Jordan Crook

Jordan Crook is a Senior Writer based out of Brooklyn, NY. She writes about internet culture, social networks, and consumer-facing technology. Jordan hosts many of TechCrunch’s live events, including regional TC Pitch-Offs and the world-renowned TechCrunch Disrupt conference. She’s also a co-host on the TechCrunch Radio show on Sirius XM each week.

She has written for publications such as Mobile Marketer and MobileBurn.

She is now a writer at TechCrunch.

You can email her at jordan@techcrunch.com.

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  • Lytro Reveals Its Software Side At CES [Video]

    Lytro Reveals Its Software Side At CES [Video]

    If you haven’t yet experienced the world of light field photography, it’s time to step into the Lytro. (See what I did there?) The Lytro camera is a brand new form of photographic technology that produces what the company calls a “living photo.” This means that the user has the ability to change the focus from the foreground to background, shift perspective, and add… Read More

  • Cars, Sex Toys, And Everything In Between: Live Streaming The North Hall At CES

    Cars, Sex Toys, And Everything In Between: Live Streaming The North Hall At CES

    Two days down, two days to go. We’ve seen Samsung, Sony and LG. We’ve hit up Huawei, Parrot, and Verizon. We even met a few different celebrities like Xzibit, Nick Cannon, and Run of Run-DMC. It’s been an eventful, hilarious, and overwhelming experience, and we’re only halfway through. Read More

  • Everything You Wish You Could See At Samsung’s Massive CES Booth

    Everything You Wish You Could See At Samsung’s Massive CES Booth

    Samsung is known around these here parts as the Fifth Horseman. The company has risen from a boring mega-conglomerate to Apple’s biggest competitor, the world leader in TVs, and one of the most crucial manufacturers in the world. The proof of this is in the pudding, or rather the $1 million booth the company has set up to dominate CES. This booth is rivaled only by Sony’s, and… Read More

  • Entering The Land Of Hardware Startups: Live Coverage Of CES Day 2 Begins Now!

    Entering The Land Of Hardware Startups: Live Coverage Of CES Day 2 Begins Now!

    It’s a brand new day and the sun is high. So ready yourself for yet another eight hours of TechCrunch live streaming coverage from the CES showroom floor. Yesterday was exciting, especially visiting the massive booths of Samsung, Sony, and LG. But it’s impossible that you’re satisfied. I’m not. Read More

  • Today We Learned That Verizon Is Going To Save The World

    Today We Learned That Verizon Is Going To Save The World

    With Microsoft pulling out of the Consumer Electronics Show and Apple nowhere to be seen, the show has become a huge opportunity for other companies to have their major onstage moment. With more than 150,000 people in attendance and millions of people watching remotely, it’s the opportunity of the year for a company that isn’t known for its press conference prowess. You know. Read More

  • Xzibit, Sugar Ray Leonard, Nick Cannon And More Pimp Headphones At CES

    Xzibit, Sugar Ray Leonard, Nick Cannon And More Pimp Headphones At CES

    The CES showroom floor is full of surprises, but none were quite as exciting as the plethora of celebrities we bumped into on Day 1. Much of that is in great thanks to Monster, who is focused on new partnerships with brands and celebrities alike, including Diesel Jeans, Nick Cannon, and Xzibit. With a little luck and the help of some nice PR folks, we managed to get video interviews with… Read More

  • We’re Live From CES With Samsung, Sony, And LG

    We’re Live From CES With Samsung, Sony, And LG

    And so it begins. Another year of CES madness, obsession, and viral infection has rolled around yet again, and today marks the beginning of a very exciting week. Our coverage is deep and wide like the fountain of youth, but topping it all off like a deliciously juicy cherry is our live streaming coverage of the showroom floors. And it’s all for you, so feel free to chat with us, ask… Read More

  • Samsung’s Galaxy Note 10.1 Will Hit Verizon With 4G LTE And Android 4.1 Jelly Bean

    Samsung’s Galaxy Note 10.1 Will Hit Verizon With 4G LTE And Android 4.1 Jelly Bean

    Samsung just announced that its Galaxy Note 10.1 is headed to Verizon with 4G LTE connectivity. And if that weren’t enough, the S-Pen-enabled tablet will ship with Android 4.1 Jelly Bean. If you are unfamiliar with the GalNote 10.1, it brings the screen real estate of a tablet to the creative power afforded by the Galaxy Note smartphone. By including support for the Wacom-esque… Read More

  • Samsung Unveils First Quad-Core LED TV With Super Thin Bezel, S-Recommendation, Revamped Smart Hub

    Samsung Unveils First Quad-Core LED TV With Super Thin Bezel, S-Recommendation, Revamped Smart Hub

    Samsung is more than just a fifth horseman in tech — the company is a straight-up powerhouse with the breadth to run your entire digital lifestyle. Last year, the focus was on ecosystem, with smart TV’s, phones and tablets that interact with each other. This year, Samsung wants your technology to go further than inter-connectivity. The company wants technology to “know… Read More

  • Intel Intros The Atom Z2420 Lexington Mobile Processor Aimed At Emerging Markets

