The football season kicks off this evening with the defending Super Bowl LII champion Philadelphia Eagles facing the Atlanta Falcons. For fans looking to get their weekly fix of NFL games, the iPhone offers convenient access to live action streaming. Sunday, Monday and Thursday games can be viewed thanks to a variety of different network apps.
Apple announced on Monday that Siri has been updated to help fans prepare for Super Bowl 51. Apple TV owners can now tune-in live to the big game on February 5 by simply saying “Watch the Super Bowl" into their Siri remote. iPhone and iPad users will also be able to access all of Siri's football insight on Super Bowl Sunday by asking any NFL related questions.
Next weekend brings Super Bowl 51 to Houston, featuring the Atlanta Falcons (11-5) versus the New England Patriots (14-2). Apple TV owners can watch the entire event free directly on their devices. In fact, anyone with an iOS device such as an iPad or iPhone can also enjoy the Super Bowl anywhere with a Wi-Fi or data connection. So what's the easiest way to watch the game on Sunday, February 5th?
The week in Apple news brought more reports detailing next generation products in the pipeline. Throughout the coming year, the iPhone 7, iPad Air 3 and iPhone 6c are all set to launch. Design changes and upgraded internal hardware will update most of Apple's mobile products. Super Bowl 50 will be widely accessible on iOS devices this evening, and Nintendo has a secret iOS app in the works. Here are more details on the week in Apple news.
This is a great year for football fans who want to stream the Super Bowl on their mobile device or laptop. NBC is offering 11 continuous hours of free Super Bowl action even if you don't have a cable subscription. “Super Stream Sunday” will include pre- and post-game coverage, the halftime show starring Katy Perry and a special post-game presentation of The Blacklist starting at 10pm. iPad users can download the free NBC Sports Live Extra app to catch all of NBC's Super Bowl XLIX coverage on Feb. 1st.
If you rather watch or stream the big game using your PC or Mac, you can do so at NBC.com. Once again anyone watching the event on NBC.com during “Super Stream Sunday” will not be prompted to log-in with their cable password.