As smartphones and tablets continue on a speedy upward growth path, it’s only natural that more and more people are using their phones and tablets to watch the NCAA division one tournament. ComScore is calling this years tournament season “March Multi Screen Madness”.
Mobile is accounting for 20% of all online viewing of tournament coverage and games. That is more than double share of views of non-sports content using non PC devices. ComScore reports that on the first Thursday of the tournament (March 15th) sports related traffic went up to 79%. Traffic for other web content fell 2%
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If you’re knee deep into the 2012 NCAA Division I Men’s basketball tournament then you’ve probably been looking for a way to stream the games onto your Android phone. Luckily for some there’s CBS’s March Madness app.
The CBS March Madness app by Turner Sports is the “official” NCAA app. As such it’s supposed to give you access to scores, information, highlights and video streaming of all 67 games. If you’re looking for audio only you can try Slacker Radio.
Video streaming is a big deal as a lot of the games happen while folks are at work, out with their families, or eating dinner. Who wouldn’t want pocket sized courtside action.
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March Madness is heating up right now with the first round of the NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament, and with that Slacker Radio is beefing up their content offerings.
Slacker has announced a partnership with Dual Global, the leader in play-by-play radio sports. Through this partnership Slacker Radio will offer all 67 games in the NCAA Division I Men’s Tournament. The coverage began Tuesday evening.
Dial Global will supply coverage of the women’s tournament, as well.as the college world series and lacrosse championships.
“We are thrilled to offer the millions of Slacker mobile listeners free access to Dial Global’s coverage of the NCAA Championships,” said Jonathan Sasse, senior vice president of marketing at Slacker. “These live broadcasts will be appreciated by all sports fans, with more to come as we continue to expand our content to meet the needs of our listeners.”
You can easily find the NCAA coverage within Slacker’s features stations as well as by searching the Slacker radio app.
You can also keep up with the latest tech on TDGN on Slacker Radio
College basketball conference championships have wrapped up, that means its time for conference tournaments and then the NCAA men’s basketball tournament. As with anything else there’s an app for that and a really good one at that.
Pocket Brackets, by Pure Concepts of Louisville, has every feature you could imagine if your a pool/bracket guy or girl.
Pocket Bracket let’s you create as many brackets as you’d like. You can bracket whatever conference tournaments you’d like, and then the NCAA tournament. You can also run multiple brackets at the same time. That comes in handy when you have an office pool, neighborhood pool and college buddies pool.
The next big feature is that those in the pool can keep up with your bracket no matter what operating system their phone is on. To make it even better, once the tournament is rolling Pocket Bracket updates automatically so you don’t get blamed for getting something wrong and you don’t have to stay up until 1am to update your brackets.
So you need this right? .Android Market Link