Sports-Hound developed by App-Hounds is a sports news aggregator app for iOS. Sports Hound combines all the most popular sports websites in the world into one app, making it easy for you to keep track of your favorite sports or teams, in one place. Specifically targeted for die-hard sports enthusiasts, this app is rich in sports content that will surely complement anyone’s craze for real-time updates. As the name suggests, the app sniffs for sports updates like a hound and retrieves them for your viewing pleasure in one convenient location.
Typically sports-lovers who follow more than one particular sport, tend to browse through several different websites to keep abreast of the developments and scores of their favorite team and sports. This can be cumbersome, as well as time consuming. Sports-Hound offers such users a convenient app where they can add all their favorite websites in one location and access them, rather than having to go from one to the other. So it doesn’t matter if you are a football or soccer fan, or a baseball buff, or a cricket enthusiast, or prefer all of them and more; you can find all the latest updates about every sport, right here at Sports-Hound.
Sports Hound has a pretty comprehensive list of most populate websites already included in it, Yahoo Sports, ESPN, Bleacher Report, Sky Sports, The Sports Network, to name a few. In case you are keen on a specific website that is not already listed within the app, you can always add it to the app by tapping the Add button and entering the link to that website. If you have a group of friends who are also into Sports as much as you, Sports-Hound also lets you share these page links with them via Facebook, Twitter or Email. You can add or delete websites to and from the app at any point, and Sports-Hound updates the link with the most updated news instantly.
The app has an intuitive and easy to use interface, with all the elements and controls laid out neatly, without obstructing the main viewing area of the content. You can switch between regular and Full screen mode, just like on a browser on your PC. You can choose to set a particular webpage as your default homepage, which will automatically load up when you launch the app. For example, while I have added 8 different sources for my daily sports fix, I have set the Yahoo Sports webpage as my default home page which I check out before moving on to the others. You can browse through other sites that you have added by simply swiping across the interface to change the source.
Overall, Sports-Hound is a convenient and easy-to-use app, which a lot of sports lovers would love to have. It has a neat, well designed interface, with smooth and seamless transitions when you swipe between pages. Web pages look pretty good within the app, navigation is easy, and the ability to add or delete websites based upon your preference gives this app an edge.
Sports Hound can be downloaded from the App Store for $1.99. If you are a die-hard sports enthusiast who like to keep abreast of all the latest developments in your favorite sport or sports, it is worth it. The app is compatible with iPhone, iPod touch and iPad and requires iOS 5.1 or an updated version
- Popular websites are pre-included, plus ability to add new ones/delete old ones
- FB & Twitter sharing
What could be better?
- None we can think of
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Fantastic app!!! Well worth the price!