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Official London 2012 Olympics Apps

London 2012 Olympics Clock
London 2012 Olympics Clock (Courtesy Wikimedia Commons)

The Countdown has begun and the Olympics are right around the corner. Here is a list of Olympics apps for iOS, Android, Blackberry and Windows Phone.

Apps for Watching the Olympics

BBC Olympics App – The BBC app is a FREE comprehensive app with everything you could ever want to know about the London 2012 Olympics. It is available in iOS and Android flavors however, it appears for now only the iOS app is the only one that will let you watch streaming video. A screenshot can be seen below.

BBC Olympics App
BBC Olympics App

NBC “Live Extra” App – This app will give you live access to the Olympics however, there are some stipulations. To quote their website, “Access is free for subscribers to a cable, satellite or telco TV service package that includes CNBC and MSNBC.”

NBC Live Extra
NBC Live Extra

 Official London 2012 Olympic Mobile Apps

The London 2012 Olympics have come out with a few mobile apps of their own. See below for screenshots, descriptions and download links.

Official London 2012 Join In App – If you plan on being in London to watch the games, then this is the app for you. In their own words this app is a “mobile guide to help you plan, enjoy and share your Games experience”. This is a FREE app.

 London 2012 Join In app
London 2012 Join In app

The London 2012 Results App – This app is probably the one you’ll find most useful if you’re watching the games from the comfort of your own home. They describe the app by saying,”The Official London 2012 Results app provides all the latest news, schedules and results, allowing users to keep up-to-date with the latest action live across all Olympic sports and Paralympic sports.” It is a free app and so far the only one to include the Windows Phone family.

 London 2012 Results app
London 2012 Results app

Official London 2012 mobile game – Just for fun, London 2012 has launched an official mobile game that features 9 Olympic events. It comes in iOS and Android flavors and has a free and premium version. Visit their Facebook page to  learn more about it.

Official Mobile Game
Official Mobile Game

Keep checking back with Techie Buzz as we continue to update you on the latest mobile apps surrounding the Olympics!

Screenshots of Facebook 2.0 for BlackBerry Leaked – Includes Chat Feature

BlackBerry-Facebook-2

BlackBerry is to finally receive a long awaited update to its Facebook app in May 2011.  Thanks to N4BB, we have some leaked screenshots of the updated version of the app.

From the screenshot we can see that Facebook 2.0 for BlackBerry will finally come with chat feature. Besides that, it has also received a new user interface through which users can view pages and get more info about their friends like friends list, etc..

As mentioned earlier, though the Facebook 2.0 for BlackBerry will be arriving only in May 2011, an early beta is to be released next month. We’ll keep you updated as to when the app will be released. Until then, if you haven’t tried the app yet, you can download it from BlackBerry app world for free.

BlackBerry gets Angry Birds knockoff – Angry Farm

The Angry Birds game is literally breaking all records on Android, Maemo and iPhone. Wherever you go, you’ll see someone or the other playing the game. Although BlackBerry is considered very business centric device, all work and no play can make Jack a dull boy.

Even though, BlackBerry doesn’t have Angry Birds yet, the developers have made sure you don’t miss the fun. BlackBerry is now bestowed with Angry Farm – a knock off of Angry Birds available at the BlackBerry app world for just $4.99.

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