Tag Archives: Olympics

Sick of NBC’s vapid Olympics coverage? Use Opera’s built-in VPN and you can watch the BBC’s coverage instead

Tired of NBC’s incessant commercial breaks during its coverage of this year’s Olympic Games? Fed up with the network’s banal stories about the athletes in competition? Fear not, there is an alternative: Tune into coverage from the BBC and the CBC. It’s simple and completely free with the Opera web browser. We’ve already shown you how to watch the Olympics ... Read More »

Five to Try: Rio 2016 keeps you immersed in the Olympics, and Mobius: Final Fantasy arrives

If your plans for the weekend revolve around a couch, the TV, and as much Olympics coverage as your eyes can handle, then you’re in luck: the official Rio 2016 app is here to help guide your days ahead. And the rest of the apps can also be enjoyed amidst that comfy cocoon of air-conditioned bliss… or anywhere else, really. ... Read More »

The best second-screen apps for watching the 2016 Olympics

The 2012 Summer Olympics spawned a digital deluge. There were reportedly 15 million downloads of the official London Olympics app, and 60 percent of visits to the  Olympics website came from mobile devices. Social media buzzed with hundreds of millions of tweets and comments. Thanks to that second-screen surge, Rio 2016 is poised to be the first multi-platform Olympics. To ... Read More »