TexasTech.com Launches New iPhone, Android, and Blackberry Applications|
Nov. 17, 2011
TexasTech.com introduces a new mobile experience for Red Raider fans with iPhone, Android, and BlackBerry devices. The official mobile application of Texas Tech Athletics offers iPhone, Android, and BlackBerry owners easy and instant access to up-to-the-minute news, scores, live game play-by-play, stats, schedules, rosters and photo galleries for the 2011-12 school year. The new mobile application is free to download from the iPhone App Store, Android Market, or BlackBerry App World, and users can enhance their experience by purchasing access to live audio broadcasts within the app.
The application provides iPhone, Android, and BlackBerry owners an interface that gives them immediate mobile access to essential information from TexasTech.com, the official athletic web site of Texas Tech Athletics. Fans no longer have to wait until they have access to a computer or television to keep up with their favorite Red Raider sport.
iPhone and Android users can get access to live audio broadcasts with a paid in-application upgrade. The live audio upgrade costs $0.99 per month for iPhone users, $4.99 per year for Android users and The free mobile application will include access to the following features:
Live game scoring
Previous game and next game schedules and scores
Live scoring updates
Play-by-play coverage when game is live
Player and team stats for football games on both iPhone and Android
Player and team stats for other sports on Android only
Video On Demand (not available for BlackBerry)
Schedules and scores
In-app alert system
Sharing via email and Facebook
Future versions will include Twitter sharing
Once downloaded, fans can purchase the live audio upgrade within the application by clicking "Purchase Sports Audio" and following the purchase process. Once the upgrade is purchased, fans can immediately access audio broadcasts through the "Audio/Video" or "Games" tab. Audio broadcasts are subject to availability of online and mobile broadcast rights (not available for BlackBerry).
The official iPhone application of Texas Tech Athletics is compatible with iPhone, iPod Touch and iPad devices and requires iPhone OS 4.2 or above. The Android version is compatible with any Droid device running Android 2.2 or above. The BlackBerry version is compatible with OS 5.0 or above.
The application can be downloaded at the iPhone App Store, Android Market, and BlackBerry App World by searching for "Texas Tech."