Fresh Android Apps for July 31: Yahoo! Sports Beyond Gold 2012, FUJIFILM Camera Application, Modern War

by Marty Gabel

Keep up with the latest Olympic action with Yahoo! Sports Beyond Gold 2012. It’s a nicely-designed app which offers news, pictures and reporting from London. FUJIFILM Camera Application will only work with the FinePix F800EXR (which is available to pre-order right now), but it showcases some cool technology we’ll probably see more of in the future. Modern War is a military-themed massively multiplayer online game that’s sure to keep combat fans happy for a long time.

Yahoo! Sports Beyond Gold 2012 (Free)

With the London 2012 Olympics in full-swing, Yahoo! have released a dedicated app to help fuel your enjoyment of the games. It didn’t make our recent app list, but we’re glad to include it right here instead as it has plenty of worthwhile content.

Boasting a smart and intuitive design, the app offers up-to-the-minute Olympics news, results and photos, plus exclusive content from Yahoo! itself. The medal count and photo galleries are constantly updated for on-the-go viewing, and all in all, the app is a useful way to get your Olympics news fix quickly and in one place.

FUJIFILM Camera Application (Free)

If you’ve already pre-ordered the new FUJIFILM FinePix F800EXR digital camera (or perhaps possess the Japanese-only FinePix Z1100EXR), this helpful app will let you take full advantage of its wireless capabilities for transferring images to your Android device .

The app lets you copy 30 images at a time from the camera directly to your Android smartphone or tablet. You can select photos simply for viewing or upload them to your favorite photo-sharing service. The app will even transfer the relevant geo-location data from the images so you’ll know where every shot was taken.

Modern War (Free)

Modern War is a multiplayer-only Android title from the makers of the hugely popular Crime City. It’s a graphical MMO game in which you need to build a global military empire, while destroying all your enemies of course.

Modern War will see you battling others live online and you can choose to fight as one of six nations. There are over 100 powerful sea, ground and air units to employ, over 60 buildings, 300+ missions and 200+ goals to complete, plus plenty of areas to explore. Simply put, Modern War should keep you busy for ages.

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