Jordan Crook

Jordan Crook
Jordan Crook is a writer/reporter based out of Brooklyn, NY. She writes about things teens like. She snaps innocent selfies and vines nudes. She has written for publications such as Mobile Marketer and MobileBurn. She is now a writer at TechCrunch. CrunchBase profile →

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  • Sculpt 123D iPad App Makes Sculpting Cool Again

    Sculpt 123D iPad App Makes Sculpting Cool Again

    I can’t decide whether or not Michelangelo would roll over in his grave or jump for joy if he saw this app. Then again, Michelangelo would probably faint from seeing a light bulb, so who knows how he’d react to tablet applications. In any case, the Sculpt 123D iPad app from Autodesk looks like a really cool way get your hands dirty with an art form that the majority of us have… Read More

  • Indian Government Wants To Monitor Twitter And Facebook, Maybe Google And Skype Too

    Indian Government Wants To Monitor Twitter And Facebook, Maybe Google And Skype Too

    So remember that one time when RIM co-CEO Mike Lazaridis kind of freaked out during a BBC interview. The fact that he flaked on the interview kind of overshadowed the reasons why he started freaking out in the first place — India. The Indian government has been tightening its control over social media and other forms of communication within the country amidst the rising threat of… Read More

  • Apple Blocks Sales Of Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 In EU, Motorola’s Xoom Next?

    Apple Blocks Sales Of Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 In EU, Motorola’s Xoom Next?

    Back in April when it was just a bunch of harsh words and vicious threats, the beef between Samsung and Apple was pretty entertaining. But things are only funny until someone gets hurt, and this time (for the first time throughout this war) it’s Europe that will feel the pain. In its never-ending tiff with the South Korea-based Samsung, Apple won a temporary injunction to block sales of… Read More

  • Vizio’s 8-Inch Android Tablet Hits Shelves With $299 Price Tag

    Vizio’s 8-Inch Android Tablet Hits Shelves With $299 Price Tag

    The Vizio Tablet is finally here after its initial debut at CES. Vizio wants desperately to control your home theater experience and the company’s new Android tablet is an integral part of that, acting as the central hub of Vizio’s V.I.A. (Video Internet Apps) Plus ecosystem. Acronyms aside, this means that Vizio’s HDTVs and its tablets will share the same interface and… Read More

  • Apple’s Trade-In Program Just Got So Much Better

    Apple’s Trade-In Program Just Got So Much Better

    If you were thinking of dumping that old laptop, hold on a second. Apple has just updated its trade-in policy, and you can now bring in any Apple product, as well as any desktop or laptop, for free recycling or even store credit. Yes, any desktop or laptop, including PCs — and it won’t cost you a dime. Read More

  • Third Galaxy S II Iteration Surfaces With LTE In Tow, Dubbed “Celox”

    Third Galaxy S II Iteration Surfaces With LTE In Tow, Dubbed “Celox”

    We already know there’s more than one version of the Galaxy S II floating around out there. We have the original, 4.3-inch tri-buttoned version that launched in Korea. Then we have the Infuse-esque 4.5-inch version we saw just a few days ago that’s headed to T-Mobile, dubbed the Hercules. And now, a third Galaxy S II version has emerged. Meet Celox, a 4G LTE monster. Read More

  • AT&T Hits Obstacle In T-Mobile, Qualcomm Spectrum Acquisitions

    AT&T Hits Obstacle In T-Mobile, Qualcomm Spectrum Acquisitions

    The FCC has just informed good ol’ big blue that its proposed acquisitions of T-Mobile and Qualcomm’s 700MHz spectrum will be informally reviewed together, rather than as separate transactions. This wouldn’t really be a big deal except for the fact that AT&T may be biting off more than it can chew. By reviewing the two proposed acquisitions together, the FCC is… Read More

  • OpenPCR Machine Makes Your Basement A Crime Lab

    OpenPCR Machine Makes Your Basement A Crime Lab

    You’ve heard of the CSI effect, right? It’s this wacky “syndrome” whereby we’ve watched so much CSI Miami and Law and Order that we can’t fully put our weight behind a verdict without some solid DNA evidence. I guess it’s easy to forget that we had an entire legal system sans DNA for quite a while. In any case, we’ve apparently got an itch to be… Read More

  • Google Accidentally Posts Details About Its Next Android Search App Update

    Google Accidentally Posts Details About Its Next Android Search App Update

    Google today announced an update to its Google Search app for Android, bringing a few new features that should improve your overall search experience. For one, suggestions will now be grouped by type, with the web suggestions appearing up top. Travelers, nomads, and peeps outside of the States will also get to see country-specific suggestions and search results as long as they’re in… Read More

  • RIM’s First QNX-Powered BlackBerry May Be Rushed To Its Q1 2012 Release

    RIM’s First QNX-Powered BlackBerry May Be Rushed To Its Q1 2012 Release

    RIM’s had a rough go of it in the past few months. But there’s a shiny, glittering ray of hope peeking out from the collecting rubble, and it’s called QNX. The Waterloo-based phone maker has been working for quite a while now on a replacement for its BlackBerry OS, and according to a report from BGR, the first QNX-powered handset (codenamed the BlackBerry Colt) will arrive… Read More

