The London Olympics kicked off Friday with amazing opening ceremonies in the heart of the UK, London, with the presence of notable figures like the Queen of England, Paul McCartney and the iconic comedian Mr. Bean.
But this is just the beginning of the competitions, and if you want to be up-to-date with every Olympic event while on the go, here are some useful and free apps we recommend.
The NBC Olympics Live Extra app has some pretty neat features such as live action view, alternate camera views and full replays. Everything is available on-the-go on your iPad, iPhone or iPod touch. The app also makes use of the gorgeous Retina Display of the new iPad.
If you prefer to see great pictures instead of live video, then the Reuters London 2012 app is for you. It provides high quality images shot by Reuters photographers during the Olympics and will expand as new pictures are posted. You can view great images in full screenwith the option of reading news stories for additional info. The app also allows you to share these images on Twitter and Facebook.
The Official London 2012 Results app—sponsored by Samsung—is for everyone who wants to be up-to-date with the results of the events. It provides Olympics-related news and an up-to-date list of athletes participating in the games. Some of its key features include a calendar schedule, details of each sport, medal tables and live updates. You can set reminders, follow any country and filter information based on your search criteria.
Each of the aforementioned apps keep you informed by sending push notifications while the Results app keeps you posted throughout the London Olympic Games. By downloading any of these free apps the London Olympics will be only a tap away, so you won’t miss out on any important race, point or goal.Contact Us for News Tips, Corrections and Feedback