Sept. 13, 2012
QUEENS, N.Y. - RedStormSports.com has deployed a new and improved mobile experience for Johnnies fans with iOS and Android devices. The official mobile application of St. John’s University athletics offers iOS and Android users easy and instant access to up-to-the-minute news and info for the 2012-13 school year. The mobile application is free to download from the App Store and Google Play Market. New to the application this year, users may now enhance their experience by purchasing access to live video (and audio) broadcasts from within the app.
In addition to the newly improved smartphone application, RedStormSports.com is now offering an iPad application. The new iPad app delivers the experience fans have come to love from RedStormSports.com, in a format optimized to take full advantage of the iPad’s technological capabilities. RedStormSports.com’s iPad application is the definitive, premium tablet source for official Red Storm content.
The application provides smartphone and tablet owners an interface that gives them immediate mobile access to essential content from RedStormSports.com. Fans no longer have to wait until they have access to a computer or television to keep up with their favorite Red Storm sport.
STJ fans can gain access to live video and audio broadcasts with a paid in-application upgrade. The live media upgrade costs $4.99 per month/$19.99 per year for iOS users and $9.99 per year for Android users.
The update to the free application will include access to the following enhancements and features:
- New design and optimized touch functionality
- Live Video and Audio Broadcasts
- Full GameTracker sport coverage
- Newly added General Athletics section
- Clickable pre/post-game functionality for the robust, new schedule section
- A new in-app notifications system
- School blog integration
- Redesigned photo gallery presentation
- Twitter integration on events pages, as well as more sharing options
- Audio and video have been separated for ease of use
- Bug fixes
Once downloaded, fans can purchase the live audio/video upgrade within the application via subscription settings and following the purchase process. Once the upgrade is purchased, fans can immediately access audio and video broadcasts through the "Media" or "Schedule" portions of the app. Both audio and video broadcasts are subject to availability of online and mobile broadcast rights.
The official mobile application of St. John’s athletics is compatible with iOS devices and requires iOS 5.0 or above (iOS 4.3 support coming soon). The Android version is compatible with any Droid device running Android 3.2 (tablet) or 4.0 (smartphone) and up.
The application can be downloaded on your phone via the App Store or Google Play Store by searching for "St. John’s Red Storm." For all the latest news on technology to help fans stay connected to their favorite St. John’s sports, log on to RedStormSports.com, follow the athletics Twitter (@StJohnsRedStorm) and make sure to download the brand new application to any iOS or Android-capable device.