    Intel Intros The Atom Z2420 Lexington Mobile Processor Aimed At Emerging Markets

    Intel is ready to chip away at Qualcomm’s dominance in the smartphone arena. Today at the company’s CES Press conference, the company introduced the Atom Z2420 mobile processor, codenamed Lexington, which is aimed at the emerging market demographics including India, Latin America, and Africa. The chip has been leaked before, but it’s finally coming to market and will be… Read More

  • LEGO Mindstorms EV3: The Better, Faster, Stronger Generation Of Robotic Programming

    LEGO Mindstorms EV3: The Better, Faster, Stronger Generation Of Robotic Programming

    Lego is back with another generation of MindStorms, the company’s consumer robotics line aimed at introducing application programming to a younger generation. Kids these days grow up with so much focus on the virtual self, but MindStorms works as a bridge to connect software programming with real-world, physical actions. The new kit includes directions for up to 17 different robots, most… Read More

  • Le Parcel, Because Tampons And Monthly Subscription Services Go Hand In Hand

    Le Parcel, Because Tampons And Monthly Subscription Services Go Hand In Hand

    If ever there was a consumer product suited for monthly subscriptions, it would be tampons. It only takes one midnight trip to the pharmacy for you to agree with me. That’s where Le Parcel comes in. It’s a new startup that lets you choose which brand of feminine hygiene products you’d like to have shipped to you monthly, along with some chocolate of course. Read More

  • 7 Apps That Will Keep Your New Year’s Resolutions Alive

    7 Apps That Will Keep Your New Year’s Resolutions Alive

    A brand new year is upon us, and it’s time to start thinking about the changes you want to make. But it can be difficult to follow through on New Year’s Resolutions, especially without any help or support. But nine times out of ten, there’s an app for that. We pulled seven of Time Magazine’s list of the top ten most broken New Years Resolutions, and determined which… Read More

  • Trade A Bit Of Facebook Privacy For Free Samsung TecTiles, Flip Covers

    Trade A Bit Of Facebook Privacy For Free Samsung TecTiles, Flip Covers

    The gift-giving has ended as we head into the new year, but many of us still need to pick up a few things. For example, if you happen to be a new owner of the Galaxy S III or Galaxy Note II, you probably need a few extra NFC-powered TecTiles and perhaps a brand new flip cover. Samsung has announced that it will give away free six TecTiles and a flip cover for every customer that registers… Read More

  • The Woz Uses Cycloramic And An iPhone 5 To Street View His Kitchen

    The Woz Uses Cycloramic And An iPhone 5 To Street View His Kitchen

    There are only two excuses for using the term “amazeballs!“: you’re Zooey Deschanel and you star in the hit TV sitcom New Girl, or you’ve just witnessed the Cycloramic app in action. Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak is even fascinated with the app, which takes a 360-degree video on its own, without the help or support of a tripod, special case or accessory of any kind. Read More

  • Rumor: Apple Building Bluetooth Smart Watch

    Rumor: Apple Building Bluetooth Smart Watch

    According to Chinese gadget news site Tech.163, Apple may be in the process of developing its own smart watch that connects to your Apple devices via Bluetooth. Based on the report, Intel will be working with Apple to create the smart watch, with a 1.5-inch PMOLED display made by RiTDisplay with ITO-coated glass. Apple has long had a small hold on the watch market thanks to its iPod nano, which… Read More

  • Inside Snapchat, The Little Photo-Sharing App That Launched A Sexting Scare

    Inside Snapchat, The Little Photo-Sharing App That Launched A Sexting Scare

    It started with an assumption, really. Snapchat, a photo-sharing application that auto-destroys images seconds after being opened, launched in September 2011 with zero media coverage. A homegrown product, built by two Stanford guys, grew to now see over 50 million snaps per day today. In fact, Facebook launched a clone of the app just Friday. It wasn’t until the company made its… Read More

  • “Jewel In The Night”, The First Christmas Carol From Space

    “Jewel In The Night”, The First Christmas Carol From Space

    The first ever musical recording in space (that we know of anyway) was performed just a few days ago on the International Space Station by Col. Chris Hadfield, commander of the International Space Station. The song, which is already climbing up Reddit’s r/Music page, is an original Christmas Carol called Jewel in the Night. Based on the commander’s Facebook and Twitter pages, he… Read More

  • Gift Guide: Dyson DC44 Animal Wireless Vacuum Cleaner

    Gift Guide: Dyson DC44 Animal Wireless Vacuum Cleaner

    The DC44 from Dyson is truly an Animal. It’s as good as it gets in the land of vacuum cleaners, with a wireless base, multiple lightweight attachments, and a sleek design. Sure, it’s on the expensive end of the spectrum, but when storing and using your vacuum cleaner is this easy, you realize it’s well worth it. Plus, it does a damn good job of keeping the house clean. Read More

  • Facebook Poke Vs. Snapchat: What’s The Difference?

    Facebook Poke Vs. Snapchat: What’s The Difference?

    Today, Facebook launched a new mobile app called Poke. It’s strikingly similar to a new photo-sharing app that’s taken the blogosphere by storm, called Snapchat. Both Snapchat and Poke let you send pictures or videos which are then destroyed within a matter of seconds. But the social network has officially launched its competitor, and the differences are few but important. Read More