had one of the best weeks ever in the tech giant's history. People lined up around the world for the iPhone 5 and the company's stock hit an all-time high.
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  • Tech Check: Super Bowl TV buying tips

    Tech Check: Super Bowl TV buying tips

    Sunday, August 17 2014 10:04 PM EDT2014-08-18 02:04:21 GMT
    The Falcons are ONE WIN from the Super Bowl—and you know you'll need a new TV to watch that big game!
    The Falcons are ONE WIN from the Super Bowl—and you know you'll need a new TV to watch that big game!  Every year, the stores are set for big sales around Super Bowl time, and we've got what you need to know to make the right choice.
  • Tech Check: Fitness tech

    Tech Check: Fitness tech

    Sunday, August 17 2014 10:04 PM EDT2014-08-18 02:04:15 GMT
    Is fitness your goal for the New Year? There's an app for that!
    Is fitness your goal for the New Year? There's an app for that!
  • Tech Check: Weather radio app

    Tech Check: Weather radio app

    Sunday, August 17 2014 10:04 PM EDT2014-08-18 02:04:15 GMT
    The tornado outbreak affecting north Georgia this week is a cautionary tale for the rest of Georgia as we head into the time of year that more powerful storms might move into the state.
    The tornado outbreak affecting north Georgia this week is a cautionary tale for the rest of Georgia as we head into the time of year that more powerful storms might move into the state.
  • Tech Check: Valentine's Day

    Tech Check: Valentine's Day

    Sunday, August 17 2014 10:04 PM EDT2014-08-18 02:04:09 GMT
    There is usually nothing romantic about a smart phone, but with Valentine's Day coming up, it is a necessity.
    There is usually nothing romantic about a smart phone, but with Valentine's Day coming up, it is a necessity.
  • Tech Check: Selling used cars online only

    Tech Check: Selling used cars online only

    Sunday, August 17 2014 10:04 PM EDT2014-08-18 02:04:09 GMT
    What is the most expensive thing you have ever bought online? How about a car?
    What is the most expensive thing you have ever bought online? How about a car?
  • Tech Check: Iris home controls

    Tech Check: Iris home controls

    Sunday, August 17 2014 10:04 PM EDT2014-08-18 02:04:03 GMT
    Imagine having a remote control for everything you own in your home. You can have that in the palm of your hands, or rather in your smart phone.
    Imagine having a remote control for everything you own in your home. You can have that in the palm of your hands, or rather in your smart phone.
  • Tech Check: Cutting the (phone) cord

    Tech Check: Cutting the (phone) cord

    Sunday, August 17 2014 10:04 PM EDT2014-08-18 02:04:02 GMT
    More and more people are cutting the cord, ditching their traditional home phones and going wireless.
    More and more people are cutting the cord, ditching their traditional home phones and going wireless.
  • Tech Check: March Madness

    Tech Check: March Madness

    Sunday, August 17 2014 10:04 PM EDT2014-08-18 02:04:00 GMT
    March Madness is coming and this year you don't need to waste paper or time checking your brackets. There's an app for that.
    March Madness is coming and this year you don't need to waste paper or time checking your brackets. There's an app for that.
  • Tech Check: Graduation gifts

    Tech Check: Graduation gifts

    Sunday, August 17 2014 10:03 PM EDT2014-08-18 02:03:59 GMT
    Shopping for graduation gifts can be a headache, especially when the graduate in your life may be asking for the latest, greatest gadget.
    Shopping for graduation gifts can be a headache, especially when the graduate in your life may be asking for the latest, greatest gadget.
  • Tech Check: Belkin net cam

    Tech Check: Belkin net cam

    Sunday, August 17 2014 10:03 PM EDT2014-08-18 02:03:56 GMT
    In this Tech Check, we're thinking about working parents who might like to keep a little closer eye on their kids while they're at home this summer.
    In this Tech Check, we're thinking about working parents who might like to keep a little closer eye on their kids while they're at home this summer.
  • Tech Check: Father's Day buys

