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Eric is a freelance writer for InformationWeek specializing in mobile technologies.
Articles by Eric Zeman
posted in June 2013
Google has updated a number of its mobile apps recently. We break down some of the biggest changes.
With its LTE 4G network offering almost complete coverage, Verizon looks to future technologies.
Google plans Android-based devices such as a gaming console, smartwatch and a revised Nexus Q.
BlackBerry's quarterly results show that sales of the company's BB10 platform and new smartphones aren't as strong as hoped.
Judge says Apple can't add the Galaxy S4 to its existing patent suit against foe Samsung.
More than 1 million Android smartphone users unknowingly downloaded adware in the last year, says Lookout study.
Nokia's JobLens app for the Lumia smartphone helps job seekers "see" the open jobs available around them.
Apple has released a second beta version of iOS 7, making the OS available to the iPad and iPad Mini for the first time.
Sony jumped feet first into the phablet market with the Xperia Z Ultra. It also announced a second-generation SmartWatch.
Samsung has 3 tablets on deck for the U.S. market, including models with 10.1-, 8-, and 7-inch screens.
Facebook wants users to spend more time with the service and hopes that a mobile news-reading service will do the trick.
New Samsung Ativ Q tablet's Android compatibility is an advantage compared to similar convertibles from the likes of Lenovo or Acer.
FAA prepares to relax the rules about electronic device use on planes. But don't expect to be able to make phone calls.
Acquisition talks between Microsoft and Nokia recently broke down with no plans to revive them. We should all breathe a sigh of relief.
Don't expect the low-cost plastic iPhone to be "cheap," says Pegatron CEO. Instead it will be a mid-range device with a mid-range price tag.
Facebook wants to be "the second Google," but Samsung doesn't want to help it get there.
Butterfly S smartphone steals features from the popular HTC One.
HTC sits in third place behind Apple and Samsung. Meanwhile, the company is developing a smaller version of the One, called the One Mini.
LG's phablet device is popular in its home market of Korea. Elsewhere? That's another story.
Strong early sales of the keyboard-packing Q10 give BlackBerry's resurrection a chance.
Next version of Google's smartphone and tablet OS debuts this fall, along with new Nexus-branded smartphones.
Apple's new iOS 7smartphone and tablet operating system will push market competition to a new level, which is good news for users.
Apple iPhone owners can now create and edit Microsoft Office documents, as long as they subscribe to Office 365.
Samsung said that AT&T will soon offer an LTE-equipped version of its Galaxy Note 8.0 tablet. Also, sales of the Galaxy S4 are just fine, thank you.
Apple iPhone 5S is on track for fall 2013 debut, while Apple tests iPhones with 4.7- and 5.7-inch screens for next year, reports say.
Palm's former CEO wishes the company had never been sold to HP.
Samsung's Galaxy S4 Zoom targets users who care more about a top-notch camera than a cutting-edge smartphone.
Apple introduced a complete rethink of its smartphone and tablet OS Monday. Though iOS 7 has 200 new features, it doesn't reshape the OS game.
Apple hopes to take on Microsoft Office 365 and Google Drive with its own iWork in the Cloud.
At WWDC 2013 on Monday, Apple announced iOS 7 for the iPhone and iPad. Check out the new mobile platform's advantages.
AT&T changes its policy regarding device upgrades, requires customers to wait a full two years between new phones.
Apple takes the stage on Monday at its own conference to address developers. Here's what we really want to know.
Apple retail stores are set to offer a trade-in program: your old iPhone for a new iPhone 5.
Galaxy S4 beat the iPhone 5 at three U.S. carriers in May. Other top sellers: HTC One and Nokia Lumia 928.
BlackBerry claims most Fortune 500 firms are testing its devices, and details emerge about the successor to BlackBerry Z10.
Samsung debuts beach-ready version of Galaxy S4 that can take pictures underwater.
ITC grants Samsung's request to block the import of older iPhones and iPads due to patent infringement.
May was a mixed month for beleaguered HTC, which saw its best revenue of the year along with a number of key executive departures.
Windows Phone platform will surge from 2.4% marketshare in 2012 to 12.7% in 2017, putting it right behind Apple's iOS platform, analyst firm Canalys predicts.
Watch out Google: Asus makes a play to own the entry-level Android tablet space, blurs line between smartphones and tablets.