Randy A. Salas

Digital Producer | Features
Phone: 612-673-4542
Randy Salas is the assistant features editor of the Star Tribune. When he's not watching DVDs, he's playing video games -- occasionally even both at the same time. (It can be done). In Randy's world, life is high-def.

Recent content from Randy A. Salas

Technobabble: Can we take a vacation from e-mail?

Leisure travel might not be so leisurely if we are tempted to use our cell phones, laptops and other devices to check in with the office.

Updated: March 24, 2008, - 04:43 PM

Remember: You're on vacation!

Here are five tips on how to take a vacation without letting technology keep you tethered to the office:

Updated: March 24, 2008, - 04:29 PM

A hard day's night for three 'Idol' singers

"American Idol" hit a high note Tuesday night as the TV show's top 12 singers performed the music of John Lennon and Paul McCartney for the first time as a musical theme. But three performers on Fox's top-rated singing competition had a hard day's night covering the Beatles' music.

Updated: March 12, 2008, - 09:27 AM

Mixed signals on digital TV conversion

Next year's switchover from analog broadcasts is causing readers some confusion. Allow us to demystify the issue.

Updated: March 10, 2008, - 05:00 PM

Dig into Internet, uncover deals

DVDs, video games and more can be found at great discounted prices if you know where to look.

Updated: March 03, 2008, - 04:55 PM

The road to the future

It’s not hard to imagine that the car of the future will adapt to help address the problems we face today — congested highways, rising gas prices, an ever-growing population, worsening pollution.

Updated: February 24, 2008, - 08:49 AM

Back to the Future: Your 'personal transportation vehicle'

Here are examples of how dreamers of the past envisioned real and fictional cars of the future. Some of their...

Updated: February 22, 2008, - 05:35 PM

OK, so why aren't we flying yet?

Canadian-born inventor Paul Moller infamously has been working since the 1960s and has reportedly spent more than $200 million to develop his Skycar. Nothing has gotten off the ground, despite his company's claim that "the automobile is only an interim step on our evolutionary path to independence from gravity."

Updated: February 22, 2008, - 05:22 PM

What's new in toy land

A lifelike Elmo, dino and dog are among the likely next big things for fall.

Updated: February 20, 2008, - 03:58 PM

Lights, camera ... penguins!

The Crittercam provides an unprecedented view of animal life, and its inventor is coming to Minneapolis to share his wild adventures.

Updated: February 18, 2008, - 05:20 PM

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