Katie Humphrey

Team leader | South Metro
Phone: 952-746-3285
Katie Humphrey leads a team of reporters who cover news in the south metro. Previously, she was a features reporter covering technology/digital life and a news reporter covering Dakota County. Before coming to the Star Tribune, Katie wrote about public safety and city hall for the Austin American-Statesman.

Recent content from Katie Humphrey

Upsie app offers warranty options on new electronics

The holidays have come and gone, and Santa didn’t bring that new television.If you want it, you’re going to have...

Updated: January 02, 2015, - 07:45 PM

Find apps for the kids' new gadgets

Common Sense Media, a nonprofit that specializes in media, technology and families, recently released an updated list of “Essential Apps for Kids and Teens.”

Updated: December 26, 2014, - 05:46 PM

Top Web trends: Ice buckets, World Cup and #Ferguson

You can tell a lot about a country by what it tweets, googles and views on YouTube.

Updated: December 24, 2014, - 08:07 AM

Mingle@ app aims for in-person introductions

Sam McCaa was in Uptown eating with friends when he saw it: awkward first date in progress.The guy was taken...

Updated: December 12, 2014, - 06:19 PM

Families share holiday rituals by video chat

For millions of people whose families are scattered across the country, almost any digital screen can become a window into a holiday celebration via Skype, Google Hangouts or Apple’s FaceTime.

Updated: December 12, 2014, - 02:45 PM

Online ads follow you wherever you go

Remember that time you shopped for a necklace online, and then jewelry ads followed you everywhere you went — from your Facebook page to news sites? You’re not imagining it: You’re being tracked. Here's how.

Updated: December 11, 2014, - 07:18 AM

Targeted online ads: Creepy or convenient?

Privacy concerns arise as online ads follow consumers as they search the Internet.

Updated: December 10, 2014, - 02:29 PM

2014: The year we toyed with wearable tech

Want an entertaining peek at what the wearable tech future could hold? Look at Kickstarter. There are more than 200 wearable tech pitches on that crowdfunding site.

Updated: December 06, 2014, - 07:30 AM

What's your Web IQ?

Technology is everywhere. But do you really know how it works? Where it came from?Pew Research Center quizzed 1,066 Americans...

Updated: December 03, 2014, - 03:55 PM

Cook up a visual holiday feast on Instagram

Photographer Melissa Oholendt shares tricks for taking dreamy Instagram photos of food and decor.

Updated: November 28, 2014, - 10:45 PM

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