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Eric is a freelance writer for InformationWeek specializing in mobile technologies.
Articles by Eric Zeman
posted in September 2013
BlackBerry insists botched roll-out doesn't mean the app has been nixed. It may be dead on arrival anyway.
Plastic iPhone 5c is significantly less costly to build than the aluminum iPhone 5s, says UBS.
From iOS 7 to battery life, here's what I have noticed while getting to know Apple's iPhone 5s.
Apple fans are adopting iOS 7 at enough of a clip to jam up Web traffic.
Google pushes out slew of improvements to Android apps, including cards for Gmail and a remote locking option for Android Device Manager.
News comes as questions rise about Fairfax's ability to finance its planned purchase of BlackBerry.
Apple struck gold with its sold-out "champagne"-colored iPhone and Samsung wants in on the action.
Looking to innovate in the competitive smartphone market, Samsung will introduce a smartphone with a curved screen next month.
Teardown data from IHS shows Apple spends similar amounts to manufacture iPhone 5s and 5c.
Fairfax Financial offers $4.7 billion in a bid to take BlackBerry private. What can Fairfax really accomplish here?
BlackBerry withdraws Messenger for Android and iOS devices after unofficial version leaked over the weekend and messed up rollout plans.
Apple sells nine million new iPhones in first weekend; 200 million older devices updated to iOS 7.
When we got hands-on with Apple's new iPhone 5s, what stood out? Speed and picture taking, for starters.
When Apple Stores opened at 8 a.m. Friday to sell the iPhone 5s and 5c, lines formed early. Shoppers, be prepared for much whooping and few gold iPhones.
Verizon Wireless took to its blog to explain why Google's Nexus 7 tablet doesn't work on its LTE network.
Apple's iOS 7 finally surfaces for the iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch. It's great, but some features need improvement.
Apple is releasing iOS 7, an upgraded operating system for iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch devices. Here's how to ensure a smooth update to the new mobile OS.
Despite the dismal state of its business, BlackBerry announced the Z30, a smartphone with a 5-inch screen that runs BlackBerry's newest OS.
The Nexus 4 smartphone is no longer available to purchase from the Google Play Store. That can only mean one thing.
Nokia was ready to announce a large-screen smartphone this month, but its pending acquisition by Microsoft changed its plans.
Sprint launched its LTE 4G network in 34 new markets Monday, but the company's mobile broadband still trails AT&T and Verizon significantly.
Apple didn't report on iPhone 5c preorders over the weekend. Still, no sellouts yet.
Apple's new iPhones are enticing, but there are plenty of reasons to hold off on buying one. Answer these questions before you rush to the store.
Apple is now accepting preorders for the iPhone 5c, but not the iPhone 5s. Here's a breakdown of what the new smartphones will cost.
Consumers and businesses will purchase more tablets during the fourth quarter than traditional computers, predicts IDC.
Gogo's next-generation in-flight Internet technology is going to deliver a huge speed boost beginning next year.
Apple's new iPhones share many features, but these significant differences should play a role in any purchase decision.
Motorola has ramped up Moto X assembly to 100,000 smartphones per week at its Fort Worth, Texas, facility.
Apple's new iPhone 5s and iPhone 5c make a lot of advances, but they also left a lot of technology out.
Google cuts the ribbon on the LTE 4G version of its Nexus 7 tablet, entices buyers with a free month of T-Mobile data service.
New iPhones and the final version of iOS 7 should star in Apple's event on Tuesday. Here's what Apple will save for later.
Opera completely rethinks the mobile browser for Apple's iPad tablet.
Images posted by Google match up with a mystery device approved by the FCC this week. Could it be the LG-made Nexus 5 smartphone?
Samsung's Galaxy Gear may have grabbed the headlines this week, but Qualcomm's smartwatch and its innovative display tech will make an impact, too.
Sony guns for the market leaders with the Xperia Z1 and other new hardware unveiled at the IFA trade show.
Samsung's smartwatch impresses in many respects, but it's by no means perfect. Here are the best and worst facets of the new tech toy.
Samsung's new smartwatch, with camera and speakerphone, does more than just interact with smartphones.
Samsung's next-generation Note devices feature revamped design language and innovative S Pen stylus.
Microsoft announced plans to buy Nokia's handset business for $7.2 billion. We examine the move's pros and cons.
LG makes its 8.3" G Pad Android tablet official, hoping to capture some momentum ahead of a new Apple iPad Mini.