| Jun 24, 2012
| 12:20 PM
From Baron Ambrosia dueling with John Waters on the Cooking Channel on Friday, to Adam Richman featuring Faidley's crab cake sandwich this week on the Travel Channel, Baltimore has been getting its share of foodie TV lately.
But it looks to be mere...
| Jun 25, 2012
| 5:53 PM
Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake's administration has responded to Comptroller Joan Pratt's allegations of impropriety in its purchase of a 80 voice over Internet protocol (VoIP) phones by focusing on three questions: Does the mayor have the power to...
| 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...
| Dec 7, 2011
| 4:38 PM
Soon after Rob Morton bought his iPad 2, he started scouring the Web for a customized case — something to keep his new tablet protected and personalized.
Morton needed to pimp his iPad.
Bland, standardized covers were out of the question. Morton,...
| 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...
| Dec 9, 2011
| 3:29 PM
‘Tis the season of too much activity and busyness. This is when accidents happen. Stoves are left on, and fires begin. Speed, in driving or walking, leads to car crashes and falls. We rush around as if we are on life-saving deadlines, as if there...
| 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...
| Dec 12, 2011
| 5:00 PM
Rank-and-file police officers are accusing the small department in Westminster of misspending money seized from drug suspects by buying iPads and iPhones for top commanders.
The Carroll County Fraternal Order of Police, through a Baltimore law firm it...
| May 16, 2012
| 2:16 PM
ANNAPOLIS—Sitting in your electric car, sipping organic tea from a biodegradable cup, you pull up to your bank's drive-through window quite proud of your environmental awareness and saved dollars.
Then you see the silver Litespeed brand bicycle...
| May 17, 2012
| 7:15 AM
If you're transfixed by the idea of a "smart home," Comcast today is launching a new product in Maryland that can help you control your home at the touch of a touch screen, iPhone or iPad.
The company is rolling out its Xfinity Home package in...