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.

Wi-Fi is 30 percent slower than wired broadband

A new study shows that Wi-Fi connections are usually about 30 percent weaker than their wired counterparts.

Microsoft delays Windows Phone copy/paste update

Microsoft has quietly announced a short delay for its Windows Phone 7 update. The new update will come before the end of March.

EA thinks Facebook and PC games are the future

Electronic Arts used to be on top of the gaming world; now it’s not. To reclaim its throne, the publisher is on the hunt for new forms of revenue, and its newest target happens to be the oldest gaming market still around: PCs. In an…

Xbox Kinect sales reach 10 million, earns Guinness World Record

Xbox 360 Kinect has sold 10 million hardware and software units, earning it a Guinness World Record.
Cool Tech

Scientists recover 16,000 Ice Age fossils in Los Angeles

Scientists have dug up thousands of animal fossils from the Ice Age, all in the Los Angeles La Brea Tar Pits and some by accident.

Zite hopes to be the Pandora of iPad magazines

A free iPad magazine aggregator app called Zite hopes to rise above competitors like Flipboard with its Pandora-like technology that subtly learns what you like without you having to do a thing.
Movies & TV

Hollywood in a bidding war over Voltron movie

Relativity Media and Atlas Entertainment are both vying for the rights to produce the upcoming live-action CGI Voltron movie.

Five reasons Netflix may become the bargain bin of streaming services

Despite a strong start, Netflix may become the Big Lots of Internet movie providers if it can't manage to build its library and improve the way users navigate its thousands of titles.
Android Army

Eight Windows 8 features that could save Microsoft

With Microsoft's mobile platform flailing and the "post-PC" age setting in, the company needs a winner to keep its empire intact. Here are the innovative features Windows 8 will need to keep its desktop OS relevant.

63 percent of Web videos no longer require Flash

A new study shows that nearly two thirds of all streaming Web video is HTML5 compatible. In other words, Adobe Flash is no longer needed for a majority of Web content.
Cool Tech

U.S. Navy to ignite the robot apocalypse

Somebody call Will Smith. The Navy is proposing to create a race of robots that can swarm together and construct new machines on the fly.
Android Army

Angry Birds to surpass 100 million downloads

Angry Birds is about to surpass 100 million downloads, its developer Rovio announced at the Game Developer's Conference. The game has been out for less than a year.