10 Tricks to Double Your iPhone’s Battery Life

The iPhone is an amazing device. It has paved the way for combining groundbreaking technology with a beautiful sense of design. But there’s one thing about the device that has always been a little lacking – the battery life.

If you’re one of those people that races through your battery life in a matter of

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There are all kinds of ways to make an iPhone run better, from deleting files from a phone with low memory to clearing temporary Internet files to doing a fresh restore on a sluggish device. But the quickest way to give an iPhone a sudden speed boost comes from tech blogger and Apple expert Marc

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PGA Tour may be in Austin in 2016

Pending a positive vote by the Austin Country Club membership sometime in March, big-time golf will come to Austin next spring.

Just think about Rory McIlroy or Tiger Woods or Phil Mickelson strolling toward the 18th green.

OK, not the McIlroy that just missed the cut at the Honda Classic or the broken-down Woods who

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Realtor news

ROUND ROCK, Texas (KXAN) — When police respond to a call at a home it’s important everyone stays safe: from officers, to neighbors, to pets. Less than a year after Round Rock Police shot and killed a dog inside a home while on a call, the chief is making changes.

Round Rock police are rolling

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Finding a job in 2013

Looking for a new job? You may want to start here. Often, the ability to secure a steady paycheck–and make it last–depends on where you call home. Researchers at financial literacy website NerdWallet examined the 26 biggest cities in the U.S. to find out which are the most promising hubs for job seekers. They looked

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Fiscal Cliff Update

The Associated Press


Squarely in the spotlight, House Republicans were deciding their next move Tuesday after the Senate overwhelmingly approved compromise legislation negating a fiscal cliff of across-the-board tax increases and sweeping spending cuts to the Pentagon and other government agencies.

House Speaker John Boehner met with rank-and-file GOP lawmakers to gauge support

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Austin, best jobless rate in 4 years


A surge in hiring by retailers gearing up for the holiday shopping season helped push the Central Texas unemployment rate down to 4.9 percent in November, its lowest point in more than four years.

The Texas Workforce Commission reported that Austin retailers added 4,200 jobs between October and November, compared with statewide growth in

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Round Rock Amoung Fast Growing Cities

Texas Dominates List of Fastest-Growing Large Cities Since 2010 Census, Census Bureau Reports

Texas had eight of the 15 most rapidly growing large cities between Census Day (April 1, 2010) and July 1, 2011, according to population estimates for all of the nation’s incorporated cities and towns and minor civil divisions released today by

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Fiscal Cliff

In a few weeks, tax laws U.S. taxpayers have enjoyed for more than a decade are scheduled to expire. Along with long-standing and historically low tax rates, several popular tax credits and deductions already have or will soon expire.

That scenario is being described as a fiscal cliff. And if American taxpayers are nudged over

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Prepare Home & Yard for Winter

Now’s the time to tackle a few chores that will help your house and yard ride out the cold season ahead. Here are a few to check off your to-do list.

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