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

Nash Finch to be sold to Spartan Stores in $1.3B deal

It’s unclear how many jobs with the longtime grocery distributor will remain in the Twin Cities.

Updated: July 23, 2013, - 06:43 AM

New OLED-TV at Best Buy is stunning; so is the price -- $15,000

OLED stands for organic light-emitting diode and stands out from LCDs by not requiring a light that adds size and weight and affects the quality of the display.

Updated: July 22, 2013, - 09:10 PM

Minnesota doctor's app may become a popular medicine reminder

It's estimated that solving the missed-pill problem could save $100 billion or more in annual U.S. medical costs.

Updated: July 20, 2013, - 03:48 PM

Old Country Buffet buffing image, staying in Minnesota

The company’s 11 Twin Cities restaurants are next in line for a makeover.

Updated: July 16, 2013, - 09:18 PM

Alexander: Skype less of a threat than it seems

Q: I have a tablet computer that uses the Android operating system. I’ve noticed that when applications such as Skype...

Updated: July 16, 2013, - 06:59 PM

German court says Medtronic infringed an Edwards Lifesciences patent

Medtronic says the ruling in a dispute over artificial heart valves won’t affect its fiscal 2014 results.

Updated: July 12, 2013, - 07:45 PM

Alexander: When pop-up ads go wild, it may be a virus

Q: Internet pop-up ads are out of control on my Windows 7 PC that uses Microsoft’s Internet Explorer 10 Web...

Updated: July 09, 2013, - 05:48 PM

Dolan Co. sells two mortgage default-related units for $17.5 million

The buyers are law firms in California, Indiana and Texas.

Updated: July 09, 2013, - 11:46 AM

Alexander: IPhone quirks can be costly for your contact list

Q: My daughter and I both have iPhone 4S smartphones. We recently had all of our contact lists deleted for...

Updated: July 03, 2013, - 01:03 PM

Boston Scientific acquiring C.R. Bard unit for $275M cash

Deal is part of effort to shore up rhythm management division.

Updated: June 29, 2013, - 06:49 AM

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