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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Amazon to replace cracked Kindle e-readers free; drops $200 charge

Amazon to replace cracked Kindle e-readers free; drops $200 charge

Following a customer lawsuit, Amazon says it will replace models of its popular Kindle e-reader that have been cracked by a cover for the device that it sells as an accessory.The move marks a shift in Amazon's previous position, which was to charge customers $200 to replace the device because the damage wasn't covered under the warranty.

July 17, 2009 by in Amazon

Authors: Kindle 2 text-to-speech undermines audio books

Authors: Kindle 2 text-to-speech undermines audio books

The guild that represents authors is urging writers to be wary of the text-to-speech feature of Amazon's second-generation Kindle e-reader.In a memo sent to members Thursday, the guild says the Kindle 2's "Read to Me" feature "presents a significant challenge to the publishing industry.

February 12, 2009 by in Amazon

Amazon Kindle DX, in video

Amazon Kindle DX, in video

Here's a quick glance at the Amazon Kindle DX in video as it scrolls through articles in The New Yorker.It's not the greatest quality -- thanks, YouTube -- despite it being shot in HD.

May 6, 2009 by in Amazon