Top paid apps of all time1. Angry Birds2. Fruit Ninja3. Doodle Jump4. Cut The Rope5. Angry Birds SeasonsSome StatsTop free apps of all time1. Facebook2. Pandora - Tell Pandora what type of music you likeand it will generate a steaming radio station customized toyour tastes3.Skype4.The Weather Channel5.Google• 17 apps from Top Paid for iPhone chart (total of 25) are from the Games category.• There are no Apple apps in the Top Paid for iPhone chart.• There are two Google apps in the Top Free for iPhone chart, no Apple apps.• 10 apps from Top Free for iPhone chart are from the Games category.• 20 apps from Top Paid for iPhone chart are priced at £0.99.• 5 apps from Top Paid for iPad chart are priced at £9.99.• 5 apps from Top Paid for iPad chart are priced at £4.99Apple App Store launched in 2008-40 billion apps downloaded from the Apple AppStore-Over 800,000 apps available
Checklist for Your Sporting App• Results• Schedule• News• Photos• Video• Twitter• List of competitors• Bespoke maps/background info• Live updates• Interaction/Contact opportunity• Augmented Reality
Sporting AppsThe FA Cup with Budweiser Man of theMatch Mobile AppHeineken Star PlayerRBS Six Nations Live ChallengeAdidas London marathon tracker appChannel 4 horse tracker
At Event…BaseballMLB Advanced Media - the Internet arm ofMajor League Baseball - announced last week that itwill begin rolling out Mobile Seat Upgrade, a wayfor fans who want to upgrade during a game to buybetter seats with just a tap of their smartphones.Bespoke sporting event apps from companies such as CrowdTorch.Examples include the Bristol Motor Speedway, where interactivemapping helped lead fans from the car park to their seats; the driversbio pages included career highlights and links to the drivers Twitterpages; and a scavenger hunt livened up the fan experience.For an event like the NY Craft Beer Week, Easy-to-use maps helpedfestival goers find out which venues were featuring their favouritebreweries. For fun, badges and prizes were offered for "checking in" atbars and sharing their beer journeys by uploading photos and tastingnotes to Facebook and Twitter.
At Event…The Tour de France app goes onebetter than just making the lateststandings available. It shows livepositions of cyclists on the road(including breakaways and thepeloton) and demonstrates the timegaps against a stage profile. It alsoputs the route map in the fan’spocket which is great if you’replanning on spectating live.News, results, schedules, livescores, The Players and possibly thebest part of the app, Live @Wimbledon provides a live videostream of the tournament. WithFind It you should have no problemfinding Park and Rides, Bathroomsand more. Wimbledon has built amap of the grounds into the app.Best of all its FREEFeatures include a live simulcastof the CBS weekend coverage,360 degree views, flyovervideos, & imagery.There is live scoring via theLeader Board, along withcommentary, interviews, andon-demand video highlights.There are an additional eightlive streams available toresidents of the U.S. only.The app is divided into Live,Schedule and Results, Sports,Medals and Athletes categories,as well as a section called MyGames where users can definewhich country they want as theirhome nation. Ad supported.Watch the Video >>
Sporting Apps – StadiumBarclays Centre AppMajor League Baseball At the Ball Park AppEtihad Stadium (Aus)
The Second Screen•80% of smartphone owners, 81% of tablet owners and 73% of laptop owners use their devices infront of the TV•80% of TV viewers use other devices while watching•Of these multi-screeners, how many are actually using their second device to look for somethingrelating to the show theyre watching? 45%•20% of TV viewers are chatting on Facebook or Twitter•40% of all daytime tweets revolve around TV programming•Fox Broadcasting is upping the second-screen ante with the launch of a new syndication networkthat will distribute the network’s TV show companion content. Fox says it’s also looking to extend thenetwork to smart TVs and TV service providers, which it’s talking to with an aim to announce newpartners “soon.”
Shazam• Shazam is an app that "listens" to a song and identifies the name of it.• There are 300 million users, with 2 million new users per week• How does Shazam for TV work? If you see the Shazam logo pop up ina TV program (see screenshot to the left), you can open the Shazamapp on your smartphone and access extra content.• Thats a mixture of episode descriptions, quizzes, tweets, castinformation and playable clips of every song on the soundtrack, withlinks to buy song downloads, TV episodes and merchandise• For big events like the Super Bowl, Grammys and Oscars in the US– and recently the Brit Awards in the UK – Shazam builds "customexperiences", with polls, predictions, and video highlights for 2012sOlympic Games, with official US broadcaster NBC.• FoxNow will provide behind-the-scenes footage, interviews,interactive content and ads to a range of third-party apps. Shazam isone of four launch partners in the US, alongside Viggle, ConnecTV andNextGuide.
Second Screen AppsThe new app gets fans predicting whichcontestants will go through in the show, intwo phases: one played during the week inbetween episodes, and another playedwhile the show airs on Saturday nights.The first of those, Audition Predictor, letspeople listen to contestants’ audition clips,and hit a button if they think they’ll gothrough (much like the coaches in theshow turning their chairs around).Predictions can be shared on Twitter andFacebook.The free iPad app can be synced with TheKing’s Speech Blu-ray disc and the user’sBD-Live Player to give “a true SecondScreen companion experience”. Thisincludes the ability to control the disc fromyour iPad, as well as video, history, maps,cast information and trivia delivered in syncwith the film. The app also allows users topost comments to your social mediacommunitiesThe Voice UK Predictor GameThe King’s Speech
Official Sport Governing Body AppsEngland HockeyECBThe FACarry all the latest international and county cricket scores,ecb.co.uk cricket news, photos and videosAll the latest team news, up-to-the-minute reports, playerprofiles and historical stats.You can also watch exclusive video footage of great Englandgames, goals and legendary players.Carry all the latest international and domestic scores, news,photos and videos
Apps in the homeApps to manage your energyconsumptionApps to turn your car into astereoApps for managing yourmoneyApps to manage your fitnessApps to manage your shoppingApps to manage your journey
UGCGuardian WitnessGuardianWitness has been launched in partnership with UKmobile operator EE, and lets users share videos, pictures andtext directly with the Guardian’s editorial teamThe Guardian actually posts ‘assignments’, inviting users topost content based on themes – for example, when Britainexperiences unseasonably bad weather. Editors set a rangeof assignments each week, covering news, sport, culture andlife and style.Selected submissions could be featured on the Guardianwebsite or also in the Guardian and Observer newspapers,while video submissions could be added to theGuardianWitness YouTube channel.
• Twitter #Music now available athttps://music.twitter.com and as a separate app forthe iPhone through the App Store.• The Popular page shows you new music thats trendingacross Twitter• The Suggested tab shows artists you might like basedon the artists you follow• Twitter has integrated current music services like Rdio,Spotify and iTunes to allow you to play the songs rightthrough the app or webpage.• The Twitter #Music app will be out later today in theApple App Store; there is no Android app yet.New This Week - Twitter Music