New App Helps Alert Parents Of Children Left In Car SeatsIt's a startling statistic that no parent ever wants to endure. On average, nearly 40 children die of heat stroke from cars every year.
Stephen Colbert Will Lend His Voice To Waze Traffic App“Late Show” host Stephen Colbert will lend his voice to the Waze traffic app through Sept. 22, the app announced Tuesday.
App Uses Facial Recognition To Help Find DogsThe Fourth of July may be fun for many of us, but it can be a scary weekend for dogs. More dogs go missing on July 4 than any other day of the year.
Buying Booze? There's An App For ThatBuying alcohol became a little bit easier in the Twin Cities Thursday. Haskell's Wine & Spirits announced they have paired up with Drizly, a technology company focused on the purchase of beer, wine and liquor, to offer delivery services to the Twin Cities.
The New IRS2GO App Can Help You Track Your Tax ReturnThe new feature of the IRS2Go app makes it easy to track your refund.
Cheap Tech Helping Homeowners Respond Faster To CrimeIn the last two weeks, two homeowners have used the power of technology to catch burglars in action inside their homes. Homeowners in south Minneapolis and Roseville used a combination of gadgets and small cameras to capture high-quality video of the thieves.
Suspect Caught On Camera Burglarizing S. Mpls. HomeA burglar breaks into a south Minneapolis home -- and the whole thing is caught on camera. Homeowner Joe Craddock recorded it using a smartphone app. "I'm thinking, 'Someone's in my house. Who is this?'" Craddock said.
Robbinsdale To Provide Real-Time School Bus Tracker AppStudents and parents in Robbinsdale Area Schools are getting a hi-tech way to catch the school bus. The district is introducing a web-based GPS application called MyStop, which allows users to track a bus' route map in real time, and gives estimated arrival times for individual stops.
'U' Develops Smart Phone App For Teen DriversCar crashes are the leading cause of deaths for teenagers. That's why researchers at the University of Minnesota are using smart phones to keep teens safe behind the wheel. The Teen Driver Support System, or TDSS, is like having an extra parent in the car at all times.
West Fargo 6th-Graders Build App To Help Class Start On TimeAn app made by a group of West Fargo sixth graders may not have won a national competition, but it likely will go a long way toward ensuring that classes at their school start on time.
You May Be Able To Pay For Your Parking Meter By PhoneParking at a meter in downtown Minneapolis can be tough -- remembering to plug it before it expires, finding an open meter and then tracking down its pay station. But soon, paying for that coveted parking spot may get easier.
Minn. Moms Design App For Parents To Buy, Sell Kids Clothes It's that time of year for back-to-school shopping. There's new way to shop for your kids clothes without having to go to the store. Kidizen is a mobile app that allows users to buy and sell gently-used clothing so parents can get high-end brands at a fraction of the cost.