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  • Wild with speculation: Apple preparing an "iPad mini"

    Wild with speculation: Apple preparing an "iPad mini"
    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...
  • Laurel Library unveils new e-Book system

    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...
  • St. John students shell-shocked after winning egg drop competition

    It didn't take long to discover that a balloon wasn't going to work. After breaking first one egg in a hot-air balloon like contraption, then another attempting to stuff it into a balloon filled with cotton balls, friends Sarah Krammer, 12, Lucy...
  • Quilt of many colors helps Towson Library promote summer reading club

    Quilt of many colors helps Towson Library promote summer reading club
    A quilt that features T-shirts from the last two decades of the Baltimore County Public Library Summer Reading Club was hung in the Towson Library in advance of this year's edition of the club, which begins June 11. The quilt, which was created by...
  • Summer reading programs at Arbutus and Lansdowne libraries starts June 11

    Last year's Summer Reading Club at libraries across Baltimore County was a real page turner and the Lansdowne and Arbutus libraries are hoping that momentum continues June 11. Nearly 46,000 readers in Baltimore County took part in the club last year, a...
  • Summer Reading Club open for all ages

    After a record number of registrants for the third consecutive year in 2011, the Baltimore County Public Library's annual Summer Reading Club welcomes participants young and old on Monday, June 11. Last year's total of 45,971 participants shattered the...
  • Crime log: Laurel Police report three armed robberies

    Laurel police report felonies, arrests and property crimes. Prince George's County police report violent crimes and property crimes. Howard County police report major crimes, break-ins and car thefts. City of Laurel Eighth Street, 600 block, Jan. 8....
  • Apple rolls out its new iPad, with no fancy name attached

    Apple rolls out its new iPad, with no fancy name attached
    Apple unveiled its new iPad, but it's not called iPad 3 or iPad HD as widely speculated for weeks. Rather it stuck with simply calling it the iPad, a move that speaks to the company's ambitions to have its blockbuster tablet supplant the ubiquitous...
  • North Baltimore city crime log: Pedestrian robbed of wallet, cell phone

    West Belvedere Avenue 2500 block, between 9 and 9:30 a.m. April 26. Wallet with ID and cash stolen from Blue Point Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. Man left wallet in sweatshirt pocket in his room while he went to bathroom and returned to find wallet...
  • Amazon's 'Transparent' to Premiere September 26 in U.S. and U.K.

    Amazon's new original comedy "Transparent" will premiere on Friday, September 26 in the U.S. and the U.K. through Prime Instant Video, the site announced Wednesday. All ten episodes will be released at once. The series is written, directed and produced...
  • Amazon snaps up live video startup Twitch for $970 million

    Amazon snaps up live video startup Twitch for $970 million
    Amazon.com Inc snapped up live-streaming gaming network Twitch Interactive for about $970 million in cash, reflecting Chief Executive Officer Jeff Bezos' resolve to transform Amazon into an Internet destination beyond its core retail operations. The...
  • Amazon gains valuable entertainment asset with purchase of Twitch

    Amazon gains valuable entertainment asset with purchase of Twitch
    Amazon.com is already a go-to destination for shoppers, bookworms, and music and movie fans. Now it'll also be the virtual home for millions of hard-core video gamers. The Seattle e-commerce giant announced Monday that it had agreed to buy Twitch...