North Dakota State University students and staff will have access this year to a safety and security service that will allow dispatchers to track their whereabouts at all times and let users call for help by swiping the smartphone screen.
Buying 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.
If you’re ready to take your overall going green experience to the next level, check out some of these apps that can help you reduce your harmful impacts on earth.
Today is the day tech geeks and Apple fans the world over have been waiting for. The latest iPhones, the iPhone 6 and 6 plus have hit stores.
Why do so many people want to be first when buying luxury goods like the new iPhone?
Already, there are promos online for the iPhone 6 — and the company recruited some big names to help sell them.
A new month means new deals. September is the perfect time to grab up any outdoor gear as we tearfully say goodbye to summer. You can score some great deals on tents and sleeping bags as stores clear out their inventory to make room for fall and winter goods.
The University of Minnesota has issued a crime alert after someone was assaulted and robbed by three men near the West Bank campus Thursday night. According to University officials, someone not affiliated with the U of M was walking near the intersection of Riverside Avenue and 20th Avenue South at about 8:30 p.m. when three men approached the victim from behind.
Because a smartphone should help you do more than kill time at the airport, here are three handy travel apps to ensure your next trip goes off without a hitch.
Among the must-see technology conventions to visit are the Cloud Expo in New York, E3 2014 in Los Angeles, MacWorld/iWorld and Dreamforce in San Francisco and South by Southwest in Austin.
A second teenager accused of assaulting a former Minneapolis mayoral candidate has been charged Monday, according to Hennepin County Attorney Mike Freeman. Seventeen-year-old Deea Leshawn Elliot was charged by juvenile petition with two counts of aggravated first-degree robbery and one count of second-degree assault for an attack on Mark Andrew, 63, at the Mall of America on Thursday. According to the criminal complaint, a young man grabbed Andrew’s iPhone from him in a Starbucks at the MOA. Andrew chased after the suspect, but was stopped by Elliot and 18-year-old Letajia Cutler Cain, who blocked the shop’s door.
University of Minnesota students have more than just finals to worry about this week. An armed robbery happened in broad daylight right near campus Wednesday on 14th Avenue Southeast and Sixth Street Southeast in Dinkytown – the latest in a string of robberies at or near the University. Police say a female student was walking to class around 9:30 a.m. when a man approached her, showed her a gun and then took her backpack. Her wallet, iPhone and iPad were all inside.
One man has been charged in connection with an incident earlier this week wherein a woman was held down and urinated on as a number of men wearing wigs surrounded her in St. Paul.
As thousands lined up at Apple and mobile phone stores across the country and the globe, Sen. Al Franken expressed concerns over the new iPhone’s fingerprint identification technology.
In 2013, 91 percent of us own some sort of cell phone. Fifty-six percent own a smart phone. It wasn’t until 2007 that we saw what’s now considered the first smartphone – the iPhone. The iPhone 5 is now the top selling phone in US, followed by the Samsung Galaxy S III.
Burnsville Police have released surveillance photos in hopes that they might help identify a man suspected of robbing a Best Buy Mobile store on Monday. Police say the man robbed the store at 10 a.m. by placing a number of iPhones and Samsung phones/tablets into a teal-colored laundry mesh bag before leaving.
A 24-year-old Columbus, Minn., man faces multiple charges for allegedly slipping his iPhone under a kids’ changing stall door at a Gap store to record two girls changing. Caleb Wolfgram faces two felony counts of interfering with the privacy of a minor, court documents say. He also faces a gross misdemeanor charge of interfering with privacy.
There are lots of websites and software available, but you may not have thought of smartphone apps for doing your taxes.
Clipping coupons can be a lot of work just to save a few cents. But savings as much as $100 a month is now simple — thanks to smartphones.
Rollover, 4G, text, talk and bundle.
When Don Samuels saw a young man urinating on a building on near Broadway and Irving, he felt compelled to say something.
Apple’s iPhone 5 launched to massive fanfare on Sept. 12, and now the verdict is in from CNET’s Scott Stein. He found that the new iPhone offers key features that were desired by users when its predecessor, the iPhone 4S, shipped.
With hours to go until Apple is expected to unveil the latest version of the iPhone, many are already thinking about what to do with their old iPhone 3 or 4.
Education and technology are becoming increasingly integrated, and keeping up on all of the new educational applications for kids is important. One of the biggest struggles is not finding an app; it is finding the appropriate app.