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.

Hands-on with Windows Phone 8.1: Microsoft delivers

We try out Microsoft's new Windows Phone 8.1 for a week and it truly impresses us. Could the new Windows Phone turn the page for Microsoft in smartphones?


This Heartbleed Bug is going to turn me into a hermit

Heartbleed affects pretty much everyone, any of your data could have been taken, and none of us were at fault. So why do we entrust our entire lives to this thing called 'the Internet' again?


Samsung Galaxy S5 review

We review the Galaxy S5, Samsung’s latest flagship phone, and one of our new favorite devices.

  • Pros: Fast, powerful processor , Clean, redesigned interface…
  • Cons: Stale design , Poor speaker quality , No KnockOn feature…

How to protect your phone or tablet from the Heartbleed OpenSSL bug

The Heartbleed bug is bad and affects a huge portion of all websites -- as much as 66 percent of all sites around the world. Unfortunately, your smartphone isn't safe either. Here's everything you need to know to stay as safe as possible.


Turks can tweet again, thanks to court ruling lifting Twitter ban

The Turkish government has blocked Twitter after damaging allegations of corruption among close associates of the prime minister continued to appear on the social media site.


HTC One M8 Review

We review the new One M8, HTC's flagship phone for 2014. Find out how it stacks up with the new Galaxy S5 and Xperia Z2. Do you want the new One?

  • Pros: Apple-level design detail , Excessively comfortable to hold…
  • Cons: No water resistance , Slippery grip could lead to dropping…

Tax season is here! Use these iPad apps to finish them from your couch

Our list of the best iPad apps for filing or getting help with your federal and state income taxes, from TurboTax to H&R Block. These are excellent resources if you're taxes aren't a huge, complicated mess.


HTC One M8 Launch

HTC’s big annual phone release is upon us, and it’s newest flagship is called the One M8. We don’t love the name, but we’re very impressed with the improvements HTC has made. The One M8 is better than its predecessor in every way. Below…


Lenovo ThinkPad 8 Review

We review the ThinkPad 8, Lenovo’s latest tablet and it’s first Windows 8 device in the 8-inch size range. Can it compete with iPad and Android? Find out here.

  • Pros: 1080p screen , 8-inch size is comfortable to hold , Good…
  • Cons: Some menus are too small to use comfortably , Windows 8.1…

14 hidden features in iOS 7.1

iOS 7 is the biggest change to Apple's operating system in six years, and iOS 7.1 has just tweaked it even more, but finding things in its Settings menu keeps getting more difficult. Here are seven tips on how to get around the settings in iOS.


Amazon is working on Prime music streaming, raises membership fees to help pay for it

Amazon is reportedly in talks with music labels with a view to launching a music streaming service for Prime subscribers. It may have raised Prime membership fees by 25 percent to help pay for it.


LG G Pro 2 review

We review the G Pro 2, a solid new phablet from LG, but is it as good as the Galaxy Note 3 or LG’s own G Flex?

  • Pros: Powerful processor , Gorgeous screen , KnockOn feature works…
  • Cons: It’s still massive , Not waterproof or extra durable…

Galaxy Tab Pro 12.2 to hit U.S. shelves March 9 for $650

After revealing them during CES 2014, Samsung has given its new range of Galaxy Note Pro and Galaxy Tab Pro tablets a U.S. price and release date, and they are pretty expensive.