Are Warranties Worth The Extra Money?When you buy new electronics like a new iPad or iPhone, there's always that moment you consider a warranty. But, are those service plans worth the extra money?
Cyber Crime Conference Helping Authorities Solve Crime In Digital AgeFor decades, police could only use old gumshoe and physical evidence to solve most crimes. Then the laboratory breakthrough of DNA evidence was added to the detective’s arsenals. But it was only in the mid-2000s that police forensics entered the digital age, ushering in a new era as fingerprints turned electronic.
Tech Minute: Time To Ditch That Old Computer?Let's face it, computers don't last forever. But how do you know when it's time to ditch your old computer for something new? Geek Squad agents take these types of questions all the time from customers at Best Buy.
Tech Minute: 3 Ways To Clean Your ComputerSpring is the time for annual cleaning and neglecting your computer can do damage. Over time, dust collects inside your computer and experts say it should occasionally be cleaned.
Tech Minute: Dropbox Lets You Share FilesThere's an electronic file-sharing and storing service that's catching on with both PC and Mac users. Millions of customers have downloaded and are using Dropbox where you can upload your pictures, music, and documents.
Geek Squad Founder Leaving Best BuyThe founder of Geek Squad announced that he's leaving the company, which was acquired by Best Buy a decade ago.
Cloud Computing May Bring Job Boom To MinnesotaMicrosoft has some pretty encouraging predictions for the future of computing jobs in Minnesota.
Good Question: Is 'Screen Time' Bad For Your Vision?We are in the era of the digital screen. With all of us spending more time gazing into a screen, is all of that screen time causing damage to our eyesight?
Tech Minute: 'Ultrabooks' The Hot New GadgetThis year's Consumer Electronics Show featured plenty of cool, new gadgets. But among the biggest hits were ultrabooks, which basically combine laptops and tablets into one device.
The Best Times To Buy EverythingWCCO-TV previously reported on the best things to buy this season. Now our experts spill the best times to buy.
Police: Minn. Middle School Burglarized, Computers StolenAuthorities are investigating and looking for a male suspect after the Shakopee Middle School was burglarized early last month, according to Shakopee Police.
Tech Gift Ideas For The Whole FamilyIf you are still looking for a family-friendly gift, the all-in-one computer isn’t new but now they can do more for less.
Tech Minute: Keeping Your Computer Clean, SafeWith how much people do online today, experts say to be on the lookout for problems from viruses to malware to identity theft.
'U' Holds Cyber Security SummitThe University of Minnesota held a first-of-its-kind cyber security summit Monday morning.
Robbinsdale Schools Investing In TechnologyEven with Minnesota's school districts as cash strapped as they are, most are investing in the use of technology.