| Aug 7, 2013
| 6:59 AM
More and more, the last things on the minds of patrons strolling into Baltimore County's public libraries are books — you know, those quaint, bound collections of paper pages stacked on shelves.
Computer stations and audiobooks were the early...
| Aug 19, 2013
| 8:08 AM
Daniel Medinger isn't used to being the center of attention. The former journalist made a career for decades as an observer and purveyor of the news.
But Monday morning, he stepped into the spotlight with an announcement that he will run for state...
| Sep 19, 2013
| 10:58 AM
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...
| Oct 6, 2013
| 5:00 AM
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"...
| Sep 22, 2013
| 7:12 AM
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...
| Oct 7, 2013
| 5:57 PM
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...
| May 23, 2013
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....
| Jul 11, 2013
| 6:54 AM
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...
| Jul 24, 2012
| 5:11 PM
The stone marker in Catonsville Presbyterian Church's steeple tower is dated 1921, dedicated "to the Glory of God."
Next to it is a black ladder with caution signs tied to its rungs, warning of radio frequency fields in the narrow space above. In the...
| Sep 18, 2012
| 9:20 AM
Just when you thought Apple had done enough damage to your wallet, the maker of the hit iPhone and iPad mobile devices may soon be releasing what I'm gonna call a "tweener" -- a mini iPad that's smaller than the original one, but bigger than the new...
| Sep 18, 2012
| 10:15 AM
A bunch of new patent applications from Bank of America reveal that the company's R&D lab has been working on new mobile technologies that would enable smartphone users to analyze their environment with their smartphone's video camera; recognize the...
| Jul 25, 2012
| 3:00 AM
President Barack Obama is slamming Republican challenger Mitt Romney for heading companies that were "pioneers in outsourcing U.S. jobs," while Mr. Romney is accusing Mr. Obama of being "the real outsourcer in chief."
These are the dog days of summer,...