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The Charter Communications, NBCOlympics.com, Samsung Smart Hub Chronicles #fail

The Charter Communications, NBCOlympics.com, Samsung Smart Hub Chronicles #fail

I don't know what you thought about the opening ceremony of the "Games Of The 30th Olympiad Of The Modern Era," but I watched it from seat 5D on JetBlue Flt 676 from LAX to JFK and, for me, it lacked some of the grandeur I was expecting. Not to worry. Once they passed torch, lit the cauldron and sealed it with Sir Paul's ...

Watch The London Olympics Online: A Guide To Web Video And Mobile Apps

Watch The London Olympics Online: A Guide To Web Video And Mobile Apps

If you love to watch the Olympics, this is your year: NBC is pumping out more than 5,500 hours of video for your TV and digital devices. We've covered that before — but how do you go about watching? Here's a guide to how you can keep up with the Summer Games. Sign-Ups Required: Like most things that are "free," you need ...

Wi-Fi Hotspots Banned From 2012 Olympic Games

Wi-Fi Hotspots Banned From 2012 Olympic Games

The Olympic organization has set yet another regulation on the 2012 London games. Attendees will not be allowed to set up personal Wi-Fi or 3G hotspots for Internet use. It may seem strict, but many question the ability for the International Olympic Committee to monitor such a policy. Since mobile phones are not banned, ...

Can the Olympics really be a savior?

Can the Olympics really be a savior?

For the past few weeks, we’ve been reading about the amount of video streaming of the Olympics that was going to take place. We were reading about the huge number of hours that are planned, who is partnering with whom and what others are doing to try to attach themselves to Olympics coverage. All this is being done in the ...

NFL to Follow Army’s Lead on Helmet Sensors in Attempt to Prevent Head Injury

NFL to Follow Army’s Lead on Helmet Sensors in Attempt to Prevent Head Injury

Depending on how literal you want to get and who you’re talking to, an NFL stadium can resemble a battlefield. The comparison between the gridiron and a war zone becomes even more similar now, as the NFL is looking into implementing the same helmet sensors the Army uses to gather data on head trauma after impact, ...

NBC Olympics Live Extra Lets You Watch Every Second of the 2012 Summer Games on a Smartphone or Tablet

NBC Olympics Live Extra Lets You Watch Every Second of the 2012 Summer Games on a Smartphone or Tablet

The 2012 Summer Olympics are just around the corner and chances are you'll be at work while many of the events are going on live. And nobody likes watching sports that aren't live, right?. That's why NBC just released their official app for the games, which will give you access to every second of every event. Developed in ...

How You Sign a $100 Million Contract These Days: With an iPad

How You Sign a $100 Million Contract These Days: With an iPad

Deron Williams, NBA point guard and savior of ironic sport liking, just inked a new contract to stay with the Brooklyn Nets. Well, inked is the wrong word as Williams actually signed his 5 year $98 million contract on an iPad. With his finger. This is what Williams, who's in Vegas for Team USA Basketball training, had to ...

MLB Gets Social With Home Run Derby, All Star Game

MLB Gets Social With Home Run Derby, All Star Game

For many fans, Major League Baseball’s annual mid-summer home run derby and all-star game are enough excitement on their own. This year, however, MLB is trying to increase the fun by making them what it says are “the most social events in baseball history.” How? A combination of in-game player tweets, curated content ...

Negro Leagues Baseball Museum for iPad

Negro Leagues Baseball Museum for iPad

No visit to Kansas City, Mo., is complete without a stop at the Negro Leagues Baseball Museum, a terrific venue in the citys 18th & Vine Historic District. With Major League Baseballs All Star Game taking place in Kansas City this week, the museum is getting some much-deserved attention. And even if youre nowhere near ...

Armor on the Field: The NFL’s Headlong Race to Build the Unbreakable Linebacker

Armor on the Field: The NFL’s Headlong Race to Build the Unbreakable Linebacker

Rob Vito stood at the front of a hotel conference room in Phoenix one day last August, a custom Kevlar vest strapped over his blue dress shirt. Vito is a large man, and the shiny black suit of armor strained to cover his belly. But he wasn’t concerned about fashion, or even looking good. He had a point to make, and wanted ...