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Got The Olympic Spirit – Stay Connected To Rio 2016 with these apps

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It’s already one week down for the Olympics games at Rio. But there are lots of interesting sports still going on and you can’t stay glued to the TV for the remaining 10 days. Whether you want to play a game that mimics the Olympics spirit, or get a real notification each your favorite athlete is competing, your android phone is all you need. The list below highlights the top Android apps dedicated to this year’s Rio Olympics.

1.      The Olympics – Official App

The Official Olympics app, this one is a gateway to Olympic records, Gold medals, amazing athletes and historic sporting moments. Basically, you get to know everything you need to learn about the Rio 2016 Olympics. In addition, you can access information about past and future Olympic Games. So you can relieve top moments from the 2014 Sochi, the London 2012, the Vancouver 2010, and the Beijing 2008. You’ll also be able to easily track your favorite sports or athletes. Essentially, you get everything you need to keep the Olympics spirit burning right in your pocket!

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2.      Rio Gold – 2016 Summer Games

This is an intuitive, simple and useful app for the 2016 Rio Olympics in Brazil. You’ll be able to follow all events and competitions, as well as create a list of your favorites so that you can get information related to them. You can retrieve previous standings in the medal table for past Olympics. The app also delivers interesting news related to all Olympics sporting events.

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3.      Rio 2016 Olympic Games

This is by far the most downloaded, and the best rated Android game app dedicated to the 2016 Rio Olympics. It works well on Android devices running version 4.0.3 or higher. It’s a great app to have if you are looking to experience a share of the Olympics fun. The app delivers a number of enjoyable games that you can easily control, from basketball, tennis, football, 6 sports, table tennis and much more. You can play games by yourself or compete with other players from around the world.

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4.      Rio 2016: Diving Champions

If you’re a diehard diving fan, this is the game app to install on your Android phone. And there’s more to it – you get to splash down and unlock crazy aquatic athletes that represent countries from all over the world. This way, you’ll have fun playing a game while at the same time getting to know some of the best divers of all time. You can nail your dive attempts and unlock new dive styles as well. And how about taking home gold or representing your national in the global competitions?

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5.       Rio 2016

Global Rio 2016 provides information on the Olympic schedule, results, medals, sports, teams, athletes, venues, spectators, and maps. It’s available in multiple languages, including but not limited to English, Spanish, French, Mandarin Chinese, Portuguese, Japanese and Korean. If you’re an Olympics fan who wants to stay on top of things regarding what’s happening, this is a great Android app for you.

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6.      Rio 2016: Vinicius Run

This is an Olympics-based game app that allows you to run, jump, fly and challenge your colleagues. You can represent your country and see how you advance in the rankings. The game is very easy to play and presents 3 different challenges and scenarios. You also get daily missions and achievements that you can unlock, as well as friend rankings, global rankings, weekly bonuses, and both online and offline play. The app delivers optimized graphics and is an awesome way to pass time during the Olympics period.

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7.      Rio 2016: Quiz

Increase your knowledge and grasp on the biggest events at the Rio Olympics with this app. You get to play fun Q&A games. You can challenge your friends, earn daily bonuses and get both online and offline. There are at least 4 kinds of Power-ups, as well as friend and global rankings. The game is easy to play and is a great way to pass time Olympics-style!

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What are you waiting for Learn more about the Olympics, get first-hand information on events, medals, and rankings, as well as have fun with these free Android apps. Don’t forget to check the  Olympic sporting scandals quiz

 

Michael Ajah is a Computer Science Student of The University of Port Harcourt and a Chelsea Fan. He loves RnB and a little mix of Trap Music. An awesome tech reviewer and analyst. Email - [email protected]

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Spotify for iOS finally gets the desired functionality!

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It has become a habit of applications to receive functionality in a non-uniform manner, especially with regard to different versions for Android and iOS. Not being the exception to the rule, Spotify also receives functionality at different times in its various versions.

After being released for the Android version last May, Spotify for iOS received finally the popular “Sleep Timer” feature. That is, iPhone users can also fall asleep listening to their favorite music / podcast without any problem.

Spotify iOS Sleep Timer

How to use the new Spotify feature for iOS

To use the “Sleep Timer” feature is very simple. After selecting the desired song, you will need to click on the “three dots” icon in the upper right corner and select the “Sleep Timer” option.

Then you will only need to choose the timeout where Spotify will be playing the song. You will be able to choose times between 5 and 60 minutes.

Also, for whom doesn’t have a dedicated playlist for when you are getting ready for sleep, the app has also released a new section called “Sleep Hub”. Here you will find a wide list of perfect song suggestions to accompany you in a true “beauty sleep.”

If you still can’t see the functionality on your iPhone, don’t worry. It has been officially confirmed that the feature is being released starting today. However, as usual, it will reach users in a phased manner.

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Google Photos: New tool will help you keep albums organized!

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Google Photos New tool will help you keep albums organized

Google Photos remains one of my favorite apps, presenting itself as the perfect way to keep all your photos and videos organized in one place. In addition, they are accessible virtually anywhere and on any device.

As one of the most popular Google Apps, they continue to invest a lot of resources in developing and implementing new features. The latest addition will help you keep albums organized by making it easy to find what you’re really looking for.

A small detail that can save you a lot of time.

The new implementation may go unnoticed for many users, but it is no less important. In the albums tab, Google Photos will start displaying a new option, which allows you to organize your albums according to different conditions.

For now, at this early stage, you will be able to keep albums organized by what has the most recent photo, which you modified less recently or simply in alphabetical order. Most likely, Google will continue to develop this new implementation to make it even easier to find the album you want.

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This new implementation is coming first hand to Android smartphone users and is not yet available for iOS or the web version. However, it is important to note that it is being launched through Google’s servers. That is, it will not reach all users at the same time.

In order to receive the new implementation, you need to have the latest version of the App, so make sure you don’t have any updates available.

Although it has not been officially confirmed, it is believed that once reaching all Android users, the new feature will eventually also be available for iOS and the web version of Google Photos.

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