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iPhone app helped in drug bust

iPhone app helped in drug bust

MARIETTA, Ga., Jan. 18 (UPI) -- The "Find my iPhone" app lead Marietta, Ga., officers to find a large stash of drugs and guns, police say.
Wozniak says nice things about Android

Wozniak says nice things about Android

SAN FRANCISCO, Jan. 17 (UPI) -- Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak has riled the U.S. company's faithful fans by suggesting Android phones have some advantages over the iPhone.

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.

Ringing cell phone interrupts symphony

NEW YORK, Jan. 12 (UPI) -- New York Philharmonic conductor and music director Alan Gilbert stopped a performance of Mahler's Ninth Symphony because a cell phone wouldn't stop ringing.

Online ads for spirits proliferate

BALTIMORE, Jan. 9 (UPI) -- The director of an agency in Maryland that monitors alcohol marketing said the Internet is a wide-open playground for marketing booze to kids.

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.

FEC debuts mobile device application

WASHINGTON, Dec. 30 (UPI) -- The Federal Election Commission Friday released mobile Web applications it says will allow easier access to U.S. campaign finance data and FEC activities.

Air Jordans rock retailers, police called

INDIANAPOLIS, Dec. 23 (UPI) -- A late holiday season release of Air Jordan 11 Retro Concord sneakers was met with chaos in Indianapolis, a police spokeswoman said.

NASA launches 'Third Rock' radio station

GREENBELT, Md., Dec. 12 (UPI) -- NASA says it will showcase its mission of discovery and exploration in a custom-produced Internet music radio station aimed at tech-savvy young adults.

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.
Missing mom's cellphone recovered

Missing mom's cellphone recovered

ORLANDO, Fla., Dec. 8 (UPI) -- Police in Orlando, Fla., said they've found an iPhone belonging to Michelle Parker, who has been missing since Nov. 17.

Stolen iPhone tracked with GPS app

NEW YORK, Dec. 8 (UPI) -- New York police said they tracked down a stolen iPhone using a GPS-like app installed on the phone.
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.

Judge allows Samsung some space

SAN FRANCISCO, Dec. 5 (UPI) -- A federal judge in California rejected a request from Apple Inc. to block rival Samsung from importing four products Apple claims violates its patents.
'iPhone' the top Yahoo search of 2011

'iPhone' the top Yahoo search of 2011

SUNNYVALE, Calif., Dec. 2 (UPI) -- California-based Web site Yahoo said its top searches for 2011 were "iPhone," "Casey Anthony," "Kim Kardashian," "Katy Perry" and "Jennifer Lopez."

Don't try this at home -- or elsewhere!

Don't try this at home -- or elsewhere!
ANTHONY HALL, United Press International

Fla. mom missing a week after disappearance

ORLANDO, Fla., Nov. 24 (UPI) -- Police in Florida were searching for a missing Orlando mother a week after she disappeared.
iPhone app leads LAPD to robbery suspect

iPhone app leads LAPD to robbery suspect

LOS ANGELES, Nov. 22 (UPI) -- Los Angeles police say they nabbed an alleged purse snatcher last week with the help of the "Find My Phone" application on the woman's iPhone.

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."
iPhone users can help conservation efforts

iPhone users can help conservation efforts

LONDON, Nov. 14 (UPI) -- British researchers say a new iPhone app that lets users spot leopards, elephants and other animals in the wild will determine if populations are under threat.
CEO says Sony is developing new TV

CEO says Sony is developing new TV

NEW YORK, Nov. 12 (UPI) -- Sony Chief Executive Officer Howard Stringer said the Japanese electronics giant was aiming to take the next step in the development of the television set.
Apple releases iOS update

Apple releases iOS update

CUPERTINO, Calif., Nov. 11 (UPI) -- Updates for the iOS mobile device operating system will help battery life and more, California company Apple said.
Police: Teen swiped officer's iPhone

Police: Teen swiped officer's iPhone

MALMO, Sweden, Nov. 9 (UPI) -- Swedish police said they arrested a teenager who allegedly swiped an undercover officer's phone while showing off a soccer move.
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