Lisa Eadicicco

Lisa Eadicicco

Lisa Eadicicco is a reporter covering mobile technology and video games for The International Business Times. Lisa joined the editorial team at IBT in January 2012, and has previously contributed to publications such as The New York Daily News, Guitar World and Back Stage before covering technology. She graduated from SUNY Purchase in 2012 with a Bachelor of Arts in journalism, and is currently living in Queens, NY.

Articles by Lisa Eadicicco

  • Sony Plans To Stick With PS3 Until 2015, Exec Says Sony Plans To Stick With PS3 Until 2015, Exec Says

    September 24 2012 5:41 PM

    Sony hasn't mentioned any word on the release date for its 'PlayStation 4,' and an executive has revealed some insight as to why this may be. According to the company's Vice President of Hardware Marketing John Koller, Sony will continue to focus on the PS3 through 2015 and possibly beyond.

  • Windows 8 Will Get 'Mists of Pandaria' Despite Previous Comments From Blizzard Windows 8 Will Get 'Mists of Pandaria' Despite Previous Comments From Blizzard

    September 24 2012 3:31 PM

    The Windows 8 release date is nearly one month away, and it looks as if one critic of Microsoft's upcoming OS could be warming up to the upgrade. A software engineer from Blizzard Entertainment confirmed on Monday that "World of Warcraft: Mists of Pandaria" will come to Windows 8, following previous comments from executive Rob Pardo criticizing the new software.

  • iPhone 5 Owners Report Damaged Devices Out Of The Box iPhone 5 Owners Report Damaged Devices Out Of The Box

    September 24 2012 12:31 PM

    Apple’s iPhone 5 may have debuted with phenomenal sales numbers, but some buyers discovered that their highly-anticipated smartphone was in less-than-perfect condition upon unboxing. A recent poll from Mac Rumors surveyed more than 1,300 iPhone 5 owners, a significant portion of which voted that their iPhone 5 was “scuffed out of the box.”

  • Samsung Galaxy S3 Users In Poland Get Android Jelly Bean Update Samsung Galaxy S3 Users In Poland Get Android Jelly Bean Update

    September 24 2012 10:59 AM

    Samsung Galaxy S3 owners have long-awaited the release date for Android’s Jelly Bean update, and the software upgrade has finally begun to arrive. On Monday, some European owners of the Korea-based company’s flagship smartphone have begun receiving Android 4.1.1 Jelly Bean.

  • Android 4.1 Jelly Bean Arrives on Galaxy NexusAndroid 4.1 Jelly Bean Arrives on Galaxy Nexus

    September 21 2012 3:56 PM

    Google has slowly launched its Jelly Bean update across Android devices throughout the summer, and another handset received the upgrade on Friday. The Verizon edition of Samsung’s Galaxy Nexus is now running on Google’s latest treat-themed software.

  • Apple Stock Could Surpass $800 Following iPhone 5 LaunchApple Stock Could Surpass $800 Following iPhone 5 Launch

    September 21 2012 11:13 AM

    The release of Apple’s (AAPL) iPhone 5 could push the company’s stock prices up to $850, analysts have predicted. The highly-anticipated smartphone from Apple is expected to push out up to 6 million units in its first weekend alone, marking what could be the largest Apple handset launch in history.

  • More Money Spent On iPhone Repairs Than 2012 Presidential Campaign, Survey Says More Money Spent On iPhone Repairs Than 2012 Presidential Campaign, Survey Says

    September 20 2012 4:05 PM

    Apple’s iPhone may be one of the most buzzworthy devices on the market, but a new study indicates that it may also be the most accident-prone. According to a survey from SquareTrade obtained by Slash Gear, more than $5.9 billion has been spent on iPhone repairs in America since the first-generation smartphone debuted in 2007.

  • 3 Flaws With Apple Maps In iOS 63 Flaws With Apple Maps In iOS 6

    September 20 2012 1:08 PM

    The release date for iOS 6, Apple’s free software upgrade for its mobile devices, came on Wednesday, just days before the iPhone 5 hits retail stores. Apple enthusiasts patiently awaited the software installation that would bring them 200 new features, but it seems as if the most significant of these additions, the new Apple Maps, was lacking in some crucial areas.

  • Zombies Hit ‘Call of Duty: Black Ops 2’ In New Gameplay TrailerZombies Hit ‘Call of Duty: Black Ops 2’ In New Gameplay Trailer

    September 20 2012 11:37 AM

    When it comes to “Call of Duty: Black Ops 2,” Treyarch hasn’t been shy about revealing information concerning gameplay and multiplayer maps. But it wasn’t until recently that players learned more about the game’s Zombie Mode, one of the most highly-anticipated aspects of the acclaimed military shooter.

  • HP Announces 3 New Laptops Powered By Windows 8HP Announces 3 New Laptops Powered By Windows 8

    September 20 2012 10:29 AM

    As the release date for Windows 8 approaches, more devices catering to Microsoft's upcoming software have been revealed.

