Cellphones should not be treated like garbage, a digital-privacy group stated Friday in urging the U.S. Supreme Court to hear the appeal of a man who led police on a high-speed car chase into Fort Meade before being convicted of carjacking with the help of information officers found on the phone he had abandoned during […]
A Baltimore man who led police on a high-speed car chase into Fort Meade five years ago has appealed his subsequent carjacking conviction to the U.S. Supreme Court. In papers filed with the justices this month, Dontae Small argued through counsel that the trial judge improperly admitted into evidence information retrieved from Small’s cellphone. Brandon […]
Judges make so secret of their frustrations when cellphones ring in court, but one Baltimore County judge's response went too far, according to the Court of Special Appeals.
More American households are ditching their old telephones: 4 out of 10 only use cellphones, a government survey shows.
The Supreme Court seemed wary Tuesday of allowing police unbridled freedom to search cellphones found on people they arrest without first getting a warrant.
A report this week in The Wall Street Journal that Amazon is planning to release a smartphone has prompted industry analysts and technology blogs to muse about what the device might offer.
Gov. Martin O'Malley described the new cellphone screening system in the Baltimore City Detention Center as the state's latest step in a never-ending process: keeping pace with technology inmates use to continue criminal activities behind bars.
NEW YORK — Airline passengers have already been stripped of their legroom, hot meals and personal space. Now, they might also lose their silence. The Federal Communications Commission is considering lifting its longtime prohibition on making cellphone calls on airplanes, saying it is time “to review our outdated and restrictive rules.” But for many passengers, […]
WASHINGTON — Dashboard technology that lets drivers text and email with voice commands — marketed as a safer alternative — actually is more distracting than simply talking on a cellphone, a new AAA study found. Automakers have been trying to excite new-car buyers, especially younger ones, with dashboard infotainment systems that let drivers use voice […]
ANNAPOLIS — Cellphone blocking technology will be installed at the Baltimore City Detention Center and added measures will be taken to better screen correctional officer applicants, Gov. Martin O’Malley’s administration announced early Thursday in response to a contraband smuggling scandal. The new steps were released ahead of a hearing before state lawmakers on the scandal […[...]
NEW YORK — The country’s four biggest cellphone companies are set to launch their first joint advertising campaign against texting while driving, uniting behind AT&T’s “It Can Wait” slogan to blanket TV and radio this summer. AT&T, Verizon Wireless, Sprint and T-Mobile will be joined by 200 other organizations backing the multi-million dollar ad campaign. [&hellip[...]
Who needs a script on these commercials?