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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  • From Disrupt Finalist To $8M In Funding And 2M Users, Voxy Tells All

    From Disrupt Finalist To $8M In Funding And 2M Users, Voxy Tells All

    English learning app Voxy hit the scene nearly two years ago exactly, on our Disrupt SF stage. It was a great presentation, but perhaps more importantly it was a great business idea. Since then, Voxy is rated the number one education app in over 20 different countries, has raised a total of $8 million in funding, and now has over 2 million users. So I sat down with CEO and founder Paul Gollash… Read More

  • Vibease: The Long-Distance Relationship You Always Wanted

    Vibease: The Long-Distance Relationship You Always Wanted

    We’ve seen quite a few startups try to disrupt relationships lately. There’s Dejamor, which sends you a box of romance each month, Boink Box, which sends you a box of sex toys, and I seem to remember a somewhat embarrassing interview with OhMiBod at CES. And today, yet another sexy startup joins the space. It’s called Vibease, and it’s a “massager” as they… Read More

  • The Value Of Your iPhone Drops Every Second, So Try This

    The Value Of Your iPhone Drops Every Second, So Try This

    The value of your current iPhone is going down as I write this very sentence. And according to Gazelle, current iPhone models traditionally depreciate about 25 percent a couple weeks before the next generation iPhone is unveiled. And guess what? The new iPhone is about two weeks away. As Rafiki would say in the Lion King, “it is time.” But what do you do? Read More

  • This Is The Best Look At The New iPhone Yet

    This Is The Best Look At The New iPhone Yet

    Ah, the next-gen iPhone. What more can we say? Almost sadly, we already know the screen will be bigger, the connecting port is smaller, and the design will be drastically different, with a two-tone metal casing. And yet, we still haven’t seen one of these bad boys fully assembled. We’ve seen parts — boy have we seen parts! But with two weeks left until the official… Read More

  • The Weather Channel iPad App Tops 10 Million Downloads

    The Weather Channel iPad App Tops 10 Million Downloads

    We’ve followed The Weather Channel through its transition into the digital era. It started with a beautiful iPad app, and then the company revamped its iPhone app and website to match the new look and feel. And boy were there features! Social elements, notifications when it will rain, and personalized weather were all in the forecast. And today, the iPad app that started it all has… Read More

  • Galactic Status: Virgin Airlines Offers One Frequent Flier A Trip To Space

    Galactic Status: Virgin Airlines Offers One Frequent Flier A Trip To Space

    Virgin is one of my favorite airlines to fly on — it’s kind of like the airline of the future, with interactive displays in every head rest, cool lighting, an animated safety video, and there’s almost always WiFi on board. But Virgin is looking to be even more futuristic, promising the customer with the most miles at the end of the year a chance to upgrade to Galactic status. Read More

  • AT&T Opens A Swanky 10,000 Sq. Ft. Flagship Store In Chi-Town

    AT&T Opens A Swanky 10,000 Sq. Ft. Flagship Store In Chi-Town

    Today, AT&T opened up its 10,000 square foot flagship retail store on Michigan Ave. in Chicago. It’s a bit of a beast, with an 18-foot Connect Wall that displays news and product info to everyone in the store and in the street. But despite all the cool technology (and trust me, there’s plenty), AT&T is really looking to have more of connection with its consumers. When you… Read More

  • AroundMe Local Search App Launches On Windows Phone

    AroundMe Local Search App Launches On Windows Phone

    Local search app AroundMe recently surpassed the 6 million user mark, and is looking to expand its availability even more. The company has just announced a Windows Phone version of the app, which is available now in the Windows Phone Marketplace. AroundMe’s iPhone app has been out since 2008, and just recently the company revamped the Android app with a new look and feel. As per usual… Read More

  • Samsung Announces The Galaxy Camera: 4.8″ Display, 16MP CMOS Sensor, 21x Zoom, And Jelly Bean

    Samsung Announces The Galaxy Camera: 4.8″ Display, 16MP CMOS Sensor, 21x Zoom, And Jelly Bean

    At the IFA conference in Berlin, Samsung has just announced the Galaxy Camera, a 4.8-inch Android-powered camera with WiFi, 3G (or 4G) connectivity, and a quad-core SoC. See, digital cameras have lost their swagger. With the combination of pretty decent micro lenses and smartphones, the digital imaging sector has been left to the serious hobbyists and professionals. But Samsung, following… Read More

  • Mint.com Tops 10 Million Registered Users, 70% Use Mobile

    Mint.com Tops 10 Million Registered Users, 70% Use Mobile

    Mint.com, a financial planning app that was a TC40 winner and acquired by Intuit in 2009, has just announced it has surpassed 10 million registered users. This is pretty incredible growth considering the company only had about 1.7 million users when it was acquired nearly three years ago. The service is tracking more than $80 billion in credit and debit transactions and almost $1 trillion in… Read More

