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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Would Palm dare roll out Pre a day before Apple's WWDC keynote?

Would Palm dare roll out Pre a day before Apple's WWDC keynote?

MobileCrunch's MG Siegler has a real saucy suggestion this morning, asking if Palm would dare roll out its Pre smartphone the day before Apple's WWDC keynote. If you'll notice, it's nearly May, and Palm has yet to disclose pricing or a release date for the Pre smartphone beyond the original "first half of 2009" window, which is nearing quickly.

April 28, 2009 by in iPhone

Citrix Receiver: instant access to Windows applications on iPhone

Citrix Receiver: instant access to Windows applications on iPhone

Citrix announced last week its Citrix Receiver application for the Apple iPhone and iPod touch that gives users access to full-featured Windows applications and documents from their mobile device.Citrix says the application will enable users to run existing enterprise applications on iPhone while maintaining control of corporate data and intellectual property.

May 10, 2009 by in iPhone

iPhone users don't use device for work, study says

iPhone users don't use device for work, study says

The vast majority of iPhone owners, 73 percent, use their mobile devices primarily for personal reasons, according to the results of a new survey by Compete.On the other hand, 59 percent of owners of other smartphones primarily used their devices for business and work-related tasks, according to the survey.

April 28, 2009 by in iPhone

Apple, Verizon consider iPhone deal; AT&T's last hurrah?

Apple, Verizon consider iPhone deal; AT&T's last hurrah?

More rumblings are being reported between Verizon and Apple, who are said to be discussing the possibility of deploying the iPhone on the Verizon network next year.The most interesting aspect of the deal, besides the fact that it would bring the iPhone to another carrier besides AT&T, is that it would mark the first time Apple has produced a version of the iPhone for a CDMA wireless network (AT&T's network is GSM).

April 26, 2009 by in iPhone

ARM shows possible iPhone-bound multicore mobile processor

ARM shows possible iPhone-bound multicore mobile processor

ARM is demonstrating the first working example of a multicore processor that may dramatically speed up smartphones while Apple is searching for iPhone engineers that can write multithreaded code, perhaps to take advantage of ARM's breakthrough, AppleInsider reports.The chip designer along with ST-Ericsson is reportedly running a chip based on its Cortex-A9 architecture on a Symbian-based test device at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona.

February 17, 2009 by in iPhone

'Fish' = 'Sex'? iPhone can't understand British accent

'Fish' = 'Sex'? iPhone can't understand British accent

The new voice-recognition search tool for the iPhone has problems understanding British accents, leading to some bizarre answers to spoken queries, according to a report by Agence France Presse.The free application, which allows iPhone owners to use the Google search engine with their voice, mistook the word "iPhone" variously for "sex," "Einstein" and "kitchen sink," according to the Daily Telegraph.

November 18, 2008 by in iPhone