Meth smoking mom allegedly kills two kids

FRESNO, Calif., Jan. 17 (UPI) -- Fresno, Calif., police say a woman who went on a violent spree before committing suicide was under the influence of meth.

U.S. Navy seeks research teams

ARLINGTON, Va., Jan. 16 (UPI) -- The U.S. Navy plans to award two contracts to research teams to develop sensors and control technologies for robotic vertical takeoff and landing aircraft.

Tablet computer modified for table service

PALO ALTO, Calif., Jan. 14 (UPI) -- A Palo Alto, Calif., company created a tablet computer for restaurants that allows customers to order meals without a waiter.

Apple lists 2011 worker abuses

CUPERTINO, Calif., Jan. 14 (UPI) -- U.S. technology giant Apple said workforce abuses at facilities that makes its gadgets is widespread.

Wireless teaching tool shown at CES

LAS VEGAS, Jan. 13 (UPI) -- A technology meant to make large college lecture classes feel smaller and more interactive is being displayed at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas.
Lottery winner to give sis well used car

Lottery winner to give sis well used car

COLCHESTER, England, Jan. 10 (UPI) -- A British teen who picked up a cool $2 million in lottery winnings says she'll share her bounty with her sister by giving her a hand-me-down Ford Fiesta.

Tablets to muscle up at CES

LAS VEGAS, Jan. 9 (UPI) -- Thinner, lighter and more powerful is the watchword for tablet computers ahead of the Consumers Electronics Show in Las Vegas this week, analysts say.
British PM 'finished' 'Angry Birds'

British PM 'finished' 'Angry Birds'

LONDON, Jan. 9 (UPI) -- British Prime Minister David Cameron said despite his large workload, he still finds time to play "Angry Birds" and "Fruit Ninja" on his iPad.
Prices of digital tablets likely to drop

Prices of digital tablets likely to drop

NEW YORK, Jan. 6 (UPI) -- U.S. consumers are finding the price of digital tablets dropping sharply, a trend that could continue, market analysts say.
Manager arrested for keeping lost iPad

Manager arrested for keeping lost iPad

EAST NAPLES, Fla., Jan. 6 (UPI) -- Police in Florida said they arrested a store manager who falsely told a customer she did not have her lost iPad.

Police: Robber tried to sell to victim

MIRAMAR, Fla., Jan. 6 (UPI) -- Police in Florida said they arrested an armed robbery suspect after he tried to sell iPhones and iPads to his alleged victim two days later.

David Hockney added to U.K. Order of Merit

LONDON, Jan. 1 (UPI) -- Artist David Hockney and former Australian Prime Minister John Howard were named to Britain's Order of Merit by Queen Elizabeth, Buckingham Palace announced.

Apple designer Ive to be knighted

LONDON, Dec. 31 (UPI) -- Apple Inc.'s head designer Jonathan Ive, a Briton, is being awarded a rare perk. He is to be knighted, he has confirmed.
Grapevine: iPad 3 is imminent

Grapevine: iPad 3 is imminent

CUPERTINO, Calif., Dec. 30 (UPI) -- While Apple is still selling millions of the iPad 2 tablet, speculation is already swirling about an iPad 3, tech industry observers say.

Stolen gifts found 100+ miles away

WESTLAKE VILLAGE, Calif., Dec. 27 (UPI) -- Authorities in California said the theft of an iPad led to the recovery of Christmas gifts taken from a family more than 100 miles away.

Florida St. player charged with theft

TALLAHASSEE, Fla., Dec. 19 (UPI) -- A Florida State University freshman linebacker was arrested in Tallahassee and charged with vehicular theft, police said.

Time Warner Cable to offer HBO Go

NEW YORK, Dec. 17 (UPI) -- Time Warner Cable says its U.S. subscribers will soon be able to watch HBO on computers and iPads through the HBO Go service.
Apple in Chinese dispute over iPad name

Apple in Chinese dispute over iPad name

BEIJING, Dec. 9 (UPI) -- A Chinese court has ruled Apple failed to complete due diligence when buying the rights to the "iPad" name in 2006.
Analyst: iPad 3 expected in February

Analyst: iPad 3 expected in February

CUPERTINO, Calif., Dec. 9 (UPI) -- A technology industry analyst said U.S. technology giant Apple could launch the third generation iPad by February.

Aussie court rules Samsung can sell tablet

CANBERRA, Australia, Dec. 9 (UPI) -- Samsung Electronics, after notching a legal win against Apple, said its Galaxy Tab tablet computer will be available in Australia in time for the holidays.
Thieves want gadgets, not cash

Thieves want gadgets, not cash

NEW YORK, Dec. 6 (UPI) -- It looks like criminals in New York City would rather have smart phones and iPads than cash, a report indicates.

Cruise ships to feature iPads

MIAMI, Nov. 26 (UPI) -- Royal Caribbean said it will have Apple iPads available in every stateroom of the Splendour of the Seas cruise ship, which is undergoing renovations.

Couple give $15,000 to stranger

ST. CLOUD, Fla., Nov. 22 (UPI) -- A Florida couple said they awarded $15,000 to a 19-year-old cerebral palsy sufferer who tracked down an iPhone thief because he "seemed to be a super kid."
Retail catalogs in flux in cyberspace

Retail catalogs in flux in cyberspace

NEW YORK, Nov. 21 (UPI) -- U.S. digital tablet owners are primed to shop and U.S. retailers are looking for ways to respond, data indicate.

Theophilus awaits naked self on Web

NEW YORK, Nov. 20 (UPI) -- New York rapper Theophilus London says he's not worried about naked pictures of him turning up on the Internet.
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