    Tech Check: Father's Day buys

    Sunday, August 17 2014 10:03 PM EDT2014-08-18 02:03:50 GMT
    Father's Day is coming up fast and if you don't have present for your father, but don't want to get him another tie, we have a few suggestions.
    Father's Day is coming up fast and if you don't have present for your father, but don't want to get him another tie, we have a few suggestions.
  • Tech Check: Front Flip app

    Tech Check: Front Flip app

    Sunday, August 17 2014 10:03 PM EDT2014-08-18 02:03:50 GMT
    The loyalty cards on customer's key chains may be going out of fashion making way for the loyalty apps. There is a new one that has hit Atlanta called Front Flip.
    The loyalty cards on customer's key chains may be going out of fashion making way for the loyalty apps. There is a new one that has hit Atlanta called Front Flip.
  • Tech Check: New iPhone rumors

    Tech Check: New iPhone rumors

    Sunday, August 17 2014 10:03 PM EDT2014-08-18 02:03:41 GMT
    There seems to be a lot of agreement among the online tech sites that the replacement for the iPhone 5 will not be revolutionary.
    There seems to be a lot of agreement among the online tech sites that the replacement for the iPhone 5 will not be revolutionary.
  • Tech Check: Smart phone storm prep

    Tech Check: Smart phone storm prep

    Sunday, August 17 2014 10:03 PM EDT2014-08-18 02:03:39 GMT
    If the recent rash of rain has you worried about your family's safety, you may want to start thinking of different ways your smartphone can actually help you in severe weather situations.
    If the recent rash of rain has you worried about your family's safety, you may want to start thinking of different ways your smartphone can actually help you in severe weather situations.
  • Tech Check: Jawbone fitness band

    Tech Check: Jawbone fitness band

    Sunday, August 17 2014 10:03 PM EDT2014-08-18 02:03:39 GMT
    Imagine a device that you can wear that will track your vital signs including how much you exercise, sleep and the movements you make.
    Imagine a device that you can wear that will track your vital signs including how much you exercise, sleep and the movements you make.
  • Tech Check: Back-to-school and tablet choices

    Tech Check: Back-to-school and tablet choices

    Sunday, August 17 2014 10:03 PM EDT2014-08-18 02:03:38 GMT
    It's back-to-school time, and Georgia's tax-free holiday happens August 9 and 10.  Now might be the time to include a tablet on that shopping list, but don't worry—you don't have to spend big bucks.
    It's back-to-school time, and Georgia's tax-free holiday happens August 9 and 10.  Now might be the time to include a tablet on that shopping list, but don't worry—you don't have to spend big bucks.  This week, you might actually save big bucks instead!
  • Tech Check: Back-to-school apps

    Tech Check: Back-to-school apps

    Sunday, August 17 2014 10:03 PM EDT2014-08-18 02:03:32 GMT
    More students than ever before will be bringing their own technology to school this year.  Here are some apps to help your students use their tablets or smartphones to stay organized.
    More students than ever before will be bringing their own technology to school this year.  Here are some apps to help your students use their tablets or smartphones to stay organized.
  • Tech Check: Pet tech

    Tech Check: Pet tech

    Sunday, August 17 2014 10:03 PM EDT2014-08-18 02:03:31 GMT
    These are the dog days of summer, even if it doesn't feel like it because of all the rain. And we thought it would be nice to profile technology to keep your pets safe, healthy and happy.
    These are the dog days of summer, even if it doesn't feel like it because of all the rain. And we thought it would be nice to profile technology to keep your pets safe, healthy and happy.
  • Tech Check: Google Glass

    Tech Check: Google Glass

    Sunday, August 17 2014 10:03 PM EDT2014-08-18 02:03:29 GMT
    In case you haven't heard the buzz about it, Google Glass is wearable technology that may just promise to take smart devices to the next level, but through all the buzz there is some controversy.
    In case you haven't heard the buzz about it, Google Glass is wearable technology that may just promise to take smart devices to the next level, but through all the buzz there is some controversy.
  • Tech Check: Gridiron gizmos

    Tech Check: Gridiron gizmos

    Sunday, August 17 2014 10:03 PM EDT2014-08-18 02:03:29 GMT
    This week's Tech Check is divided up into quarters just in time for the football season to kickoff. The end of August signals the beginning of gridiron games and technology can help you prepare.
    This week's Tech Check is divided up into quarters just in time for the football season to kickoff. The end of August signals the beginning of gridiron games and technology can help you prepare.
  • Tech Check: Slingbox

