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.

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  • LG’s Dual-Screen DoublePlay Smartphone Lands At T-Mobile For $99 On-Contract

    LG’s Dual-Screen DoublePlay Smartphone Lands At T-Mobile For $99 On-Contract

    If you are of the opinion that two screens are better than one, I come bearing good news. LG’s new DoublePlay smartphone has today been made available at T-Mobile. Read More

  • The Nexus One Isn’t Invited To The Ice Cream Sandwich Social

    The Nexus One Isn’t Invited To The Ice Cream Sandwich Social

    We’re all ready to get a hefty helping of Ice Cream Sandwich, but some may wait longer than others. HTC is still firmly on the fence about details, while Motorola has promised Android 4.0 to the Droid RAZR in the first half of 2012. Meanwhile, Nexus handset owners will be on a shorter waiting list, with the exception of the Nexus One. Unfortunately for owners of the original Google… Read More

  • PROTECT IP Opponents Claim Upcoming House Version May Hurt Twitter, YouTube, Facebook

    PROTECT IP Opponents Claim Upcoming House Version May Hurt Twitter, YouTube, Facebook

    Apparently “innocent until proven guilty” isn’t going to hold up well on the interwebs. At least not according to a group called Demand Progress, who claims that the upcoming House version of the PROTECT IP Act could offer even more power to the accuser. And even worse, sites like Twitter and YouTube may be under fire in no time at all. The bill, which is a rewrite of… Read More

  • Android Smartphone Round-Up: October Edition

    Android Smartphone Round-Up: October Edition

    Even with Ice Cream Sandwich on the way, Android Gingerbread devices are still as hot as ever. That said, there are way too many Android handsets on the market to parse through each and every one, but that’s why we’re here. We’ve looked through all the latest Android smartphones to give you our brief thoughts on the pick of the litter. These aren’t full-length reviews… Read More

  • T-Mobile Outs Release Dates For The Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1, Huawei Springboard

    T-Mobile Outs Release Dates For The Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1, Huawei Springboard

    If you’ve had your eye on the Galaxy Tab 10.1 or Huawei’s new Springboard tablet, the sign-up pages for both devices have just popped up on T-Mobile’s site. On November 7, you’ll be able to pick up a new Springboard tab for no more than $200. We’re still unclear on exact pricing, but TmoNews seems to think it’ll go for $179.99 with a two-year contract. Read More

  • Garmin Launches Fit App Just In Time For Holiday Feasts

    Garmin Launches Fit App Just In Time For Holiday Feasts

    If you’re looking to get preemptive with holiday weight watching, Garmin’s got an app for that. The company today released the Garmin Fit app, which tracks speed, pace, distance, time, calories, and with the addition of Garmin’s ANT+ accessories, heart rate, and cadence. The app also maps out the user’s workout and uploads it directly to Garmin Connect, all for $.99. Read More

  • Apple’s Upcoming Grand Central Store Will Be Ready By Black Friday

    Apple’s Upcoming Grand Central Store Will Be Ready By Black Friday

    The holidays are right around the corner, and just like every other brand and retailer, Apple is getting ready for the rush. The soon-to-be Apple Store in New York’s iconic Grand Central Station, which we reported earlier, will be open for Black Friday this year. Read More

  • Samsung MV800 Review: For The Narcissist In All Of Us

    Samsung MV800 Review: For The Narcissist In All Of Us

    While the idea of a flip-out screen for self-portraits is just a tad gimmicky, the MV800 is one sweet little point-and-shoot. Whether you’re straight-up obsessed with yourself, or a narcissist is hidden deep within, this thing just begs you to take pictures of yourself. And if your experience is anything like mine, you’ll really, really enjoy it. Read More

  • Motorola Offers Unlocked Bootloader Tool For Droid RAZR, Verizon Removes It

    Motorola Offers Unlocked Bootloader Tool For Droid RAZR, Verizon Removes It

    Soon-to-be Droid RAZR owners, this one’s for you. If you’re looking for a reason to be angry this Monday morning, I’ll do you one better with a reason for anger and a target toward which you can direct that rage. Ausdroid reports that Motorola has provided a bootloader unlock solution for its new Motorola Droid RAZR (which is a shock in and of itself after the way Moto… Read More

  • Samsung Galaxy Tab 7.0 Plus Arrives November 13, Pre-Order Begins October 23

    Samsung Galaxy Tab 7.0 Plus Arrives November 13, Pre-Order Begins October 23

    Though it’s already been listed for pre-order at J&R (and promptly unlisted), Samsung has given the official word for pricing and availability of its Galaxy Tab 7.0 Plus. The 7-inch Honeycomb-powered slate will go up for pre-order at various retailers on Sunday, October 23, with retail availability beginning November 13. Samsung says its newest Galaxy Tab will go for $399.99. Read More

