Now that the NCAA Basketball Tournament is underway, 7-Eleven has decided to launch an augmented reality experience to remind basketball fans where they can quench their thirst throughout March Madness. Available until April 10 in the 7-Eleven app for iOS and Android, the pai ...more
It's March once again, and while that might signify the beginning of spring for some, basketball fans have this month marked on their calendars for one good reason: NCAA March Madness. Though the tournament is already underway, the Sweet Sixteen leg begins Thursday, March 23, ...more
If you've been waiting for the college football season to arrive or need to get your hands on some football, then NCAA Football 11 may be what you need. This video game has made some changes since the last installment and is even being considered better than the Madden series. ...more
In a flurry of moves today, Microsoft has not only released their suite of Office apps for the iPad, but they also updated their Android and iOS Office Mobile apps to allow for creating and editing documents without requiring an Office 365 account (so long as it's for "home" u ...more
The lock screen in iOS 7 is great at giving you immediate access to notifications, weather forecasts, date and time, music controls, and even the camera, but for a sports fan like me, there's one critical thing missing—game scores and news highlights. If you haven't updated t ...more
Check out this treasure trove for any sports enthusiast or casual gambler. Microsoft has a database of custom downloadable bracket templates in Microsoft Office (excel mostly) They have everything from soccer to NCAA basketball. Find them here.
Watching the NCAA Men's Division I Basketball Tournament without cable used to be easy. As long as you had an internet connection, CBS and Turner (TBS, TNT, and TruTV), which co-broadcast March Madness, let you watch all 67 games online free of charge. Even though restriction ...more
When it comes to the athletic footwear retail game, it's just not enough to just sell shoes anymore. Count Puma as the latest brand to pump up the customer experience in its stores with augmented reality, as the brand recently celebrated the opening of its flagship New York C ...more
The three man weave is a staple basketball strategy that every player must master. Learn basketball skills and strategies in this video basketball lesson. Take Action: Warm up drill. Incorporates many different skill. Quin Snyder is the current head coach of the Austin Toro ...more
It's a magical time of year for basketball fans, with the NCAA Tournament in full swing and NBA frontrunners in the midst of their push to clinch spots in the playoffs. To capitalize on the season, Magic Leap is making its own push, highlighting new features in the NBA app fo ...more
The NCAA College Basketball Tournament, colloquially known as March Madness, is arguably the most exciting postseason format in US sports, and the team behind Thyng want to take advantage of the annual event with AR content. The Thyng app for ARKit-compatible iPhones and iPad ...more
Defense is essential to playing basketball well. Learn basketball skills and strategies in this video basketball lesson which will show you how to guard your yard. Take Action: Do not cross feet. Once in stance stay one yard away. Stay balanced. Quin Snyder is the current h ...more
Just as the NCAA men's basketball tournament is set to start later this month, USA Today has decided to trot out an augmented reality mini-basketball game to promote its bracket competition. And while USA Today is prolific publisher of AR news content through its own app, thi ...more
I've been curious to watch one of these famed '3D' games for a while now. Last April at NAB, I attended several 3D panels and folks from ESPN suggested that one of the strongest experiences that would bring 3D into the home would be live sports. I've missed opportunities to wa ...more
The augmented reality industry has grown steadily over the past four years, but now it is on a collision course with uber-popular non-fungible tokens technology, with Looking Glass and music artist Reggie Watts among the latest to strike while the iron is hot. Meanwhile, Sket ...more
Furman University Head Baseball Coach and former manager in the Phillies organization tells us about mental toughness and the need for that skill in the game of baseball and other sports.
Lamar University Ladies soccer coach, Dewi Hardman discusses the effect of Title IX on girls sports.