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Eric is a freelance writer for InformationWeek specializing in mobile technologies.
Articles by Eric Zeman
posted in December 2013
Rectangular slabs of glass and plastic won't cut it with consumers in 2014. Smartphone makers really have to push boundaries to win over the long haul.
Android-powered smartphones have taken over the mobile landscape. These five stand above the rest.
CEO Tim Cook's letter to employees thanked them for their hard work and suggested that the company has big changes planned for its product lines.
Apple hopes distribution deal with the world's largest mobile network operator will boost its market share in China.
Apple and Samsung sell more tablets than any other hardware makers.
Want a more natural look to your smartphone? Motorola now offers bamboo among its customization options for the Moto X.
Pebble pushes hard for developers' attention with plans to launch a dedicated application store early next year.
Passengers on Delta Airlines will not be able to make voice calls, even if the FCC allows it.
LG's Chromebase all-in-one computer runs Google's Chrome operating system and will debut next year.
As Microsoft preps a new version of its mobile OS, a few details have emerged, including improved notifications and a voice assistant.
Datawind aims to empower low-income families with a connection to the Internet. The company also plans to sell a $100 tablet.
To spur adoption of its content-delivery machines, Amazon allows holiday shoppers pay for their tablets over time.
Yahoo finally crafts a version of its award-winning weather application specifically for Apple's tablet.
FCC plans to review ban on airline voice calls, but Department of Transportation may enact its own ban, "for the sake of fliers' sanity."
The latest smartphones from Apple and Samsung win a device popularity contest on the nation's largest wireless networks.
Google adds stock Android smartphones, tablets, and accessories to the Play Store.
Apple cleared by South Korea court of infringing on Samsung smartphone patents.
Would you wear a ring that can answer calls and tell the time? One Indiegogo campaign hopes so.
Nokia has plans for a low-cost Android smartphone for emerging markets -- but will Microsoft kill the project?
LG offers a G Pad 8.3 tablet with stock Android, available from Google via its Play Store.
KitKat update makes significant camera improvements and bug fixes to Nexus smartphones and tablets.
Samsung has sold 10 million Note 3 smartphones over the last two months, but its curved Galaxy Round isn't seeing much uptake.
Wireless carriers upgrade infrastructure to make sure their LTE 4G networks offer the speeds and throughput they advertise.
Supply has caught up to demand, most Apple iPhone 5s shoppers will find.
Bluetooth transmitters will monitor shoppers' in-store movement and make recommendations based on location.
Who's winning over the most smartphone users? New research by Mobile Metrix and ComScore shows it's a tough road for smaller apps developers.
Acer's C270P touch-equipped Chromebook checks in at a mass market price.
AT&T cuts monthly fees for customers who pay off their device or bring their own.
Big smartphones may steal sales from smaller tablets as the overall market for tablets is expected to top 221 million this year.
Only 1.1% of Android devices run the latest operating system, versus 70% of Apple iPhones and iPads.
HP's new Android slates are priced from $150 to $330.
Motorola's website tanked Monday due to heavy traffic from consumers seeking discounted Moto X smartphones.
iPads were the top-selling item at Apple, Target, and Walmart over the weekend. iPhones also sold well to holiday shoppers.
Amazon shaved $50 off its Kindle tablets and discounted thousands of other products for Cyber Monday deal seekers.