The London Olympics have inspired a variety of Android apps with multiple features and interesting themes. These apps give you the opportunity to catch the live action online. Some apps, such as the NBC Branded Olympic apps, require downloading prior to watching the videos. The pictures, information and videos are constantly updated. With apps such as these, anyone can get in the spirit of The Olympics without even leaving the country.
Reuters Olympics London 2012
The moment you download the Reuter’s official Olympics Apps, you are exposed to photographs that are, simply put, breathtaking. To make it more convenient, just a click on the icon, located on the upper right side, brings you all of the updated information. To control the speed of the photo streaming, speed customization is another added feature that is available. All you have to do is simply tap on the photo to view the next one. Now, we know that these stunning photos scream to be shared. Guess what? The Reuter’s official Olympics Apps makes social media sharing super easy. With the social media icons, you can tweet or like photos all you want. Another great feature is the timeline slider. This lets you navigate through the past events, or view the highlights of the event you loved.
Even though it’s no longer available for the IOS users in the United States, you can still get the BBC moniker app through the Google’s Android Market. It has amazingly nice and stunning features. The BBC Olympics app brings you the updates fast. Don’t let it’s clean look fool you. It might look simple, but it comes with numerous features, searchable options, fact sheets, medal counts and a streamline of well-run schedules from the whole world. Now UK users can also grab the Olympic entertainment via their Wi-Fi or 3G.
Sports Illustrated: Live From London
The Sports Illustrated’s “Live from London” application is a sports oriented version of The Daily. It is packed with the most happening sports news. A team at SI is constantly working to manage the daily write-ups, productions, and sports biographies. They also update their twitter account frequently with new and important sports news. New videos are also uploaded throughout the day.
London 2012: Official Results App
This official results app is based on the London Olympic Organizing Committee’s own website. The great thing about this app is that the information is presented in such a way that it’s easy to consume. News feeds are updated constantly. Highlights of any events are also available. Even though not as flashy as other apps, the Official Results app is information packed and has all the deals you need to know about the Olympics.
Team USA (2012) Road to London Olympics
Produced by the United States Olympics committee, this app might not be as flashy as other apps, but it’s paced with information that any Olympic enthusiast would love. The events are constantly updated, keeping to users up to date on all the events. It also features a photo gallery and athlete’s twitter updates. It also comes with a donate button, which enables the users to support team USA. The interface is user friendly and the eye catching colors of blue, red and white give an encouraging effect.
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