AT&T Switches on HSUPA to Make Atrix a Little More Like Actual 4G

Something that's fun to do if you're a company is stick the word 4G onto something, and instantly make it awesome—like "x-treme" in the 90s. It's mostly marketing. But AT&T's Atrix 4G is about to get more of its promised, though originally crippled "4G" power with an HSUPA-enabling software update, boosting upload… » 5/03/11 4:34pm 5/03/11 4:34pm

AT&T's Fake 4G Phones May Actually Get Real 4G Soon

It's been well documented that AT&T's 4G phones aren't just slow—their upload speeds are often slower than its 3G network. So what happened to that extra G? Turns out it's not the network itself that's borked; it's the phones. AT&T has intentionally crippled the Motorola Atrix and HTC Inspire—the carrier's only… » 3/30/11 10:40am 3/30/11 10:40am

Motorola Alexander's QWERTY-Free Cousin: The Atila

It's been about a week since spy shots of the Motorola Alexander » 8/11/08 2:16pm 8/11/08 2:16pm surfaced, and it appears that it will be followed by an inbred cousin dubbed "Atila" that was born without a QWERTY keyboard. It will also be the first Motorola device with tri-band UMTS/HSDPA. Other features include: quad-band GSM/GPRS/EDGE, 7.2Mbps…

AT&T LaptopConnect Gets 20 Percent Speed Bump to 1.7Mbps Downstream,…

Users of AT&T's LaptopConnect should notice some more spring in their (already springy) virtual steps by the end of this month, courtesy of AT&T's rabid 3G build-out adding HSUPA to its existing HSDPA 3G network. (What?) Downstream speeds are now 700Kbps to 1.7Mbps, upstream is 500Kbps-1.2Mbps, a nice boost in upload… » 6/04/08 1:19pm 6/04/08 1:19pm