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.

Dueling studies: do Facebook and Twitter help or hurt students?

Two different studies have concluded opposite results about social networking sites. Teachers believe they harm students, while another study points out that Twitter can increase student engagement.

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Facebook’s U.S. traffic has grown 55 percent since 2009

Facebook's traffic has grown by 55 percent since October 2009. We explore how the world has changed for the social network in 2010.

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Nokia rejects Android, sticking with Symbian and MeeGo

Nokia is bucking the trend to adopt Android and instead doubling down on its investments in MeeGo and Symbian.

Android Army

Twitter co-founder hopes Facebook will start sharing

Evan Williams still hopes that Twitter and Facebook can find a way to share data cooperatively. He also comments on funding, site improvements, and making money from Tweets.

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Zynga unveils CityVille game for Facebook

Zynga has unveiled CityVille, a sequel to FarmVille that lets players build and manage their own city, just like Sim City.

Gaming

Study: 22 percent of young adults may cancel their TV/Cable service

A new study shows that almost a quarter of broadband users are considering cutting cable or satellite subscriptions for the Internet.

Computing

First official trailer for Green Lantern hits the web

Warner Bros. has released the first trailer for its DC superhero movie Green Lantern. The film hits theaters on June 17, 2011.

Movies & TV

RIM CEO attacks Apple and the concept of apps

Jim Balsillie, co-CEO of RIM attacked Apple for its library of 300,000 apps, saying that they are unneeded.

Apple

Google launches Boutiques.com, a site that matches you with your style

Today, Google launched a new fashion discovery store, Boutiques.com, crafted by Like.com engineers.

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Hulu cuts Plus price to $8 a month

Hulu is taking Plus out of beta, launching it on new devices, and lowering its price to $8 a month, says CEO Jason Kilar.

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Google to monitor shopping habits with Android credit card phones

Google CEO Eric Schmidt spoke at the Web 2.0 Summit in San Francisco and showed off a new technology, near-field communication, that he hopes will replace credit cards.

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Microsoft’s Kinect sells 1 million in 10 days

Microsoft announced that it has sold a million Kinect units in its first 10 days on the market.

Gaming

Angry Birds coming to consoles with ‘Worms’-like multiplayer

Rovio's CEO, Peter Vesterbacka, says that 'Angry Birds' is coming to Wii, Xbox, and PSN with a multiplayer mode that resembles classic 'Worms' games.

Gaming

Path: an antisocial network

Path, a new social network, has launched. The site hopes to let close friends share photos in a new way.

Apple

FriendFeed, Gmail creator quits Facebook

Paul Buchheit is leaving Facebook to join tech startup investor Y Combinator. He is the man who created FriendFeed, Gmail, AdSense, and Google's slogan "Don't be evil."

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