There are a variety of apps available that will help you enjoy Super Bowl XLVI to the fullest. Held on Feb. 5, 2012, the next Super Bowl will take place at Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis, Indiana. These iPhone Super Bowl apps will keep you in the loop as the big game approaches. If you are lucky enough to attend the game in person, some of these Super Bowl apps provide in-depth information on Lucas Oil Stadium and the surrounding area.
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This official guide to Super Bowl XLVI from the NFL is packed full of interesting content and neat features. Those attending the game will probably find it most useful thanks to its information about local nightlife and restaurants in Indianapolis, the ability to find your seats in a virtual tour of the stadium, and much more. But even if you're not going to the game, you may enjoy using this app to experience what it would be like if you were. Free
2. ESPN Radio
You don’t have to be a football fan to love the ESPN Radio app ($2.99). It provides access to dozens of live ESPN radio stations and show podcasts. Shows like Football Tonight and SportsCenter will help you keep up with the NFL as the season progresses. Live scoring for all NFL games is another plus. $2.99
Do you love official game programs? Wish you could grab the souvenir program from this year's Super Bowl, but can't make it to Indy? Then this app is your next best bet. It not only tells the tale of the seasons that brought the Giants and Patriots to the game, but also is packed full of video from the season. It weighs in at over 500 MB, though, so be prepared to wait for the download. Free
For the less diehard football fans who watch the game, the action between the sidelines is often less interesting than the action between the action itself. If you're one of those people who loves the Super Bowl due to all the interesting ads it brings, this app is for you. Not only will it let you watch your favorite ad from 2012, but you can also go back and watch the top spots from previous Super Bowls dating back to 2006. $1.99
Let’s face it -- the best part of the Super Bowl for most people is the commercials. With the A+ Superbowl Commercials app you can relive all the great commercials from Super Bowls past. It includes classics from Budweiser and Doritos, and more commercials are added all the time. Free
You've heard of commemorative books or game programs, but now you can remember Super Bowl XLVI forever with this official commemorative app. Not only does this app take you through every week of the season leading up to the big game--including recaps of each Patriots and Giants game, stats, video, and more--it will also be updated after the game is over with highlights so you can always treasure (or curse!) the outcome. $2.99
If you like to make the game a bit more interesting by laying some wagers on it, this app can help. With it, you'll be able to assess the odds of outcomes, get guidance, and see important information that can affect your wagers, like injuries. Free
If you aren’t too busy watching Super Bowl commercials, the Madden NFL 11 app ($4.99) will keep you entertained during breaks in the action. Compared to previous versions, the NFL 11 app has been optimized for the retina display on the iPhone 4 and includes more customization for defensive strategies. You can also play with friends over Bluetooth.