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London Olympics 2012 Official Mobile Apps

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With just days left for London Olympics 2012 to kick off in London, the battle for the most popular Olympics Mobile app has already begun.

Official London Olympics 2012 App

There are two free official mobile apps to help users keep in touch with the Games wherever they are. The Join In app is available to download now on Android, iOS and Blackberry. The Results app is available to download now on Android and iOS. It will keep you up to date with all the Olympic sports in the time frame July 25 – August 12th 2012. Paralympic Sports will also be included, taking place from August 29th to September 9th 2012. The app offers live updates, a calendar for all competitions, details on each sports (rules for example), medal tables, profiles for all athletes and details on participating countries. Official news is also included in brief. 
You can download these apps from this page: 

BBC Olympics Mobile App

BBC Olympics App is now available for Android and iPhone. The main function of the app will allow users to receive up to 24 live streams of Olympics coverage over Wi-Fi and 3G signals. Also included will be editorial text from BBC news commentators, dedicated pages for every athlete, country, and sport, schedule information, and a medals chart to allow users to keep track of the winners. Extra functionality allows stories to be saved for offline reading, ensuring the latest information is accessible even when mobile reception is unavailable. Additionally, iOS users can personalize the app by adding their favourite Olympics sports to the customizable tab bar, enabling quick access to the latest live action.The Android app can be downloaded now from the Android App Store. The iOS app can be downloaded from the iTunes App Store. A shortcut app for Blackberry users, which creates a bookmark for the BBC Olympics mobile website, is available from Blackberry App World.

NBC Olympics Mobile App

NBC has teamed up with Adobe to launch two mobile apps that will let people watch Olympics events as they happen, look up athlete profiles, track athletes on Twitter, receive push notifications for breaking news and access other extra content on their iPads, iPhones and certain Android devices. The apps — NBC Olympics and NBC Olympics Live– are free to download. The “Live Extra” app will let you live stream the full 3,500 hours of Olympic content from your mobile device, as well as watch replays — though you’ll need to be a subscriber to a cable or satellite package that includes both CNBC and MSNBC. Those without subscription will get one hour’s worth of viewing time.  
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