| Dec 13, 2012
| 6:10 AM
Christmas may actually be 11 days away but nerds are getting their gifts early today.
Last night, Google released their popular (and relatively danger-free) Google Maps app on the Apple App Store. The wonky and much ridiculed Apple version is still...
| Dec 15, 2012
| 10:30 AM
Growing up in and around New York City, where the weather can be as fickle as a Yankee fan, Justin Berk was bitten by the forecasting bug.
After earning his degree in meteorology from Cornell University, Berk did a five-year stint at WBAL-TV before...
| Dec 18, 2012
| 6:15 AM
Andrew Broadwater has been playing Christmas songs all year long. All the traditional favorites, "Silent Night" and "Jingle Bells" and others, he's played them on the piano, on the viola, even on the steel drum.
Now the results of his labors has been...
| Dec 5, 2012
| 2:50 AM
Oh, America. You brutal, merciless fool.
When it comes to "The Voice," you messed up, America. True, you cut someone who reached her peak weeks ago, but you also eliminated the twee princess who wrapped herself so tightly around our hearts.
| May 17, 2013
| 6:25 AM
Risa Binder is having a moment. Not only did the singer-songwriter deliver a recent buzzworthy performance on the popular TV show "CBS This Morning," but the Columbia native is currently recording a CD with Nashville super-producer Luke Wooten and just...
| May 2, 2013
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Touch.baltimoresun.com, specially designed to be interacted with on touch screens, automatically adjusts its presentation according to your device.
Readers visiting baltimoresun.com on...
| May 6, 2013
| 6:31 AM
Talk about a great story just falling into your lap.
Baltimore filmmaker Ramona Diaz can't help but chuckle while recounting how she first heard about Arnel Pineda, the unlikely successor to Steve Perry as lead singer for Journey and the subject of...
| Nov 15, 2012
| 3:14 PM
Historic Ellicott City is now the first town in Maryland to offer a free smartphone parking app, making it easier for visitors to find available spaces.
Howard County Executive Ken Ulman announced the app's launch last week in front of the Howard...
| Nov 16, 2012
| 1:57 PM
As we come to the close of another challenging year on the economic front, local nonprofit groups throughout the area are still struggling to make ends meet and address growing needs in the community.
These groups and the people they serve need our help...
| Oct 8, 2012
| 10:44 AM
Jill Babchak, 34, of Columbia, has joined Weight Watchers before, but this time around she’s dropping pounds with the help of the organization’s mobile application. “I like it because it has all the restaurants, all the foods, right at...
| Oct 14, 2012
| 1:19 PM
Reaching the police officer at an Anne Arundel County school — there's an app for that.
A new app developed by an Anne Arundel school resource officer lets anyone with a smartphone unobtrusively tap in a message to the officers whose beats are...
| Oct 18, 2012
| 9:27 AM
This week, Baltimore County school officials started distributing hand-held metal detectors to school resource officers to help in the effort to keep weapons off campus. At the same time, Anne Arundel County made an app for students to submit tips about...