• Blogs

    May 7, 2014

    7th annual Fish Bites event celebrates sustainable seafood

    Seafood lovers have a vested interest in the Minnesota Zoo's message: Sustainably sourced fish and fruits de mer are the future -- or else. At the 7th annual Fish Bites event, this Thursday from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. at the Minnesota Zoo in Apple Valley, eight Twin Cities chefs will gather to celebrate ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 26, 2014

    The Snoopify app: A disaster that's only getting worse

    By Jennifer SwannSince launching in May, Snoop Dogg's Snoopify app has transformed millions of otherwise boring Instagram photos into virtual g-thangs, with the help of digital "stickers": blunts, cash money and chicken n' waffles. According to a recent press release from its promoters, it boas ... More >>

  • Calendar

    August 14, 2013
  • Blogs

    July 17, 2013

    Five ways BjŲrk has stayed on creative technology's cutting edge

    BjŲrk has always seemed to be a few steps ahead of most musical trends -- so much so that it typically takes a while for her listeners to catch up to her radical shifts in direction and style. But when they do, it often inspires a devotion to her work -- spanning the fringes of pop, electronica, jaz ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 20, 2013

    Mason's celebrates grand opening drink specials and free appetizers

    Today marks the start of Mason's Restaurant and Barre's weeks-long grand opening extravaganza. The new eatery on the corner of 6th Street and Hennepin Avenue just recently opened their doors to the public on the street level of The Cowles Center for the Performing Arts. "We wanted to formally intr ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 14, 2012

    Al Franken doesn't want mobile app companies to sell your location data without permission

    Al Franken's Location Privacy Protection Act won approval from the Senate Judiciary Committee yesterday, meaning the bill moves to the full Senate for debate.SEE ALSO:-- For Franken and Klobuchar, does money from big media mean support for PIPA?-- Al Franken cries on Senate floor [VIDEO]"The bill wo ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 29, 2012

    Uber, the car service for techies, launches in MSP

    Halloween revelers hunting for cabs this weekend had a new transportation option: Uber. See Also:- There's an app for that: Communicate with the dead via a paranormal recorder on your phone [AUDIO]

  • Blogs

    October 17, 2012

    There's an app for that: Communicate with the dead via a paranormal recorder on your phone [AUDIO]

    A cell phone app can tell you where the nearest Starbucks is, or when's the best time to leave a movie for the bathroom. Thanks to Minneapolis computer programmer Ed Williams, there's also an app to help you record messages. Messages from ghosts.See Also:- Minnesota's Most Haunted Places- City Pages ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 19, 2012

    Minneapolis launches 311 smart phone app for service requests

    What's your damage? Minneapolis authorities have made it easier for you to tell them by launching a 311 mobile app yesterday. Minneapolis residents can now report issues like potholes, broken street lights, and graffiti through a free application on iPhone and Android phones without calling 311 or l ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 17, 2012

    'This Day in Bob Dylan' iPad/iPhone app released

    ‚ÄčIf you ever find yourself thinking, 'I wonder what Bob Dylan was up to on this date in 1972,' then software creators This Day In Music Apps definitely have the product for you. They have just put together a 'This Day In Bob Dylan' iPad/iPhone app which documents famous events from the musicia ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 2, 2011

    T-Pain vows to 'never use Auto-Tune again'

    ‚ÄčIt's a salacious headline, isn't it? And it's the subject of a press release that went out today on behalf of the Top 40 digitized crooner whose extensive and unabashed use of the vocal effect has been making pop music more and more robotic over the past few years. "I'm done with Auto-Tune," ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 27, 2011

    Eye Phone Group smartphone app spies on teen drivers

    Your parents might be watching.​First came word that the Legislature was considering a bill that would make it a crime to drive while being a high school drop out. Now we find out there's n smartphone app for parents to track their teens' lousy driving habits. This ultimate tool for helico ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 19, 2011

    'Mad About The Twin Cities': Win gifts from First Ave, Electric Fetus, and more

    Read the issue here‚ÄčTo celebrate the iPhone app we launched in conjunction with this year's Best of the Twin Cities issue themed after Mad Men, we've created the 'Mad About the Twin Cities' badge that comes with a chance to win gifts from the Best Of award winners listed here and an exclusive gif ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 23, 2011

    Apple removes anti-gay iPhone app

    Screenshots from the Exodus International iPhone app, which came down today.‚ÄčWord just arrived that Apple has removed an iPhone app that critics call anti-gay. Exodus International, a Christian nonprofit, created the app, which directs users to websites offering information on "recovering" from ho ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 26, 2011

    Angry Birds theme remixed into five amazing covers

    ‚ÄčWith a cackle and a crash, Rovio Mobile's Angry Birds stormed casual gamers' hearts like a lean-to made of glass, boulders and logs. Rovio, a tiny computer game company in Espoo, Finland, debuted Angry Birds, a mobile phone game, in December 2009. Since then the Birds have become the number # ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 18, 2011

    Lose weight, stare at cakes!

    Martha StewartCan iPhone apps of virtual desserts make you thinner?‚ÄčIt's mid-January, and our New Year's resolutions to lose weight and eat right are already distance memories. Don't beat yourself up too much, there's some unconventional help on the way. According to a Utrecht University study, wo ... More >>

  • Music

    October 6, 2010

    Audiofile Engineering quietly revolutionizes recording industry

    Owners Matthew Foust and Evan Olcott were members of 12 Rods

  • Blogs

    April 29, 2009

    Dairy Queen iPhone app hits the streets

    Get dem Blizzards in a row, yo! Dairy Queen enters the iPhone app fray.