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Hands-on with Perch: The chirping power puck

Do you frequently leave your cell phone charger at hotels? There's a new gadget that will jog your memory with annoying chirps.

By Jan. 12, 2012


Perch: The power plug that nags you

We get a quick look at Perch, a power plug that beeps when your cell phone is unplugged to remind you to grab your charger.

By Jan. 13, 2012


Samsung knocks Nokia off its perch in Western European phone market

Samsung overhauled Nokia as the best-selling phone maker in Western Europe with a market share of almost 30 per cent, research firm IDC said.

By May. 9, 2011


Recycle old iOS devices into always-on video messaging units

Old iPhones and iPads get a new purpose in life with Perch, an app that transforms them into wall-mounted video message systems.

By Nov. 21, 2012


BlackBerry founder hikes stake in company, weighs takeover

Founder and former co-CEO Mike Lazaridis hopes to save the foundering smartphone maker.

By Oct. 10, 2013


Channel your inner feline mischief with Catlateral Damage

Independent game developer Chris Chung may have just answered the age-old question, "Why do cats do that?!"

By Jan. 14, 2014


Microsoft flirted with buying Nokia, WSJ says

The two companies had advanced discussions about a deal, but the talks have faltered, according to the Wall Street Journal.

By Jun. 19, 2013


This parrot doesn't fly -- it drives a buggy

Flying is for the birds. Watch this video of a parrot that drives around in its own vehicle by using a beak-controlled joystick.

By Dec. 7, 2012


Vacuum sim lets you experience life as a Roomba

Ever wondered what it's like to be a robotic floor cleaner? Thanks to the free game Robot Vacuum Simulator 2013, you needn't wonder any longer.

By Jul. 8, 2013


iHeartRadio retunes iOS, Android apps for more talk radio

The online radio service, one of the country's biggest, updates its mobile apps to bolster talk-radio content in the format where people are listening most.

By Sep. 9, 2013