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.

Recent content from Steve Alexander

Target offers $200 trade-in on any undamaged iPad

Target's offer is substantially higher than consumers can get for older iPad models and is a sign of the efforts retailers are making to get people shopping for the holidays early.

Updated: November 05, 2013, - 08:45 PM

Alexander: If YouTube videos halt, give this a try

Q: I have a problem playing YouTube videos on my computer. Whenever I click on a YouTube link or just...

Updated: November 05, 2013, - 06:42 PM

Minnesota now covered by LTE cellphone service, carriers say

All four major cellphone carriers offer LTE service, though only two blanket the state.

Updated: November 02, 2013, - 05:07 PM

Allete earnings miss Wall Street expectations by 10 cents a share

Minnesota Power’s parent firm said annual earnings will be at the low end of expectations.

Updated: November 01, 2013, - 08:20 PM

G&K Services quarterly results beat expectations

The Minnetonka company’s operating profit margin reached its highest level in more than a decade.

Updated: October 29, 2013, - 08:55 PM

Alexander: You've got mail? Not in free AOL

Q: In April, I canceled a paid AOL subscription by phone, but opted to continue using the free version of...

Updated: October 29, 2013, - 05:00 PM

Tennant sees 21% jump in quarterly earnings

Shares fell after the cleaning equipment company narrowed its earnings forecast for the full year.

Updated: October 23, 2013, - 09:28 PM

Alexander: Prepare yourself for end of Windows XP updates next year

Q: I’m surprised that I haven’t seen anything in your column about the end of Microsoft support for Windows XP...

Updated: October 23, 2013, - 08:49 AM

Capella Education profit leaps 23 percent

Earnings grew despite a decline in student enrollments at the online Capella University.

Updated: October 22, 2013, - 09:30 PM

Piper Jaffray beats 3Q earnings and revenue expectations

The company cited diversification as the key to its performance.

Updated: October 16, 2013, - 06:52 PM

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