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Most World Cup teams used Mac-only software from Sportstec to improve game performance

As part of Apple's 30th anniversary celebration of the Mac, the company devoted a little bit of ink to Sportstec, a increasingly popular sports analytics company with products that have always been available exclusively on the Mac. Sportstec, the sports software company founded by Philip...

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Flickr Find: Lego minifigs recreate "Hand of God" moment from 1986 World Cup soccer quarter finals

Flickr member Chris of Oblong Pictures used Lego Minifigs, some clever backdrops and sometimes an iPhone to recreate the first goal in the quarter-final soccer match between Argentina and England in the 1986 FIFA World Cup. Argentina won the match with two of the most memorable goals in soccer...

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Samsung advertising faux pas hits the World Cup

Samsung has a rather long and comical history of advertising missteps, and with the World Cup upon us, they've struck again. The photo above, originally spotted by AppleInsider, was tweeted out by Samsung and features US Soccer player Landon Donovan holding a Galaxy S 5. The caption reads, "Best...

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World Cup fever invades the App Store

Last Sunday's matchup between the U.S. and Portugal attracted nearly 25 million viewers on ESPN, netting the highest TV rating for any Soccer game ever broadcast in the U.S. World Cup fever is upon us. And with good cause; this year's World Cup opening round has been one of the most exciting in...

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All the best World Cup apps for iOS

The FIFA World Cup starts today, which means we're at the cusp of a month of soccer (sorry, football) madness. We already showed you how to watch the games live on your iPhone or iPad, but if you can't devote time to actually watching the action as it happens, there's a whole bunch of great apps...

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How to watch the World Cup on your iPhone and iPad

Later this afternoon, all of the world's attention will turn towards soccer as the 2014 World Cup kicks off, rather appropriately, in Brazil. The festivities will begin on EPSN with Brazil matching up against Croatia at 4:00 PM Eastern Time. Over the next month, there will be 64 games for fans to...

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Twitter updates its app with one stop World Cup news hub

When the World Cup kicks off this week social media is going to explode with soccer related news stories, jokes, and profane ramblings from bummed out fans. Twitter knows how frustrating wading through the white noise can be, so the social media giant has released a new update for its iOS app...

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FIFA 14 arrives on iOS, goes freemium

Soccer (or football) fans rejoice. EA Sports has released FIFA 14 for iOS. The app features 33 leagues from the English Premier League to the German Bundesliga battling it out in 34 licensed stadiums, with over 600 licensed teams, and more than a whopping 16,000 players. There are some great...

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NBC streaming English Premier League football games via NBC Sports Live Extra app

NBC has announced that it will allow American viewers to watch English Premier League football (soccer) via its iOS app NBC Sports Live Extra, as noted by 148apps. English Premier League matches begin this weekend and making them available to stream via its iOS app only makes sense for NBC, which...

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Sky Sports for iPad lets you choose your own replay camera angles

Football fans rejoice (that's soccer for you in America)! Sky Sports has released an update to its popular iPad app that offers a new feature called Sky Sports 360. It lets you switch between over 20 camera angles during a replay. The app also allows you to choose to view the replays at normal...

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TUAW's Daily iOS App: First Touch Soccer

If you enjoy soccer or soccer video games and happen to own an iPhone, First Touch Soccer is a must-buy. I'm not a big fan of soccer, but this is an impressively premium title with great visuals, solid controls and lots of extras, including home team themed menus, multiple modes, social...

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Interview with Doodle Jump's Igor Pusenjak, part 2

In part one of our interview with Lima Sky's Igor Pusenjak, we talked about how his Doodle Jump game became so successful, and how other game designers might be able to replicate its success. In this part, however, we get a little more concrete -- Pusenjak discusses current and future updates to...

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Handmark and Goal.com team up for free FIFA World Cup 2010 app

With the FIFA World Cup 2010 commencing on June 11th, TUAW has been receiving a lot of info about iPhone apps for the event, including the indie effort Total Football 2010 which we'll be checking out soon. One of the most intriguing tips came from veteran mobile developer Handmark, which has...

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FIFA 10 coming to iPhone this Friday

What's it going to take for us to get developers to release games for Apple products earlier than two years after the fact? The iPhone, apparently -- EA has announced that their soccer flagship FIFA 10 will be available for the iPhone this Friday, which is the same day the console game shows up in...

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iPod helps Manchester United win the Carling Cup

While the American football season has been over since the Pro Bowl, the rest of the world is still enjoying football -- or soccer as we Yanks refer to it. A number of readers gave us a heads-up this morning on a story that is a huge PR win for Apple. Yesterday, Manchester United and Tottenham...

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