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CNET News Video: Eliminate the madness of watching March Madness

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CNET News Video: Eliminate the madness of watching March Madness

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The ever-popular NCAA March Madness tournament has begun. But if like a lot of us you can't make your way in front of a television for every matchup, don't worry. In this Tech Minute, CNET's Kara Tsuboi reports on a couple of mobile apps to keep you and your bracket up to speed.

The NCAA March Madness Live have exploit all the bells and whistles of mobile technology. Never missed a game on the go, since you can listen to all 67 of them from this free app that works about androids and iPhones. In addition, set up tracking for your favorite teams and alerts for upsets to overtime. For 399, the paid version of this app lets you do all of that, plus watch all 67 games right on your mobile device and the best part, you don't need Wi-Fi. Just an up-to-date operating system and a 3G connection. Another useful app for both kinds of devices is from CBS, the parent company of CNET. The free app is simply called CBS Sports, that can keep you up-to-date on all types of sporting events, from college football to professional hockey. During the NCAA Tournament, track your favorite teams, games and watch live streaming video. Users have been impressed with how quickly scores update through this app. Best of luck on your brackets and don't blame us for any loss of productivity. In San Francisco, I'm Kara Tsuboi, CNET.com for CBS News.

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