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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Palm, Sprint to declare Pre launch date May 19th in WSJ; right venue?

Palm, Sprint to declare Pre launch date May 19th in WSJ; right venue?

The speculative chaps over at BoyGeniusReport are reporting that a dependable source says Palm and Sprint will proclaim the Pre smartphone's launch date in an ad in the Wall Street Journal on May 19.While this bit of news is minor at best, it does reveal an interesting strategy for the Pre: Namely that Palm and Sprint are targeting the white collar business crowd first.

May 11, 2009 by in Telcos

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, bridging 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.

March 30, 2009 by in Telcos

Skype to be embedded on Nokia, Sony smartphones

Skype to be embedded on Nokia, Sony smartphones

Skype today announced a partnership with Nokia, still the largest cell phone maker in the world, to put the the company's Internet calling software onto its phones.Nokia will initially offer Skype on its high-end smartphones, the N-series, and the N97, Nokia's flagship device that will go on sale in June, will be the first to have the software embedded, beginning in the third quarter of 2009.

February 17, 2009 by in Telcos