  • Dropbox Teams With Vimeo For Direct Video Uploads

    Dropbox Teams With Vimeo For Direct Video Uploads

    Today Dropbox and Vimeo have put their heads together to let Dropbox users upload content directly to Vimeo. Both companies have done a lot in the past few months to improve their user experiences. Dropbox now lets you share with links, and it was only a few months ago that Vimeo revamped the interface entirely, followed closely by the addition of customizable music options and a… Read More

  • New Update Appears To Bring ISIS Mobile Payments Support To T-Mobile’s Galaxy S II (Update)

    New Update Appears To Bring ISIS Mobile Payments Support To T-Mobile’s Galaxy S II (Update)

    It appears that a brand new update for the T-Mobile Galaxy S II subtly includes an “ISIS/NFC update.” If this update enables the ISIS service on the phone, it would make the Galaxy S II the first phone to utilize the Google-Wallet mobile payments competitor. ISIS, if you happen to have forgotten, (no one would blame you, it was announced all the way back in 2010) is an… Read More

  • Winter Is Coming: The Great iPhone Cable Shortage Of 2012

    Winter Is Coming: The Great iPhone Cable Shortage Of 2012

    How many iOS charger cables do you own? You know, the 30-pin connector that’s been packaged alongside every iPod, iPhone and iPad for as long as I can remember. Personally, I own seven. Each of my friends and colleagues has (at the very least) more than one of these wires. Essentially, if you’ve owned an iThing for more than a few months, especially an iPhone, you probably own… Read More

  • NPD: Apple Customers Love The Genius Bar, Mostly Because Service Is Free

    NPD: Apple Customers Love The Genius Bar, Mostly Because Service Is Free

    If you own an Apple product, chances are you’ve paid a visit to the Genius Bar, the magical place in the back of an Apple store where your broken iThings get fixed. It’s a beautiful system, at least that’s what 90 percent of Apple owners think. According to a study by NPD Group, nine of every ten Apple owners are somewhat or much more likely to make another Apple… Read More

  • FAA Reviewing Use Of Gadgets In The Air, But Forget About In-Flight Cell Phone Calls

    FAA Reviewing Use Of Gadgets In The Air, But Forget About In-Flight Cell Phone Calls

    Don’t expect to make mid-flight phone calls from your smartphone anytime soon. While the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) is putting together a group to re-examine current testing procedures and policies airlines have in place for gadgets, they will not be considering airborne use of cell phones for voice communication. But that is a small price to pay for safety, especially… Read More

  • Call Them Maybe: LoanLook Simplifies Student Loan Payments With Live Advisors

    Call Them Maybe: LoanLook Simplifies Student Loan Payments With Live Advisors

    Student loans aren’t just a pain, they’re a travesty. Yet a new crop of startups is looking to make this process better, not least of which is LoanLook. A subsidiary of Ceannate, LoanLook seeks to organize the process of paying off student loans, while providing the student with as much information as possible. Unlike a Tuition.io, however, LoanLook is aiming to partner with schools… Read More

  • Here Comes Passbook: Latest Leak Points To NFC-Equipped Next-Gen iPhone

    Here Comes Passbook: Latest Leak Points To NFC-Equipped Next-Gen iPhone

    The next iPhone has already leaked out in almost every way, shape and form, yet new images continue to surface. This time, we’re allegedly seeing the most complete view of the next iPhone to date, including what appears to be an NFC chip. Macotakara seems pretty confident in identifying the square component, with an EMI covering, as an NFC sensor. There are a few bits of evidence here… Read More

  • AT&T Vacation Blackout Further Affirms Next iPhone’s September 21 Launch Date

    AT&T Vacation Blackout Further Affirms Next iPhone’s September 21 Launch Date

    We’ve received yet another bit of evidence confirming the next iPhone’s September 21 launch. According to an AT&T sales rep, AT&T staff has been given a vacation blackout from September 21 to September 30, just like Verizon employees. Our source also mentioned that blue carrier employees are undergoing training for an “iconic release.” Sounds like the… Read More

  • T-Mobile Discontinues The Galaxy Note Two Weeks After Releasing It (Update)

    T-Mobile Discontinues The Galaxy Note Two Weeks After Releasing It (Update)

    It was only a fortnight ago that T-Mobile announced it would be carrying Samsung’s Galaxy Note. Pink subscribers everywhere rejoiced in the confirmation — we’d suspected the Note’s arrival for quite a while, and a tweet from T-Mobile sealed the deal. Now, however, it appears that T-Mobile is discontinuing the device, just a few weeks after it put the phablet on… Read More

  • Give Your Instagram Pictures A Creative Commons License With I Am CC

    Give Your Instagram Pictures A Creative Commons License With I Am CC

    The disconnect between smartphone-based Instagram and the Internet is relatively infuriating. For one, you can’t scroll through your friends’ photos, and perhaps more importantly, your can’t license your pictures so that anyone who wants can use them on the web. But a new service called I Am CC has fixed that. Set up much like Flickr, I Am CC lets you grab all your… Read More