INCHES - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/INCHES News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Apple unveils larger iPhones and smartwatch http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58393293-79/apple-iphone-phones-iphones.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58393293-79/apple-iphone-phones-iphones.html.csp">Apple unveils larger iPhones and smartwatch</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By MICHAEL LIEDTKE and ANICK JESDANUN</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-09T13:01:59.179-06:00">Updated Sep 9, 2014 01:01PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Cupertino, Calif. • For the first time in years, Apple’s iPhones aren’t the star of the show. Apple unveiled a smartwatch on Tuesday, a wearable device that marks the company’s first major entry in a new product category since the iPad’s debut in 2010. The move is significant because of recent questions about whether Apple still has a knack for innovating following the 2011 death of co-founder Steve Jobs. The device’s introduction upstaged the company’s two new, larger iPhones, which won’t just ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583932932014-09-09T13:01:59.179-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-09T13:01:59.179-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58393293@www.sltrib.com Tue, 09 Sep 2014 13:01:59 MDT Utah forecast: Widespread, heavy rain is on its way http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58385043-78/utah-sunday-moisture-weather.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58385043-78/utah-sunday-moisture-weather.html.csp">Utah forecast: Widespread, heavy rain is on its way</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Michael McFall</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-07T15:02:32.649-06:00">Updated Sep 7, 2014 03:02PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">It’s a hot Sunday across the state, but lots of rain is on the way. Tropical moisture associated with the weakening Tropical Storm Norbert, which is near Baja California, is expected to arrive in Southern Utah Sunday evening, according to the National Weather Service. The moisture will then head north on Monday and linger in the state through Tuesday. The moisture brings the potential for widespread rain across central and southern Utah, and scattered thunderstorms in Northern Utah, according to...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58385043@www.sltrib.com Sun, 07 Sep 2014 15:02:32 MDT Report: Utah’s August was extra cool and almost doubly rainy http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58358698-78/weather-service-august-inches.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58358698-78/weather-service-august-inches.html.csp">Report: Utah’s August was extra cool and almost doubly rainy</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Michael McFall</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-31T21:55:47.529-06:00">Updated Aug 31, 2014 09:55PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">It was one wet, cool August in northern Utah. The National Weather Service in Salt Lake City measured rainfall 11 days this past month, which is almost twice as many as the normal six. Even last year, there were only seven days with measurable rainfall. “We kind of got into our normal monsoon season … [which was] more persistent than we normally see,” said weather service meteorologist Monica Traphagan. All of that precipitation brought about 1.77 inches of rain to at least Salt Lake City, whic...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58358698@www.sltrib.com Sun, 31 Aug 2014 21:55:47 MDT Recalls this week: bean bag chairs, cribs http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58326206-79/sold-2014-com-bag.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58326206-79/sold-2014-com-bag.html.csp">Recalls this week: bean bag chairs, cribs</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">By The Associated Press </span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-22T14:54:02.484-06:00">Updated Aug 22, 2014 02:54PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">About 2.2 million bean bag chairs are being recalled following the deaths of two children who suffocated after they crawled inside the chairs. Other recalled products include convertible cribs with a defect that can create a hazardous gap. Here’s a more detailed look: BEAN BAG CHAIRS DETAILS: Ace Bayou bean bag chairs with two zippers that can be unzipped and opened, including one of the exterior cover and other directly underneath that zipper. The recalled chairs with zippers that open were sol...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583262062014-08-22T14:54:02.484-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-22T14:54:02.484-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58326206@www.sltrib.com Fri, 22 Aug 2014 14:54:02 MDT Orem police seek laundry room burglar http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58293518-78/police-orem-laundry-burglaries.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58293518-78/police-orem-laundry-burglaries.html.csp">Orem police seek laundry room burglar</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Harry Stevens</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-13T16:51:12.894-06:00">Updated Aug 13, 2014 04:51PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Orem police are asking the public to help them identify a man wanted in connection with several recent burglaries. In a video dated Aug. 5 and distributed by police Wednesday, a man wearing a flat-brimmed trucker hat and a hooded sweatshirt is seen furtively glancing around a laundry room. The man has allegedly broken into the laundry room coin machines of several apartment buildings on the south end of town, said Orem Police Lt. Craig Martinez. The man is between 5-feet-10-inches and 6-foot-3-...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58293518@www.sltrib.com Wed, 13 Aug 2014 16:51:12 MDT Monsoon helps ease drought in Southwest states http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58273678-68/drought-rain-ease-monsoon.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58273678-68/drought-rain-ease-monsoon.html.csp">Monsoon helps ease drought in Southwest states</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By COLLEEN SLEVIN</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-08T12:28:29.51-06:00">Updated Aug 8, 2014 12:28PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Denver • A generous monsoon has helped ease drought conditions in Colorado and the Southwest, but parts of the hard-hit southern Plains still have a long way to go. Between 2 and 6 inches of rain fell in storms last week across the plains of Colorado, Oklahoma, Kansas and Texas, which have been stuck in a drought for nearly four years, said the U.S. Drought Monitor released Thursday. However, the region will need extended rain and snowfall to make up for the 20 to 30 inches of moisture lost dur...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582736782014-08-08T12:28:29.51-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-08T12:28:29.51-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58273678@www.sltrib.com Fri, 08 Aug 2014 12:28:29 MDT