  • iPhone 4S Pre-Orders Go Live In 22 New Countries

    iPhone 4S Pre-Orders Go Live In 22 New Countries

    If you’re one of the many Apple fanbois outside of the original seven countries in which Apple initially launched the iPhone 4S, I feel your pain. Though I placed my pre-order early, “complications” at AT&T have forced me to endure another 21-18 days and suffice it to say, I’ve turned a nice pukey shade of green with envy. But it’s possible you may get your… Read More

  • Microsoft Looks To Cut Windows Phone Production Costs… In Half

    Microsoft Looks To Cut Windows Phone Production Costs… In Half

    Microsoft is looking to cut manufacturing costs on its Windows Phone 7 handsets, according to statements made by WinPho boss Andy Lees in Hong Kong today. The company has struggled through its push into mobile since the launch of the Windows Phone platform last year, which honestly made more of a ripple than a splash in the market. Now that Mango is ready to emerge as a “third… Read More

  • Shoutz Mobile App Marries Video With A Twitter-Style Social Network

    Shoutz Mobile App Marries Video With A Twitter-Style Social Network

    To add to the ever growing list of social networks out there, a “Twitter for video” mobile application called Shoutz is just making its way into the App Store and Android Market. The app allows users to connect with friends (or followers), along with their favorite sports stars or celebrities by both sending and receiving 15-second video clips, aka Shoutz. Much like Google+ and… Read More

  • Verizon Lights Up 22 New Cities With 4G LTE Coverage

    Verizon Lights Up 22 New Cities With 4G LTE Coverage

    Get ready, Verizon subscribers. You may have reason to upgrade to a brand new LTE-capable device — like the freshly announced Motorola Droid RAZR — now that Verizon has extended its 4G LTE coverage to 22 new cities. The LTE extension into these 22 new cities will bring Verizon’s 4G coverage to a total of 165 cities today, with 13 more areas lighting up on November 17. Read More

  • Amazon Extends Trade-In Program To Kindles, Non-Amazon E-Readers Welcome

    Amazon Extends Trade-In Program To Kindles, Non-Amazon E-Readers Welcome

    If you’re looking to upgrade your e-reader, Amazon just made the transition that much easier. Today the online retailer extended its Trade-In program to cover Kindles and other e-readers. Trading in a Kindle should net you anywhere from $25 to $135 depending on the model and the device’s condition. After entering your old e-reader into the system, Amazon will award you with a… Read More

  • AT&T Surpasses 1 Million iPhone 4S Activations

    AT&T Surpasses 1 Million iPhone 4S Activations

    It would seem that the iPhone 4S is one helluva record breaker. Apple recorded over 1 million pre-orders in the first 24 hours the phone was available, and a record 4 million devices sold in the first weekend. That’s double the amount of any other iPhone’s first weekend sales. But the iPhone 4S isn’t just breaking records at Apple. AT&T has just announced that its iPhone… Read More

  • Sony Ericsson Plans To Release Android 4.0 To The Xperia Line In 2012

    Sony Ericsson Plans To Release Android 4.0 To The Xperia Line In 2012

    Sony Ericsson has joined HTC in offering up a general plan for pushing the Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich updates to existing handsets. In a message on its Dutch Facebook page, the company has said it will roll out Ice Cream Sandwich to all 2011 Xperia handsets. Phones that should receive the update include the Xperia Play, Xperia neo and neo V, Mini Pro, Xperia Ray, and the Xperia arc. Read More

  • Hands-On With The Gingerbread-Powered E Fun Nextbook Premium9 Tablet

    Hands-On With The Gingerbread-Powered E Fun Nextbook Premium9 Tablet

    E Fun has launched the third in its line of Nextbook Premium Tablets, a nine-incher to round out its size offerings. Almost identical to the 7- and 8-inch models (save for a lack of camera on the Premium7), the Nextbook Premium9 tablet rocks a 9-inch capacitive display, a silver back panel and an added hint of red around the edge. The trio shares almost all the same specs, perhaps implying… Read More

  • Google Promises Android 4.0 For The Nexus S, “Theoretically” For Gingerbread Devices, Too

    Google Promises Android 4.0 For The Nexus S, “Theoretically” For Gingerbread Devices, Too

    With a few hours of Ice Cream Sandwich familiarity under our belts, the looming question in everyone’s mind is: when will the Android 4.0 update roll out to existing devices? Well, nobody knows. But after talking with a few authorities on the subject, we at least have a few hints. Read More

  • Sony Opens Up The PlayStation Store To Tablet S Owners

    Sony Opens Up The PlayStation Store To Tablet S Owners

    Owners of the Tablet S from Sony: listen up because your Android-powered slab of glass just became that much more fun. The PlayStation Store for PS-certified devices has officially gone live, with 10 PS1 titles available at launch. The Store is now accessible in nine countries, the U.S. and Canada included. Sony says that most of the Tablet S-optimized titles will cost $5.99 to download. Read More