Keeping track of everything from Rio 2016

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As you know, we’re on the cusp of the 2016 Summer Olympics, and this year’s Olympics are going to be extremely different than many people may remember it from their childhood. With the Summer Olympics only happening every four years, the past ones were held in 2012, 2008, 2004, and so on. Back in the day, you had to sit in front of your TV as soon as the games aired, but four year increments leave a lot of room for advancement in technology, which is why we’re delivering you the latest ways to keep up with your favorite countries, and everything relating to Summer Olympics.

Let’s tell you what you need for Rio 2016.

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New Nexus phones are getting tweaked Settings menu and a Night Light mode

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Google’s latest iterations of Nexus devices are shaping up to offer some killer standout features, and the leaks continue to trickle in building on Google’s philosophy of making some things exclusive to the Nexus line instead of adding everything to AOSP. The latest rumor from Android Police suggests that we’ll see a night mode make its way back into Android at some point, even though the feature was present in some early Android 7.0 builds before being left on the cutting room floor. Read more

Adding password protection to Google Play for preventing unwanted purchases

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When it comes to Google Play purchases, you should definitely use password protection. You never know when your Android device will get in the wrong hands and an unwanted purchase is made. Then again, password protection could also save you from an accidental purchase made by a child; however, there are parental controls for that. Of course, having password protection separate you from buying an app, movie, album, or something else on Google Play is handy to deter you and shield you from buyer’s remorse.

Let’s show you how to get password protection set up on Google Play.

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Wondered how popular ‘Pokémon Go’ really is? Check out the stats in the infographic below

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If you haven’t heard about the Pokémon Go craze or seen the multitude of young, and not so young, people wandering aimlessly on the sidewalks trying to catch Pikachu and friends, you may well have been in a coma for the last few weeks. It wouldn’t be an exaggeration to say that the game, developed by Niantic and licensed from Nintendo, has taken the world by storm, earning more than $1.6 million in profits every day since launching on July 6th. But how popular is the game really? Join us after the break to find out. Read more

Christoph Waltz talks about ‘Busy, busy, busy’ Americans and Samsung’s Galaxy Note 7 in new promo ad

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Samsung took the wrappers off the Galaxy Note 7 earlier this week, which means that the company’s giant marketing machine has sprung into action to make sure that everyone knows about its brand new handset. A collection of promo videos appeared soon after the Unpacked event on Monday, and today we get to see Django star, Christoph Waltz, talk about how you ‘busy, busy, busy‘ Americans will use the Galaxy Note 7 to be even more productive in your daily lives. Read more

T-Mobile wants to match Verizon’s network coverage in the next year

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T-Mobile just made a very bold claim; the carrier plans on matching Verizon’s network availability and coverage over the next 12 months, and possibly even sooner. That sounds like a tough task, but T-Mobile has some serious momentum going for its network.

The Un-Carrier network is already considered one of the fastest networks available, especially compared to the congested networks of AT&T and Verizon. It’s always lagged behind on actual coverage, though, but that looks to be changing very soon. Read more

Removing and uninstalling apps from your Android device

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There are a couple of possible motivating factors for removing and uninstalling apps from your device. People are constantly getting rid of apps from their phones and tablets because of irrelevancy, internal storage, and data. Any reason is really a valid reason. After all, it’s your device.

We’re sharing three ways to remove and uninstall apps from your device.

Hit the break for instructions.

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