Nick BarberDirector, Online Video, IDG News Service

I'm the director of online video for IDG News Service. I cover general and breaking technology stories in text and video.

High-tech photo booth tracks user behavior

A photo kiosk that can track user behavior using a Microsoft Kinect-like sensor and mine social data could help marketers gain valuable information about audiences at sporting events.

Microsoft Surface goes on sale to cheering crowds

Early adopters lined up Friday to get their hands on Microsoft's Surface, as the Windows RT-powered tablet went on sale in the U.S.

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Motorola unveils HC1, a kind of Google Goggles for business

Motorola Solutions has unveiled a head-mounted, voice-controlled computer that's targeted at the military and other industries where workers need hands-free access to information.

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Next-gen touchpads respond to pressure

Researchers at the User Interface Software Technology conference demonstrated unique projects that took advantage of a new, pressure-sensitive Synaptics "forcepad" that could debut in ultrabooks as soon as next year.

Tosy Robotics Shows off Drawing, Dancing Robots

Vietnamese toy maker Tosy Robotics showed two robots at the IFA electronics show in Berlin.

Samsung Galaxy Note 2: Hands On

Analysis: The device's S Pen stylus is surpsisingly useful, with an update from Samsung

Samsung Galaxy Camera: Hands On

Samsung Electronics' Galaxy Camera, introduced at this week's IFA consumer electronics show in Berlin, takes clear, colorful images but is buggy and slow.

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Android App Combines Social Networking, Phone Calls, Analytics

Current Caller ID, a new, free app that launched Wednesday for Android phones, applies social media and analytics to traditional phone calls.

Mars Rover Curiosity Sends Images, Video

A short, low resolution video captured the final minutes of Mars rover Curiosity's descent onto the planet. At the beginning of the clip the 15-foot wide heat...