Cool iPhone Apps to Savor for the 2012 London Olympics
The 2012 London Olympics is just around the corner and if you’re a busy bee, watching the games on TV is not the only option for you. With the help of your iPhone, you can still enjoy and be part of the event — running from July 27, 2012 to August 12, 2012 — even if you’re miles away. Here are some of the top iPhone apps to get you ready for one of the best sporting events in history.
2012 Team USA Road to London
Don’t miss the country’s pride with this app which will follow the making of Team USA and their experience in London during the 2012 Summer Olympic and Paralympic games. Among the key features of the app include daily updates of who is making the team; editorial content focused on a particular sport and athlete; custom-made “cheer” button; and athlete bios and photos.
London 2012 Game
Test your Olympics knowledgebase with this app which is available for both iPhone and iPad on Apple Store. It will give you the pleasure of answering thousands of Olympic-focused trivia questions, like Which summer Olympic athlete is nicknamed “the Albatross”? or How many metals did Michael Phelps win in the 2008 Olympics? Aside from the amazing facts about the best players and famous events in the history of the Olympic games, you can brag your high scores on Facebook or Twitter and challenge your friends to top them.
As the Olympics draw close, expect more apps to come. On July 20, the free app Sports Illustrated: Live from London will be launched for the iPad and will feature daily stories and videos, as well as previews for the upcoming events.