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Eric is a freelance writer for InformationWeek specializing in mobile technologies.
Articles by Eric Zeman
posted in September 2011
Apple will reveal the iPhone 5 on October 4. Here are five improvements to expect--plus one more thing.
Besides launching the Galaxy Tab 7.0 Plus, Samsung also offered a secret proposal to settle Australian patent suits with Apple.
Research In Motion quickly moved to squash an analyst report that it has abandoned its BlackBerry PlayBook business.
Good news Xoom owners: Verizon Wireless and Motorola are finally ready to upgrade the Android tablet to Long Term Evolution 4G.
Demand for the next-generation iPhone is at an all time high, climbing by 20% in the last two months. according to a new study.
Research In Motion's BlackBerry PlayBook can be had for $200 off list price. But engineers have dampened expectations for the tablet's Android capabilities.
While T-Mobile exec publishes an open letter to customers apologizing for the carrier's lack of the Apple iPhone, customers take matters into own hands.
Samsung's slightly smaller tablet goes on sale October 2 for $469 and $569, around $30 less than an Apple iPad.
Worldwide Galaxy S II Android smartphone shipments have doubled in the past five weeks.
Contradictory reports on what features the Apple iPhone 5 (or iPhone 4S) will and won't include continue to fly.
Amazon is holding a press conference in New York on September 28, and will likely introduce the Amazon Kindle tablet. Here's what we know.
Samsung threw four more patent lawsuits at Apple, looking to ban the company from selling iPhones and iPads in The Netherlands.
Microsoft's Windows Phone 7 platform has a chance to overtake RIM's BlackBerry platform and become the third major smartphone platform.
AT&T plans to argue that the merger with T-Mobile is a good idea because of efficiencies.
Apple is preparing to announce the next-generation iPhone on October 4, reports AllThingsD.
Likely on deck from T-Mobile USA: A new version of the Samsung Galaxy Tab.
44% of U.S. smartphone owners who are looking to upgrade are considering Windows Phone 7, study says. But many others have never heard of it.
It could be a rough holiday quarter for T-Mobile if it's the only major U.S. network operator not offering the iPhone 5.
Baltimore launches new smartphone application so residents can report non-emergency issues directly from their devices.
Samsung plans to strike against the Apple iPhone 5, as the two tech titans bring new markets into their escalating lawsuit war.
AppGenome project reports that 52% of the apps were developed for the iPhone and 48% for Android.
Research In Motion will add email, calendar, and an Android app emulator, but analysts remain skeptical about the tablet's outlook.
Research In Motion in its fiscal second quarter shipped 10.6 million BlackBerry smartphones, 200,000 PlayBook tablets, and saw its revenue drop 15%.
AT&T's Long Term Evolution 4G network finally goes live in five markets on Sept. 18. Here is how to take advantage of the high-speed wireless technology.
Research In Motion has indicated to the U.K. government that it would comply with orders to shut down its BlackBerry Messenger service at a time of civil unrest. Is this acceptable?
Competing tablets are outselling RIM's PlayBook by a huge margin, leading many analysts to further reduce RIM's chances of scoring a victory in the tablet market.
Citrix Receiver brings new functionality to RIM's PlayBook tablet by allowing mobile professionals to remotely access virtual desktops.
Signs indicate that the Gold Master is nearly complete and the new operating system will soon be available to consumers.
The acting president of HTC America said during a recent interview that Apple's iPhone is "a little less cool" than it used to be. HTC also had some comments about Windows Phone 7 Mango.
Telecom service provider contends that small, regional network operators such as Cricket Wireless and MetroPCS are significant threats to its business. Please.
Microsoft's smartphone platform will be dumped in favor of Samsung's own operating system, according to partner.
A court has upheld a preliminary injunction preventing Samsung from selling its Galaxy Tab device in Germany.
Research In Motion entices people to buy its PlayBook tablet with lures including $100 gift cards and pledges to developers.
Apple supplier cranks out 150,000 smartphones a day ahead of its release later this year. Estimates place fourth quarter sales near 22 million.
Yahoo's recent leadership change underscores how some of the earliest Web pioneers have failed the mobile industry.
Will budget-conscious businesses use the LTE 4G-capable Droid Bionic and its Webtop accessories in lieu of a laptop or tablet?
The Apple iPad 3 will have a heavily revised battery, according to the contracts awarded to Asian suppliers.
Research In Motion should explore transformational changes, including the breakup or sale of the company, says the CEO of Jaguar Financial.
Electronics retailer Best Buy discounts the Research In Motion PlayBook tablet by $50 to $150 to clear inventory.
CEO says Samsung Electronics is committed to its own Bada platform, and that its software teams are working "harder than outside people think."
Justice Department lawsuit has more or less imploded AT&T's attempt to acquire T-Mobile. What options do the companies have now?
Samsung debuted two new Android products at the IFA conference in Berlin--the Galaxy Tab 7.7 and the Note, a 5.3-inch smartphone.