Every year the Super Bowl is full of festivities, parties, friends that gets way too competitive, great buffalo chicken dip, divided families or watching the game in the middle of the airport. Whatever your Super Bowl Sunday consists of, make this year’s should be the best one yet with these five apps that will enhance any of the plans you’ve made (or might make).
Going to the Super Bowl: If you’re actually attending the big game, you are one lucky fan. This year’s Super Bowl is in Houston, and the NFL is trying to enhance the experience by releasing the app Super Bowl LI Houston- Fan Mobile Pass. This app is free for both Android and iOS users and is the ultimate Super Bowl game day guide in Houston. After downloading, users will receive a QR code that will allow them to check in to activities, collect badges, photos and videos. By collecting badges, users have the opportunity to win prizes. The app also has an interactive map that has a schedule with everything happening in Houston. These events include details about NFL Experience Driven by Genesis, Super Bowl LIVE, Super Bowl Opening Night Fueled by Gatorade and Super Bowl LI.
Throwing a party: We know Super Bowl parties always sound like a good idea when you’re in a room full of friends and conversation starts getting competitive. We also understand the desire to throw the perfect game day party can get stressful in the days leading up to it. For the ultimate party-planning guide, check out some of the apps we featured in our New Year’s Eve apps blog. If you only get the choice of one, we would recommend Pro Party Planner (iOS $4.99).
Watching the game somewhere: Aren’t sure what your Super Bowl night is going to look like, but sure that it is going to be a good time wherever you end up? Let us help. Zomato (Android, iOS) is the ultimate restaurant guide for whatever city you are in. The app lets you explore and discover great places to eat by giving you a list of restaurant menus, pictures and user reviews. It’s the perfect app for finding the best place to watch the game while giving you the option of sharing your selection with all the best fans in your life.
Going to a party: You aren’t the ultimate party thrower, but you know someone who is? If your plans involve attending a Super Bowl party, then download the Food Network app (Android, iOS) for the best Game-Day appetizers and recipes. Rated as one of the top recipe apps in the App Store, this app gives you instant access to some of the top chefs in the country. You also get access to hundreds of Game Day recipes by typing the words “Game Day” into the app’s search bar.
Traveling/Busy/Remotely watching the game as your day pans out: Finally, if you find that your professional or personal life puts you in a time crunch, and you can’t make it to an event to watch the game, then the NFL app (Android, iOS) is a must-have this Super Bowl. The app features drive charts, real-time scores and live stat trackers. It also includes on-demand games. This is the perfect on-the-go app if you are trying to get the Super Bowl experience without being able to celebrate your team at this year’s big event.