How to watch the Super Bowl from your Android phone or tablet; Cortana picks the Pats to win

How to watch the Super Bowl from your Android phone or tablet; Cortana picks the Pats to win
If you have an Android phone or tablet, there are really just a couple of ways for you to watch the Super Bowl tomorrow, as the game action is streamed to your device. Those sporting an Android powered tablet should head over to the Google Play Store to install the NBC Sports Live Extra app. The tablet version of the app will allow you to set a reminder to notify you when the game between the Seattle Seahawks and the New England Patriots is ready to begin.

Even though the app does work on smartphones, the game will be available only on the tablet version. That is because NFL Mobile is the only mobile app for your handset that will stream the game. This year will be the first time that the Super Bowl halftime extravaganza will be streamed, which means we hope you dig Katy Perry as much as John Mayer does.

To get the NFL Mobile app, you need to be a Verizon Wireless subscriber. Those who are signed up for the More Everything plan will see the game streamed for free. The rest of you will have to pay $5. If you need to earn the five bucks, we hear that New England is paying people 50 cents for each football they can deflate. That's just a joke.

What isn't a joke is that Cortana has made her prediction and she says that New England will win. You can't poo-poo the Windows Phone personal assistant; she was 15-1 during last year's World Cup! She is also 8-2 in the NFL playoffs, and has the Patriots winning 24-23.

source: NBCSports (1), (2) via AndroidCentral

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18 Comments

1. engineer-1701d unregistered

Well sorry cortana your wrong soccer is easier to predict football has more action and I am English so don't give me crap people just started watching this is 3rd year and I am a seahawks fan I looked them because of there uniforms hahaha but after seeing them before they went to super bowl I told everyone they are the best in defense they control the game take out the quarter back you own the team but Wilson is not the deciding factor of the seahawks this is why I was right last year and this 6 and they will win again this year tomorrow

3. G9-Kokos

Posts: 27; Member since: Jan 31, 2015

Did you just said that American-football has more action than football? Please go away.

12. vincelongman

Posts: 5625; Member since: Feb 10, 2013

IMO rugby union and rugby league are the best viewing sports No constant ad break, unlike american football No diving soccer/football and basketball Very very physical and no protection, helmets and pads, unlike american football Only problem with rugby union is the All Blacks (New Zealand) have been too dominant recently, and the northern hemisphere teams aren't as attacking as the southern hemisphere teams So it would have to be rugby league if I had to choose one

4. Neo_Huang

Posts: 1067; Member since: Dec 06, 2013

You think a one hour game with 3 hours of breaks has more action than soccer?

5. elitewolverine

Posts: 5192; Member since: Oct 28, 2013

I would agree, just cause in soccer the ball is in play...they to have their 'down' time..Sorry the NFL for me does it much more than soccer.

8. tedkord

Posts: 17131; Member since: Jun 17, 2009

Maybe not more action, but more interesting action.

9. willard12 unregistered

Unless falling down and crying like a school girl in order to fake an injury is considered action.

14. Neo_Huang

Posts: 1067; Member since: Dec 06, 2013

That's better than domestic abuse, assault and drug use.

16. willard12 unregistered

Is that referring to the fans at the European football stadiums? If so, add racism and it is extremely accurate.

15. Neo_Huang

Posts: 1067; Member since: Dec 06, 2013

That's true. NFL halftime shows are great.

17. Neo_Huang

Posts: 1067; Member since: Dec 06, 2013

Not this year's though.

2. Neo_Huang

Posts: 1067; Member since: Dec 06, 2013

My history teacher is a huge Seahawks fan, and he drew a picture on the board of Paul Revere, with the Patriots' logo over his head, yelling "The Seahawks are coming!" at George Washington, who has a Seahawk logo over his head.

6. Liveitup

Posts: 1798; Member since: Jan 07, 2014

I really enjoy using Cortana over others but i hope she is wrong with this prediction.

7. theguy2345

Posts: 1216; Member since: Jun 24, 2014

I just watch the Superbowl for the commercials and halftime show. I hate sport, especially football. I still don't understand the excitement people get for these games. I guess it's just because I am a geek.

10. SemperFiV12

Posts: 949; Member since: Nov 09, 2010

Cortanta is picking against her hometown team?! I hope she is right. As much as I love the idea of the Seahawks, and I dislike the Pats... Niners fans hate the very idea of anything to do with the Seahawks.

13. LordCaedus

Posts: 85; Member since: Nov 01, 2013

Just so everyone is aware, NFL mobile does not have mirroring support, so no Chromecast or Apple TV.

18. Neo_Huang

Posts: 1067; Member since: Dec 06, 2013

Well, it looks like Cortana was slightly off.

19. SemperFiV12

Posts: 949; Member since: Nov 09, 2010

No... She was not.

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