| 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...
| Aug 16, 2011
| 10:42 AM
Colleges, blogs, websites and big dorm shopping retailers create shopping checklists of what you need when furnishing your college dorm. But do you REALLY need all that stuff?
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| Mar 1, 2011
| 12:19 PM
Remember the days of tapping your feet impatiently while your computer took several minutes to download a single page?
With the the expansion of broadband, those day are long gone. The internet has become a lifeline for millions, who use it daily to...
| 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...
| 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...
| Mar 27, 2012
| 12:04 PM
On March 27, TowsonGlobal at Towson University is marking its fifth anniversary and recognized the achievements of six entrepreneurs who have turned ideas into real businesses.
During the Celebration of Entrepreneurial Success ceremony at the university,...
| 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...
| Mar 31, 2011
Time Warner Cable has blinked first in its fight against cable programmers who didn't want their networks streamed on Apple's iPad. After getting complaints from News Corp., Discovery and Viacom, Time Warner Cable pulled their programming off of its new.....