1. BBC Olympics
The BBC Olympics app requires Android 2.2 and above, and Flash must also be installed. But if you fulfill these criteria, you get access to all the latest news and stories, as well as live text commentary from BBC journalists and access to on-demand video highlights and all of the BBC's 24 hour live streams.
Platform: Android I Price: Free I Download BBC Olympics Android app
2. Journey Pro
Journey Pro helps you get around London with as little hassle as is possible, thanks to real-time journey planning and zoomable interactive maps for Tramlink, River Service, National Rail and London tube services (though you will need an internet connection).
Platform: iOS & Android I Price: Free I Download Journey Pro Android app
3. Get Your Flag Out
Granted Team GB isn’t quite leading the medal chase, but when someone does take gold, silver or bronze, Get Your Flag Out will let you and the rest of the tube carriage know about it. As soon as your country wins a medal, a notification will be sent to your phone as the national flag drapes itself across your phone screen pumping out the national anthem in true patriotic style.
Platform: iOS | Price: Free | Download Get Your Flag Out iPhone app
4. London Flame
Jump over obstacles, collect water bottles and other power-ups to keep your energy levels high and get the Olympic Torch to the London Games! Incredibly simply, but surprisingly addictive. And you can compete with other players around the world too!
Platform: Windows Phone 7 I Price: Free I Download London Flame app
5. Samsung: Take Part 2012
You'll need some pretty stout hardware to run some of these 3D and Augmented reality games, but they're a blast if your device can manage it. Challenge your friends to a game, or compete on worldwide leaderboards.
Platform: Android I Price: Free I Download Samsung: Take Part 2012 Android app
6. Westfield Stratford City
With Westfield Shopping Centre just nearby to the Olympic Park, this interactive guide is more than welcome. The app provides full route-finding in and around the centre, showing times for Westfield cinemas, a full directory of stores and restaurants and even job vacancies!
Platform: Android I Price: Free I Download Westfield Stratford City Android app
7. Olympic Torch tracker
The Olympic torch will come within ten miles of 95% of the population when it begins its seventy day tour of the UK. This handy application tracks the torch’s location and displays where you can go and watch its epic journey.
Platform: Android I Price: £0.50 I Download Olympic Torch tracker Android app