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S01E07 – Sean Callanan, Sports Geek

Peter Scobie and Sean Callanan

Episode 7 includes an interview with Sean Callanan from Sports Geek who takes us through;

  • His digital breakfast,
  • Dog fooding,
  • How digital has transformed sports storytelling,
  • The story of Shaq joining Twitter,
  • The current social networks battle for the sports fan,
  • New social network Ello,
  • The impact of mobile and video for sports,
  • TV and social platforms,
  • The ROI of social media marketing for sporting clubs,
  • How Apple Pay and NFC might change the sporting landscape,
  • The advice of following your interest (over your passion)

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Cricket Australia 2013 App Review

Cricket Australia released a re-designed app for this year’s cricket season. Created by Outware Mobile (Australia’s fastest growing technology company according to their twitter account) and sponsored by Kentucky Fried Chicken – the freemium app has detailed scores, video highlights, radio streams and Cricket Australia vetted news. Continue reading

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AFL live stream falls over in Round 1

The 2013 AFL season kicked off last night. Essendon upset Adelaide at home and the AFL upset online fans around the world. Their international AFL TV service couldn’t handle the pressure and their Australian video stream for mobile and tablet users also buckled with services not restored until half time. Continue reading

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Moves iPhone App

ProtoGeo Oy

One of my favourite apps is Strava which tracks your cycling and allows you to compare your times with other cyclists. The worst thing about the app (and most fitness apps) is that it requires the user to open the app, hit the start button and then hit stop once you’ve finished. The steps are annoying (especially when you’re wearing gloves). Sometimes I forget to hit stop and end up clocking a 4.6km/10 hour ride. Not ideal.

A new iPhone app called Moves solves this problem.

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