Competition in the smartphone




Competition in the smartphone

Where to watch the Olympics? What to watch out for medals favorite teams and athletes? What to read during the Olympic Games, to be aware of? We have assembled a selection of mobile applications, which has everything you need fans.

The results of the Sochi 2014 (iOS, Android, Windows phone, free)

This is the official app about the games. First, you will need to adjust some settings: specify the athletes what country you want to follow the language (Russian, English, French), which sports prefer how athletes prefer. Interesting tab – which notifications you want to receive. Olympics – a global project, the news about it – the sea, and keep track of everything is simply unrealistic. So you can choose – closely monitor only for medals chosen country or athlete, the results of the competition, you can watch the medal standings rating once a day or emergencies, if such will. In general, to obtain a finely tuned channel information.

At the same integrated application store, and there is a general schedule of competitions.

For medals offer watch and annex Medal alert. Another application similar in functionality – Sochi 2014 WOW from Samsung (for Android). Presented a program about medals and Yandex, it is called – Yandeks.Medali.

Olympic Athletes Hub (iOS, Android, free)

This is perhaps the most unusual and contemporary application of the Olympics – it promises to link athletes and fans. How? Athletes registered in the application, tested, and their records are aggregated into a single tape. You can read what they write in Twitter, you can see the posts and images from Instagram and Facebook, to put huskies, write comments and add them to friends. For activity here give scores and show nicks on the honor roll. You can subscribe to specific athletes and only look at their lives.

Sports sites are now experiencing heyday. – one of those who offered users an application with a focus on the Olympics, however, it has not only advantages but also disadvantages. On the one hand, there is also promise results of games and flash news on the other – are lured sections of photos and videos, but those who allow the speed of the Internet to go there, will be disappointed. The fact that the videos are not available in the application, it is proposed to go and watch them online. Why then spread in the program announcements, teasing member and not give him the opportunity to see the actual content itself – is unclear.

Look + (iOS, Android, free)

Suddenly your application for the Olympics introduced and Megafon. Here, too, promised videos, and including in the record, if you’ve missed something, and honestly say that the content will be available only after registration. Another plus is that the subscribers of Internet traffic when watching videos is not charged.

First (iOS, Android, free)

The first channel in partnership with RIA Novosti in an official application technology implemented the second screen when the mobile phone or tablet will complement the main action on TV. So, on the screen you will see the Olympics news, medal standings, live reports, schedule of games, and you can choose you are interested in translation in advance to add it to favorites by clicking the star, and the program will notify the beginning. You can also ask questions live broadcast commentator and participate in polls. In the traditional application of the First Channel – the ability to watch different transmission (eg, archives, “Posner” and “Evening Urganta”), as well as save them for viewing offline.

At RIA Novosti, which we discussed above, there is also an application of the Olympics – Winter Games in 2014.

Guide to Sochi 2014 (iOS, Android, free)

This app is designed for guests, although some features will be of interest to those who are far from the capital games. For example, here you can read about the Olympic torch relay, the torch and torchbearer of, photo, video, watch the news, a map – just everything associated with the games. Immediately photo galleries (already have that view). Guest – detailed information about the city, transportation, health care – all that could be useful tourist.


The Calvert Journal (iOS, 129 rubles, have a free trial)

City guide of sun and snow – so titled its program guides developers of Russian cities. Information here in an unusual style, passing the whole atmosphere of places, “little Irish pub on the banks of the River”, “nostalgic cards with views of Sochi 50s”, “relaxed restaurant with homemade cakes” … I want to read about all this, even if soon break out in the sunny city did not succeed. Most of the content, however, is available only for the money.

We remind you that the “Arguments and Facts” is a special project “Sochi 2014”, where you can read news, reviews, diaries journalists, see the history of games. You can get the latest information from the mobile application and “AIF”.


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