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Eric is a freelance writer for InformationWeek specializing in mobile technologies.
Articles by Eric Zeman
posted in May 2013
With $599 version of HTC One, Google responds to demand for more smartphones that have the stock version of Android installed.
Google's Sundar Pichai reveals why the company makes apps for Apple's iPhone but not for Microsoft's Windows Phone.
Billed as a smaller version of its powerful flagship smartphone, Samsung's Galaxy S4 Mini is nothing short of a land grab.
Motorola CEO Dennis Woodside confirms it's preparing to storm the market with a new flagship phone in early fall.
Intel scoops up ST-Ericsson's geo-location business in a bid to improve its mobile offerings.
Apple will pay out an eight-figure sum to settle a class-action lawsuit over iPhone and iPod warranties.
New law, intended to reduce distracted driving, doesn't go nearly far enough.
LG isn't building the Nexus 5, but wouldn't turn down the opportunity.
Sweeping changes are in store for Apple's smartphone operating system.
Facebook asks European partners to stall planned launch of HTC First smartphone as it scurries to revamp Facebook Home.
Popular email app Mailbox competes directly with Gmail's own Gmail app for iOS.
Samsung's Galaxy S 4 is its fastest-shipping smartphone, the company says. HTC's One also moving briskly.
Apple files new complaints against Samsung alleging that the company's Galaxy S4 smartphones violates its Siri patents.
Troubled HTC hit with wave of staff departures, among other challenges.
Sprint proposed $2 billion for Clearwire last year, but had to increase the offer to $2.5 billion, or $3.40 per share.
Samsung has closed the gap with Apple in terms of American consumers' satisfaction level with their smartphones.
Sony's new premium Android tablet has a lot going for it. Will it be enough to get Sony back in the tablet game?
Group of former Nokia employees have developed a new smartphone that will run Android apps.
Google will begin selling a stock-Android variant of the Samsung Galaxy S4 in June. It is worth the hefty $649 price tag?
BlackBerry and Google have both expanded their messaging services to competing platforms, but for different reasons.
Google announced numerous updates to individual Android apps during the I/O keynote, but a new version of Android was conspicuously missing.
Android and iOS are in no danger of losing their incredible lead over the competition, but Microsoft's smartphone platform has made a significant move.
Only 10% of Americans would wear Google Glass regularly, according to a recent survey.
Samsung's latest flagship smartphone is off to a roaring start, says the company.
BlackBerry World show sees introduction of Q5 smartphone and cross-platform BlackBerry Messenger.
Nokia's lighter, slimmer Lumia 925 shows that the company has been listening to customer complaints.
High-end camera will play a prominent role in the "Catwalk" smartphone Nokia will reveal Tuesday, according to a new TV commercial.
Clarifying some speculation before the Google I/O conference, Google says it has no immediate plans to combine Android and Chrome into one platform.
The week of May 13, major players are holding events that could shake up the mobile landscape. Here's a sneak peak.
The FCC wants faster Internet service available to airline passengers traveling at 30,000 feet. But this plan will take a while.
Initial sales data says Samsung's flagship smartphone has taken an early lead over HTC's.
Nokia's new phone, $99 without contracts or subsidies, will compete with low-cost Android devices in emerging markets.
Motivated by more than 100 million iOS users, Google is developing better iPhone apps.
Nokia's upcoming Windows Phone could be CEO Stephen Elop's last chance to soothe dissatisfied investors.
Apple iPhones and iPads snagged 69% of mobile Web traffic in April, despite Android's advantage in device market share.
Samsung eats into Apple's profits in Q1, but the two smartphone giants' closest competitor took only 1% of the sector's profits.
iPad users can't get anything done, says Gates. The solution? Microsoft's Surface tablet, of course.
Touch-based devices will become the dominant form of mobile computing this year, says NPD DisplaySearch.
Department of Defense approves use of BlackBerry and Samsung devices by military and government workers, a big win for the two companies.
Google may go with LG rather than its own Motorola unit to make the next Nexus smartphone.
HTC's second quarter results look better than first, but plenty of make-up work lies ahead. Promos for the new HTC One smartphone might help.
Google's Android platform now the dominant OS on tablets worldwide, IDC says.
Android fans might want to reel in their expectations about exciting new hardware at Google I/O.
iPad Mini is grabbing nearly two-thirds of all iPad sales, suppliers say.