Articles By Nick Barber

Photography app review [video]

Smartphone cameras are so good that many of us have ditched our digital cameras. And connected devices have the added benefit of being able to share and edit on the go. We take

Published on: July 20th, 2012 Nick Barber

Apple’s bittersweet 2011 saw innovation, controversy, loss

Steve Jobs' death was the story of the tech industry in 2011. Apple stores became makeshift memorials and fans paid homage to the former Apple CEO and chairman.Apple improved on its marquee products

Published on: December 14th, 2011 Nick Barber

Control this new spy drone with your iPad

Brookstone has previously caught the attention of gadget lovers with its remote controlled line of toys that includes the Parrot AR.Drone quadricopter - a flying machine you control with your iOS device and

Published on: October 31st, 2011 Nick Barber

Multi-touch

Using infrared sensors like the ones on television remote controls, Texas A&M University students presented an inexpensive multitouch system at the Computer Human Interaction (CHI) conference in Vancouver. "I like to consider it an optical

Published on: May 11th, 2011 Nick Barber

Apple’s ups and downs in 2010

It's not much of a stretch to say that 2010 was a good year for Apple. With the iPad and iPhone 4 coming to market, Apple saw much success in creating new markets

Published on: December 16th, 2010 Nick Barber

How to build a PC workstation for under $500

Building your own desktop PC is a fun and easy project that will allow you to customize a system to fit your needs. Earlier this year we showed you how to build a

Published on: November 22nd, 2010 Nick Barber

Video – CEBIT: Vodafone demonstrates image-based search

Vodafone demonstrates image-based search. The service was launched commercially as Cebit began and allows newspaper readers to take shots of articles and receive related video on their cell phones. The Cebit show was

Published on: March 23rd, 2008 Nick Barber