Geoff Duncan

Geoff Duncan

Former Digital Trends Contributor
Geoff Duncan writes, programs, edits, plays music, and delights in making software misbehave. He's probably the only member of the Digital Trends staff who's played on hit records and had code running in space. He lives in Seattle, Washington.

Verizon Intros Wireless Broadband & Video

Verizon has introduced BroadbandAccess, wide-area wireless broadband service in the San Francisco Bay Area, and V CAST, consumer-oriented video-on-demand for cell phones.

Mobile

Up the Rio: D&M Closes Its Music Player Biz

A would-be iPod-killer becomes the iPod's latest victim as electronics maker D&M takes its Rio line of digital audio players off the market.

Cool Tech

Zotob, Mytob Worm Writers Arrested

Morrocan and Turkish authorities, working with the FBI and assisted by Microsoft, have arrested the alleged authors of the Zotob and Mytob Windows worms.

Web

Video Cards, Intel 2006 Chipsets Get HDMI

Silicon Image says Nvidia, ATI, and the Intel 2006 graphics chipsets are all integrating HDMI. Question is, do you want it?

Computing

FCC Gives VOIP 30-Day Extension on 9-1-1

The FCC has extended by 30 days its deadline that VOIP providers get customers to acknowledge they know they might have problems dialing 911 in an emergency.

Mobile

IBM to Ship Continuous Backup Software

IBM's Tivoli Continuous Data Protection for Files backs up data locally and can transmit it to remote servers. And it's designed with mobile users in mind!

Computing

Sirius S50 to Store Broadcasts, Needs Dock

Sirius Satellite Radio has announced the tiny S50 portable player which, with a separate dock, can store radio broadcasts as files which can be transferred to PCs or CDs.

Cool Tech

Cool Rims, Big Pipes, and a Huge Heat Sink

Need to add some bling to your ride? Geek publisher O'Reilly details how to turn your car into a GPS-savvy computer-driven multimedia extravaganza - with voice recognition!

Home

Whoa! Rewind that! TiVo Posted a Profit?

TiVo, the company which brought digital video recorders to the mainstream, did something new today: it posted its first-ever quarterly profit. Just don't get used to it.

Home Theater

Play Halo?! Nah. I’ll Wait for the Movie.

Microsoft has inked a deal to bring a movie based on its popular sci-fi video game "Halo" to the big screen in 2007.

Gaming

Digital Shutterbugs Focus on Retail Prints

A new study from IDC reveals the number of pictures taken and printed by digital photographers in the U.S. continues to rise, but fewer images are being printed at home.

Photography

Intel Outlines Three New, Cool CPUs

Intel demonstrated three forthcoming dual-core CPUs codenamed Merom, Conroe, and Woodcrest at is Intel Developer Forum, emphazing performance-per-watt over raw speed.

Computing

Skype Opens Up to Web sites and Net Apps

The IP telephony and messaging firm Skype will let Web sites and net-based programs like games and music players integrate Skype services.

Computing

Over 39 Mln U.S. Homes Have Broadband

Research from the CMA Group finds more than 39 million U.S. households have broadband, but cable companies dipped to 55 percent of the market, their lowest share ever.

Home

PSP 2.0 Firmware for North America Released

Sony has finally released the North American version of its 2.0 firmware for the PlayStation Portable (PSP), adding Web browsing capabilities.

Gaming