February 17, 2011 in Sports (E)
[prMac.com] Louisville, Kentucky - PocketBracket 2011 for iOS and Android powered devices allows users to create unlimited NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament brackets, organize pools, and follow tournament games on your mobile device during March Madness.
Brackets are automatically scored and ranked. Users can create and join pools to compete among friends, family, and co-workers. Follow the tournament games and scores with up-to-the minute scoring. PocketBracket is the only March Madness application offering so many features on both the iOS and Android platforms.
PocketBracket 2011 hit the App Store on Valentine's Day. This release included support for iOS 4.2 as well as several updates from last years version. PocketBracket prides itself on including additional features in response to user feedback. Pure Concepts, LLC plans to release an upgrade including a new UI for the Network and Scoreboard screen before the tournament begins. PocketBracket will also release to the Android Market with a full-featured version on February 21st.
How to use PocketBracket:
PocketBracket comes pre-loaded with 2010 NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament data so you can begin organizing your pools and using the application before the the 2011 NCAA tournament. The 2011 data will be available on Selection Sunday, March 13, at 8pm ET. At that time PocketBracket will automatically update and remove your sample brackets so you are ready for March Madness.
PocketBracket eliminates the tedium of managing your NCAA Tournament brackets. Completing your bracket is simple with the touch interface. PocketBracket also has a "SmartPick" feature that will automatically advance your team to later rounds of the tournament. Once the tournament starts, your bracket is automatically scored and updated after each game. You can join a pool in one tap. You can invite anyone to your Pool within the app via Email, Facebook, or Twitter. And no more paper brackets. PocketBracket sarcastically boasts that "2.5 million trees will survive March Madness" by using the application. The bottom line, you will totally score with PocketBracket - Game On!
App Store User Reviews:
"Completing brackets for the NCAA Tournament is always fun, but this app takes it to the next level. So convenient."
"This beats the pants off filling out a bracket the old-fashioned way! The ability to join a pool really sets this app apart from the rest. Well worth it!"
"As an avid sportsfan I found this to be the most pursuant with my expectations. This application has an incredibly easy user interface that is simply understood. It is superior to the other bracket app and am EXTREMELY satisfied with my purchase. I highly recommend this app!"
* iOS 4.2 (iPhone, iPod, iPad)
Android Experience Device:
Tested on Motorola Droid X, HTC Evo 4G, Samsung Galaxy S, HTC Droid Incredible, Acer Stream, Sony Ericsson Xperia X10, HTC Desire, Google Nexus One, Motorola Milestone XT720, T-Mobile G2, Samsung Captivate, T-Mobile MyTouch, Samsung Mesmerize, Samsung Fascinate Samsung Vibrant
Pricing and Availability:
Available on iOS and Android platforms. PocketBracket 2011 is available now in the App Store $0.99 (USD). PocketBracket 2011 will be available in the Android Market starting February 21st for $1.99 (USD).
Pure Concepts, LLC is a web and mobile application development company based in Louisville, Kentucky. With over a decade of web experience, Pure Concepts looks to the future with mobile application development. Copyright (C) 2009-2011 Pure Concepts, LLC. All Rights Reserved. The NCAA and March Madness are registered trademarks and not affiliated with Pure Concepts, LLC. PocketBracket is offered for entertainment purposes only.