  • Mystery Solved: The Hercules Is T-Mobile’s Samsung Galaxy S II

    Mystery Solved: The Hercules Is T-Mobile’s Samsung Galaxy S II

    There’s been some question over whether or not the Samsung Hercules for T-Mobile is in fact a variation of the drool-inducing Galaxy S II. From the words written across the back panel of that pictured phone, I’d be willing to say the evidence is conclusive — The Samsung Hercules is actually the Galaxy S II dressed up as a demigod. Read More

  • Upcoming Samsung Hercules Spotted Mingling At Canadian Party?

    Upcoming Samsung Hercules Spotted Mingling At Canadian Party?

    What would happen if the Samsung Galaxy S II and the Samsung Infuse 4G met up, had a few drinks, and got a bit frisky? If you ignore the fact that phones aren’t capable of mating, the product of that one-night stand would probably look a lot like the phone featured in this leaked image — what seems to be the Samsung Hercules. Read More

  • Sprint Unveils Their First $100 4G Android Phone: The Samsung Conquer 4G

    Sprint Unveils Their First $100 4G Android Phone: The Samsung Conquer 4G

    It looks like it’s go time for the Samsung Conquer 4G. Upon Sprint’s announcement this morning, we have a few more specs to offer you along with a launch date — August 21. Just as we expected, the handset will go for $100 as long as you sign on the dotted line of a two-year agreement. Read More

  • Verizon Roadmap Promises September 8 Launch For Droid Bionic Superphone… Finally

    Verizon Roadmap Promises September 8 Launch For Droid Bionic Superphone… Finally

    Well, look what we have here. Turns out that CEO Sanjay Jha of a little company called Motorola wasn’t lying when he said the long-awaited (like, really long-awaited) Droid Bionic will hit Verizon shelves in September. September 8, to be exact. At least, that’s what this leaked Verizon document is telling us. And that’s not all it had to say. Read More

  • Apple Takes Lead In Smartphone Shipments, But Samsung Is On Its Heels

    Apple Takes Lead In Smartphone Shipments, But Samsung Is On Its Heels

    According to a report from IDC, Apple shipped more smartphones than any other manufacturer in Q2, stealing bragging rights from a struggling Nokia. With 20.3 million units shipped, Apple managed to nab a 19.1 percent market share, representing year-over-year growth of 141.7 percent. Samsung and Nokia followed behind, with RIM and HTC bringing up the rear. But Apple taking the crown is only… Read More

  • LG Bundles 3D TV Set, 3D Blu-ray Player And 3D Glasses

    LG Bundles 3D TV Set, 3D Blu-ray Player And 3D Glasses

    Don’t you love it when manufacturers bundle products? I mean, what’s the burger without some fries and a soda? Anyways, here’s the latest bundle out of LG — an entertainment package featuring an LG Cinema 3D HDTV, a 3D Blu-ray player and four sets of 3D glasses. That enough 3D for you? Read More

  • Slidelight iPad App Is A Flipboard-Instagram Hybrid

    Slidelight iPad App Is A Flipboard-Instagram Hybrid

    A new iPad app out of Warsaw, Poland may have what it takes to be the Flipboard of photography. Dubbed Slidelight and published by Macoscope, the app does most of the heavy lifting for you, pulling in Instagram pictures through various filters and formatting them in the most enjoyable way possible. In fact, according to the app description, Slidelight is “packed with such an amount of… Read More

  • N00ter Keeps ISPs In Line Over Net Neutrality

    N00ter Keeps ISPs In Line Over Net Neutrality

    It may be a while before Congress & Friends get this whole Net Neutrality debate squared away. But that’s no biggie, since Dan Kaminsky has cooked up his own little solution to figure out if your ISP is throttling service. It’s called N00ter, short for neutral rooter, and Kaminsky showed it off for the first time at the Black Hat security conference in Las Vegas, reports Forbes. Read More

  • T-Mobile Customers Continue To Jump Ship, But With Less Haste Than Before

    T-Mobile Customers Continue To Jump Ship, But With Less Haste Than Before

    T-Mobile’s customer base has been dwindling for a while now, but the migration from pink seems to be slowing with just 50,000 customers bouncing out of there in the second quarter. That’s compared to the 90,000 T-Mo customers that jumped ship last year. With this past quarter’s losses, T-Mobile’s current subscriber base comprises 33.6 million people — quite a… Read More

  • “GameBox For Facebook” Tunnels Facebook Games To The iPad

    “GameBox For Facebook” Tunnels Facebook Games To The iPad

    Love them or hate them, one thing holds true of Facebook games: they’re crazy addictive. So addictive, in fact, that full-grown adults are having trouble pulling themselves away from the social network, all because of a few virtual strawberries. Luckily, a new iPad app has emerged that will let you play some of your favorite Flash-based Facebook games outside where the sun shines… Read More