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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Hands-on with the Motorola Rival messaging phone

Hands-on with the Motorola Rival messaging phone

Motorola has announced its Rival mobile messaging phone, which packs a full slide-out QWERTY keyboard, touchscreen elements and visual voicemail. The Moto folks were kind enough to let me play with the new device, which I believe is a nice solution for someone who wants a smartphone but doesn't want to pony up the dough for a data plan. Here's how it stacks up.

June 10, 2009 by in Smartphones

Nokia Ovi Store in pictures

Nokia Ovi Store in pictures

Nokia's Ovi Store intends to "offer consumers relevant, targeted media through their social connections and their physical location information. The company's Adobe Flash-based content vehicle will distinguish itself by offering content based on your location and your contacts in your address book.

March 25, 2009 by in Smartphones

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