| Aug 23, 2012
| 10:13 AM
In social media slang, the above means “Oh my God, parent alert,” and that is just what parents have to be these days ... alert to what their kids are doing and saying in this digital world.
With all of the social media outlets...
| Oct 8, 2012
| 7:21 AM
Henry Alford, author of 2012’s “Would It Kill You to Stop Doing That? A Modern Guide to Manners,” will join the Howard County Library System for its Choose Civility symposium Oct. 11 at the Miller Branch Library in Ellicott City. The...
| Aug 24, 2012
| 6:30 PM
Baltimore detectives are searching for a man they suspect in multiple robberies in Fells Point over the past month, and are asking for the public's help in identifying him.
The robberies began July 20, with the latest occurring around midnight Thursday...
| Aug 27, 2012
| 12:58 PM
As the news started to break this morning about the Perry Hall High School shooting, residents and news junkies had an insatiable hunger for every piece of information that was coming online.
In the mad dash to confirm critical information by the major...
| Aug 29, 2012
| 7:34 AM
Wedding days: October 13, 2012 and October 27, 2012
His story: Jahantab Sidiqui, 26, grew up in Pakistan and moved to Howard County when he was 14. He is the owner of J.S. Strategies — which is currently managing the campaign for Congressman...
| Aug 29, 2012
| 11:34 AM
Dan Deacon's live shows have always incorporated the crowd, whether it's a dance battle among fans or a call-and-response chanting session. But now he's taken the crowd interaction a step further with his first app.
Available for iPhone and Android...
| Aug 31, 2012
| 7:07 AM
This week was pretty busy in the land of Baltimore technology. Here are some of the cool things that happened.
* Baltimore Tweet maps: Dave Troy, 410 Labs cofounder, and Chris Whong, head of Charm City Networks, collaborated online to develop a map of...
| Sep 7, 2012
| 11:52 AM
Envision escaping to a secluded island destination where even your iPhone doesn't roam. Paradise.
Images of idyllic, uninhabited beaches and authentic local fare instantly flood your brain. Then you start thinking about long flights, passports and pricey...
| Sep 4, 2012
| 7:54 AM
Burck Smith is so far making good on his vision for revamping the way people pay for and complete college courses. His startup company, Straighterline, enables students to pay $99 a month for introductory college courses — and potentially save...
| Sep 4, 2012
| 8:39 AM
The other night, I stumbled upon the folder where all the videos from my husband's iPhone are stored, and I quickly fell down the rabbit-hole of watching clip after clip of our older son.
We got iPhones shortly before Isaac's first birthday, and we...
| Sep 10, 2012
| 10:28 AM
It's looking like this Wednesday, Sept. 12, is the day that Apple will likely unveil its fifth iteration of its blockbuster iPhone mobile device.
I've been largely tuned out from all the buzz in recent weeks because, really, you don't really know what...
| Oct 12, 2012
| 12:20 PM
A new space at the Savage branch of the Howard County Library is giving teens the opportunity to experiment with the latest digital technology.
And the HiTech digital learning lab has developed a following, with some students coming every afternoon,...