Minnesota's Peter Tamte believes the next revolution in personal-productivity software is upon us – and he wants in. Tamte, the founder of Destineer, the videogame publisher and a onetime Apple consumer-marketing heavyweight, is launching a new company Wednesday, Aug. 1 with a single product: An iPad app to manage to-do items and organize digital notes.
2 Minnesotans inducted into White Castle's Hall of Fame
White Castle — it's what a man in Minneapolis and another in Woodbury, crave.
Video shows officers ended pursuit before fatal crash in Anoka
The crash occurred when the driver fled police during an attempted traffic stop in Coon Rapids.
6-year-old Eli Hart identified as boy found dead in car trunk
The kindergartner's father was trying to get full custody of his son.
Boy found dead in trunk of car in Mound was kindergartner
"It is horrifying and difficult to process a tragedy of this magnitude, especially in our close-knit community," the superintendent wrote.
Man found yelling for help after being shot in Minneapolis
The shooting occurred on the 800 block of Elwood Avenue North at around 9:15 p.m.
Minneapolis North principal says she was fired, district says otherwise
“MPS requires schools to follow protocols in times like that and I did not,” Friestleben said.
UPDATE: Body found in vehicle trunk in Mound is that of a boy
Police say two people are in custody.
Brave New Workshop cancels shows due to COVID-19 cases
The shows were scheduled for Friday and Saturday at the Brave New Workshop Comedy Theatre.
Body of missing U of M student found in Mississippi River
Austin Retterath was last seen alive in the morning hours of May 8.
Summer mural events to bring together community, shine light on MN artists
The 2022 Chroma Zone Mural & Art Festival will take place this weekend in St. Paul's Creative Enterprise Zone, with ensuing events happening this summer.
Gallery: Remodeled lakeside home in Prior Lake on market for $2.8M
It offers privacy at the end of a dead-end road fronting onto Lower Prior Lake.
Retrieve stolen iPad, bust crime ring? Apparently there's an app for that
A man who lost his $1,000 iPad to thieves helped authorities find the alleged culprits thanks to an iPhone app that tracked down the device. Kare 11 says the man got his iPad back in a few hours, and police answering the call uncovered an entire ring of criminals operating in Anoka County.
Sound fishy? Duluth man creates app for that
Duluth's Greg Bambenek, 64, has developed an app designed to attract fish called TalkWithFish for iPhones, iPads and iPods that allows anglers to play sounds underwater with an attached speaker. The sounds include bass crunching crayfish, bluegills chomping beetles and even herring flatulence.
iPads for traveler use coming to MSP airport
Concourse G at the Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport in the next year will feature 2,500 Apple iPads for traveler use. The tablets will be tethered at restaurant tables, gate seats and in other waiting areas. Visitors will be able to surf the Web, check their flight status, and charge their phones or laptops at tablet stands.
Winter survival app for smartphones
Two software developers in Fargo, North Dakota have created the Winter Survival Kit app for iPhones and Android smartphones. The Crookston Daily Times reports the creators wanted to help after a powerful blizzard left hundreds of drivers stranded last winter. This free app can notify help and provide some potentially life-saving alerts. It can also help you prepare for winter travel.
St. Paul-born Hipstamatic thrives in photo app sea
The two creators of the Hipstamatic photo app are now celebrity iPhone-app publishers who own an entire San Francisco building and run a wildly successful business in a cut-throat industry. But three years ago, Lucas Buick and Ryan Dorshorst were failing graphic designers with $1.83, a tiny, freezing St. Paul office and a desperate last chance to make something work.
Twin Cities-based METRO magazine to cease publication
The Twin Cities lifestyle publication METRO announced Wednesday it will cease publication next month after six years in business. The magazine's publisher, Minneapolis-based Tiger Oak Media, said it is turning attention to other products that are having more financial success.
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