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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Maingear introduces 'world's greenest gaming PC' for $799

Maingear introduces 'world's greenest gaming PC' for $799

Claiming a title not unlike the "world's most fuel-efficient sports car," high-performance computer manufacturer Maingear has introduced its Pulse, a small form factor gaming PC based on NVIDIA ION graphics.Maingear says the Pulse is the world's first "ION-based" PC that can be upgraded with a GeForce GPU, allowing for a low-power quotidian ION solution punctuated by moments of high performance GeForce power.

June 5, 2009 by in Intel

Intel joins Dell in fight against 'netbook' trademark

Intel joins Dell in fight against 'netbook' trademark

Intel has joined the fight against Psion over the "netbook" trademark, arguing that the public already uses the term in a generic manner to represent "extensions of the notebook category, smaller computers purpose-built for mobile Internet access," according to the Courthouse News Service.

February 25, 2009 by in Intel

CES 2009: Hands-on with Lenovo's dual-screen W700ds

CES 2009: Hands-on with Lenovo's dual-screen W700ds

I mentioned seeing Lenovo's dual-screen W700ds, or "the beast," as Lenovo informally calls it, at CES Unveiled on the unofficial first day of CES. Well, now I got to play with it, and though it may not exactly be portable, it's a power user's dream machine.

January 9, 2009 by in Intel

AMD: Intel's Otellini 'doesn't get' his consumer disrespect, has 'no remorse'

AMD: Intel's Otellini 'doesn't get' his consumer disrespect, has 'no remorse'

After listening to Intel CEO Paul Otellini speak in a brief conference call this morning about the $1.45 billion fine Europe levied against the company this morning, AMD CMO Nigel Dessau has strong words for the chief executive of the world's largest chip maker:"I think he doesn't get, or has no remorse about, what they've been doing: disrespecting the consumer," Dessau said.

May 13, 2009 by in Intel