Nick BarberMultimedia Correspondent, IDG News Service

Nick Barber is multimedia correspondent and video content manager for the IDG News Service, and is based in Boston.

PCWorld News

World Tech Update: Microsoft puts Office on the iPad and Facebook's $2 billion VR bet

Video roundup of the week's biggest tech stories

PCWorld News

World Tech Update: Sony enters VR gaming with Project Morpheus, Google's new Android Wear

Virtual reality startup Oculus releases a new Rift development kit

PCWorld News

World Tech Update: World Wide Web turns 25, fate of missing Malaysia Airlines plane still unsolved

At Cebit, a robot has bones and muscles like a human

watson food truck

Hungry? IBM's Watson can help cook

IBM's supercomputer nicknamed Watson is at South by Southwest in Austin, Texas this week, but it's not competing on a TV quiz show, rather it's helping chefs come up with unique, personalized recipes.

tretton poster

Jack Tretton out at Sony Computer Entertainment

The 19-year Sony veteran is leaving his post as president and CEO of Sony Computer Entertainment America at the end of March.

rinspeed poster

No driver required for this concept car, but an espresso machine is a must

Swiss auto maker Rinspeed presented its vision for driverless cars in an example that makes road travel more like luxury business travel on airplanes.

on techhive.com

galaxy s5 poster

Mobile World Congress in Video: Three intriguing Galaxy S5 features

Go hands on with the new Galaxy S5 to find out more about the smartphone's battery-saving, security, and health-monitoring features.

nokia android poster

Mobile World Congress in Video: Up close with the interface on Nokia's new Android phones

In this video report, you'll see why Nokia's X, X1, and XL are more reminiscent of Windows Phone devices than of the Android OS they actually run.

on techhive.com

mimo baby

Connected clothing can tell how soundly your baby is sleeping

Rest Devices' Mimo baby monitor can send information to parents' smartphones

PCWorld News

NASA satellite to bring high-speed data to Hubble, ISS

TDRS-L will provide high-speed connectivity to satellites

ford self driving car

Ford enlists MIT, Stanford to drive automated cars

MIT is working on developing an algorithm to avoid pedestrians and other cars by figuring out where they will be in the future

lg webos poster

Hands on with LG's webOS TV

Featured at last week's CES show, LG's webOS televisions aggregate live and on-demand content into a single, easy to navigate interface.

yet body suit

Full body gaming suit immerses PC gamers at CES

A full body gaming suit from YEI Technology promises to immerse gamers in PC gaming. The company hopes to expand to consoles soon.

parrot sumo poster

Jumping Sumo robot leaps around house, streams video

The robotic toy is controlled over your home WiFi network or a network created by the robot itself.

year in gaming

2013 in Review: The year in gaming

Xbox One and PlayStation 4 dominated the headlines, but they weren't the only stories of interest to gamers in 2013.