Jeffrey Van Camp

Jeffrey Van Camp

As DT's Deputy Editor, Jeff helps oversee editorial operations at Digital Trends. Previously, he ran the site's Mobile/Wearables section for several years. 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.
Articles
Gaming

Angry Birds joins forces with Rio, an animated bird movie

In what might be the corniest product tie in since Owl City performed a song in the animated owl movie Legend of the Guardians, game developer Rovio has signed a deal with 20th Century Fox to release a Rio branded version of Angry Birds on…
Android Army

Google to hire ‘dozens’ of app developers to combat Apple

Google is hiring dozens of app developers to begin working on original apps for the Android Market, reports say. The effort is one of incoming CEO Larry Page's first strategic shifts.
Gaming

Sony NGP news: optional 3G, physical game cards, 4-5 hrs battery

Sony unveiled NGP (Next Generation Portable) yesterday. Since then, speculation has grown about the price, battery, and other details. We've learned that the device will have physical game cards and multiple models, some without 3G.
Computing

Android 3.0 Honeycomb new feature breakdown (with screenshots)

Android 3.0 is upon us and Google has revealed some of its unique features. We break down and explain each new feature and what it means to you. Features include 3D effects, bluetooth tethering, new UI, an Action Bar, a new System Bar…
Computing

Netflix lists the best and worst ISPs for streaming movies

Netflix, the dominant movie streaming service, has released a graph showing exactly which Internet service providers are good and which are underperforming.
Gaming

Nintendo profits drop 74 percent on slow sales of Wii, DS

Nintendo has announced its third quarter earnings and they aren't great. The gaming giant slashed its sales forecasts for Wii and DS and posted a 74.3 percent drop in profit for the last nine months.
Movies & TV

Will Ferrell to guest on The Office as Steve Carell leaves

Will Ferrell will be joining Steve Carell during Michael Scott's last days at Dunder Mifflin, say NBC producers. The funnyman will serve as branch manager in four episodes of the show later this season.
Apple

AT&T activates 4.1 million iPhones in last months of exclusivity

AT&T has posted its fourth quarter results for 2010 and its last few months with the iPhone have been quite lucrative.
Mobile

2 million Windows Phone 7 devices have been sold, says Microsoft

Microsoft has announced that sales of Windows Phone 7 to wireless carriers has exceeded 2 million units after 10-12 weeks on the market.
Gaming

PSP 2 unmasked as Sony NGP: Next Generation Portable

Sony has unveiled its new handheld and its not called PSP2. The Sony NGP, Next Generation Portable, will have a 5-inch OLED screen, capacitive multitouch, a rear multitouch surface, motion control, 3G, 2 full control sticks, PlayStation…
Gaming

Nintendo thinks the ‘heyday of piracy’ is over

Two of Nintendo's UK executives are pretty confident about the company's upcoming 3DS handheld's ability to fight piracy.
Computing

Mark Zuckerberg’s Facebook fan page hacked

Founder Mark Zuckerberg's Facebook fan page has been hacked and taken down by Facebook, but it likely wasn't he who got hacked. Zuckerberg's personal page is still intact and looks fine. A Facebook employee with administrative access to…