Olympics fever has caught hold of the world and technology is doing its part to keep you guys hooked. The 17-day event will see 10,000 athletes, belonging to 26 sports, competing in 302 events. We have here for you the seven best apps to help you follow the 2012 London Olympics.
The first one is for those dedicated Olympic fans who want to watch everything that happens in London. The NBC Olympics Live Extra is free for both Android and iOS and brings to you all the 3,500 broadcast hours of the Game in HD up to 1080p.
There’s another app, NBC Olympics, with just the highlights of the events and lets you pick the team you want to follow and avoid the ones you are not really interested in. Android and iOS users can get this app for free like the first one.
And then there’s the Official London Results App. This one features live updates, results, calendar schedules, details of all the sports apart from medal tables and athlete profiles. It’s also free for Android and iOS.
For those interested in knowing how the medals tally looks, you can check Medals 2012. This is a free iOS app. Android users will have to wait for the app.
Olympics is one of the best events to take amazing photographs as well. With the Reuters Olympics London 2012 app, you can get all the images Reuters’ robotic cameras capture throughout the Game. This one’s free for iOS.
For those who want to know how team USA is doing at the Olympics, there is 2012 Team USA Road to London Olympics app, with stories from team USA throughout the Games as well as America-centric highlights from various competitions. This one is free on both iOS and Android.
IFTTT and ESPN have come together to do specific thing such as send you a text or tweet every time America wins a medal or send you a Pushover notification every time Usain Bolt makes the news. It’s a web service and it’s free.
Which app did you choose?