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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  • D-Link And OpenDNS To Bring Parental Controls To Your Router

    D-Link And OpenDNS To Bring Parental Controls To Your Router

    Today’s kids have grown up in a world where the internet has always been around, Google has always been there to help, and having a smartphone is the norm. It only follows that they’d be super comfortable with the web, using it just as proficiently, if not more so, than their parents. That’s all well and good, but there’s this one pretty huge problem: the internet… Read More

  • Sonos Announces Play:3 All-In-One HiFi Streaming Music Player

    Sonos Announces Play:3 All-In-One HiFi Streaming Music Player

    If you’re looking for a high-class all-in-one streaming music system, Sonos has you covered. The company today announced the Play:3, a Sonos music player that gives the user access to Sonos’ complete library of streaming music services. Users can control the Play:3 through their Sonos Controller app, available for Android, iPhone and iPad, and the whole thing just costs $299. Read More

  • Microsoft Announces The Explorer Touch Mouse

    Microsoft Announces The Explorer Touch Mouse

    Microsoft today announced the latest in its series of touch-capable mice, the Explorer Touch Mouse. Its shape is reminiscent of Apple’s Magic Mouse, but with functionality similar to that of Microsoft’s own Arc mouse, with a touch strip front and center. Microsoft’s Explorer Touch Mouse will go for $49.95. Read More

  • Joy Factory’s Zip Touch-n-go Charging Station Has Cute Dimples And Three Tails

    Joy Factory’s Zip Touch-n-go Charging Station Has Cute Dimples And Three Tails

    Here’s a weird, albeit kinda cool, little conductive charging pad. Created by the Joy Factory, the Zip Touch-n-go Multi-Charging station basically has three little “Zip tails” that connect to the charging port on your phone, camera, etc., while the other end magnetically attaches to the dimples on the charging pad. Read More

  • Eric Schmidt On The HTC-Apple Brawl: “I’m Not Too Worried About This”

    Eric Schmidt On The HTC-Apple Brawl: “I’m Not Too Worried About This”

    It’s looking like big brother Google is stepping in to help out HTC in its current patent battle with Apple. At a Google mobile conference in Tokyo, executive chariman Eric Schmidt seemed confident that HTC would somehow pull out a win against Apple, despite the fact that a judge approved Apple’s ITC import ban request. Read More

  • Leaked Samsung Galaxy S II Shots Signal A Sprint Launch

    Leaked Samsung Galaxy S II Shots Signal A Sprint Launch

    Sprint has long had to battle against AT&T’s iPhone, and when the Apple smartphone hit Verizon’s shelves, we were all a bit worried about how big yellow would deal. The Nexus S 4G and HTC’s Evo line have kept the carrier fighting, but as our future duopoly continues to snatch up superphones like Verizon’s Motorola Droid 3 and AT&T’s Samsung Infuse 4G… Read More

  • Sears Apologizes For iPad 2 Price Typo, Customers Unforgiving

    Sears Apologizes For iPad 2 Price Typo, Customers Unforgiving

    Remember that one time (last Friday) when GSM On Sale made a huge boo-boo and posted a 16GB iPad 2 for $69 on the Sears.com Marketplace web site? That didn’t go over so well for just about everyone involved. Virtual crowds of consumers flocked to the sale, calling friends and family to get in on it, many of whom bought the tablet in bulk. Only hours later, though, Sears responded by… Read More

  • T-Mobile myTouch 4G Slide Confirmed For July 27 Launch, July 19 Pre-Order

    T-Mobile myTouch 4G Slide Confirmed For July 27 Launch, July 19 Pre-Order

    After some confusion, T-Mobile has taken to Facebook to give us an exact arrival date for the myTouch 4G Slide. We originally pegged the slider for a July 27 launch, and as luck (and leaks) would have it, we were right. T-Mo’s Facebook update also confirmed that July 19 will kick off the pre-order period (web only). Read More

  • Ticketmaster For BlackBerry Beta v2.0 Available Now For Beta Zone Members

    Ticketmaster For BlackBerry Beta v2.0 Available Now For Beta Zone Members

    If you’re a member of BlackBerry Beta Zone, you should be happy to hear that Ticketmaster has just released the Ticketmaster for BlackBerry app in beta version 2.0. This means you can select the event of your choosing straight from your phone, buy tickets, and be on your way, all from the comfort of that QWERTY keyboard. Read More

  • Judge Rules: HTC Infringed On 2 Of Apple’s Patents

    Judge Rules: HTC Infringed On 2 Of Apple’s Patents

    The patent battle between HTC and Apple that had been so quiet for so long has really heated up in the past few weeks. Apple filed yet another ITC complaint against HTC just last week, and this week a judge has ruled that two of the ten proposed patents Apple presented in its case were infringed upon by HTC. Read More

