Exploring App stores: iOS apps to keep you updated about Oscars

Here we go again. There is an app for almost everything, so how could one possibly miss out on the most popular and renowned awards for the global film fraternity. With Oscars nearing, iOS users can stay updated on the entertainment front, with a vast resource of information about the Oscars, which have been around for over 80 years.

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Oscar Winners - $1.99
Oscars have been around for over 80 years and there are few movies with more then 3 awards at a ceremony. Films, such as Titanic (1997), Ben-Hur (1959), The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King (2003) have bagged the highest number, with 11 each in history of Academy awards. The app offers surfing winners of Oscar by category, movie and so on.
Meet the Oscars - Free
This app has been designed for all movie fans who want to peep into the full list of this year's Academy Awards nominees. The list is sorted by category and film, while the app also lets one keep a checklist on the iPhone, iPod Touch or iPad of movies, you’ve watched and ones you haven't. It also includes a direct link to the IMDB profile of each nominated film, director, actor or actress

Awards the Oscar - $0.99
The app shows all nominations for every Academy Award, since 1927. Winners and nominees can be searched by year or category and one can view award history for individual actors and movies. Search for a particular actor or movie and get updated with predictions who you think will possibly win.

Awards Hero: Oscar Edition - Free
This comprehensive app lets you vote for the nominee of your choice selected for the 2012 Academy Awards. It lets you quickly create an Oscars Pool (iPhone version only, pools for iPad coming soon) and compete with friends. The app touts to display a beautiful interface and easy to use navigation, making it apt for all movie lovers.

Award Guide: The Oscars – Free
This app claims to keep you updated with everything that you want to know about Hollywood's most spectacular night. It is a stunning companion to cast an eye over those that have been recognized by the Academy for their excellence in the film industry. This app has been completely optimized for iPhone, iPod and iPad. The vast resource includes all award categories, gorgeous graphics, fluid navigation, full Retina support and auto downloads of latest nominations and results.

Published Date: Feb 23, 2012 10:59 am | Updated Date: Feb 23, 2012 10:59 am