Category Archives: General PR

Students: What to Do When Your Laptop Breaks

laptop repair

School is back in session – and you’re already exhausted. Chances are, your laptop or desktop is too. Even if you’ve invested in a MacBook 15” Pro with a packed RAM of 16 GB, that space fills up quickly with Zoom Meetings, study guides, and PowerPoint slides. And when you’re not running out of storage, […]

Minnesota Schools Are Going Viral

On Monday, August 24th, the University of Minnesota announced it’s two week delay for Fall Move-In and keeping classes online during this period. The U of M President says this delay is for the better, and that in doing so this would provide additional time to evaluate new and emerging testing guidance, and would allow […]

Less “stuff,” more of what your sweetie will appreciate this Valentine’s Day – here’s how

Giant teddy bears, roses, chocolates in heart-shaped boxes – all cute trinkets, sure. But does anyone really need those things? With the world’s landfills overflowing with one-time-use “stuff,” more Americans are making a conscious effort to reduce their consumption of unnecessary items. And while gifts wrapped in red heart paper are one way to say, […]

Welcome the New Year by Making a “New-To-You” Resolution

Making a “New-To-You” Resolution One of the biggest news stories of 2019 was that recycling is no longer the panacea Americans believed it to be. Much of what is put into our recycling bins is no longer being recycled, but is instead piling up in landfills. With the new year upon us, it’s time to […]

2019 Maranatha Christian Academy (MCA) Entrepreneurship Competition – Brooklyn Park

Device Pitstop’s Brad Swenson was honored to participate in the 3rd year of the Maranatha Christian Academy (MCA) Entrepreneurship Competition or better known as the “Shark Tank Event”.  This year’s teams included the following:   Water Fighter, Insta-Order, Cafe4U, Grid-Iron, Quick Lacing Boots, On-Time, Rise, Alpha-Fits and Alarm4U.    The judges selected Grid-Iron as the winner […]

Device Pitstop Participate in 2019 Sleigh Bells and Sparkle Parade in Maple Grove

Device Pitstop of Maple Grove participated for the 3rd year in Maple Grove’s Sleigh Bells and Sparkle Parade.  The wind made it a bit chilly for parade-goers, but everyone enjoyed this wonderful Maple Grove tradition!  The event is sponsored by the Arbor Lakes Business Association and Maple Grove Community Organization.

Device Pitstop helps Minnesotans utilize technology as “hands-free” becomes law

  In 2017, the most recent year for which data is available, there were more than 34,000 fatal vehicle crashes in the United States, according to the National Highway Transportation Safety Administration. Nearly 3,000 of those could be directly tied to distracted drivers and, of those 3,000, at least 14 percent of those fatal crashes […]