Posted on 23rd June 2014
Wimbledon is underway once again and two weeks of thrills, spills and rain are sure to keep us all entertained. But we can't all be glued to the TV for a fortnight so how do we go about our daily lives while keeping up to date with all the latest action from SW19? Here's our guide to watching live matches, getting instant updates and checking the day's schedule on your phone.
The official Wimbledon app is the place to go for everything Wimbledon related over the next two weeks. From watching live games to buying Wimbledon teapots, the app lets you completely immerse yourself in the tennis.
The app has Live @ Wimbledon, the All England Tennis Club's official video and radio coverage, so you can stream games live directly through the app.
If you want to get the scores in real time but are worried about using all your mobile data on video or audio streaming, use the homepage of the official Wimbledon app. It shows live scores for every game and automatically refreshes so you won't miss a point.
If you do happen to miss a match you can get match summaries in the news section of the app. This section also gives updates on the Wimbledon Queue for those hoping to get tickets on the day and updates on player injuries.
You can find out everything you need to know about whoever's playing. The feature also allows you to select up to 10 favourite players that you'll get notifications about so you don't miss a moment of their tournament.
For those lucky enough to have tickets to Wimbledon, the official app has a handy "Find It" section that has a map with the locations of toilets, first aid stands, information points, places to eat, taxi stands, places to leave luggage and of course the courts.
The official Wimbledon app is free for and Android
BBC iPlayer will give you the live coverage from BBC One and Two, while the BBC tennis website lets you select any match to watch live. The great thing about bbc.co.uk is that compatibility with smartphones and tablets is not a problem so you can keep up to date on the move with any device.
If you're just looking for short, frequent updates that can be checked on the sly in the office then Wimbledon has a great Twitter account. With key score updates, photos and interesting conversations it's a great way to keep up to date. If you're not one for watching an entire tennis match just follow @Wimbledon.
Wimbledon's Facebook page is ideal for anyone who likes photography. Updates on the games each day have excellent pictures of all the action. Plus you'll find all the top news coming out of Wimbledon and see the excitement in beautiful still images.
For anyone who just wants to see the latest scores quickly and easily, the best thing to do is search for Wimbledon on Google. Whatever device you're using, from desktop computer to smartphone, this brings up a list of the latest scores on all the courts.
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