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Eric is a freelance writer for InformationWeek specializing in mobile technologies.
Articles by Eric Zeman
posted in February 2013
Google exec says inherited Motorola product pipeline doesn't deliver the "wow."
Mobile World Congress drew some 72,000 people to Barcelona, Spain, to see the latest and greatest mobile devices. Take a closer look at five gadgets that stood out.
LG says it will use its newly acquired mobile operating system in smart TVs, not mobile devices. But what else does LG have in its smartphone arsenal?
At Mobile World Congress, China's largest mobile phone makers revealed smartphones that target the best from Apple and Samsung.
At Mobile World Congress, Nokia announced two Windows Phone 8 devices that aim to please the bargain shopper.
Samsung is expected to announced its new flagship smartphone, the Galaxy S IV, in New York City on March 14.
Samsung's Galaxy Note 8 is a smaller tablet that offers all the same stylus-based features of its larger cousin.
HP's first Android tablet, the $169 HP Slate, delivers a price consumers will like, but skimps on display and processor.
Apps are essential for smartphone and tablet ecosystems -- but lack of a single app won't make or break any platform.
Samsung needs to overcome questions about Android security as it tries to steal business and government customers from BlackBerry and Apple.
At Mobile World Congress 2013, we expect cool new smartphones, tablets and phablets. Check out some of the most interesting gadgets on tap.
BlackBerry's Z10 smartphone may not do as well as originally expected, several analysts say after reviewing early sales figures.
Apple's iPhone 5 was best-selling smartphone worldwide during closing months of 2012, but Samsung is readying its iPhone-killer for 2013.
HTC One offers world-class hardware, slick software enhancements and a really cool camera.
HTC's flagship smartphone for 2013 promises new camera and home screen features wrapped in an aluminum shell.
Mere days after reports surface about an Apple-made smartwatch, leaked screenshots purport to reveal what Samsung's smartwatch will look like.
Leaked images show HTC made a design change for its 2013 flagship device, codenamed the M7. It will be announced next week.
Some analysts call the BlackBerry Z10 a stop-gap device that won't win over Android and iOS users. But there's more to the story.
HP is getting trounced by competitors in the mobile market and reportedly plans to respond by adopting Google's Android platform for tablets and smartphones.
Gartner says the world is on pace to sell about 1.9 billion mobile phones this year, with smartphones accounting for 1 billion of that.
Apple drops price of Retina Display MacBook Pro by $200 and boosts processor power at same time. That's a hint new products are coming soon.
Android 4.2.2 update hits some Nexus devices, as details leak about a new widget that could make Google Now more powerful.
Google's new $60 wireless charger for the Nexus 4 smartphone exemplifies a problem facing the entire industry.
Microsoft's Joe Belfiore says he uses competitors' devices and operating systems so he can know what Microsoft is up against.
Apple is reportedly developing a wearable product that features its iOS operating system and curved glass. Watch out, Pebble.
Waiting out the winter storm? Here's how to make your mobile device's battery last until the electricity comes back on.
After spending more than a week with the BlackBerry Z10 and the BlackBerry 10 OS, I have some opinions on what BlackBerry got right.
Sprint had respectable devices sales during the fourth quarter of 2012, but costs associated with Network Vision hit its financials hard.
BlackBerry says sales of its Z10 smartphone are off to a strong start in Canada and the U.K., but doesn't offer hard data.
Android 2.3 Gingerbread still has a hold on 45.6% of devices, but 4.x operating systems continue to gain ground, according to new Google data.
Windows Phone sales exceeded BlackBerry sales in the U.S. during the fourth quarter of 2012, says Strategy Analytics.
Initial sales of the BlackBerry Z10 in the U.K. are better than that of the Nokia Lumia 920, analysts say. BB10 goes on sale in Canada today.
Apple's $799 iPad goes on sale Tuesday, just as the supply for the iPad Mini begins to catch up to demand.
For the first time, more people accessed the mobile Internet from Apple and Samsung devices than from Nokia devices, says StatCounter.
BlackBerry and Samsung both took humorous turns with their Super Bowl commercials, with mixed results.
Use these smartphone decision points to compare BlackBerry 10 to its Apple, Android and Windows Phone rivals.
Apple took over the top spot in the fourth quarter. But its victory probably won't last long.