Andrew Nusca

Former editor

Andrew Nusca is a former writer-editor for ZDNet and contributor to CNET. He is also the former editor of SmartPlanet, ZDNet's sister site about innovation. He writes about business, technology and design now but used to cover finance, fashion and culture. He was an intern at Money, Men's Vogue, Popular Mechanics and the New York Daily News. He is a graduate of New York University and Columbia University. He also happens to be a reformed rock drummer who digs food, cities, words and neckties. He is based in New York.

Andrew Nusca does not hold any investments in the companies he covers.

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Motorola debuts Evoke, 2.8-in. touchscreen, QWERTY phone

Motorola debuts Evoke, 2.8-in. touchscreen, QWERTY phone

Motorola today debuted its Evoke touchscreen/QWERTY combo phone that looks an awful lot like the “riverstone” Palm Pre and bridges the gap between smartphone, “dumb” phone and “feature” phone.The Motorola Evoke QA4 is intended for social messaging: turn it on its side for a full touch-screen QWERTY keyboard; turn it upright to reveal a slide-out keypad. The phone also uses predictive texting with smart auto correction and e-mail access to further the “messaging” intention.

March 30, 2009 by in Smartphones

T-Mobile to release Google Android tablet; have smartphone and computer converged?

T-Mobile to release Google Android tablet; have smartphone and computer converged?

T-Mobile plans to sell a home phone early next year and soon after a tablet computer, both running Google's Android operating system, according to confidential documents obtained from one of the company’s partners by The New York Times.The phone will plug into a docking station and come with another device that handles data synchronization as it recharges the phone’s battery, according to the report.

April 5, 2009 by in Smartphones

Are you still interested in Palm Pre?

Are you still interested in Palm Pre?

According to recent traffic figures from clicksharing community Compete, yes.Despite no firm release date, no news in two months and a flurry of headlines about Apple's iPhone, RIM's BlackBerry and various Google Android devices, the Palm Pre is still on consumers' minds, according to Compete.

March 25, 2009 by in Smartphones