BBC London Olympics App: BBC have launched their own London Olympics app. The app is available on Google Play store for Android phones and I store for I Phone and iPod touch. However the major limitation includes that it will require a version 2.2 or higher of Android to be downloaded. The app also requires flash support, hence many Nexus users may find the app not rendering properly on their phone. However if you want to stay updated with various news about Olympics, this is the best option available today on Play Store. BBCs app for apple devices will require an iOS 5 and above. The app allows you to customize the app by adding your favorite sport on the menu.
NBC App for Olympics: NBC has launched two applications for mobile users. Both the apps are available in Google Play and I store. However, the app is available for limited android version. The two apps are named NBC Olympics and NBC Olympics LIVE extra. The interesting part of both apps is that it will have special emphasis on video content. While NBC Olympics is mainly a news app that will include both video and text content, NBC Live extra will directly stream happenings from the tracks. Video for all events simultaneously will surely make this app a favorite one for followers of lesser known sports like badminton that are avoided by the television channels. The apps are available on app store for free however users will need a cable, satellite or telco subscription supported by the app to watch every event.
As the event nears its starting date more apps will be launched by various national and international media houses. However, at the moment the above three seem to be among the best options available.
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