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Sep 7, 2022

Md. high court sets limits on smartphone search warrants

Search warrants of smartphones may not be so broad as to allow detectives to scour them for information beyond that related to the suspected criminal activity, Maryland’s top court ruled.

Jun 28, 2022

Md. high court reinstates conviction in graduation eve murders

A divided Maryland high court Monday reinstated the first-degree murder conviction of a man who killed two Montgomery County teenagers on the eve of their high school graduation five years ago. In its 5-2 decision, the Court of Appeals overturned an appellate ruling that Rony Galicia’s counsel was unfairly barred from questioning a prosecution witness […]

Jun 14, 2018

MSBA session examines Fourth Amendment and electronic media

Your smartphone might be second only to your home in its level of protection against warrantless searches by police.

Oct 7, 2014

Marriott adding wireless chargers

Marriott Hotels, based in Bethesda, is installing wireless charging stations for smartphones and tablets in the “Greatroom” lobbies of 29 properties this month, the company announced on Tuesday. Marriott will use Kube Systems’ portable charging stations, which work when a device is placed on top. Marriott said it is responding to concerns expressed by guests […]

Sep 10, 2014

T-Mobile: Make calls using Wi-Fi

T-Mobile will sell more than 100 smartphone models with a built-in feature that taps into Wi-Fi networks to make phone calls and send texts when customers can't connect to the wireless carrier's cellular network.

Sep 9, 2014

Larger iPhones and smartwatch unveiled

Along with larger iPhones, Apple is poised to unveil a wearable device — marking its first major entry in a new product category since the iPad's debut in 2010.

Aug 13, 2014

Amazon debuts mobile payment app, card reader

Amazon is taking direct aim at mobile payment systems such as Square by introducing the Amazon Local Register, a credit-card processing device and mobile app designed to help small business owners accept payments through their smartphones and tablets.

Jun 18, 2014

Amazon ties new 4.7-inch phone to its services

Amazon has introduced a new smartphone with audio and object recognition technology that seeks to make it easier for consumers to locate and purchase products and services from the nation's largest e-commerce company.

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Jun 12, 2014

Amazon launches music streaming for Prime members

Amazon is launching a music streaming service for its Prime members, adding yet another freebie to its popular free-shipping plan ahead of the expected unveiling of its first smartphone next week.

Apr 18, 2014

What might Amazon smartphone be like?

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.

Mar 9, 2014

Samsung launches free music service for its Galaxy phones

Samsung on Friday unveiled a new free music service for its phones that it touts as a significant improvement from the apps already on the market.

Feb 24, 2014

TCS unveils smartphone navigation system

TeleCommunication Systems Inc., of Annapolis, a provider of secure mobile communication technology, announced the launch of Gokivo 2.0, its next-generation navigation system for smartphone users.

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