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Apple reveals larger iPhones and smartwatch

Apple reveals larger iPhones and smartwatch

Apple CEO Tim Cook discusses the new iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 plus on Tuesday, Sept. 9, 2014, in Cupertino, Calif. The iPhone 6 will have a screen measuring 4.7 inches, while the iPhone 6 Plus will be 5.5 inches. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)

September 09, 2014 3:15 pm

Video blackouts impede baseball online

LAPORTE | Major League Baseball shows what can be done right when it comes to making its games available on the Internet. It also underscores frustrations fans have with online sports coverage in general: The business of sports is set up to feed TV sets, and Internet viewers are an afterthought.

August 20, 2014 1:57 pm
Toddlers love selfies: Parenting for techies

Toddlers love selfies: Parenting for techies

LOS ANGELES | Every so often, Brandi Koskie finds dozens of photos of her 3-year-old daughter, Paisley, on her iPhone — but they aren't ones Koskie has taken.

February 02, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Purdue app helps homeowners identify trees

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. | Is that a red mulberry or a slippery elm in the backyard? An Eastern red cedar or a Scotch pine?

October 18, 2013 11:30 am
Exploring the artsy side of 3-D printing

Exploring the artsy side of 3-D printing

Three-D printing technology is a game changer in the arts and crafts world.

May 15, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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Review: Pinterest update cleaner, easier to manage

Review: Pinterest update cleaner, easier to manage

NEW YORK (AP) — Don't worry, Pinterest fans: Your sprawling virtual pegboards of wedding dresses, handmade jewelry, craft projects and food porn haven't changed dramatically. They're just easier to manage.

May 12, 2013 12:00 am
What holds energy tech back? The infernal battery

What holds energy tech back? The infernal battery

As 21st century technology strains to become ever faster, cleaner and cheaper, an invention from more than 200 years ago keeps holding it back.

February 05, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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What holds energy tech back? The infernal battery

What holds energy tech back? The infernal battery

As 21st century technology strains to become ever faster, cleaner and cheaper, an invention from more than 200 years ago keeps holding it back.

January 27, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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New iPhone with taller screen out next week

New iPhone with taller screen out next week

Scott Forstall, Apple's senior vice president of iOS Software, demonstrates a new mapping feature Wednesday showing Big Ben in London during an introduction of the new iPhone 5 in San Francisco.

September 12, 2012 1:50 pm
New iPhone with taller screen out next week

New iPhone with taller screen out next week

Apple CEO Tim Cook speaks Wednesday in front of an image of the iPhone 5 during an Apple event in San Francisco.

September 12, 2012 1:50 pm

Fans, entrepreneurs among first buyers of iPad 3

Apple's latest iPad drew customary lines of die-hard fans looking to be first and entrepreneurs looking to make a quick profit. Many buyers lined up for hours, and in some cases overnight, as the tablet computer went on sale.

March 17, 2012 2:00 pm

Local fire departments to share in federal grant

Six local fire departments will share $741,150 in federal funds to help buy updated radio equipment.

February 18, 2012 12:00 am
Survival app aims to help drivers in winter storms

Survival app aims to help drivers in winter storms

When a powerful blizzard ripped through North Dakota last winter, hundreds of drivers were stranded as white-out conditions shuttered interstates spanning the state. Snow whipped up by wind marred the lines between pavement and grassy drop-offs, leaving some scared motorists unsure what to do.

January 08, 2012 12:00 am

Canadian man uses iPad to enter US

TORONTO (AP) — A Canadian man who realized he forgot his passport as he approached the U.S. border found a new way to gain entry — his iPad.

January 07, 2012 12:00 am
No longer just white ear buds, headphones in vogue

No longer just white ear buds, headphones in vogue

When iPods hit the scene 10 years ago, the small, white ear buds that came with the devices became the symbol for listening to music on the go.

December 27, 2011 12:00 am
Review: Gift guide to e-readers, tablets, $99-$500

Review: Gift guide to e-readers, tablets, $99-$500

Flat, hard packages will be welcome this year. Tablet computers are extremely popular, and electronic reading devices such as the Kindle have matured and come down in price.

December 09, 2011 10:30 am Photos

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Geek-meets-cook with gadget protectors

Geek-meets-cook with gadget protectors

Cooking with iPads and other tablet computers is on the rise. But what if a slip of the saute pan leaves that $500 gadget Wi-Fried?

November 30, 2011 12:00 am Photos

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This holiday season, the tablet goes mainstream

`Tis the season of the tablet. Despite the gloomy economy, shoppers are expected to shell out for tablet computers this December, making them the most-desired electronic devices this holiday season.

November 26, 2011 3:30 pm
Barnes & Noble's Nook tablet starts shipping

Barnes & Noble's Nook tablet starts shipping

Barnes & Noble Inc.'s Nook Tablet electronic device began arriving in stores and homes on Wednesday, one day ahead of schedule.

November 18, 2011 2:00 pm
Squirmy toddler? There's an app for that

Squirmy toddler? There's an app for that

It has become commonplace to see little ones flicking through photos on their parents' phones during church or playing games on a tablet during a bus, train or plane ride.

November 14, 2011 2:30 pm
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