Essential apps for this week's major events: London Fashion Week, Cricket World Cup, NYT travel show
Friday 18 February 2011
A round-up of the essential apps needed for all this week's top fashion, sport, travel and gastronomic events.
London Fashion Week (London, UK, February 18-23)
London's fashion event brings together British designers such as Paul Smith, and new talents like Christopher Kane. Also Tom Ford will stage an intimate presentation of his new womenswear line. Get the latest news, footage and behind-the-scenes insights with these apps.
iPhone app / Android app (unofficial)
Milan Fashion Week (Milan, Italy, February 23 - March 1)
Maestros Dolce & Gabbana, Armani, and Ferragamo will showcase their collections alongside Italy's first fashion ladies Versace, Prada, and Frida Giannini for Gucci. All the latest news from the catwalk plus locations of the hottest parties, bars and restaurants with these apps.
iPhone app / Android app (unofficial)
Cricket World Cup 2011 (various venues, India, February 19 - April 2)
Held every four years, the ICC Cricket World Cup is the premier competition in the sport. This year the event is co-hosted by Bangladesh, India and Sri Lanka. Get up to the minute ball-by-ball score updates, player stats and all the news with these apps.
ICC iPhone app / ESPN iPhone app / ESPN Android app
South Beach Food and Wine Festival (Florida, United States, February 24-27)
Over 50,000 people are likely to attend the South Beach Wine & Food Festival which showcases some of the top culinary talent from around the world. Browse exhibitors and get detailed maps of this gastronomic gathering with these apps.
NYT Travel Show (New York, United States, February 25- 27)
Over 500 exhibitors representing over 150 nations are expected to attend this renowned travel event. Register your mobile number to receive up-to-the minute news and details of special events taking place throughout the day.
Noise Pop (San Francisco, United States February 22-27)
A six-day celebration of everything indie, in the past the Noise Pop festival has helped kickstart the careers of major acts such as Modest Mouse, the Flaming Lips and the now disbanded White Stripes. The app provides detailed schedule information, the latest photos and maps of the event.
NME Awards (London, United Kingdom, February 23)
Acclaimed UK music magazine, the New Musical Express hosts the 2011 Shockwave NME Awards: this year PJ Harvey will be among the honored musicians. Get all the latest music news from around the world, including award results, with this app.
iPhone app $0.99
Apps are free unless stated otherwise.
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