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Byrd: Technology in review: A Windows phone that works

August 24, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

I’m going to be upfront with you I am no fan of Microsoft. The company that’s best known for its Windows operating systems and XBox gaming consoles has a penchant for offering could-be-great devices and software that all too frequently goes kaput on users within months. Continue Reading

Disappearing photo app causes concern over questionable uses

May 18, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

FARGO A smartphone app for sending photos that disappear within seconds is causing concern for area police who work in schools. “It’s just a nightmare there’s always something new,” said Discovery Middle School Resource Officer Kim Claus. Continue Reading

Minnesotans to get weather, emergency alerts on cellphones

June 18, 2012 in West Central Tribune

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) Severe weather and other emergency alerts are coming soon to Minnesotans’ smartphones and cellphones. Continue Reading

Verizon 4G network available in Dickinson, Williston

May 17, 2012 in The Dickinson Press

Verizon Wireless’ 4G Long Term Evolution network is available to customers in Dickinson and Williston as of Thursday, speeding up Internet access with mobile devices. Continue Reading

Yellowstone gets apps

April 17, 2012 in The Dickinson Press

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) Pretty soon, the best place to be on the lookout for wolves, grizzly bears, bison and other wildlife in Yellowstone National Park could be your phone. Continue Reading


February 5, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

There are hundreds, even thousands, of smartphone apps for agriculture. Some are more useful than others. Here are some of the apps suggested by John Nowatzki, with the North Dakota State University Agricultural and Biosystems Engineering Department. Continue Reading

Basic smartphone terms

February 5, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

Technology has inspired a growing crop of new words and phrases
The world of smartphones is filled with obscure acronyms and technical jargon. Below are just a few of the terms you may encounter. Continue Reading

iPads become child’s play

December 9, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

Make room in the toy box for the iPad. Continue Reading

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