    Tech Check: Slingbox

    Sunday, August 17 2014 10:03 PM EDT2014-08-18 02:03:22 GMT
    Why not take television with you? If you have cable, you are paying for it anyway, but you can't possibly be home all the time watching it. So, how can you take it with you?
    Why not take television with you? If you have cable, you are paying for it anyway, but you can't possibly be home all the time watching it. So, how can you take it with you?
  • Tech Check: iOS7 launch

    Tech Check: iOS7 launch

    Sunday, August 17 2014 10:03 PM EDT2014-08-18 02:03:22 GMT
    A big chunk of the Apple world will be downloading the new iOS7 this week. It is an update of the operating system on iPhones, iPads and iTouches. It is a free update to users.
    A big chunk of the Apple world will be downloading the new iOS7 this week. It is an update of the operating system on iPhones, iPads and iTouches. It is a free update to users.
  • Tech Check: Nokia Lumia 1020

    Tech Check: Nokia Lumia 1020

    Sunday, August 17 2014 10:03 PM EDT2014-08-18 02:03:20 GMT
    Serious smartphone photographers will want to check out a particular smartphone with an advanced camera.
    Serious smartphone photographers will want to check out a particular smartphone with an advanced camera.
  • Tech Check: Device insurance

    Tech Check: Device insurance

    Sunday, August 17 2014 10:03 PM EDT2014-08-18 02:03:17 GMT
    An Atlanta-based company is giving some device owners a little piece of mind when it comes to damaging, drowning, losing or having a device stolen.
    An Atlanta-based company is giving some device owners a little piece of mind when it comes to damaging, drowning, losing or having a device stolen.
  • Tech Check: Galaxy Gear

    Tech Check: Galaxy Gear

    Sunday, August 17 2014 10:03 PM EDT2014-08-18 02:03:16 GMT
    Maybe it will kill the mystic around so many stories with similar communication devices, but to the tech-savvy individual, the future is now thanks to the new Samsung Galaxy Gear.
    Maybe it will kill the mystic around so many stories with similar communication devices, but to the tech-savvy individual, the future is now thanks to the new Samsung Galaxy Gear.
  • Tech Check: Halloween apps 2013

    Tech Check: Halloween apps 2013

    Sunday, August 17 2014 10:03 PM EDT2014-08-18 02:03:12 GMT
    All Hallow's Eve is nearly upon us and we have a few suggestions on app that will help make fun and the right type of scary.
    All Hallow's Eve is nearly upon us and we have a few suggestions on app that will help make fun and the right type of scary.
  • Tech Check: iPad Air

    Tech Check: iPad Air

    Sunday, August 17 2014 10:03 PM EDT2014-08-18 02:03:12 GMT
    he new iPad is not that light, but it is noticeably lighter than the previous iPods. FOX 5's Doug Evans got a first-hand look at the new iPad Air thanks to the folks at Verizon.
    he new iPad is not that light, but it is noticeably lighter than the previous iPods. FOX 5's Doug Evans got a first-hand look at the new iPad Air thanks to the folks at Verizon.
  • Tech Check: Dyle TV on the go

    Tech Check: Dyle TV on the go

    Sunday, August 17 2014 10:03 PM EDT2014-08-18 02:03:10 GMT
    More people are watching television on the go these days and the portable kitchen counter television of old has been has been replaced. Even the watchman has been retired.
    More people are watching television on the go these days and the portable kitchen counter television of old has been has been replaced. Even the watchman has been retired.
  • Tech Check: Black Friday apps let you skip the lines

    Tech Check: Black Friday apps let you skip the lines

    Sunday, August 17 2014 10:03 PM EDT2014-08-18 02:03:05 GMT
    What if we told you that you didn't need to stand in line on Black Friday, but could do it all from the palm of your hand with two free apps? Tech Check's Doug Evans has a new way to shop for the best deal.
    What if we told you that you didn't need to stand in line on Black Friday, but could do it all from the palm of your hand with two free apps? Tech Check's Doug Evans has a new way to shop for the best deal.
  • Tech Check: Black Friday electronics war

