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Angry Birds Seasons goes ballin’ with NBA edition

It may not be the most popular sport in the world, but here in the good 'ole United States, we go crazy over basketball. And everytime October rolls around, we go even crazier as the NBA season officially starts. Apparently, the folks over at Rovio are also excited for this as they announced that Angry Birds Seasons is not about Halloween or Thanksgiving, but rather about that orange ball that 10 grown men are passing and shooting around. So this means our dearest birds and angry pigs have joined the basketball fever.

Champ Man 15 is Square Enix’s football management sim

Ok, we’re not necessarily in agreement with Square Enix’s decision to put Arsenal’s long-serving manager on the cover – being that they haven’t exactly won any major silverware lately – but hey, it’s your game. Champ Man 15 – short for Championship Manager, we suppose – is Square Enix’s attempt at getting into the football management simulation game market.

MyNBA2K15 Lands for Android gamers

2K Games has returned to the mobile gaming market with its latest sports game called NBA 2K15 and its companion app called MyNBA2K15. The companion app gives gamers the ability to earn VC and stay linked to the console version of the full game at home while you are out.

Samsung partners with Nike for running app on Gear S

Coinciding with the unveiling of Samsung’s new Tizen wearablethe Samsung Gear S – is its partnership with global athletic apparel brand Nike for a collaborative version of the latter’s patented running app “Nike+ Running”. The two have come together to bring the app directly to the Gear S, a smart wearable device that can be worn untethered to a smartphone because of its own 3G connectivity.

ESPN SportsCenter update: watch and listen to live streams

With the NFL season starting next week (that’s American football, not the other kind of football to you), sports fans for sure will be enthusiastically logging on to their various sports app to keep updated with their favourite teams. The ESPN SportsCenter app for Android will not be left out in the cold as the latest update now includes the ability to listen to the radio streaming and watch the latest videos from the sports channel.

Jabra Sport Pulse, Sports Life app to enhance your workout

With sports apps and wearable devices getting more involved in our daily workouts (or if you’re still in the planning stage at least), more companies are coming up with digital health-related products to make it more interesting and seamless. The Jabra Sport Pulse Wireless earbuds and its companion Sports Life app wants to help you get to the next level of your fitness routine. It is the first device that has an in-ear biometric heart rate monitor as well as a real-time voice coach that will help you in your workout.

Samsung footie app “Kicks” its way to fans’ digital hearts

Now that most of the domestic leagues have started after a few months’ rest from the World Cup, diehard football fans with gadgets are once again relying on various sites and apps to keep abreast of all the action and movement of their favourite players and teams. Samsung’s research shows that the average football fan engages more on online content than actually watching live games. So they came up with an app called Kick that aims to bring all the latest information and statistics in an engaging and visual manner.

Runtastic Orbit tracks lifestyle 24/7 for a healthier you

With the advent of wearable gadgets, lifestyle trackers have become the new fitness craze among the health-conscious and the digitally-savvy. It may be hard to stand out of the competition with so many to choose from, but Runtastic Orbit makes a pretty good case for itself with its 24-hour tracking device and fitness monitor that may just integrate itself into your lifestyle.
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