Kids Use Tech So Much They Can't Hold A Pencil Anymore, Doctors Saya group of doctors is now saying young children in the digital generation can't even hold a pen or pencil anymore.
Police Seek Suspect In Coffee Shop Laptop TheftsA rash of laptop thefts in the east metro has coffee shops on high alert. Thieves are stealing laptops right out of the hands of customers at businesses in Maplewood and St. Paul. Two recent cases at a Caribou Coffee happened in broad daylight. Nick Ryan occasionally stops by the Caribou on Rice Street in Maplewood.
St. Paul Schools To Hand Out iPads To StudentsThe St. Paul school district plans to hand out iPads to all students in the next school year. That year, the district sought and won voter approval of a $9 million-per-year technology initiative that was to create a "teaching and learning platform," or Facebook-like webpage, through which teachers and students could interact, according to the Star Tribune. Its proponents insisted that the initiative was not about supplying devices to students.
Tips For Your Next Road TripGoing on a road trip? Here's a list of great tips to make your outing that much better.
Virtual Rooms At 'U' Children's Hospital Keep New Families ConnectedAll week, the WCCO Morning Show is taking a look at the University of Minnesota Children's Hospital and all of the things that make it stand out. One problem that's pretty universal is that hospital stays make it hard to connect with family, friends even the school classroom. Now imagine being a new parent separated from your baby.
'U Of M' Research Links iPads To Motion SicknessFirst-of-its-kind research from the University of Minnesota is helping explain why iPad users may experience motion sickness while using the device for an extended period of time.
MN Embraces Election Of Pope Francis The FirstMany Catholics throughout the state spent the afternoon glued to their TVs and iPads, waiting for word.
Hopkins 7th Graders Get iPadsTechnology has become a big part of the classroom, and at a couple of schools this year it will be the center of attention.
iPads For All, Western MN School District SaysOne Minnesota school district is preparing to give iPads to all of its nearly 900 students.
Protecting Your iPad In The KitchenWith more people using online recipes and iPad apps in the kitchen, a Minneapolis entrepreneur saw an opportunity.
Walser Car Dealerships Applying Technology To BusinessSmart phones have made the car buying experience very different. Now the industry is taking notice.
Touch Screens Replace Textbooks In Little FallsIt's quiz time for math students in a Little Falls fifth grade class. But instead of pouring through textbooks, they're navigating touch screens. Apple iPads are on every student's desk.