Jeffrey Van Camp

Jeffrey Van Camp

As DT's first Deputy Editor, Jeff helps oversee editorial operations at Digital Trends. He also runs the Mobile/Wearables section, which covers smartphones, tablets, ebooks, and other gadgets. Jeff has been writing about tech, video games, and movies on the Web for more than a decade and a half. He's been embedded in the mobile world since 2006. You can reach him @JeffreyVC on Twitter.

Panasonic invites gamers to test new Jungle handheld

Panasonic is moving forward with its Jungle gaming handheld. Yesterday, the company sent out an email inviting users to test out its new platform.

Gaming

Google Editions e-book store to launch in 2010

Google Editions, the search giant's first attempt at an e-book store, will launch in 2010, reports say. Details on the store remain sketchy.

Computing

News Corp open to MySpace sale

News Corp COO Chase Carey reiterated that News Corp is open to selling its newly redesigned MySpace network.

Computing

EA to cut boxed game releases 40 pct, refocus on digital and mobile

EA plans to publish far fewer traditional games in favor of more digital content in the years ahead to compete with new social game publishers like Zynga.

Gaming

Windows Phone 7 unlocked, Visual Basic support added

In less than a month, hackers have found a way to unlock Windows Phone 7, allowing the installation of non-marketplace apps. And Microsoft has added Visual Basic support so developing apps is easier than ever.

Android Army

EU investigates Google over ads, search results

The European Union is investigating Google on complaints that it demotes rivals in search results.

Computing

Paper-thin e-readers: Harry Potter magic becomes reality

Researchers at the University of Cincinnati have discovered a way to pull an electric current through paper, making disposable, cheap e-readers a possibility.

Cool Tech

1.5 million Nintendo systems sold during Black Friday week

Nintendo continues to sell systems, moving 1.5 million Wii consoles and DS handhelds during Black Friday week.

Gaming

U.S. Gov’t seizes 70+ domains, but the sites live on

The Department of Homeland Security has seized nearly 80 domains from torrent sites and others it has received copyright claims about.

Computing

Celebrities hold Twitter accounts for ransom

Alicia Keys has started a charity campaign asking celebrities to die digitally and shut down their Twitter and Facebook accounts until $1 million is reached for Keep a Child Alive.

Computing

Black Friday online spending up 9 percent

Online holiday sales are up another 9 percent this year, thanks to big gains by sites like Amazon and other retailers.

Computing

Google eyes Miramax films for YouTube, Google TV

Google is in talks to license the Miramax film catalog for use on YouTube and Google TV. Miramax holds the rights to Pulp Fiction, Good Will Hunting, and Chicago, among other films.

Computing

Study: 59 percent of people check work email during the holidays

A new study commissioned by Xobni finds that more than half of adult workers check their email while on holiday.

Computing

Facebook trademarks the word ‘face’ (TM)

Facebook is getting serious. Hot off the start of litigation against Lamebook, the company has been awarded a trademark to the word 'face.'

Computing

Opera 11 browser introduces tab stacking

The Opera 11 beta is out and has a new feature: stacked tabs. They allow users to group tabs much like tabs allowed users to group webpages.

Computing