  • Acer Plans Smartphone And Tablet Push Into China

    Acer Plans Smartphone And Tablet Push Into China

    After switching up its Touch Business Group chief back in April, Acer has decided to set up an office for its mobile products in China, to better take advantage of the country’s growing smartphone and tablet market. Acer has long been a beast in the Chinese PC market, but has yet to fully establish its presence as a smartphone or tablet maker. Read More

  • Whoops! Sears.com Accidentally Lists iPad 2 For $69

    Whoops! Sears.com Accidentally Lists iPad 2 For $69

    Anyone looking for a $69 16GB iPad 2? Apparently, some IT guy over at one of Sears’ third-party resellers, GSM On Sale, had a bit of a face-palm moment: the site temporarily listed the iPad for $69.99. Oddly enough, the listing claims that you’ll save a whopping $30 by taking advantage of this deal, posting an original price of $99.99. Honestly we’d snatch up an iPad at either… Read More

  • Apple May Ask TSMC For Processing Chips Instead Of Samsung

    Apple May Ask TSMC For Processing Chips Instead Of Samsung

    About three weeks ago, rumors re-surfaced that Apple has plans to dump Samsung as a chip maker in the midst of the ongoing legal battle between the two phone makers. The rumor mill got over it though, after no official comment was made by any of the involved parties. Now however, Reuters claims that Taiwan SemiConductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) has begun trial manufacturing next-gen… Read More

  • Microsoft Leaked Its Own Social Networking Secret, Then Swore It Was Accidental

    Microsoft Leaked Its Own Social Networking Secret, Then Swore It Was Accidental

    Hot on the heels of all this Google+ madness, Microsoft has “unintentionally” leaked its own social networking platform. Whether this is a grab at all the hype or a genuine mistake on the part of some IT guy, we still have one question: What the heck is a Tulalip? I kid… Fusible, which picked up the story first, discovered that the name Tulalip is also the name of a… Read More

  • Sprint Slashes Nexus S 4G Price To $99.99 On-Contract

    Sprint Slashes Nexus S 4G Price To $99.99 On-Contract

    Fast, good, or cheap. Most of the time products can only manage to nab two of those three qualities, but with the recent price cut from Sprint it looks like Google’s Nexus S 4G is pulling a hat trick. Fast? 4G WiMAX speeds — ‘nuf said. Good? The specs (which I’ll delve into below) speak for themselves. And cheap? Well, it’s tough to call a Benjamin… Read More

  • On Voicefeed iOS App Lets You Customize Voicemail Greetings Based On Who's Calling

    On Voicefeed iOS App Lets You Customize Voicemail Greetings Based On Who's Calling

    Most of you will agree when I say that one of the coolest features of Google+ is Circles, which lets you create groups of people to share specific things with, rather than sharing with everyone in your network by default. Today I came across an iOS app that basically has the same system in place, but for voicemail. It’s called On Voicefeed and it lets you build groups (family, friends… Read More

  • App Review: Nuance Dragon Go iOS App

    App Review: Nuance Dragon Go iOS App

    Nuance has come out with the third in its Dragon series of applications, and each time the experience gets better and better. The latest app, Dragon Go, takes Nuance’s voice recognition software to the next level, and adds a way of understanding not just the words spoken, but the intention behind the voice query, through a system called natural language processing. Once the query is… Read More

  • With T-Mobile Name ID, You'll Know Whose Call You're Ignoring

    With T-Mobile Name ID, You'll Know Whose Call You're Ignoring

    You know what’s really annoying? Calls from numbers you don’t have stored in your contacts. If you don’t answer, you could end up missing out on a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity, or getting some much-needed good news. If you get brave and answer, you could end smack-dab in the middle of a conversation that you never wanted to have in the first place. Landlines have long… Read More

  • Hands On With The Sony S1 And S2

    Hands On With The Sony S1 And S2

    It’s official folks! That foldable dual-screen S2 tablet from Sony that we’ve been absolutely desperate to get our hands on is headed to AT&T. Of course, pricing and availability were missing from the press release, although Sony did promise that we would see the Android 3.0 Honeycomb-powered S2 “later this year.” We also got to go hands-on with both the S1 and… Read More

  • Apple's Lawyers Used To Be Samsung's, And Samsung Doesn't Like It

    Apple's Lawyers Used To Be Samsung's, And Samsung Doesn't Like It

    Perhaps Apple is trying to pull a fast one, or maybe Samsung is grasping at straws, but either way: Samsung has requested that Apple’s outside legal team be removed from the case, citing a conflict of interest. In a nutshell, Apple’s outside counsel, a group of attorneys from the firm Bridges & Mavrakakis, have worked closely with Samsung in the past. Of course, that… Read More