The opening ceremonies for the 30th Olympiad were held in London, and aside from Mitt Romney’s gaff, I thought they were pretty cool, somewhat weird at times, but cool none-the-less.
Well, if you’re not bombarded enough by NBC’s coverage, or you’re more interested in the less tv-prime sports like badminton, you’ll probably want to grab an official Olympics app (although some of the listed apps aren’t Olympics-related at all).
So far, I’m kind of hooked on NBC’s app, NBC Olympics Live Extra (free), which features a quality UI and live coverage of all of the events. There are a couple glitches in the video playback for some of the commercials and backstory videos, but I haven’t seen much of a problem with the live coverage (albeit, coverage only started at 3 a.m.).
For those of you outside of the U.S., you’re on your own. Canadians, and possibly others, you’ll want to check out CTV’s app, CTV Olympics London 2012, which functions a lot like NBC’s app, but features streaming of events only via Wi-Fi.