With the 2012 Summer Olympics about to get underway, I wanted to get ready with the best mobile websites to follow along with all the action. So far these are the best I’ve found, brought to you by the BBC, ESPN, the official London 2012 site, and NBC. The content is just starting to roll in, so we’ll soon see which of these have the best coverage.
In addition to Android Screencast (which I just demonstrated with my broken HTC Evo), I’ve had good success with another Java desktop application called Android Screenshot and Screen Capture. Both products are very similar, and have similar issues such as the slow refresh rate. But, Android Screenshot and Screen Capture has a higher resolution, and looks much better when the desktop window is expanded – like you might do in an online meeting.
Here’s a side-by-side comparison:
And here’s a screenshot of the software in an online meeting:
My HTC Evo Android phone recently met its demise when I dropped it. Today I found using Android Screencast was a handy way to get some data off the phone even though most of the screen isn’t working: