Profile of Eric Zeman
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Eric is a freelance writer for InformationWeek specializing in mobile technologies.
Articles by Eric Zeman
posted in January 2015
High R&D expenditures and botched Nexus 6 smartphone sales dent Google's fourth quarter numbers.
Rise in iPhone sales and drop in Galaxy sales put Apple and Samsung on even ground during the holiday quarter.
Apple's iPad sales were down during the 2014 holiday quarter, even though iPhone and Mac sales were booming. Is the tablet market faltering?
Despite some good signs, Microsoft's Windows Phone plan still needs work. Chase pulling its app doesn't help.
Google's planned wireless service will use both cellular and WiFi, connecting to whichever offers the stronger signal.
The Apple Watch is expected to offer several hours of active use and 19 hours overall. However, in the new wearable market, is it enough?
Google plans to resell access to Sprint and T-Mobile's networks in a bid to improve wireless pricing and performance, and drive more revenue.
FreedomPop's new deal offers unlimited WiFi at 10 million hotspots around the US for $5/month. But be aware of the restrictions.
Samsung's smartphone marketshare retreats as Chinese vendors turn up the heat.
Both carriers have introduced dirt-cheap prepaid service plans -- but beware of a few catches.
Marriott Hotels will no longer prevent guests from using their personal wireless access points, but it will continue exploring security solutions.
Samsung finally launches the first smartphone to run Tizen, its homegrown operating system.
Apple hasn't said it will allow ads on its smartwatch, but mobile marketers are already exploring how to serve ads on the wearable.
Samsung appears to be shifting its focus away from Google's Android mobile OS. Will it fill the gap with Windows Phone?
With few new devices on display at CES, the major phone makers face increasing pressure to deliver at Mobile World Congress in March.
Agency chairman hints at plans to side with Obama, reclassify broadband as a utility.
AT&T responds to T-Mobile's Data Stash campaign with its own plan to let customers carry over unused data.
Android smartphones were plentiful at CES, but some of the industry's biggest players didn't show up.
On opening day at CES, Microsoft targets emerging markets while LG reveals its impressive second-generation flexible phone.