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Eric is a freelance writer for InformationWeek specializing in mobile technologies.
Articles by Eric Zeman
posted in October 2013
Google's Nexus 5 smartphone runs Android 4.4 KitKat operating system and starts at $349.
No new iPads throughout most of 2013 means Apple's share of the tablet market has dipped below 30% -- its lowest ever.
Apple confirmed a small number of iPhones 5s units have defective batteries, but the iPad Air has scored impressive reviews ahead of its release.
Lenovo announced two new Android tablets uniquely designed to offer improved hold, stand and tilt modes.
Q3 earnings reports show Samsung holding its strong lead in the smartphone market, followed by Apple. Meanwhile, Nokia shows new signs of life.
Google shops manufacturers for its upcoming smartwatch, which will make heavy use of its voice-activated Google Now search feature.
LG's curved G Flex smartphone resembles a G2 that was put through a wringer.
Nexus 5 and Nexus 10 leaks continue unabated, but specs and release dates are anything but certain.
Following iPad and Surface tablet launches, Apple and Microsoft trade new barbs in quest for tablet supremacy.
BBM for Android received a large number of positive reviews that contained the exact same text, but BlackBerry denies any involvement.
Apple's co-founder wasn't wowed by the new tablets, and Microsoft doesn't think they're good enough for mobile professionals.
The good news: Galaxy S4 sales hit 40 million.
Apple's new iPads are impressive, but there's plenty of potential for next year's models. Here's what we like and don't like about the iPad Air and new Mini.
Apple's decision to continue offering its older iPads along with the new models presents an interesting mix of price points. Where does the best value lie?
Apple showed off new iPads, MacBooks, and applications Tuesday but left out some key improvements we were expecting.
Nokia jumps into the tablet market with the Lumia 2520 and shows off its first phablets, too.
HTC looks beyond smartphones to salvage its hardware business as its CEO drops responsibilities to focus on products.
Look for at least six new devices to debut at Nokia World this week. Meanwhile, Nokia just closed its best-ever quarter selling Windows Phones.
Dallas has higher smartphone adoption rate than New York and San Francisco, survey shows. Also, a frightening 2% of people admit to mobile shopping during a funeral.
Lenovo would like to purchase the reach of BlackBerry's enterprise network. But it's unlikely to end up in China-based Lenovo's hands, security experts say.
The iPhone 5s is a fine smartphone -- but it's not much different from the iPhone 5.
LG G Pad 8.3 is a solid bet for Android fans, arrives just ahead of Apple's new iPads.
Isis needs to do more than offer free Jamba Juice smoothies to stir up interest in its mobile payments platform.
Apple reduced orders for the iPhone 5c for the rest of the quarter, leading to speculation about demand.
Microsoft has finally updated Windows Phone with support for super-size smartphone screens. Here's why it should have done this long ago.
Sony's second-generation SmartWatch takes on the Samsung Galaxy Gear with better battery life and $199 price tag.
Apple's iPhone 5s is outselling the 5c by a wide margin. One analyst wonders where Apple will find new customers.
HTC phablet offers 5.9-inch high-res display and fills out company's smartphone lineup.
Look for Apple to revise the full-size iPad and the iPad Mini later this month. Here's what we expect -- and what we don't.
With only one buyout offer on the table, BlackBerry might break the company into pieces and sell them to competitors such as Cisco, Intel, Samsung and SAP.
T-Mobile offers customers free international data roaming and text messaging, but you'd better not be in a hurry.
Samsung's latest handset is the Galaxy Round, a Note 3 twin that's curved to better fit in the palm of your hand.
Apple is set to unveil its next-generation tablets as it expands iPhone 5s and 5c availability around the world.
HP Chromebook 11 laptop costs just $279 and can be charged via microUSB.
HTC's first true phablet will follow Apple's lead by including a fingerprint sensor.
BlackBerry has asked Cisco Systems, Google and SAP if they're interested in a piece of BlackBerry pie.
Nexus 5 will improve on LG's N4 with a full-HD display, more storage and LTE 4G, according to leaked specs.
Quarterly results released by BlackBerry, HTC, and Samsung are a study in contrasts as one company's fortunes mount and the others' sink.
Microsoft offers to waive licensing fees if HTC puts Windows Phone on its Android smartphones as a second option.
LG and Samsung want to innovate in the smartphone space. The latest craze: Phones with curved screens.
Amazon is said to be developing two smartphones. Can the company succeed in the fiercely competitive consumer smartphone market?
Smartphones, tablets and other devices are safe during airplane takeoff and landing, says FAA panel, but voice calls are still a no-no.
How does Amazon Kindle Fire HDX stack up against the Apple iPad Mini, Google Nexus 7 and other tablets?
Proliferation of affordable Nokia smartphones has boosted Windows Phone's adoption to nearly 10% in Europe.
Samsung's latest Android tablet will appeal to power users thanks to productivity tools and improved stylus features.