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Eric is a freelance writer for InformationWeek specializing in mobile technologies.
Articles by Eric Zeman
posted in November 2011
Research In Motion insists its PlayBook tablet is secure, despite claims from security researchers that it has been jailbroken.
Don't buy a new Android smartphone unless you know for sure that it will be upgraded to Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich. Here's the list.
Microsoft's mobile phone efforts dropped 33% from the second quarter to the third in the U.S., while Google surged and Apple held its ground.
Beta release of iOS 5.1 includes reference codes to unannounced versions of the iPhone and iPad, though new features appear to be scarce.
HTC says innovative new products on deck for next year will address investor fears concerning the company's stalled growth.
AT&T appears to be willing to do anything to salvage its plan to acquire T-Mobile USA, despite the roadblocks being thrown in its way by the government.
Samsung has a little fun at Apple's expense with its new ad campaign. Skewered Apple fanboys, anyone?
The FCC handed a near-death sentence to AT&T's attempts to acquire T-Mobile USA. What options remain?
Sales of RIM's latest crop of BlackBerrys have slowed and Nokia's new Windows Phones aren't off to a good start, analysts say.
Research In Motion has promised to deliver a software update to fix bricked Bold 9900/9930s. RIM has also sliced the price of the PlayBook tablet to $199.
Brand new Samsung Galaxy Nexus Android 4.0 smartphone has hit a few speed bumps out of the gate, including an erratic volume bug.
Security firms are fanning the flames of fear about mobile malware and viruses, while others accuse such firms of being scammers. Who's right, and who's wrong.
That's up from 100 million devices activated as of six months ago, Google says. Not bad for a platform that didn't exist three years ago.
Nearly all mobile professionals now use smartphones--and more choose iPhones than BlackBerrys, new iPass study says.
Record number of pre-orders for the Lumia 800 smartphone buoys Nokia's chances of a comeback.
AT&T says contrary to pundits' expectations, iPhone customers are not fleeing to Sprint or Verizon Wireless.
Apple's streaming music service arrived this week. So how does it compare with offerings from Google and Amazon?
Research In Motion took the wraps off the Bold 9790 and Curve 9380, incrementally updated BlackBerry smartphones that don't break much ground.
AT&T offers a free Samsung Android smartphone to those who purchase the new 8.9-inch LTE 4G-equipped Galaxy tablet.
Research In Motion may be pinning its future on a smartphone that appears to have come straight out of a science fiction movie.
Microsoft's partnership with Nokia led to a surge in interest in its Windows Phone platform by developers, according to IDC research.
As Apple continues to investigate the iOS 5.0.1 battery life problems, learn about the four things that will kill your iPhone's battery as quickly as possible.
Apple's iOS 5.0.1 update aimed to remedy complaints of poor iPhone battery life. For many, the fix made things worse.
Motorola's 4G RAZR smartphone hits Verizon Wireless stores on November 11 and comes with a juicy mobile broadband offering.
More than half of you use your trusty smartphones to look busy during a sticky social moment, says a Yahoo poll that reveals some other interesting stats.
Most iPhone 4S users who have downloaded and installed iOS 5.0.1 say that the update has completely fixed their iPhone's battery woes.
Research In Motion goes on the offensive after Adobe cans its Flash development efforts.
Consumer Reports, which famously panned the iPhone 4, gives the hot-selling iPhone 4S a tentative thumbs up.
T-Mobile boasts a huge selection of 4G tablets heading into the holiday shopping season thanks to its new addition from Samsung.
Google chairman tells U.S. Senate antitrust subcommittee that Siri could gobble Google's bread and butter--search. But it rings a bit false.
AT&T's Long Term Evolution 4G network now covers nine markets; HTC Vivid and Samsung Skyrocket phones debut.
While Apple tinkers with the code in iOS 5 to improve iPhone battery life, here's a selection of battery cases that will extend the usefulness of your device.
Motorola introduces the Xoom 2 and Xoom 2 Media Edition today, tablets that have 10.1-inch and 8.2-inch displays, dual-core processors, and little hope of unseating the iPad.
Nokia, HTC, and RIM round out the top five smartphone makers worldwide in the third quarter, IDC says. And Q4 will be a doozy.
Research In Motion's stock price hit a seven-year low at the same time the BlackBerry maker's share of the U.S. market reached a new bottom.
Google stirred the ire of Google Reader users with its latest redesign, which ditches some of the RSS service's best features. Google must fix some missteps.
Apple's Safari browser far outranks the competition in mobile market share, but Google's Android browser recently took the number two spot from Opera Mini.
HTC surpassed both Samsung and Apple in U.S. smartphone shipments in the third quarter, contends analyst firm Canalys, but its lead may not last.