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.
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VoIP Subscribers Up 18 Pct in Third Quarter

New numbers from research firm TeleGeography finds U.S. subscribers to VoIP services grew 18 percent during the third quarter of 2006.
Computing

Dell Offers Blu-ray Burner with XPS M1710

Computer maker Dell has added a next-generation dual layer Blu-ray DVD burner as an option for its Dell XPS M1710 notebok computers.
Home Theater

Westinghouse Offers 42-Inch, 720p LCD

Westinghouse's new W4207 42-inch LCD display offers a bevy of connectivity options - but does the 720p resolution justify the price tag?
Computing

HP, Asus Bring On HSDPA

Hewlett-Packard and Asus want you to go faster, announcing new notebook models with HSDPA high-speed mobile broadband technology.
Computing

Greenpeace Ranks Tech Companies

Greenpeace has updated its ranking of tech companies' eco-friendly manufacturing and recycling programs. Top of the heap? Nokia. Bottom of the barrel? Apple.
Home Theater

Online Users Show Little Love for Blu-ray?

Market analysis firm Cymfony has combed through blogs and discussion boards, and finds online consumers aren't thrilled about Sony's Blu-ray DVD technology.
Gaming

Firefly’s Browncoats Get Their Own MMORPG?

Multiverse network has announced plans for a MMORPG based on the universe of Joss Whedon's short-lived but much-loved sci-fi television series Firefly.
Mobile

Palm Buys Perpetual License for Palm OS

In an ironic move, Palm Inc. is paying $44 million for a perpetual license to the Palm Garnet operating system...which it used to own.
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Surprise! Teens Prefer IM to Email

Like, OMG? A new poll conducted for AOL and the Associated Press finds teens send more instant messages than email.
Computing

HP Settles Pretexting Charges for $14.5 Mln

Hewlett-Packaged has agreed to a $14.5 million settlement over civil charges the company used false pretenses to obtain phone records of board members and journalists.
Gaming

Nintendo Urges Wii Players to Hold On Tight

Even as Nintendo trumpets strong sales of its Wii gaming console, it's warning gamers about the dangers of flinging Wii remotes at expensive, breakable gear.
Gaming

Survey: Parents OK with Kids’ Video Gaming

A new survey from the Harrison Group finds nearly three quarters of parents are comfortable with video games as part of their family life.