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Eric is a freelance writer for InformationWeek specializing in mobile technologies.
Articles by Eric Zeman
posted in July 2011
Google has refreshed the design of its web-based search tool for tablets such as the iPad, Xoom, and Tab 10.1.
Looking for a '4G' smartphone? Here are the best of the bunch currently available from U.S. network operators.
More than 20% of those surveyed can't stand it when people talk too loudly on their phone in public. Here are more examples of bad cell phone behavior that get on our nerves.
Motorola may have topped Wall Street estimates, but it sold only 440,000 tablets and 4.4 million smartphones in its most recent quarter.
"Superphone" selling at an average clip of 59,000 units per day, even before U.S. launch.
Outspoken senator from Minnesota says deal would kill off thousands of U.S. jobs and raise cell phone prices.
HP's laptop brings 4G Long Term Evolution to mobile computing, but price of Verizon's data plans may feel like a speed trap.
Intuit looks to give SMBs a faster way to invoice with QuickBooks Mobile and other business apps for Android smartphones.
The hype surrounding the unannounced Apple iPhone 5 has grown so intense that 35% of people polled by PriceGrabber say they already plan to buy.
RIM's tablet is the first to pass the Federal Information Processing Standard, deeming it secure enough for use by U.S. government workers.
Posting strong second-quarter financial report, Verizon Wireless trounces AT&T in net subscriber additions, but lags on key metric.
Nearly 70% of all the postpaid phones sold by AT&T during its second quarter were smartphones, including many iPhones.
After calling the iPhone a toy, Nokia falls behind Apple in smartphone sales and reports weak second quarter earnings.
At the current growth rate, Google will activate 65 million Android smartphones in the next 8.5 weeks.
Amazon will have to price its tablet lower than the iPad and integrate its digital goods services in a way that's natural, easy, and inexpensive for customers.
RIM should have focused on building a new, QNX-powered superphone, rather than devoting resources to a non-core product such as the tablet.
The Sony S2 will become available later this year and make use of AT&T's HSPA+ wireless network, not its forthcoming Long Term Evolution network.
AT&T plans to offer a variant of the HP TouchPad with access to its HSPA+ cellular data network and a faster processor.
The BlackBerry maker's annual meeting is being held Tuesday, amid rising unrest among investors. One has even called for the company to split.
Senior level HP employees--including former Palm head Jon Rubinstein--have publicly responded to the initial wave of reviews of the company's TouchPad tablet.
Google chides developers for failing to support Android 3.0 Honeycomb by providing a new tool to users that makes their apps look crummy if not updated properly.
One of the many items aboard the Atlantis, which blasted off from NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida on Friday, is the Samsung Nexus S smartphone. Why send a smartphone into space?
LG's handsets haven't gained traction in the competitive smartphone market, forcing the company to drastically reduce sales targets for the year.
Distractions caused by smartphones contribute to a quarter of U.S. automobile accidents, says Governors Highway Safety Association. Are your workers driving distracted?
Financial analysts cry foul on Research In Motion's failure to split up the jobs of co-CEOs and Chairmen of the board.
iPhone App Store widens its lead over Android Market, but Apple denied court injunction to prevent Amazon from using term "App Store."
The TouchPad's display/touch screen accounts for more than one-third of the tablet's total cost. Here's what else teardowns reveal.
Phone parts suppliers report huge orders for a thinner, lighter phone with massive third and fourth quarter sales goals, according to the Wall Street Journal.
Verizon Wireless is prepared to end its unlimited data plans July 7 and instead force customers to adopt a new, tiered pricing structure. How will this affect your bottom line?
Smartphones, tablets, and other mobile devices now account for 5% of all worldwide browsing sessions, according to the latest numbers from NetMarketShare.
When Google+ launched this week, Google also released an application for Android devices. iOS devices have to make do with the browser version for now. Is it any good?
Can HP's TouchPad, RIM's PlayBook, or any other tablet touch Apple with its deep developer support?