Telstra Scores Goal With AFL App
The AFL grand final is yet to be played but Telstra may have already kicked a winning goal: its AFL smartphone app has been downloaded almost 1 million times and the telco says its $153 million investment in internet rights will soon start to pay off.But it may end up being a victim of its own success. Rival sporting codes are set to charge Telstra and other broadcasters a rising premium to beam live matches straight to smartphones.Sports-related apps are big business – so big that Tennis Australia is considering letting punters place bets through their apps while watching live games.
Nike+ Hacked To Track Tweets Rather Than Steps
As one of the early adoptors of the Nike Fuel band, I love the idea to utilise a hack, getting the technology out there for all to use and adapt. I wonder if this was part of the SXSW hack challenge; Anyone?
Nokia Push Burton – snowboard trick tracking on your mobile
When the Nokia Push project began back in September 2009, we helped re-imagine skating, kite aerial photography, city guides and more. But even we could not have imagined this. In 2011, Nokia Push will be collaborating with the world’s biggest…
Epic Mix iPhone App
Beginning this 2010-2011 season, four Rocky Mountain resorts will provide skiers tickets and passes with RFID tags, allowing EpicMix to track their location and award achievements.
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Kenny “F*ckin” Powers unleashes iPhone App
When his ass was 19 years old, he changed the face of professional baseball. Now, Kenny Powers has a free iPhone app. HBO released Kenny Powers’ Home Run Fiesta: Deep Inside Mexico for the iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch this week. The free game casts you as a batter swinging in a home run derby [...]