NEW APP: Liverpool Push Scores

The man who brought us the Subway and Tesco Android apps has released his latest Android application, this time based around providing as-it-happens news about Liverpool Football Club.

Liverpool Push Scores is interesting because it uses push notifications to get you updates, therefore cutting down on unnecessary data and battery use. Here’s the description:

It doesn’t work like some apps where it runs in the background checking the server every 10 mins. The alert is pushed to your phone using C2DM. This means that you get alerts instantly, don’t need a background service running and don’t need your internet usage taken up by the App checking for updates every 5 minutes.

The alert shows itself in a notification at the top of the screen e.g. “GOAL Liverpool 2 – 0 Man United (Torres)” and you can click on the notification to run the app and show the full text as well as the last 20 alerts received. Some news story alerts also include a link to a web site with the full story.

It requires Android 2.2 and a Gmail account to work. And a liking of and keen interest in the day-to-day activities of Liverpool Football Club to be of any point.

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You now owe us one, Stephen. We’ll be in touch shortly with our specification list for the official Eurodroid app. We’re thinking… RSS feed. With a logo on top. And maybe the ability to leave and reply to comments, although we suspect that may be beyond the current limits of technology.

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  1. mintvilla

     /  October 26, 2010

    i love it, ask him to make an aston villa one pleaseeeee

  2. David G

     /  October 27, 2010

    Good stuff. This wont go down to well, but any chance of a Manchester United one? Please! We will put our rivalry behind us for this…:-)

  3. That sounds great – and a real battery/data saver.

    Any chance of a Hearts one??

  4. Oliver

     /  October 27, 2010

    I’d love a Leeds one, it would help me keep track of all the goals we concede at home!

  5. Stephen

     /  October 27, 2010

    If the Liverpool one turns out to work ok when plenty of users are registered for it then I may look at doing versions for other clubs.

  6. Anonymous

     /  November 1, 2010

    I’m working on turning it into an all encompassing app for any team. Will probably start with Premier League and perhaps SPL but hopefully will expand to lower leagues as well.

  7. Dave Chambers

     /  November 3, 2010

    This seems to have disappeared off the Market.

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