| Sep 20, 2012
| 3:28 PM
Harford County cell phone retailers big and small were preparing Thursday for a mad rush for the national release of the iPhone 5 early Friday morning.
The phone, which will cost between $199 to $399 depending on its gigabytes, was set to create...
| Sep 21, 2012
| 6:41 AM
Modest lines in Towson saw people in queue Friday morning waiting to be among the first to grasp the latest iPhone from Apple — the iPhone 5.
At the Verizon store on York Road, a small line of five people gathered outside the store by 8 a.m. The...
| Sep 25, 2012
| 10:52 AM
Friday morning's national launch of the iPhone 5 appeared to be going smoothly in Bel Air, where only a handful of people were lined up at two of the town's three main phone retailers shortly before 9 a.m.
Outside of Best Buy, Brian Oppenheim, of Joppa;...
| Sep 21, 2012
| 7:02 AM
Alex Alexiou had the haggard look of a rough night on the streets of Baltimore —red eyes, unkempt hair, casually disheveled clothes.
He spent the night out for what has become an annual ritual: The sale of the latest iPhone. Alexiou stood fourth in...
| May 8, 2012
| 9:06 AM
Adam Raby, a Maryland native and UMBC graduate now living in Chicago, came up with the idea for the CushPad while watching his girlfriend fumble with his precious iPad, occasionally dropping it. He also got tired of looking for ways to prop the device...
| May 9, 2012
| 8:08 AM
The sale of e-Books — digital files read on tablets like the iPad, Kindle or Nook — more than tripled from 2009 to 2010, when the sale of the new technology made for 5 percent of all books sold that year. In February 2012, the Pew Research...
| Sep 26, 2012
| 12:23 PM
While Marylanders are consumed with the debate over whether to allow a sixth casino and table games like poker and blackjack, the state is quietly moving ahead with an idea that could make gambling much more pervasive: Internet lottery sales. And in...
| May 12, 2012
| 3:43 PM
Not even getting stabbed repeatedly by a needle could get Danielle Cromb to put down her smartphone Saturday afternoon.
"I've been on Tumblr, Facebook, Pinterest," said Cromb, of Charleston, S.C., who clutched her iPhone as she was having ink injected...
| 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...
| May 14, 2012
| 4:53 PM
Millennial Media Inc., a Baltimore-based mobile advertising firm, posted its first quarterly results as a public company Monday. The results included a $4 million loss but were in line with Wall Street's expectations.
The company reported revenues of...
| May 16, 2012
| 9:36 AM
The surveillance state expands. The Patriot Act allows our phones to be wiretapped. Our email and Internet transactions leave a trail for some to follow. The police can access our GPS location data through our smartphones without a warrant. Retailers...
| 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,...