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  • Company revives Baltimore's weather line, though with a new number

    Company revives Baltimore's weather line, though with a new number
    It had been years since Tammy Bresnahan dialed 936-1212 to hear the Baltimore-area weather forecast, and when she called it again last month, she was surprised to learn the once-popular hot line had been disconnected. "The weather's been kind of...
  • Commission proposes raises for Howard council, executive

    Commission proposes raises for Howard council, executive
    When Howard County Budget Director Ray Wacks spoke last year to a commission charged with considering salaries for Howard's elected officials, he struck a guarded tone. "Things are getting better," he told the group in November. "We're in a period, I...
  • Reddit co-founder, a Columbia native, campaigns for power of Internet

    Reddit co-founder, a Columbia native, campaigns for power of Internet
    The lanky 18-year-old in a blue mortarboard cap, his shoulders festooned with tassels and other regalia, stepped to the lectern, gave Howard High School's Class of 2001 a nervous snicker and spoke words heard in countless other graduation speeches that...
  • Bel Air Verizon store among first to become Smart outlet

    In an effort to help its customers reverse the company's observation that most people use only about 10 percent of their cell phones' capabilities, Verizon has begun turning some of its retail outlets into what it calls "Smart Stores," with one of the...
  • Want a new iPhone? Here's how to get one Friday in Baltimore

    Want a new iPhone? Here's how to get one Friday in Baltimore
    On Friday, Apple will release the latest version of its flagship phone, the iPhone 5S, along with a colorful budget conscience model, the iPhone 5C. As with other product launches, the new phones are expected to be in demand, so much so that area...
  • Civility in the networked age

    Civility in the networked age
    How many times per day do you check email and texts? How quickly do you expect a response? What about Facebook and Twitter? In an informal survey conducted by the Howard County Library System (HCLS) this summer, answers ranged from "500 times per day"...
  • TESSCO's behind-the-scenes wireless work

    TESSCO's behind-the-scenes wireless work
    TESSCO Technologies supplies 30,000 different products to the wireless industry, the vast majority of them the sort that the nation's cellphone users don't see or hardly notice. Antennas. Cable. Industrial surge protectors. Ceiling tile enclosures that...
  • Fiber-optic network lighting aspirations across state

    Fiber-optic network lighting aspirations across state
    Hundreds of miles of new fiber-optic cable about as thick as a garden hose are lighting 21st-century ambitions from one end of Maryland to the other. Economic development officials imagine businesses opening or expanding thanks to more robust Internet...
  • Retailers test new formats during holidays

    Retailers test new formats during holidays
    At GameStop Kids at White Marsh Mall, shoppers will find plush Mario book bags and Angry Birds hats mixed in with the Lego Star Wars and other kid-friendly video games, a mix meant to attract both serious "gamers" as well as those who've never played...
  • Baltimore Sun has retired this app, launched new mobile site

    More than a year-and-a-half ago, The Baltimore Sun stopped offering the app you are using right now. On May 23, the app was retired to coincide with the launch of our new mobile-optimized site. You may visit this new site at http://touch.baltimoresun....
  • Hashtag vs. unplugged weddings

    Hashtag vs. unplugged weddings
    To hashtag or not to hashtag? This is the question plaguing brides and grooms across the country in an ever-evolving world of social media. Recently, Facebook joined Twitter and Instagram in offering clickable hashtags, which allows users to search...
  • A fix for the cracked-screen smartphone

    A fix for the cracked-screen smartphone
    Some people drop them. Others leave their mobile phone on the roof of the car and drive off. Or they slip the device into a purse or pocket and miss. Whatever the cause, smartphones with cracked screens seem to be nearly as common as cellphones...