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Eric is a freelance writer for InformationWeek specializing in mobile technologies.
Articles by Eric Zeman
posted in April 2012
Apple's co-founder gives the Lumia 900 Windows Phone a public display of affection, while LG halts efforts to bring new Windows Phones to market.
Research In Motion's developer and partner conference gets underway April 30. Here's what RIM needs to show everyone to silence the BlackBerry naysayers and doomspellers.
Samsung's first quarter results put it ahead of Nokia, but research firms disagree whether it regained the smartphone lead from Apple.
LinkedIn's new application for the Apple iPad serves as a hub for
business connections, news, and social networking in one slick, though not perfect, package.
Former Nokia senior executive says CEO has wrecked the company with his choice to adopt Windows Phone.
Reports of the fabled "Facebook Phone" have resurfaced, this time
linking HTC to the social network. Here's why you shouldn't believe
Apple CEO Tim Cook said he doesn't want Apple to be "the developer for the world." As the market leader, however, that's exactly the position in which Apple has put itself.
Apple's iPhone outsold other smartphones nearly 4-to-1 during AT&T's first quarter. The company activated a total of 5.5 million smartphones, boosting smartphone subscribership to nearly 60%.
Skype for Windows Phone lags behind the experience available to Android and iOS devices, based on my experience trying it out on a Nokia Lumia 800.
Bringing an iPhone Nano to market now would be a mistake for Apple. Here's why.
Samsung will show off a new Galaxy smartphone May 3, but rumors also point to a new Galaxy tablet and cloud-based storage service.
Reports that surfaced this week suggest the next iPhone will use brand-new touch screen technology and will be encased in something called "liquidmetal."
Lava kicked off sales of the Xolo X900, an Android smartphone with an Intel Atom processor inside. It marks Intel's renewed push into the mobile market.
Verizon Wireless sold more iPhones in its most recent quarter than all its LTE 4G smartphones combined.
Fast, sleek HTC One S zooms along on 42Mbps HSPA+ and takes pictures incredibly fast. It's the best phone available from the nation's fourth-largest carrier.
Will Windows Phone 7 smartphones be upgraded to Windows Phone 8? Microsoft declines comment on conflicting reports, and its silence isn't helping its cause.
Research In Motion needs to explore strategic options, one of which could be licensing out BlackBerry OS 10. This won't save the company.
Nokia's carrier partners say the Finnish phone maker's Lumia line of smartphones can't compete against Apple's iPhone and Google's Android.
Sprint begins selling the Samsung Galaxy Nexus April 22, but here are 5 reasons you may want to wait for the HTC EVO 4G LTE.
Samsung will reveal the "next Galaxy" on May 3 in London. Several intriguing Samsung smartphone developments are on the runway.
After RIM's board shot down former chief Jim Balsillie's big idea to turn the company around, he quit. Now RIM's survival depends on BlackBerry 10.
Nokia Lumia 900 smartphone sales have exceeded expectations, AT&T says. But two analysts give Nokia only six months to
turn itself around.
Intel boasts that ultrabook prices will sink to $699 in the coming months, which puts them right in tablet territory. But they could get stuck in no-man's land between cheaper tablets and more powerful laptops.
Think of Sony's $150 SmartWatch as a sort of remote control for your Android smartphone. Here's what it can and can't do.
Google is giving mixed signals about its plans for Motorola's hardware once acquisition is complete. The safest best: Stick with the patents and forget about making the phones.
Nokia revised its first-quarter guidance Wednesday. While its
smartphone sales show hope, a software bug marred the Lumia 900's U.S. launch.
Toshiba announced a trio of Android 4.0 tablets today, including one with a whopping 13.3-inch display. That's a lot of girth for a tablet.
Next iPhone will see a significant hardware revision, analyst predicts. Meanwhile, T-Mobile seeks to lure in owners of old, unlocked iPhones.
RIM wants to block PlayBook owners from 'sideloading' Android applications, in a move designed to protect developers.
Apple and AT&T have finally begun allowing customers to unlock old iPhones. Consider the implications for business users.
Google may drop price of Google-branded tablet and pursue a lower-cost approach to win tablet market share.
Google CEO Larry Page shared the latest data about Android's adoption around the world, and the stats are staggering.
Sprint hopes the 7 million customers who picked up its original EVO devices will stay loyal with the HTC EVO 4G LTE.
Apple has instructed AppleCare employees to replace iPads that have faulty Wi-Fi radios, according to leaked info.
SwiftKey's new predictive keyboard for Android makes a big leap forward by eliminating the need to use the spacebar.
Nokia's Lumia 900, based on Microsoft Windows Phone, goes on sale April 8 for $99. Business smartphone buyers should have some questions.
ComScore study shows that Android smartphone users are less likely to find and use Wi-Fi networks than users of Apple's iPhone.
Optimizing Ice Cream Sandwich for its second-generation tablets proves nettlesome to Samsung.
Apple's iPhone 4S is the number-one selling handset at the nation's three largest network operators, outselling all other smartphones combined.
Google prefers Android and iOS when it comes to developing mobile apps and services. For Windows Phone, this is a big liability.