Katie Humphrey

Reporter | Digital Life
Phone: 952-746-3286
Katie Humphrey is the digital life reporter for features. Katie has also covered Dakota County and a gaggle of south metro suburbs. Before coming to the Star Tribune, Katie covered cops, courts and city hall at the Austin American-Statesman. She studied journalism and Spanish (she’s fluent) at Northwestern University.

Recent content from Katie Humphrey

Frustrated parents say app ratings fall short

Amid debate over standards, kids have easy access to violent and sexual content.

Updated: January 24, 2013, - 08:45 AM

Sneeze, cough and consult Dr. Google

One in three Americans goes online in search of a diagnosis when sick, usually starting at a search engine.

Updated: January 21, 2013, - 10:26 AM

App solemnly swears to show the inaugural

The first inauguration mobile app lets people watch festivities in D.C., wherever they are.

Updated: January 20, 2013, - 07:05 PM

Miss a message? Check the 'other' inbox

Updated: January 16, 2013, - 06:09 PM

With Snapchat, social media meet spy games

Look quick! That silly photo on your smartphone will self destruct in 10, 9, 8 ...

Updated: January 11, 2013, - 07:30 PM

OMG: Historical Society tweets tales of #CivilWar

Who needs costumes and fake muskets when you can re-enact the Civil War on Twitter?

Updated: January 09, 2013, - 12:46 PM

A Civil War Twitter battle

Tweeting for the next three years.

Updated: January 08, 2013, - 04:17 PM

Question: To tweet or not to tweet?

At the theater, talking is a no-no -- and checking your smartphone is even worse. Except when you've paid for "tweet seats."

Updated: January 05, 2013, - 12:45 PM

Love the phone; hate the phone

Americans' growing cellphone dependence -- which includes sleeping with the devices -- comes with a dose of angst.

Updated: January 04, 2013, - 08:17 AM

More TV watchers are thinking small

Flatscreens continue to sell well, but smaller, more portable electronics are booming in popularity.

Updated: December 27, 2012, - 06:08 PM

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