  • Microsoft Developing A Controller You Can WearMicrosoft Developing A Controller You Can Wear

    September 19 2012 4:35 PM

    Microsoft's Xbox 720 release could some with innovative technology that is vastly different from its current-generation console. A new patent describing wearable controllers has just surfaced, sparking rumors that this could be part of Microsoft's plan for the next-gen Xbox 720.

  • Will There Be A 'Mass Effect 4?' BioWare Hints At New Game, But First More DLC

    September 19 2012 2:41 PM

    A new single-player "Mass Effect 3" DLC will get a release date this fall, and BioWare has alluded to the fact that a new "Mass Effect" full-length game could be in development.

  • Samsung Tries To Imitate Galaxy S3 Success By Launching Galaxy Note 2 On All U.S. CarriersSamsung Tries To Imitate Galaxy S3 Success By Launching Galaxy Note 2 On All U.S. Carriers

    September 19 2012 10:58 AM

    Samsung officially announced it will release its Galaxy Note 2 by mid-November on all five major U.S. carriers, including Verizon, AT&T, U.S. Cellular, T-Mobile and Sprint.

  • Samsung Galaxy Note 2 Rumors: Verizon Logo Seen In Allegedly 'Leaked' PhotosSamsung Galaxy Note 2 Rumors: Verizon Logo Seen In Allegedly 'Leaked' Photos

    September 18 2012 2:59 PM

    Samsung?s Galaxy Note 2, the successor to its widely popular ?phablet? device, is rumored for an October release date in the United States. It seems as if the tablet/smartphone successor will be made available on more carriers than its predecessor, as recent alleged leaks have indicated a Galaxy Note 2 release for Verizon.

  • Android 4.1 Jelly Bean Release Imminent: Galaxy S3, Galaxy Note, And A Full List Of Devices Confirmed For The UpgradeAndroid 4.1 Jelly Bean Release Imminent: Galaxy S3, Galaxy Note, And A Full List Of Devices Confirmed For The Upgrade

    September 18 2012 12:52 PM

    Some Android users will be getting a sweet treat in the near future. The release date for Android 4.1 Jelly Bean has been confirmed for the majority of devices powered by Google?s popular OS. The new ?buttery smooth? iteration of Android was announced at the search engine giant?s I/O developer?s conference in June, and is rolling out just a day ahead of Apple?s new iOS 6 software.

  • iOS 6 Release Date Is Almost Here: Why Apple Maps May Lose To Google, Other Features To Look Out ForiOS 6 Release Date Is Almost Here: Why Apple Maps May Lose To Google, Other Features To Look Out For

    September 18 2012 11:30 AM

    Apple will begin its official rollout of iOS 6 on Wednesday, just a couple of short days before the release date of its recently revealed iPhone 5. The next-generation operating system boasts a host of new features for iOS devices, but one crucial flaw may have some users considering a switch to Android.

  • Samsung Galaxy S4 Release Date Tipped For Early 2013; Galaxy S3 Successor Rumored To Feature Larger ScreenSamsung Galaxy S4 Release Date Tipped For Early 2013; Galaxy S3 Successor Rumored To Feature Larger Screen

    September 17 2012 5:38 PM

    The tech world is still buzzing over Samsung?s Galaxy S3, but a new rumor suggests that its successor, the Galaxy S4, will have a February 2013 release date. The next-generation flagship smartphone is said to be unveiled at a European technology expo this winter, company officials and local parts suppliers said to the Korea Times.

  • Windows 8 Release Date Imminent: Microsoft Press Event Invites You To 'Celebrate' The New OS On Oct. 25Windows 8 Release Date Imminent: Microsoft Press Event Invites You To 'Celebrate' The New OS On Oct. 25

    September 17 2012 3:06 PM

    The Windows 8 release date is nearly here, and Microsoft has just sent out invitations to a press event that is likely to detail the operating system?s new features. The company has been developing its new OS for quite some time, and now the upgraded software is finally ready for its official public unveiling.

  • Microsoft Surface Tablet Price Hinted By Steve Ballmer; Rumors Indicated Lower Cost For Windows RT DeviceMicrosoft Surface Tablet Price Hinted By Steve Ballmer; Rumors Indicated Lower Cost For Windows RT Device

    September 17 2012 12:41 PM

    Microsoft is venturing deeper into the mobile industry with its upcoming Surface tablet, set for an Oct. 26 release date along its next-gen operating system, Windows 8. The official price for the Surface tablet still remains a mystery, but Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer has shared some insight as to the role of cost when it comes to determining a device?s quality.

  • Apple?s iPhone 5 Release Shatters Sales Records, Called The ?Rolex Of Smartphones? By AnalystApple?s iPhone 5 Release Shatters Sales Records, Called The ?Rolex Of Smartphones? By Analyst

    September 17 2012 10:59 AM

    Apple?s iPhone 5 has been called one the most anticipated smartphone launch in history, and the device?s pre-order numbers have proven this to be true. After completely selling out in just one hour on Sept. 14, the iPhone 5 set a new pre-order record for both AT&T and Apple.