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All posts tagged "sports"


Friday, March 18, 2011

Roundup of the Best Sports Apps

Posted by Kevin Jackson in "Android Software" @ 12:00 PM

http://lifehacker.com/#!5782923/the...pps-for-android

"March Madness is here, spring training is afoot, and fantasy players of all sports are honing their picks. It's high time we trained our Androids to deliver score updates, offer better sports news, and facilitate fantasy trades from grocery lines."

Lifehacker has a great roundup of the best sport apps for your Android device. If you're looking for a new way to keep up with March Madness, Spring Training, or your fantasy teams, this is a great place to start.

How about you? What sports apps are "home runs" for your device? Which ones are a "swing-and-a-miss"? Let us know in the forums!

Tags: sports, apps

Thursday, September 2, 2010

SportsTap: Because Sometimes You Want BIRG

Posted by Jon Westfall in "Android Software" @ 09:00 AM

Product Category: Sports-Tracking Software
Manufacturer: Mobile1Sports
Price: Free
System Requirements: Data connection, even just occasional WiFi

Pros:

  • Vast selection of teams & sports;
  • Provides standings and other stats;
  • It's FREE!

Cons:

  • Notifications are a bit wonky;
  • Notifications after each score in certain sports (e.g., basketball) pretty much useless;
  • Ads.

Summary: BIRG'ing, or Basking in Reflected Glory can only be done if you know when your team is reflecting glory in which to bask. Way back in the day I had a Yahoo! Sports alert sent to my phone via SMS after every game my favorite teams played in. Then one summer it went crazy and started sending me the same score report 10 times in a row. Since then I'd been searching for a good sports score reporting program, and on Android, I found SportsTap. The price was right, Free, but how about the quality? Read more...


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