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.

Despite global tech growth, test results show U.S. students are terrible at science

Though we're trying to compete globally for tech sector jobs, U.S. students in grades 4-12 are underperforming in science, according to newly released 2009 NAEP test results.

LinkedIn launches InMaps, a visual way to view your social graph

LinkedIn, the social network for business, has unveiled a new Labs feature called InMaps that shows your contacts in a visual cloud.

Our first look at the Sony PSP2?

A possible screenshot of the PSP2 has hit the Web, showing a PSP Go-like device with a memory card slot, two analog control sticks, and a stylus, indicating it has a touchscreen.

A history of social networking before Facebook and Twitter

Online Schools has compiled a fun infographic chronicling the history of social networking on the Web, from the first email to Facebook.
Movies & TV

2011 Academy Award (Oscar) nominations announced

Nominations for the 83rd annual Academy Awards have been announced and The King's Speech, True Grit, Inception, and The Social Network lead the pack.
Android Army

Verizon posts low revenue leading into iPhone launch

Verizon has revealed its financials for the last three months. The carrier added almost 1 million new subscribers, but revenue fell a bit more than Wall Street would have liked.

Sony PSP2 will have 3G and a large OLED touchscreen

Nikkei has released some new information about Sony's upcoming PlayStation Portable 2. The device will have 3G and a big OLED screen.

iPhone 5 gets ‘media stream’ social networking and new suppliers

The iPhone 5 is on the horizon. We learn about new component suppliers for the device and some new features including media streaming and GPS location updates.

Leaked shot of Nokia’s upcoming MeeGo tablet

An Internet goer has dug up a picture of what appears to be a Nokia tablet running its new MeeGo operating system, a collaboration with Intel.
Android Army

Motorola Xoom to launch Feb. 17, cost $699-$799

Employees from Verizon and Best Buy have leaked a February 17 release date and $699-$799 price point for the Motorola Xoom tablet.

Google defends its efforts to cut the spam out of search

In a somewhat defensive blog post, Googler Matt Cutts reiterated Google's morals where it relates to search and discussed the company's continued efforts to combat spam.

Samsung TV app store hits 2 million downloads

After taking nine months to reach 1 million downloads, Samsung has announced that in less than two months it has doubled downloads on its Connected TV App store.