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Kobe Bryant Fully Cleared for All Basketball Related Activities

LOS ANGELES — It’s up to Kobe Bryant now.<p>Bryant has full medical clearance, I was told Sunday by someone in a position to have such knowledge—meaning he can do anything and everything without restriction as the recovery from his ruptured left Achilles tendon nears its conclusion.<p>Lakers coaches and …

Nexus 5 launcher and apps ripped from factory image, available for download

Can't wait for your freshly ordered Nexus 5 to show up? This might grab your attention: the Android community has already ripped a handful of the phone's apps from Google's official factory image. <i>Droid-Life</i> has collected the essential applications (calendar, clock, email, camera hangouts, and …

Sony SmartWatch 2 launches in the US for $200, Xperia Z1 and Xperia Z Ultra tag along for the ride

In case you missed it, Sony's own smartphone-pairing wearable got a refresh earlier this year, and it's about ready to take America. The SmartWatch 2 launches today, and you can order one for yourself over at Sony's dedicated store. There's no camera, but there is a 1.6-inch "transflective" screen, …

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Android vs. iOS: The race has never been closer

Tech News<p>The next stage of the smartphone wars has been set with the release of the iPhone 5S, which joins high-end phones like the HTC One, Galaxy S 4, and Moto X for the final battle — of 2013, at least. But in the big competition between iOS and Android, the choice is harder than ever, because …

Motorola Bashes Apple's iPhone Fingerprint Reader, Forgets It Sold One First

Motorola’s social media team seems awfully concerned about its customers fingers. Maybe they should more concerned about where they’re pointing their own.<p>A tweet posted Tuesday from the account of Motorola Mobility, now owned by Google, seemed to take a potshot at Apple‘s newly-released iPhone 5s, …

21 Awesome Features Missing from the New iPhone

The new iPhones with iOS7 are packed, nay <i>packed</i> with amazing new features, colors, camera abilities, software doodads, and more. They're nothing short of miraculous hunks of modern tech gloriousness. But they're also, shockingly, missing a few key features we'd really like to see in future models. …

Parallels Access: Run Mac and Windows Apps Like They Were Made for iPad

<b>Parallels Access</b> is a new iPad app launching tonight – that promises to let you experience Mac and Windows applications as is they were made for the iPad. It ‘applifies’ your Windows and Mac apps to make them feel as it they’re native iPad apps.<p>The app is published by Parellels, the makers of the …

ActiveNotifications Lets You Bring The Moto X’s Best Feature To Other Android Devices

I’ve been spending a lot of time with the Moto X lately (full review coming shortly), and while the spec sheet isn’t to everyone’s liking, it packs some smart features that I’d love to see on other devices. Motorola’s motion-sensitive Active Display notifications is at the top of that transplant …

Android 4.3 update causing problems with Nexus 4 handsets, rendering some unusable

While Android 4.3 is a relatively minor upgrade in the grand scheme of things -- bringing restricted profiles and some added graphical grunt to the platform -- it seems that the new OS version is wreaking havoc on some Nexus 4 devices. On Google's Product Forums, most people having problems report …

White 8GB Nexus 4 with bumper deal no longer available from Google Play

Android users looking to take advantage of the Google Play store promotion that offered a free bumper with the white 8GB Nexus 4 will have to know the deal is not available any more.<p>Google has quietly discontinued the bundle for the time being, so interested buyers will not be able to get their …

Purported low-cost iPhone model spotted; Jelly Bean knockoff packs Snapdragon 600 CPU, sells for $199

<i>Low-cost iPhone-based Basic Bear knockoff | Image Credit: Techdy</i><p>The low-cost iPhone has reportedly been spotted, with a peripherals maker revealing design details for the device in an in-house produced video – but there’s a twist: an Android-running smartphone has already been adapted to fit inside …

Mobile Technology

Apple iOS Is More Fragmented Than It Seems

Apple is very proud of the adoption rate for new versions of its iOS mobile operating system. Tim Cook pointed out that 93 percent of all iOS devices are using the most current version, and now Apple has published a chart illustrating how fragmented–or not, really–iOS is. The problem is that there …

Batman: Arkham Origins review

I'm the goddamn Batman, perched atop a snow-covered hat shop and planning my next move. I could go try to find Black Mask--that bastard put a price …