Fresh iPhone Apps for Feb. 7: Super Bowl XLV Program, ESPN Radio update, Waker Alarm

Feb 7, 2011
Tech

Want more from Sunday’s Super Bowl? We’ve got a couple of apps for you that’ll quench the thirst for football action — including the NFL’s official digital program for the game, which has lots of information and videos from both the champion Green Bay Packers and the vanquished Pittsburgh Steelers. Read about it all below. […]

Want more from Sunday’s Super Bowl? We’ve got a couple of apps for you that’ll quench the thirst for football action — including the NFL’s official digital program for the game, which has lots of information and videos from both the champion Green Bay Packers and the vanquished Pittsburgh Steelers. Read about it all below.

Super Bowl XLV Official NFL Game Program (iPad) Free

The big game may be over, but you can still delve into the story of the season that led up to the game and its conclusion with the official Super Bowl Game Program app. Packed with interactive content and videos, you’ll see a lot about how the two teams fought through the season to the championship, with recaps and key moments.

Video and highlights span the 2010 season, and also runs down great moments from past Super Bowls as well. This is basically a souvenir program on your iPad — football fans shouldn’t miss it.

ESPN Radio update (iPhone, iPad) $1.99

Tap into the world of sports and get post-game analysis of the Big Game, and every other game, straight from ESPN’s nationwide radio network of 35 stations. Once you buy the app, you can stream content from any of the stations and their unique shows.

You’ll also get live feeds from various sports and their leagues and the ability to listen onDemand to ESPN’s SportsCenter. The app allows you to stream content in the background while you do other things, so it doesn’t hijack your phone, and you can even text the station you’re listening to with comments and requests.

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Waker Alarm (iPhone) $1.99

Set an alarm and wake up in what might be the best possible way an iPhone can wake you up — by playing a game. The app includes 21 different sounds it can play for you and eight classic arcade games to start your day off, including Asteroids, Snake, Pong and Space Invaders.

Waker also allows you to use your iTunes playlist on your phone to use your own music as an alarm. The app has multiple different displays to choose from and lot of customization besides, allowing you to set your snooze time and the number of times you can hit the snooze button before the app cuts you off.

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Phil Hornshaw

Phil Hornshaw is a freelance writer, editor and author living in Los Angeles, dividing his time between playing video games, playing video games on his cell phone, and writing about playing video games. He’s also the co-author of So You Created a Wormhole: The Time Traveler’s Guide to Time Travel, which attempts to mix time travel pop culture with some semblance of science, as well as tips on the appropriate means of riding dinosaurs. Check out his profile.

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