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.
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.
Car2Go Service Growing In MinneapolisA new trend in commuting is growing in popularity around the Twin Cities. Car2Go is a car-sharing service that allows members access to a vehicle without having to own one. Amber Iwan knows city living rarely comes with a close parking spot. She walks a block to find a small, blue-and-white smart car - one of the newest ways to commute around the metro.
Paying Your Kids To Do Chores, Homework? There's An App For ThatOn paper, allowances should be easy. But if you've ever tried to motivate a kid to study or do chores or forgot to pay off when they did, you know otherwise. So now a Minnesota start-up is introducing a high-tech solution: It’s a new app to help families manage allowances without the nagging or haggling.