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Tech Thursday: iPhone Battery - Make It Last Longer
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Tech Thursday: iPhone Battery – Make It Last Longer

If your iPhone battery seems to be holding less and less of a charge here are some ideas to help make it last longer.

Push e-mails: If you have a number of emails accounts, your phone could be checking them as often as every fifteen minutes...

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City of Victoria
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Victoria… A Great Place To Live

Victoria is a big-small town.  Like a small town, word travels fast in Victoria-just try to get away with something and see how fast word flies.   But Victoria is a great city to raise a family... and be a family.

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Thomas’s Pet Peeve Of The Week.

Due to the cloudy day my friend and I decided to go to the mall. We figured we haven't been there in a good while, maybe there is something new...

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Tech Thursday: That Download could be Malicious!
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Tech Thursday: That Download could be Malicious!

The next time you are asked to download new software to view a movie or fix some type of problem, think twice. It could be malicious.

Studies have shown about one of every fourteen programs downloaded by Windows users turns out to be malicious. Better known as a Trojan horse.

Instead of hacking your browser, the bad guys try to hack the people using them. In what is called “Social Engineering” and it’s a big problem.

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Walk To End Alzheimer's
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Walk To End Alzheimer’s

Mild, Moderate, and Severe. These are the three stages of Alzheimer’s. And it affect millions, many right here in the Crossroads area, with memory loss, problems with familiar tasks, disorientation to time and place, changes in personality and more...

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Coupons From Sandy

photo by Rob Garrett
Sometimes I forget that a lot of you may be coupon newbies, so I hope I have not confused anyone. I thought I would back up a little and give some basic tips for the beginners...

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Kindergarten Graduations and Mother’s Day

I have been absent the last few weeks, but it’s not because I haven’t wanted to write, it’s because I just haven’t had time! I can give you a million excuses, but here are just a few.

I have been planning my sons Kindergarten Graduation. While I am so excited to see him ‘graduate’ and wear his little homemade graduation hat and stand with his classmates, I have to wonder, if planning a graduation for 50 six year olds requires this much planning and detail, how much detail goes into a high school graduation ceremony? I better start planning now!

My kiddos also had an entire week off from school the last week of April and the week they were home I tried to sit down, many, many times and blog, but somehow I always got interrupted. My favorite interruption was the one where my middle son came to inform me that my youngest son had pooped in the garage. My youngest son has been potty trained since October, mind you, but apparently he wanted to try out the garage instead!

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Photo by Rob Garrett
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Thomas’s Pet Peeve Of The Week

Toilet paper - It is amazing how little things can just ruin your day and get under your skin. The wind came through the open window on another wonderful spring day...

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American Idol? Not with that Attitude…

I don’t blog often but every now and then, I get on a soapbox. I would like some feedback, too.  What did you think of Haley Reinhart’s performance on AI last night...

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Workforce Solutions of the Golden Crescent Job Expo
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Looking for a Job?

Then you are invited to attend Workforce Solutions of the Golden Crescent "Job Expo" this weekend. Saturday, May 7th is the day and the place, the Texas Army National Guard Armory...

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Tech Thursday: Enabling Network Mapping in Windows 7

Here is a tip showing how to enable the network mapping features on Windows 7 machines. The network map feature (which was introduced in Vista) is handy for finding other computers and devices on the network and getting a visual representation of them in the Network and Sharing Center...

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Best Place to Meet Singles in Victoria - Rob's Top Five
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Best Place to Meet Singles in Victoria – Rob Garrett’s Top Five

One of the hardest things to do is finding the courage to talk to someone of the opposite sex.  Most people fear rejection while others have absolutely no fear at all...

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