Jordan Crook

Jordan Crook is an Editor 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 an Editor at TechCrunch.

You can email her at jordan@techcrunch.com.

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  • 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

  • NimbleTV Launches Beta In New York To Bring Live TV Content To Any Device

    NimbleTV Launches Beta In New York To Bring Live TV Content To Any Device

    Not unlike Aereo network broadcast streaming TV service, NimbleTV has just launched a beta program allowing users to access subscription TV service through NimbleTV’s cloud-based software. This lets users stream TV content directly to the device of their choosing, including the computer, tablet or smartphone. Not only do NimbleTV subscribers get access on any device they’d like… Read More

  • Gift Guide: ThinkGeek iCade 8-Bitty Wireless Game Controller

    Gift Guide: ThinkGeek iCade 8-Bitty Wireless Game Controller

    ThinkGeek’s iCade 8-Bitty wireless gaming controller is pretty adorable, though limited. It has a retro feel, eliciting nostalgia for Super Nintendo, and hooks up easily with both iOS and Android devices. The games, however, are limited to various emulators like Atari’s Greatest Hits and Pac Man. These are great games and appeal to just about anyone, but the retro controller… Read More

  • Amazon To Produce 6 Original Comedy Series Pilots, Viewers Decide Which Shows Survive

    Amazon To Produce 6 Original Comedy Series Pilots, Viewers Decide Which Shows Survive

    Amazon Studios, the online retailer’s department responsible for sourcing scripts and developing original video content, today announced the development of six original comedy series pilots. When production is completed, the series will air on Amazon’s Instant Video platform, which delivers video content like TV and movies to users’ set top boxes, phones, tablets, and computers. Read More

  • Flipboard Goes Big, Launches Support For 10-Inch Android Tablets

    Flipboard Goes Big, Launches Support For 10-Inch Android Tablets

    Flipboard has just launched its social magazine app to support Android tablets, including the Nexus 10, Samsung’s Galaxy Note 10.1 and Galaxy Tab line. Flipboard is an app that aggregates your RSS info, social networks, etc. to create a beautiful, flippable magazine. In fact, the app won Best Touch Interface at the 2011 Crunchies. But making sure that interface creates the same… Read More

  • First Round Capital Parodies “Call Me Maybe” And “Gangnam Style” In 5th Annual Holiday Video

    First Round Capital Parodies “Call Me Maybe” And “Gangnam Style” In 5th Annual Holiday Video

    It’s that time of year again. Santa spottings are going down in malls across the country, Christmas lights are hung, and Eggnog and Gingerbread are all over the menu at Starbucks. But it wouldn’t be complete with First Round Capital’s fifth annual Seasons Greetings video card. This year, the early stage firm with a portfolio including Path, Birchbox and TaskRabbit, is… Read More

  • Team BlackBerry, RIM’s Biggest Fans, Are Super Excited About BB10

    Team BlackBerry, RIM’s Biggest Fans, Are Super Excited About BB10

    In a marketing move almost as clever as bringing unannounced devices to an NBA game, RIM has rounded up 20 of BlackBerry’s biggest fans to take a look at the new BlackBerry 10 operating system, which will most certainly make or break the Canada-based phone maker. The lucky ducks were sent to RIM’s Waterloo headquarters to get a quick hands-on demo of the new OS, and even got to… Read More

  • Rumor: Apple Is Testing The Apple TV In Secret, No Rush To Launch

    Rumor: Apple Is Testing The Apple TV In Secret, No Rush To Launch

    Much has been said about a potential Apple TV set in the past few years, but it would appear that a source out of Foxconn has said that testing is already underway on Apple’s HDTV. The source, speaking under the condition of anonymity, explained that Apple is using LCD panels ranging between 46 inches and 55 inches. However, don’t get too excited just yet. According to… Read More