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Windows Store app highlight: The best apps to compliment your NFL Super Bowl XLVII experience?

Super Bowl

Who says you cant watch the most exciting game of the year, the NFL Super Bowl XLVII, and use your Windows 8 or Surface device at the same time? Here is a list of the top 5 apps you should have while watching the Super Bowl.

ESPN

The ESPN app is a great way to keep updated on the scores as well as details about the Super Bowl. If you don’t already have this app installed, grab it now! “The ESPN app for Windows 8, offered on desktop and tablet, provides sports fans with all the things they love about ESPN in a single place. Get up- to- the -minute scores, news, and analysis for all your favorite teams, leagues, and players. Access rich, in depth content from the leader in sports,” the app description reads.

Sports

The Bing Sports app is also another great sports app that is a must have app for sports fans. “The Sports app, powered by Bing, makes it easy for you to keep up with all the sports and teams you care about. Designed for Windows, the Sports app puts control at your fingertips. Swipe through the app to get an overview of the top headlines, scores, schedules, standings, statistics, and much more across all major sports. Personalize the experience so you can track the leagues and teams you are most interested in. The Sports app features high-resolution pictures and images to give you a rich and immersive experience,” the app description reads.

Sports Illustrated

The Sports Illustrated app is a great way to read sports-related news articles and get the latest scores right on your mobile device while you are watching the Super Bowl! “The Sports Illustrated app for Windows 8 delivers the best content from SI.com straight to your Windows 8 desktop and tablet. Get the latest scores, news, SI writer columns, blogs, tweets, photos and videos from our award-winning editorial team,” the app description reads.

Food by Zipcode

Food by ZipCode is a great app to search for nearby eateries, if you are too tired or busy watching the big game to cook anything. “Enter Food (or other searchable item), ZipCode, and within from 1 to 99 miles away and press Find Food button. Select a found establishment and click on its name for complete information or its distance for map location. On starting the app, you should see your default ZipCode of 5 numbers,” the app description reads.

San Francisco 49ers

If you are a fan of the San Francisco 49ers, this app is a must-have! “Your app for everything San Francisco 49ers news and media! Stay up to date with daily news, reports and videos — all for your 49ers. Sections include News, Videos, Opinion,, and even an NFL feed for league wide updates,” the app description reads.

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