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Eric is a freelance writer for InformationWeek specializing in mobile technologies.
Articles by Eric Zeman
posted in February 2012
New Android tablets from Sony and Samsung hit AT&T and Verizon store shelves this week. But they don't run the latest version of Android and come with expensive contracts.
Apple is highly selective about what it reveals in event invitations. What does its latest tell us about the iPad 3?
More hardware makers showed off smartphones at Mobile World Congress that don't have removable batteries. What's the deal?
Intel said it has more partners lined up to sell Intel-based smartphones, and plans a series of powerful chips that will smash through Moore's law.
Google's Android boss bragged about the platform's incredible success: Think 300 million devices, with 850,000 new devices activated daily.
Nokia's 808 PureView smartphone can take 38-megapixel pictures, buts runs Symbian Belle, not Windows Phone 7.
Samsung took the wraps off not one, but two new Android tablets at Mobile World Congress. What is Samsung thinking?
Mobile World Congress got off to a roaring start with Android smartphones dominating day one of the mobile industry's red carpet event in Barcelona.
Court orders Apple to halt offering push notification services in Germany.
Nokia outpaced rivals in 2011, now ranks as number-one global seller of Windows Phones--even though it didn't launch until November.
Chinese handset maker seeks to make a play for the U.S. market, sees launching eight smartphones at Mobile World Congress as a good start.
LG sets tone for the smartphone race of 2012 with Optimus 4X HD, which actually has 5 cores.
As this year's biggest smartphone-related conference nears kickoff, check out 10 cool pieces of hardware that we're eager to see at Mobile World Congress.
Spy shots of the Apple iPad 3 are hitting the Web fast and furious. The latest batch show off the camera, rear casing, and display panel.
Mobile World Congress will showcase new advances in LTE 4G power efficiency, not smartphones with quad-core SnapDragon processors, says Qualcomm exec.
Microsoft appears close to debuting a version of its Office productivity suite for Apple's iPad.
With PlayBook OS 2.0, Research In Motion tablet gains native email and other enterprise-critical features, nearly a year after launch.
Smartphone owners, it's you versus bad guys and nosy apps. Follow these 10 tips to keep your data locked down.
Look for HTC to announce an Android smartphone with a Tegra 3 quad-core processor at the upcoming Mobile World Congress trade show.
Motorola says that many owners of its most popular devices will have to wait as long as six months for Android 4.0 updates. The Android update model is clearly broken.
Google has said over and over that Android will remain an open platform. HP CEO Meg Whitman isn't so sure.
Next version of Android might target tablets and netbooks more than smartphones.
RIM update brings long-overdue features, such as native support for
email, better contact app, and Android app player.
Apple is preparing a smaller version of the iPad with an 8-inch display, according to component suppliers.
Apple's iPad 3, expected within weeks, will sport high-speed wireless radios that work on AT&T and Verizon networks, according to the Wall Street Journal.
Research In Motion feared 'morons from the outside' would destroy the company, board member says.
Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 comes with Android 4.0, the newest operating system from Google, but ho-hum specs make it a dubious purchase.
Research In Motion updated a wide range of software and services this week for users of its BlackBerry smartphones.
Priceonomics argues that iPhones hold a higher value for longer than Android or BlackBerry smartphones on the used phone market. But is Priceonomics' logic sound?
Nokia is all-in with Microsoft's Windows Phone platform, says one exec. If Plan A fails, there is no Plan B.
Apple has scheduled an event in San Francisco to reveal the next-generation iPad. Will LTE be on board?
The NBA's Phoenix Suns are adopting Samsung's 10.1-inch Android tablet with Verizon 4G for use by players, coaches, and staff.
Sprint broke its own records for new subscribers and revenue per user, but still lost $1.3 billion in the fourth quarter, thanks in part to iPhone subsidies.
Almost half a million Americans can thank the rise of the "app
economy" for their jobs, according to TechNet study.
Research In Motion touts profitability, Qt developer framework, as it woos devs to build the apps that draw smartphone, tablet buyers.
Qualcomm is pitching the idea of "4G on a plane" to the U.S. government. But its 300Gbps Next-Gen AG has some hurdles to clear before takeoff.
Call it the stylus snafu: Samsung's over-the-top Super Bowl commercial failed to resonate with viewers and earned widespread mocking on Twitter. Here's why.
Motorola accidentally shipped 100 refurbished tablets with
old customer data still intact. Here's what you can do to ensure your information isn't sold by mistake.
Windows Phone 8 has major changes en route, according to Microsoft's Joe Belfiore. Look for better hardware support, Windows 8 compatibility, and enterprise security.
Sprint targets budget-conscious shoppers with Android Optik tablet from Chinese manufacturer ZTE.
RIM 'London' BlackBerry 10 picture shows no keyboard; BlackBerry 7 platform wins security certification for U.S. and Canadian government employees.
Intuit's popular, free personal finance tool comes to Google Android tablets.