    Tech Check: Black Friday electronics war

    Sunday, August 17 2014 10:03 PM EDT2014-08-18 02:03:05 GMT
    It is the final countdown to Black Friday and if you're in the market for electronics, this could be the Christmas to buy and buy big.
    It is the final countdown to Black Friday and if you're in the market for electronics, this could be the Christmas to buy and buy big.
  • Tech Check: Smartphones for children

    Tech Check: Smartphones for children

    Sunday, August 17 2014 10:03 PM EDT2014-08-18 02:03:03 GMT
    It is one of those issues parents now face with the advent of the latest tech generation: When should your children get smart phones? And now is a good time to buy with all the holiday sales.
    It is one of those issues parents now face with the advent of the latest tech generation: When should your children get smart phones? And now is a good time to buy with all the holiday sales.
  • Tech Check: Off-the-radar gifts

    Tech Check: Off-the-radar gifts

    Sunday, August 17 2014 10:03 PM EDT2014-08-18 02:03:03 GMT
    For all those who are looking for the perfect gift for the tech person in your life who has everything, we have some off-the-radar suggestions.
    Some tech gifts just don't get all the big headlines that other do during the holiday season. So, for those who are looking for the perfect gift for the tech person in your life who has everything, we have some off-the-radar suggestions.
  • Tech Check: Isis Mobile Wallet

    Tech Check: Isis Mobile Wallet

    Sunday, August 17 2014 10:02 PM EDT2014-08-18 02:02:55 GMT
    Did you know it take people 20 minutes to realize they have left their wallet at home? But it only takes them four minutes to realize they have forgotten their smartphone.
    Did you know it take people 20 minutes to realize they have left their wallet at home? But it only takes them four minutes to realize they have forgotten their smartphone.
  • Tech Check: Put a case on it

    Tech Check: Put a case on it

    Sunday, August 17 2014 10:02 PM EDT2014-08-18 02:02:55 GMT
    How do you protect your new tablet? You got a new tablet this Christmas, but for those who are worried about how to protect it, we found a simple solution.It's called iBallz. Yeah, it has a funny name,
    How do you protect your new tablet? You got a new tablet this Christmas, but for those who are worried about how to protect it, we found a simple solution.It's called iBallz. Yeah, it has a funny name,
  • Tech Check: YouTube Top Videos of 2013

    Tech Check: YouTube Top Videos of 2013

    Sunday, August 17 2014 10:02 PM EDT2014-08-18 02:02:53 GMT
    The year is drawing to a close and it is time to look back at YouTube's top trending video of 2013.
    The year is drawing to a close and it is time to look back at YouTube's top trending video of 2013.
  • Tech Check: Prepaid phone plans

    Tech Check: Prepaid phone plans

    Sunday, August 17 2014 10:02 PM EDT2014-08-18 02:02:53 GMT
    You can save almost 50 percent on your mobile phone bill by going with a prepaid plan. Those prepaid phones have gotten a bad rap over the years with a lot of people considering the phones cheap.
    You can save almost 50 percent on your mobile phone bill by going with a prepaid plan. Those prepaid phones have gotten a bad rap over the years with a lot of people considering the phones cheap, but prepaid is getting a second look in the tech world these days.
  • Tech Check: Tech Check: Fitness app helps charities

    Tech Check: Tech Check: Fitness app helps charities

    Sunday, August 17 2014 10:02 PM EDT2014-08-18 02:02:47 GMT
    A smartphone app has the ability to energize your workout routine and help your favorite charity all at the same time.
    We are halfway through February and you might be slowing down on meeting your fitness goal. But a smartphone app has the ability to energize your workout routine and help your favorite charity all at the same time.
  • Tech Check: Fitbit Flex

    Tech Check: Fitbit Flex

    Sunday, August 17 2014 10:02 PM EDT2014-08-18 02:02:46 GMT
    How about some fitness gadgets that can help breathe some new life into your goals for a healthier New Year?
    We're now approaching six weeks into the New Year. How are those resolutions going? Need some help? How about some fitness gadgets that can help breathe some new life into your goals for a healthier New Year?
  • Tech Check: Smartphone memory hogs

