Everyone has Olympic fever! We did a full review of the Sports Illustrated Live from London iPad app that is already proving to bring up to the second news and results straight from London. If you are craving even MORE here is a list of really great, FREE apps that will help you follow the 2012 Summer Olympic Games:
Enjoy the Olympics with NBC’s official app for the Summer Games direct from London. Follow your favorite sports, teams and athletes, and engage with other fans on Facebook, Twitter and Google+ — all from your iPad, iPhone, iPod touch.
NBC Olympics Features:
- News: overall and by sport, plus NBC Olympic Talk blog
- Video on-demand: watch NBC Olympics highlights and featured videos
- Photo galleries: slideshows capture the action, emotion, and splendor unique to the Olympics
- Team USA: athlete profiles, news, video and photos
- Sports info: news, video and photos for all 32 sports
- Hometown Coverage: select your local NBC affiliate to get news, video and photos about athletes from your hometown
- Destination London: learn more about the host city with video, photos and news
- Twitter Tracker: see which Olympic athletes, sports and topics are being talked about on Twitter with interactive heat maps
- Social networking: share Olympic Games content with your friends via Facebook, Twitter and Google+
- Results & Schedules for all 32 sports: updated in real time
- Medal Counts: overall and by sport
- TV & Online Listings: look up NBC’s TV and online coverage schedule and set program reminders
- Primetime Companion: use your device as a second screen and enjoy and interact with contextual content to enhance your Primetime viewing experience
- Push notifications: get breaking news, programming reminders, and news and results for your favorite teams and athletes
This NBC app compliments and adds to your Olympic viewing experience. Grab your iPad and watch all the action of the Olympic games in your yard, by the pool or anywhere else you might enjoy. With video on demand, live event coverage and replays, even alternate camera views for certain events, this should be a great app for keeping up on all the games.
NBC Olympics Live Extra Features:
- Live Events: watch every event of the London Olympics LIVE!
- Full Event Replays: relive all the great moments of the Summer Games with full event replays
- Channels: watch simulcasts of Olympic programming on NBC Universal television cable channels
- Gold Zone: check out the Gold Zone Live Streaming Channel featuring every gold medal event LIVE!
- Alternate Camera Views: view multiple camera angles for sports such as gymnastics and track & field
- Push Notifications: receive reminder alerts for upcoming events
- DVR: most live streams and all full event replays will have DVR capabilities
Grab the best stories of the 2012 Olympic Games captured in breathtaking photos & moments all captured by Reuters’ award-winning photographers. Follow the links located within the photographs to news stories, reference materials and medal tallies.
This is the official Olympic app developed and released by the London Organising Committee of the Olympic Games itself. One of the best features of this app is the ability to set reminders so you don’t miss the competitions YOU want to be sure to see!
London 2012 Features:
- Results: Covering all events for the 36 sports for the Olympics.
- Live Schedule: Follow the latest sporting Olympic events that are currently in progress. View results in real-time and share with your friends. View live updates: news, photos and social commentary from the Games.
- Calendar Schedule: View day-by-day which sporting events are taking place in the Olympic schedule. Set favourites or reminders to create a personalised selection tailored for you.
- Sports: View details of each of the sports; all the latest results, latest news, latest pictures and background information including football, swimming and track.
- Medals: View the overall Olympic medal count as they are awarded throughout the Games – by country, by individual and by sport. Learn more about the medals.
- Athletes: View all the participating athletes and review their details and current Olympic standings for London 2012. Use the sophisticated search tool to personalise your experience and follow the performance of your favorite athletes.
- My Games: Follow any participating country and receive news and updates tailored to your needs. Manage your favourites, reminders and settings. Stay informed: set up notifications and alerts to keep you posted throughout the Games.
- Live scores and key stats for over 36,000 live games
- Free instant messaging around any game
- Hangout and message in private with friends during the game
- Invite friends from any social network
- Direct Messaging: You can send a direct message to any of your PlayUp friends
- Create, message and manage private social groups – friends, fan clubs, sports
So there you have them! 1/2 dozen FREE Olympic iPad apps for following every single minute of the 2012 Summer Games coming to us from London! Download them all and see which have the features you want to see!
p.s. which is YOUR favorite Olympic event???
NBC Sports Live ExtraVersion: 3.29Created & Sold by: NBC Universal, Inc. This app is designed for both iPhone and iPad
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