Steve Alexander

Columnist/Reporter | Technology
Phone: 612-673-4553
Steve Alexander follows consumer and business technology trends, and writes a weekly question and answer column for consumers. He also is a general-assignment reporter for business news.

Recent content from Steve Alexander

Target of Best Buy suit defends his use of Geek Squad name

Nathaniel Parsons said he’s only serving people who can’t afford Best Buy’s technical help.

Updated: December 13, 2013, - 05:37 AM

Twin Cities home sales slid in November

Despite the slowdown, the $195,000 median home selling price in the Twin Cities held steady, and was up 13 percent...

Updated: December 11, 2013, - 08:53 PM

Toro recalls 36,000 lawn mowers after reports of broken blades

No injuries were reported as a result of the incidents.

Updated: December 11, 2013, - 08:05 PM

Alexander: PC annoyance Windows 8 may go away

If you are tired of Windows 8 and 8.1, which pointlessly forced on consumers a touch-screen interface when most PCs...

Updated: December 10, 2013, - 05:33 PM

Best Buy sues Ohio man for using ‘geeksquad’ in websites

Ohio man is accused of infringing trademark and website cybersquatting.

Updated: December 09, 2013, - 08:47 PM

Stratasys seeks aerospace business with new 3-D printer

The company adapted a unit that made jewelry and teeth into a maker of assembly-line molds.

Updated: December 06, 2013, - 11:59 PM

Christopher & Banks beats third-quarter expectations

Results beat expectations as the women’s clothing retailer continues to show improvement.

Updated: December 05, 2013, - 05:26 PM

Alexander: You can record songs from free Internet radio

Q: My neighbor is able to record Internet radio stations, and I’m interested in recording a 1920s music station I’ve...

Updated: December 03, 2013, - 05:35 PM

Twin Cities Automotive expands into motor sports in Delano

The acquisition of Delano Sports Center will add more sales of motorcycles and ATVs.

Updated: November 27, 2013, - 08:05 PM

Stratasys sues Microboards for patent infringement in 3-D printers

The Eden Prairie company says Microboards’ 3-D printer violates four patents and should be taken off the market.

Updated: November 26, 2013, - 09:18 PM

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