| Aug 15, 2011
| 2:32 PM
When we think of the technological advances of the past 20 years, one in particular will probably come to mind for most Americans: wireless technology, which now enables us to access the Internet from anywhere. But when most Americans think of the top...
| Sep 6, 2012
| 2:56 PM
My son, Spencer, who turned 4 last September, can slide the bar to unlock my phone, push the video app, select Toy Story 3 and skip to his favorite scene — the one where Buzz Lightyear crawls up the vending machine.
If your child knows as much (or...
| Nov 13, 2011
In a world gone crazy, teetering on the brink of economic chaos, with thousands dying every day at the hands of rogue governments, wars being fought over precious natural resources and the young losing hope in the future, you have to wonder how smart...
| Dec 10, 2012
| 3:36 PM
| Dec 18, 2012
| 5:21 PM
I’d like to see in the near term a review of the current policy the city has for community notification in R-1 zones where major improvements are planned using the city's easement rights for erecting/construction of wireless transmission facilities....
| May 21, 2012
| 2:56 PM
What if the cable guy was also your home security guy?
Maryland consumers are about to find out. Comcast Corp. has launched a marketing blitz this month to sign up customers for its new "Xfinity Home" package, which features a residential alarm system,...
| May 18, 2012
| 6:13 PM
The Burbank Planning Board has allowed wireless transmission facilities into R-1 zoned residential areas. If you call your house an institution, they will allow any wireless carrier service to put a wireless transmission facility on your roof if it is a...
| Mar 22, 2013
| 3:33 PM
AT&T has upgraded a mobile Internet cell site in Catonsville that will expand 4G LTE mobile coverage for Catonsville and Ellicott City residents and businesses.
The upgrades to a cell site along River Road are part of AT&T's rollout of 4G LTE, the...
| Nov 1, 2012
| 7:37 PM
Baltimore's six historic public markets should be equipped with Wi-Fi before the year's end, the city's new Chief Information Officer said Thursday.
Chris Tonjes, who runs the Mayor's Office of Information Technology, said it should cost less than $25,...
| Mar 18, 2012
Starting in May, Baltimore Gas and Electric Co. will begin installing "smart meters" in a huge undertaking intended to modernize Central Maryland's electricity grid and save customers money by helping them control energy use.
The three-year, $482 million...
| Mar 16, 2012
| 4:02 PM
Burbank Water and Power's smart meter opt-out program, approved by City Council, earns the distinction of being among the worst such programs in the nation.
States and communities across the country are approving analog opt-out programs or smart meter...