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Drivers in Maryland may have a tougher time using handheld phones.
With improvements in smartphones and the explosion of social media, WTOP would like to include what you see and experience on Inauguration Day in its coverage.
"We often look at American history, and presidential history, and how they parallel each other. It's a way we mark our story -- our national story," says Harry Rubenstein, curator with the Smithsonian's National Museum of American History.
If you hope your Inauguration Day photographs will be more than snapshots of companions mugging at your smartphone, a Washington-based photojournalist suggests shooting the unexpected.
The combination of Led Zep's "Whole Lotta Love" with The Beatles' "Helter Skelter" wasn't created in a secret, long-ago dual recording session, but in a mashup.
Many of us will line the parade route on Inauguration Day to be part of history, and some will try to document it with a smartphone. Here are some tips to help you out.
Some bands get rich and famous. Others never get the credit they deserve.
Maryland Attorney General Douglas Gansler believes police holding onto data gathered from license plate reader systems does not cause privacy concerns for drivers.
"It completely changed not only the way people developed cellphones, but ultimately the way people developed personal computers," says Larry Magid, CBS technology consultant and CNET technology analyst.
Have you had the chance to try the new way of communicating on Facebook? It's old school. It's called "speaking."