    Tech Check: Smartphone memory hogs

    Sunday, August 17 2014 10:02 PM EDT2014-08-18 02:02:45 GMT
    Does your smartphone have too much junk in the trunk? Are photos, video, music and other files taking up way too much memory?
    Does your smartphone have too much junk in the trunk? Are photos, video, music and other files taking up way too much memory?
  • Tech Check: Buying a big screen for the big game

    Tech Check: Buying a big screen for the big game

    Sunday, August 17 2014 10:02 PM EDT2014-08-18 02:02:45 GMT
    The Super Bowl is coming up and it is one of the biggest times of the year to buy a television.
    The Super Bowl is coming up and it is one of the biggest times of the year to buy a television.
  • Tech Check: Bungee tags

    Tech Check: Bungee tags

    Sunday, August 17 2014 10:02 PM EDT2014-08-18 02:02:44 GMT
    If you found someone's smartphone, what would you do to find the owner? Same thing with car keys, wallet, sunglass and other valuables we carry.
    If you found someone's smartphone, what would you do to find the owner? Same thing with car keys, wallet, sunglass and other valuables we carry.
  • Tech Check: Green thumb tech

    Tech Check: Green thumb tech

    Sunday, August 17 2014 10:02 PM EDT2014-08-18 02:02:43 GMT
    Spring arrived this past week. And if you have got a desire to get out in the garden as soon as possible, make sure to take your smart device with you.
    Spring arrived this past week. And if you have got a desire to get out in the garden as soon as possible, make sure to take your smart device with you. We are giving thumbs up to a cool gadget and a couple of apps that will help turn your thumb green.
  • Mom charged with forcing kids to steal

    Mom charged with forcing kids to steal

    Thursday, August 14 2014 7:23 PM EDT2014-08-14 23:23:33 GMT
    A mother is accused of telling her three children to steal new shoes from a store in Coweta County.
    A mother is accused of telling her three children to steal new shoes from a store in Coweta County.
  • Coweta high speed chase caught on dash cam

    Coweta high speed chase caught on dash cam

    Wednesday, August 6 2014 6:41 PM EDT2014-08-06 22:41:33 GMT
    A high-speed car chase and accident was caught on police cameras in Coweta County.
    A high-speed car chase and accident was caught on police cameras in Coweta County.
  • Fast food customer pulls shotgun on employees at Hardee's

    Fast food customer pulls shotgun on employees at Hardee's

    Friday, June 27 2014 7:03 PM EDT2014-06-27 23:03:11 GMT
    Newnan police confirm an outraged fast food customer pulled a shotgun on employees because he didn’t get an order of french fries.
    Newnan police confirm an outraged fast food customer pulled a shotgun on employees because he didn’t get an order of french fries.
  • Father and son arrested in Senoia million-dollar pot bust

    Father and son arrested in Senoia million-dollar pot bust

    Thursday, June 26 2014 6:56 PM EDT2014-06-26 22:56:18 GMT
    Residents of one Coweta County subdivision were surprised when federal and local drug agents swooped down on a home in their quiet neighborhood.
    Residents of one Coweta County subdivision were surprised when federal and local drug agents swooped down on a home in their quiet neighborhood.
  • Police: Stay out of the dry lake

    Police: Stay out of the dry lake

    Friday, June 13 2014 5:53 PM EDT2014-06-13 21:53:42 GMT
    Police say it is just too tempting for some people: the dry bed of Lake Peachtree. It has been luring pickup truck drivers who have gotten stuck, and hikers who've had to be rescued by police.
    Police say it is just too tempting for some people: the dry bed of Lake Peachtree. It has been luring pickup truck drivers who have gotten stuck, and hikers who've had to be rescued by police.
  • Wounded veteran gets mortgage-free home

    Wounded veteran gets mortgage-free home

    Wednesday, June 11 2014 6:00 PM EDT2014-06-11 22:00:00 GMT
    A wounded veteran received a new home on Wednesday. It wasn't just new, but also mortgage free!
    A wounded veteran received a new home on Wednesday. It wasn't just new, but also mortgage free!
  • UPDATE: 1 dead, 3 injured in Newnan teen crash

