All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘2012 Olympics’

London 2012 Olympic Torch Wins Design of the Year

The London 2012 Olympic Torch was create by UK design studio Edward Barber & Jay Osgerby, who won the prestigious Design of the Year award for their work. They were chosen out of 89 entries and presented the award at London’s Design Museum at the annual event, BBC News is reporting It is perforated with 8,000 holes, each one representing …

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Social Media Enhances Olympic Coverage

Social media has made it easier to connect with athletes in may ways. Tweets from professional athletes make a victory more enjoyable for both the athletes and their fans. Social media has made it easier for athletes to get the word out about their sponsors, making it easier for them to gain new ones. Most importantly, for the Olympics Games …

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Olympic Hub Allows Fans to Connect with Athletes

If your a sports fan and you regularly tune into Olympics, your in for a real treat this year. With the Summer Olympics just months away in London, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) has announced a new Olympic Athletes Hub. The Hub is place where fans can go to interact with Olympic athletes, share photos, view video, and take part …

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Most TV Watchers Don’t Want Apps Or 3D, Study Finds

The bulk of TV viewers, it seems, are not interested in having their TVs mimic the functionality of their smartphones and tablets. That, at least, is the conclusion of a recent survey of 2,000 viewers in the UK, who ranked 3D TV, TV Apps, and mobile TV at the very bottom of features they found appealing or useful. The study …

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2012 London Olympics’ Tech Staff Will Bunk With Servers

The Olympics have always been known to draw crowds and viewers from around the world, even those who are not that deeply into normal sporting events. With the Internet’s World Wide Web and social media being so integral in our daily lives, the upcoming Olympics in London, England, will weigh heavily on the tech staff in charge of all of …

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NBC and YouTube Partner For 2012 Olympics

If you’re looking forward to the summer Olympics this year in London, you’re in for an extra special treat. You’ll be able to watch streaming coverage of the events for the first time. NBC and Google’s YouTube have teamed up to offer the most comprehensive coverage of the Olympic games ever! The London Olympics begins on July 27th and so …

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