There are so many Olympics events, news and medals that it may be hard to keep track on a daily basis. Instead of watching hour after hour of NBC Sports, you can rely on a collection of Olympic Games apps that feature news, photos, quotes and games for younger Olympic fans.
London 2012 Join In App
Every event, every celebrity sighting, and even a road map for the Olympic torch is featured in the London 2012 Join In App. If you're attending any Olympic events, the guide has arena maps, local restaurants and check-in locations for friends. If you're not attending, keep track of your favorite events with medal counts and daily video updates.
Predict the Olympic Winners
Do you know who's taking the gold? Put your brains to the test in the Predict the Olympic Winners app. The free app includes every event and allows you to choose placements for every medal. Compare your results with other members and see the odds-on favorites for events you are unsure about.
The Olympic Torch
You may not be able to carry the real Olympic torch, but you can turn your Android device into one with the Olympic Torch app. The app displays a torch on the LCD screen and emits a light from the phone. Proudly show off your Olympic sprint in style.
Olympic Quotes Lite
The Olympics have been filled with inspirational quotes from athletes all over the world. Relive some of the best ones using this simple app. The app features a countdown to the Olympics and text quotes appear on the screen. Along with the quotes, the app displays random facts about Olympic history.
Jazzlebags Olympic Hero
The Olympic rings have been scattered around London and it's up to the animated Jazzlebags to gather them. The touch and move puzzle game is a great game for children to play. There are dozens of challenging levels with great graphics and smooth game play.
Alan Donahue has written hundreds of pop-culture and sports articles. His favorite athletes include Kobe Bryant, CM Punk and Eli Manning.
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