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Ring in the New Year watching on your phone as the ball drops in Times Square

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Ring in the New Year watching on your phone as the ball drops in Times Square
Just because you are not going to be home in front of your 60 inch plasma television set in time to watch the ball drop in Times Square, doesn't mean you have to miss the event. As long as you have an Android handset or an Apple iPhone, you can use the Times Square Official Ball App to watch streaming video of the ball dropping to officially bring in 2012.

Watch 2012 begin on your phone

Watch 2012 begin on your phone

Besides watching the ball drop, you will also be able to view live musical performances by a number of big stars, get hourly countdown reminders, and view the first Times Square Wedding. You can also send pictures of yourself for friends and family to see, and if you are lucky, your photo may be selected to be seen on the Toshiba Vision sign atop One Times Square, directly beneath the Waterford Crystal New Year’s Eve Ball. Customize your Toshiba Countdown Timer to show your picture and adjust to your time zone, and check in with Foursquare, Facebook and Twitter to see how far away you are from Times Square.

Those using devices running iOS 4.0 or higher can download the app directly from the App Store for free. Android users must be using a device with Android 1.6 or higher to download the free app, which covers just about every Android user. So why wait literally until the last minute? Get prepared for what promises to be another amazing year in the smartphone and tablet market by installing the app now.

source: AndroidMarket, AppStore via Phandroid

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posted on 20 Dec 2011, 19:38 2

1. aztaxia12295 (Posts: 265; Member since: 22 Nov 2009)


they should have a camera inside the ball so you could see the pov of the ball dropping from there

posted on 20 Dec 2011, 20:32

2. items17070 (Posts: 70; Member since: 20 Dec 2011)


Watching the ball drop is the LAST THING that I will do on my stupid phone!

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