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Thinking Green: Fixing Your Toilet Flow

Did you know that your toilets are one of your home's biggest water guzzlers?

  Did you know that your toilets are one of your home’s biggest water guzzlers? But installing a low-flow model in their place can be pretty expensive. Find out how to do a quick and effective fix instead in this week’s Thinking Green.

App Of The Week: Noovie

Hold on to your popcorn, because your movie experience just got a whole lot better!

  Hold on to your popcorn, because your movie experience just got a whole lot better! Movie audiences nationwide can play big screen interactive augmented reality (AR) games on their mobile phones by using the new Noovie Arcade app, Download the app and arrive at the theater about 25 minutes early for the pre-show viewing. When prompted aim your phone…

Thinking Green: Green Fatigue

It can seem like we're beating a dead horse when it comes to being environmentally conscious.

  It can seem like we’re beating a dead horse when it comes to being environmentally conscious. Find out why green fatigue isn’t just a military uniform in this week’s Thinking Green with Danny Lipford.

Ask Danny: Checking For Leaks

Is Your Water Bill Sky High? A Leak May Be The Culprit

  You may notice your water bill starting to tick up during summer month. Are you just using more, or is there a leak costing you big bucks? Danny Lipford investigates in this week’s Ask Danny.

Tech Tip Today: Automated Shopping Lists

Siri, you're going to load those bags up for me too, right?

There’s nothing more frustrating than going all the way to the supermarket and opening the fridge to load up the groceries only to find you’ve forgotten a critical ingredient in tonight’s dinner. Let Francie Black show you how to make Siri take on more of the task in this week’s Tech Tip Today.

App of the Week: Dangle

Try it on before you order online.

Buying something to wear online can be tricky. You really don’t know what it’ll look like until it comes to your house and you try it on. That means returning it if it doesn’t look as good on you as you’d like it to. Francie Black has a way you can try before you buy — virtually. Check it out…

Thinking Green: Solar Water Heaters

Let the sun shine in.

We’re finally getting a consistent string of sunshiny days around the region this week, and it would sure be nice to harness some of that energy to heat up the water to start our workday with a nice hot shower. Let home improvement expert Danny Lipford show you how to get the maximum benefit of our sunny stretch here in…

Ask Danny: Standing Water

We're taking a stand against standing water.

First we had almost no precipitation. Then, over the course of the last few days, it all seemed to come at once. And that means it tends to puddle up where you least want it too; namely, in your yard, possibly threatening your basement. Fortunately, Danny Lipford has a way you can fix the standing water brewing in your backyard….

Melinda’s Garden: Dahlias

Worth a small fortune at the florists. Now, you can grow your own.

They cost a pretty penny to buy in a bouquet at the flower shop, and they make for an incredibly pretty garden display if you plant them in your flower beds. So why not save yourself a bit of money and grow your own dahlias to enjoy all summer long? Melinda Myers teaches you the trick to getting dahlias going…

Tech Tip Today: iPhone Storage

See what's slowing you down on your phone.

If your phone balks, stalls, or just flat-out refuses to do something you need it do, chances are there’s something taking up space on it. But no one wants to go hunting through everything on your phone to see what the biggest unwanted files are. Let Francie Black show you a way to find and get rid of what’s slowing…