    UPDATE: 1 dead, 3 injured in Newnan teen crash

    Monday, June 2 2014 11:59 AM EDT2014-06-02 15:59:35 GMT
    Zachary Harrison, 18, has died of injuries sustained in an accident that injured 4 Newnan High students on May 22.
    Zachary Harrison, 18, has died of injuries sustained in an accident that injured 4 Newnan High students on May 22.
  • British man charged with crimes against Coweta teen

    British man charged with crimes against Coweta teen

    Thursday, May 29 2014 5:42 PM EDT2014-05-29 21:42:14 GMT
    Sex crimes against a Coweta County boy have prompted an international investigation and led to charges against a man in the U.K.
    Sex crimes against a Coweta County boy have prompted an international investigation and led to charges against a man in the U.K.
  • Teen dies after falling from vehicle

    Teen dies after falling from vehicle

    Wednesday, May 28 2014 7:02 PM EDT2014-05-28 23:02:09 GMT
    A game turned deadly when a teenager struck his head and died after being thrown from an SUV.
    A game turned deadly when a teenager struck his head and died after being thrown from an SUV.
  • Storm shelters for sale alongside Coweta Co. road

    Storm shelters for sale alongside Coweta Co. road

    Wednesday, May 21 2014 5:55 PM EDT2014-05-21 21:55:03 GMT
    There is something for sale on the side of a Coweta County road that is catching people’s eye.
    There is something for sale on the side of a Coweta County road that is catching people’s eye.
  • Men arrested for using E-cigarette to smoke meth

    Men arrested for using E-cigarette to smoke meth

    Thursday, May 15 2014 5:51 PM EDT2014-05-15 21:51:22 GMT
    Electronic cigarettes, or E-cigarettes, have become a popular alternative for many tobacco smokers. Many smokers have found the E-cigarettes beneficial in helping them quit or cut down on their tobacco use.
    Electronic cigarettes, or E-cigarettes, have become a popular alternative for many tobacco smokers. Many smokers have found the E-cigarettes beneficial in helping them quit or cut down on their tobacco use.
  • Family appreciates 'Prayers for Lily'

    Family appreciates 'Prayers for Lily'

    Thursday, May 8 2014 6:39 PM EDT2014-05-08 22:39:29 GMT
    Millions of People around the country have heard the story of Lily Tinney. Tinney is a 16-month-old Shapesburg child who is dying from a rare disease.   
    Millions of People around the country have heard the story of Lily Tinney. Tinney is a 16-month-old Shapesburg child who is dying from a rare disease.
  • Coweta teens called "heroes" after saving neighbors life

    Coweta teens called "heroes" after saving neighbors life

    Thursday, April 17 2014 10:19 AM EDT2014-04-17 14:19:22 GMT
    Two local teens are being called heroes after they thwarted an almost deadly altercation in their Coweta County neighborhood.
    Two local teens are being called heroes after they thwarted an almost deadly altercation in their Coweta County neighborhood.
  • Fayette County expects big things out of new movie studio

    Fayette County expects big things out of new movie studio

    Thursday, January 2 2014 4:56 PM EST2014-01-02 21:56:10 GMT
    Georgia's film industry is expected to get a big boost in 2014.
    Georgia's film industry is expected to get a big boost in 2014. The movie studio that made blockbuster hits ranging from James Bond to Harry Potter is setting up shop in Fayette County.
  • How private is Facebook?

    How private is Facebook?

    Friday, December 6 2013 11:10 PM EST2013-12-07 04:10:09 GMT
    Privacy on Facebook is always a big concern for its users. But are you as private as you think you are?
    Privacy on Facebook is always a big concern for its users. But are you as private as you think you are?
  • Campus landmark toppled at Southern Poly

    Campus landmark toppled at Southern Poly

    Wednesday, November 6 2013 6:03 PM EST2013-11-06 23:03:42 GMT
    Authorities are investigating the toppling of a campus landmark at Southern Polytechnic State University.
    Authorities are investigating the toppling of a campus landmark at Southern Polytechnic State University.
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