Tag Archives: AT&T

Samsung Infuse 4G: first impressions

We generally like to introduce a new device in our arsenal with a video unboxing and then follow up with photo/video samples, a full, written review, and possibly some Q&A vids. But we don’t want to hold out on content while taking care of some glitches in our video editing department, so here is our first still photo unboxing and first impressions… Read more

Specs in leaked HTC Holiday ROM are sure to impress

If you think way back, as in one full week ago, you may remember a leak that showcased a render of the AT&T bound HTC Holiday, as well a whisper attached to it that the device was some sort of Aria replacement. According to a ROM recently leaked by 911Sniper, that’s not the case. Should this new leaked Holiday ROM be accurate, we may be looking at… Read more

Nexus S one step closer to an AT&T release

The Samsung Nexus S for AT&T is one of those elusive devices that has been everywhere, but is nowhere to be found. The device has already received a Bluetooth certification, passed through the FCC, and made a model number only appearance on Samsung’s website. Well the Samsung GT-I9020A has made its way over to Samsung’s website yet again, only this… Read more

Ma Bell changes position on side-loading apps

When demo units of the Samsung Infuse 4G first started going out, it was pointed out by several people that the side-loading of apps was enabled in the smartphone. Fortunately, that will stay true once the device is available, and will make it’s way to other AT&T branded Android devices as well. In an interview with PCMag, Senior VP of Mobile… Read more

Samsung Infuse 4G: launch details announced

When it comes to the biggest and baddest Android devices around, the Samsung Infuse 4G may be the new kid on the block, but it certainly keeps up with the best. Despite only having a single-core processor and Froyo inside, the Samsung Infuse is one of the fastest and smoothest Android devices to date. Samsung can boast about the Infuse’s speed all… Read more

Hackers enable HSUPA on the Motorola Atrix

Tired of waiting for AT&T’s upcoming fix that’s supposed to open up HSUPA on the Motorola Atrix 4G? Thanks to a couple of hackers from XDA, you don’t have to. By taking the radio from an update to Telstra’s Atrix, 1.4.2 to be exact, and flashing it via RSD Lite, you can finally enable HSUPA on your Atrix 4G. This hack is still in the earlier stages… Read more

Samsung Infuse 4G priced by Walmart

The Samsung Infuse 4G, equipped with AT&T’s “4G” network, was spotted in a Walmart circular recently, complete with a price-tag and general release time frame. According to the ad, Walmart should be carrying the handset sometime in May, at a rather fair price: $178.88. Seeing a single-core Samsung device for under $200 on contract certainly feels… Read more

MKB Reviews: SpeedTest 2.0

The SpeedTest Application for has received a long awaited update to version 2.0 for Android, which features two main additions: A User Interface overhaul and more accurate readings over 4G networks. It’s still overall a very useful multi-platform application that is helpful with benchmarking network speeds between devices and operating systems. Check out… Read more

LG Phoenix and Thrive ready for ATT

Sure, most companies have had their version of the LG Optimus One for months now, but that doesn’t mean Ma Bell can’t release one a couple of her own. Set to launch on April 17th, AT&T will be carrying not one, but two versions of the the Optimus One: the Thrive, which is the carrier’s first pre-paid smartphone, and the Phoenix, the post-paid… Read more

Motorola posts software upgrade changelist for Atrix 4G

A couple of days ago, we told you that Motorola was letting owners of the Atrix 4G sign up to be on a list of 1,000 users who would be able to beta test an upcoming software upgrade for the Android-powered smartphone. While the sign up is shut down, Motorola stuck to their word and published a changelist for the software upgrade, letting everyone know… Read more