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Eric is a freelance writer for InformationWeek specializing in mobile technologies.
Articles by Eric Zeman
posted in August 2013
Nokia banks on the future of constantly updated, Internet-connected maps with its cloud-based Here Auto in-dash navigation system.
Samsung smartwatch will have oversize 2.5-inch screen but only 10 hours of battery life.
Hugo Barra leaves Google's Android team to join Xiaomi, a three-year old company valued at about $10 billion that expects to sell 20 million devices this year.
The BlackBerry Q10, with its QWERTY keyboard, was expected to rekindle BlackBerry sales. Instead, consumers ignored it.
Google shaves smartphone price by $100, also expands availability of Nexus 7 tablet to U.K.
Motorola pays $5 more per device to build its Moto X smartphone in the United States, say analysts.
LG teases G Pad 8.3, which splits the difference between 7-inch and 10-inch tablets.
Samsung will debut wearable computer Sept. 4, says exec, but it may not yet be ready for consumers.
A gold-colored iPhone will reportedly arrive next month -- but to recapture market momentum, Apple must deliver more than a new hue.
Progress sometimes freezes when troops must wait for a new CEO. Microsoft's Windows Phone team can't let this happen for two big reasons: Apple and Google.
Delta Airlines gave the Windows Phone 8 devices to its flight attendants in order to ease onboard purchases.
Canonical's attempt to crowdsource cash to develop Linux-driven smartphone falls well short of its goals, leaving the project stranded.
Smartphone proliferation boosts worldwide mobile Web usage to 1 out of 6 connections.
LG will lead the way next month with flagship smartphone, followed by new tablets, smartwatches and quad-HD displays.
HTC Windows phone sales look grim and Nokia has gained share. But will HTC abandon Windows Phone?
Speculation about a gold-colored iPhone 5S makes sense. Here are 4 reasons why.
BlackBerry, once king of the smartphone market, now finds itself considering 'strategic options.' Here's how it all came apart.
Samsung will reveal Galaxy Gear smartwatch alongside Galaxy Note III smartphone next month.
VeriFone's new app lets New Yorkers pay for taxis without using cash or credit cards.
Samsung's Hennessy, sporting an unusual flip-phone design, targets users who prefer traditional buttons and dial pads.
Smartphones outsold feature phones for the first time in Q2; Android gained momentum worldwide.
Apple iPhone 5S will arrive in a market that has spent this year showing consumers how inventive and thoughtful smartphones can be. Will Apple offer enough wow?
New 9720 looks like aging Curve devices, provides mid-range specs and outgoing BlackBerry 7 platform. Here's how it fits into the line.
BlackBerry has formed a committee to explore strategic options. The company faces several challenges that make a sale of the entire organization look unlikely.
After a long dry spell, Apple reportedly prepares to announce its next iPhone. Pricing is one of the big questions.
Struggling smartphone maker considers privatization strategy to buy more turnaround time.
Pressure mounts on Apple CEO Tim Cook to get some new products into the market.
MixBit, GIF Chat offer new approach to sharing short video clips on the Web.
With the Apple iPhone finally available in its stores and a less restrictive approach to customer contracts, T-Mobile expanded its customer base for the first time in four years.
LG's new flagship smartphone has many exciting features, but LG still managed to make some iffy design choices.
LG hopes its G2 smartphone, which features a huge HD screen and powerful camera, will win over would-be Galaxy S4 buyers.
Apple's share of the tablet market dipped to its lowest point yet during the second quarter. Let's put that in context.
To address safety concerns, Apple will let customers trade third-party chargers for discounted Apple chargers.
Samsung expected to announce its third-generation phablet at a media event in Berlin in early September.
Obama administration vetoes a ban that would have blocked sales of older Apple iPhones; Samsung stock loses $1 billion in value and Korean government expresses concern.
Unless President Obama steps in, Apple will have to stop selling some older iPhones and iPads beginning August 5.
Motorola's Moto X, an American-made smartphone, can be built-to-order. Examine the best and worst features of the device.
Motorola's latest Android device may have ho-hum hardware, but the real story is in the software.
Did the new Nexus 7's great display inspire a well-timed leak from the Apple camp?