Motorola ATRIX 4G

Motorola XOOM and ATRIX 4G sales failures claims analyst

Motorola XOOM and ATRIX 4G sales failures claims analyst

Motorola's XOOM tablet and ATRIX 4G smartphone sales have reportedly "been disappointing" according to one analyst's channel checks, with sell-through trends suggesting that the smartphone in particular has been impacted by cheap, $49 rivals. Pacific Crest's James Faucette, quotes Forbes, claims the popularity of the iPhone 3GS and HTC Inspire - each of which undercut the ATRIX significantly in AT&T's smartphone line-up - has meant sales were "well below forecast."

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AT&T Teases HSUPA Update For Atrix 4G and Inspire 4G

AT&T Teases HSUPA Update For Atrix 4G and Inspire 4G

We mentioned late last month that AT&T may have intentionally blocked HSUPA data speeds for the HTC Inspire 4G but instead claimed that the device did not support HSUPA. This also seemed to be the case for the Motorola Atrix 4G. However, BGR obtained a statement from AT&T that suggests the carrier may be uncapping data speeds with an update soon.

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SlashGear Morning Wrap-Up: February 23 2011

SlashGear Morning Wrap-Up: February 23 2011

First let us tell you of three rather important points from the Android Community side of the world today - first, the Nexus S and Nexus One Gingerbread 2.3.3 updates are going out OTA right this moment, then, take a peek at two bootloader points: Motorola XOOM Has Bootloader That’s Both Unlockable and Relockable and Atrix bootloader gets totally locked down. Awesome and harsh! Then have a look at some of the biggest fattest news you'll ever want to hear at a time like this as far as Apple goes: New MacBook Pro specs leak, plus Apple Thunderbolt Light Peak branding, hooray! Grab yourself the first big update to Windows 7 since its launch, and have another look at Intel Light Peak [Event This Thursday Fuels MacBook Pro Rumors].

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Motorola ATRIX 4G teardown finds repair-friendly guts

Motorola ATRIX 4G teardown finds repair-friendly guts

It's a rite of passage for any new high-profile gadget to not only get a SlashGear review but to be torn down by iFixit, and the Motorola ATRIX 4G is no exception. The Tegra 2 based superphone has been splayed into its constituent parts by the repair-obsessed team, who found a generally fix-friendly design.

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Motorola XOOM To Have Unlockable, Relockable Bootloader

Motorola XOOM To Have Unlockable, Relockable Bootloader

We had just talked about the Motorola Atrix 4G having a locked bootloader to prevent any root-level customization of the device. And now, as if to placate developers that must not be all too happy with this, Motorola tweets the news that their Motorola XOOM tablet will have an unlockable or relockable bootloader.

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Motorola Atrix 4G Bootloader Locked Down Against Custom ROMs

Motorola Atrix 4G Bootloader Locked Down Against Custom ROMs

The Motorola Atrix 4G comes with a locked down bootloader to prevent folks from installing custom ROMs or making other types of modifcations to root-only applications. This won't mean much for most folks that intend to use the device as is--which should already be pretty awesome. But for those intending to customize, this means a bit more tinkering.

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AT&T Motorola ATRIX 4G on sale now

AT&T Motorola ATRIX 4G on sale now

Motorola's ATRIX 4G has gone on sale, arriving on AT&T's network for $199.99 with a new, two-year agreement. As we found in the full SlashGear ATRIX 4G review, the new dual-core Motorola is one of the fastest Android handsets around, with its Tegra 2 processor and qHD adding up to a great smartphone experience.

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AT&T Motorola ATRIX 4G already rooted

AT&T Motorola ATRIX 4G already rooted

Motorola hasn't been too keen on Android modders tinkering with its smartphones, throwing in various locked-down bootloaders and other frustrations to prevent the hardware running custom ROMs. Unfortunately for Moto, however, there's nothing a hacker likes more than a challenge, and so it comes as little surprise to discover that the Motorola ATRIX 4G has been rooted before it's even on shelves.

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Motorola ATRIX 4G arriving early: February 22 in AT&T stores

Motorola ATRIX 4G arriving early: February 22 in AT&T stores

Losing iPhone 4 exclusivity seems to have perked up AT&T's supply chain, with the news today that the Motorola ATRIX 4G will be shipping sooner than expected. According to AT&T spokesperson Seth Bloom, the Android smartphone should now land in retail on February 22, rather than March 6, with pre-orders shipping for delivery on February 21.

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AT&T Motorola ATRIX 4G pre-orders open

AT&T Motorola ATRIX 4G pre-orders open

As promised, AT&T has thrown open pre-orders for the Motorola ATRIX 4G, ahead of the dual-core smartphone's release on or around March 6. Priced at $199.99 with an online discount, the ATRIX 4G has a 4-inch qHD 540 x 960 display, HSPA+ and can be paired with an optional keyboard dock. Details on plans after the cut.

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The Daily Slash: February 9, 2011

The Daily Slash: February 9, 2011

Today was HP / Palm / webOS day, believe it or not, as the special event we were very much live at revealed a triad of amazing devices crowned with a brand new version of the mobile OS. See webOS inside our hands on of the HP Veer, the HP Pre3, and the HP Touchpad. Then hear about webOS PCs, printers & more as they're promised by HP. See the greatest webOS feature EVER in Touch to Share. See Ben Bajarin's take on the whole situation in an On Time Analysis by the name of Palm Made HP Relevant Again Plus check out all the releases in the featured list below! Then see a couple of fights - first HP webOS TouchPad VS Motorola XOOM, then Apple iPad vs HP TouchPad - great war Next have a look at a phone that's got the whole world thinking about plugging in, it's a fabulous unboxing and hands on of the Motorola ATRIX 4G by your friend Vincent Nguyen! Take a peek at the bouncing balls of the brand new Android 3.0 Honeycomb Renderscript. All of this, ALL of it here on The Daily Slash!

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Motorola ATRIX 4G Unboxing and hands-on

Motorola ATRIX 4G Unboxing and hands-on

CES 2011 had its share of stand-out products, and Motorola's name was on a number of them. The Motorola ATRIX 4G has dropped onto the SlashGear test bench on its way to AT&T, along with the majority of its accessories - including the clever Laptop Dock - and that calls for an unboxing and some first impressions.

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