DEVICE - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/DEVICE News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Apple posts biggest profit gain in nearly two years http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58212471-79/apple-iphone-percent-screen.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58212471-79/apple-iphone-percent-screen.html.csp">Apple posts biggest profit gain in nearly two years</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-22T18:45:02.014-06:00">Updated Jul 22, 2014 06:45PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">San Francisco • Apple’s growth prospects are looking brighter as anticipation builds for the upcoming release of the next iPhone, a model expected to cater to consumers yearning for a bigger screen. The latest evidence of Apple’s mounting momentum emerged Tuesday with the release of the company’s fiscal third-quarter report. Earnings rose at the highest rate in nearly two years as Apple Inc. sold 35.2 million iPhones during the period. The iPhone shipments climbed 13 percent increase from the sa...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582124712014-07-22T18:45:02.014-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-22T18:45:02.014-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58212471@www.sltrib.com Tue, 22 Jul 2014 18:45:02 MDT Progress made on a ‘bionic pancreas’ for diabetics http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58072073-68/diabetes-sugar-blood-device.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58072073-68/diabetes-sugar-blood-device.html.csp">Progress made on a ‘bionic pancreas’ for diabetics</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By MARILYNN MARCHIONE</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-15T21:04:02.246-06:00">Updated Jun 15, 2014 09:04PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Scientists have made big progress on a “bionic pancreas” to free some people with diabetes from the daily ordeal of managing their disease. A wearable, experimental device passed a real-world test, constantly monitoring blood sugar and automatically giving insulin or a sugar-boosting drug as needed, doctors said Sunday. The device improved blood-sugar control more than standard monitors and insulin pumps did when tested for five days on 20 adults and 32 teens. Unlike other artificial pancreases...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-580720732014-06-15T21:04:02.246-06:00" id="#license-2014-06-15T21:04:02.246-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58072073@www.sltrib.com Sun, 15 Jun 2014 21:04:02 MDT Tech review: As a gadget watch, LG Lifeband Touch needs a purpose http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58037033-79/lifeband-fitness-wrist-wristband.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58037033-79/lifeband-fitness-wrist-wristband.html.csp">Tech review: As a gadget watch, LG Lifeband Touch needs a purpose</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By YOUKYUNG LEE</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-09T16:03:02.571-06:00">Updated Jun 9, 2014 04:03PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Seoul, South Korea • Smart capabilities have become the latest marketing pitch to sell more wristwatches, TVs, eyeglasses, refrigerators, cars and even toothbrushes. But have we figured out why they need to be smart? I asked myself that as I wore LG’s Lifeband Touch day and night for a week. The new computerized wristband tracks workouts and calories burned and syncs with the LG Fitness app on an iPhone, iPad or Android device. It can also control music on a phone and alerts incoming calls and ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-580370332014-06-09T16:03:02.571-06:00" id="#license-2014-06-09T16:03:02.571-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58037033@www.sltrib.com Mon, 09 Jun 2014 16:03:02 MDT Safety board faults key device in BP oil spill http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58032636-79/board-safety-blowout-oil.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58032636-79/board-safety-blowout-oil.html.csp">Safety board faults key device in BP oil spill</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By SETH BORENSTEIN</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-05T12:35:01.661-06:00">Updated Jun 5, 2014 12:35PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Washington • A federal board investigation into the 2010 BP oil spill concludes that a last-ditch safety device on the underwater well had multiple failures, wasn’t tested properly and still poses a risk for many rigs drilling today. The report issued Thursday by the U.S. Chemical Safety Board zeroes in on what went wrong with the blowout preventer and blames bad management and operations. They found faulty wiring in two places, a dead battery and a bent pipe in the hulking device. And that, the...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-580326362014-06-05T12:35:01.661-06:00" id="#license-2014-06-05T12:35:01.661-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58032636@www.sltrib.com Thu, 05 Jun 2014 12:35:01 MDT Review: Microsoft’s Surface works as laptop, has trade-offs http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/57973787-79/surface-microsoft-screen-laptop.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/57973787-79/surface-microsoft-screen-laptop.html.csp">Review: Microsoft’s Surface works as laptop, has trade-offs</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By ANICK JESDANUN</span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-02T16:57:51.002-06:00">Updated Jun 2, 2014 04:57PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">To appreciate Microsoft’s latest tablet computer, you need to accept the notion that one device can do it all. The Surface Pro 3 works as a tablet when you want to watch video or read e-books. It works as a laptop when you need to get serious work done. The Surface delivers on both, though it falls short of meeting Microsoft’s claim to do so without compromising on either. The Pro 3 runs a full version of Microsoft’s Windows 8 system, the same as you get on a traditional desktop or laptop compu...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-579737872014-06-02T16:57:51.002-06:00" id="#license-2014-06-02T16:57:51.002-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57973787@www.sltrib.com Mon, 02 Jun 2014 16:57:51 MDT