Free Smartphone Apps For Winter Sports

Here is a list of free Smartphone winter sports apps, games, themes, wallpapers and sources where you can find more skiing and snowboarding applications especially for the Android-phone and the iPhone

With the 2010 Winter Olympics approaching fast, interest in winter sports is on the rise. Even if you live in a tropical climate (lucky) or do not particularly like leaving the house, you can play winter games by downloading them to your mobile phone. There are several Android games available for indulging your inner snowboard star. If getting in the snow is your thing, there are applications for making your outdoor time easier and more interesting. These sites offer reviews of winter themes, winter games for mobile download, Android and iPhone applications for skiing and snowboarding, and winter sites for optimizing your outdoor experience.

Android Winter Sport Apps and Themes

1. Android Freeware offers a variety of sports centered freeware for your Android device, including but not limited to winter sports.
2. Snow Report provides snow and ski conditions from over 125 ski resorts around the world to help you plan your next vacation, or help you decide whether you want to leave the lodge that day.

3. Gadget Review offer reviews of Satsports handheld GPS Navigation device, and also the Satski application for Android users. Satski uses your smartphone’s GPS software to track you as you ski or snowboard. It gives real time statistics about your route, efficiency, and speed.

Image via Besportier

Watch a demo of the SatSki application on Youtube:

HTC Android Satsports Ski Application

4. Watch this short (and secret) graphics clip available on your weather application.

HTC Touch HD Weather Application Trick

5. Winter Wallpapers for Android offers winter themed wallpapers in 1600×1200 resolution, with an automatic background switcher and slide show option. Here is Winter Wallpaper Lite by Facewolf

Images via Androlib

When you are looking for more Beautiful Christmas and Winter Wallpapers check this post from Noupe

6. Find more video reviews of Winterboard themes for the Android on casttv.

Winterboard Wednesday – Android

Winter sports apps and games for the iPhone/ iPod Touch (Smartphone)

7. Watch a review of the top 10 Winterboard themes for iPhones and other GPS smartphones.

10 Must have themes available in Cydia!

8. If you find yourself at a cozy ski resort without a lot of nightlife, use the Wertago application to find the best local clubs and bars. Of course, it doesn’t need to be winter to make the most of this application.

This video is a review and tutorial.

Wertago Android App review

9. Appolicious has applications for every winter sport imaginable, including weather trackers, snowboard product comparisons, and locating skating rinks. There are winter game downloads available as well, including Touch Ski and Ski Jump.

10. Google Goggles allows you to search for something by sight with your Google GPS smartphone. Hopefully you won’t be searching for rescue workers.

Google Goggles Demo Up Close

video and more via “Search By Sight With Google Goggles

11. Blogcatalog lists several blog sites with relevant sports applications for your Android. Sift through them to find your favorites search results for winter sports.

12. Also Mashable provides a list of winter related sites to make your outdoor adventure easier and more enjoyable.

13. This motherload of a review on TimesOnline covers the entire concept of applications available for mobile download.

Whether you spend your winter inside playing Ski Jump or outside tracking your snowboarding progress, iPhone and Android applications make the winter months more enjoyable. You can customize your themes to coincide with the shortened days and snowfall. You can use your smartphone to make you a smarter skier, ice skater, or snowboarder. Or you can sit snugly inside and pretend to ski while watching the professionals do it on the television.