Profile of Eric Zeman
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Eric is a freelance writer for InformationWeek specializing in mobile technologies.
Articles by Eric Zeman
posted in May 2015
Android M may focus more on improving the user experience, but Google still added some impressive new features. Here's what we learned at Google I/O.
Apple iOS 9 is shaping up to be more than just a performance upgrade. New details emerge pointing to a stronger competitor, called Proactive, which will challenge Google Now and Microsoft's Cortana.
Microsoft has convinced 20 more Android tablet OEMs to install its Office productivity software on their devices. It's a smart move by Redmond.
BlackBerry corporate leaders' inability to react effectively to market changes, specifically the first iPhone and AT&T's deal with Apple, doomed the famed smartphone maker.
Apple is preparing some long overdue features for the iPad and may launch them on larger iPad Pro tablets later this year. This relates back to functionality in the upcoming iOS 9.
The NSA and its Five Eyes allies researched a man-in-the-middle attack to infect Android smartphone users by hacking Google's App Store. It's the last revelation from Edward Snowden.
The first update for the Apple Watch makes performance improvements across the board, while Google is finally sending Android 5.1.1 to its line of Android Wear wearables.
Apple adds Force Touch to its 15-inch MacBook Pro, intros a less-expensive iMac desktop, and reveals a new charging dock for the iPhone.
Microsoft is borrowing a tactic from Apple's playbook and will be responsible for delivering system updates to Windows 10 mobile smartphones.
Samsung is working hard to improve the number of Galaxy S6 Edge handsets coming out of its factories. It's also teasing an "Iron Man" edition.
The Apple Watch and Google's Android Wear platform don't have any security measures in place protecting their pricey wearables from loss or theft.
Samsung revealed details about a forthcoming smartwatch, dubbed Project Orbis, but don't expect it to use Google's Android Wear. Can it legitimacy challenge the Apple Watch?
Apple's advanced touchscreen tech, called Touch Force, may be the central new feature of the upcoming iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus.
Despite a small drop in activations, Apple's iPhone owns the enterprise device space by a healthy margin. Despite small gains, Android is still far behind.
Crunching the numbers suggests adoption of Apple Pay is anything but booming and points to real problems facing the mobile payment industry.
Many Samsung fans are furious the company sealed the battery deep inside the Galaxy S6. It doesn't help that the phone's battery life leaves something to be desired.
Apple's big-screened iPhone 6 Plus accelerated consumer interest in phablets, which now account for one in five new smartphone sales.
The newest version of Android -- Lollipop -- is catching on slowly, and Microsoft had something to say about Google's mobile operating system.
Researchers are warning about misleading Google Play app behaviors and are calling for more visibility into Android applications' connection policies.
A breakdown of the Apple Watch components shows the bill of materials could be as low as $81.20 -- far less than the $349 retail price.