The Summer Olympics kick off in just two short weeks. To help you navigate your way through the summer games, we’ve put together a list of four free smartphone apps. These apps, whose links and descriptions we’ve included below, will help guide you through all of the events.
1. London 2012: Official Join In App for the Olympic Paralympic Games: “From the start of the Olympic Torch Relay to the Olympics and Paralympics, the Opening and Closing Ceremonies, plus all the cultural, city and community celebrations happening across the UK, Join In is your essential companion.”
2. NBC Olympics app: “Experience the best of the 2012 London Olympic Summer Games with the NBC Olympics app. Get prepared for the Games now by checking out news, video, photos for every sport and all Team USA athletes. Plus, you can follow your favorite sports, teams and athletes, and engage with other fans on Facebook, Twitter and Google+ — all from your iPad, iPhone, iPod touch.”
3. BBC Olympics app: “Never miss a moment of the London 2012 Olympics with the BBC Sport’s Olympics app. Direct coverage of the Olympics from the UK, this app will allow you to follow all the action, with daily live text commentaries, breaking news and top stories from all the key events and medal moments.”
4. NBC Olympics Live Extra app: “Get to ready to watch every moment of the 2012 London Olympic Summer Games LIVE for FREE with the NBC Olympics Live Extra app. In addition to watching all the live action, during the Olympics, enhance your viewing experience with alternate camera views, plus full replays on-the-go! You can follow your favorite events and sports, and receive push notifications for event start times.”