Gadget firms start to notice the gals

BY ELLEN LEE
Knight Ridder Newspapers

(KRT) – Gina Hughes is a girl’s girl used to living in a man’s world. One of three women from her small Texas community to enroll in the U.S. Marines, the 100-pound recruit was the only one to survive boot camp. She went on to study computer science and land a job as a Web designer in Silicon Valley.

Recently, she has also become a techie diva. Actually, she became the Techie Diva, with a Web site (techiediva.blogs.com) about gadgets for women, one of a small but growing ring of Web sites focusing on technology from a female perspective.

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