Olympic-themed apps are still enjoying the London 2012 Olympics as millions of people turn to their smartphones to get the latest updates, scores or play games inspired by the events. Mauro Garcia’s Finger Olympic game takes the No. 1 spot on this week’s top free iPhone apps chart while NBC Olympics Live Extra and NBC Olympics take the No. 1 and No. 2 spots on this week’s top free iPad apps chart.
The NASA Television app also sees the benefit of making news, climbing an impressive 143 spots up this week’s free iPad apps chart to take the No. 6 spot as millions watched the Curiosity rover land safely on the surface of Mars.
Other notable gainers this week are App Minis’ Design This Home which climbed 60 spots on the free iPhone app chart and 53 spots on the free iPad app chart, and Disney’s Fix-it Felix Jr. (based on Disney’s upcoming animated movie Wreck-it Ralph) which climbed 23 spots on the free iPhone app chart.
This week’s top free iPhone apps
This week’s top free iPad apps
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