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NYC Marathon App Fails to Track Runners, Users Demand Refunds


TheĀ Official ING New York City Marathon Mobile Spectator App Presented by Subway was supposed to allow marathon spectators to track up to ten runners in real time and watch a livestream of the races this weekend. Oops. While the $3 app worked fine before marathon day, it seems to have been overloaded during the actual event. Users are demanding refunds and the app’s ratings have plummeted in both the Android Market and iPhone App Store. Of the 120 Android reviews viewable on the web, 106 are single star; the current version of the app has a one-star rating in the App Store after 940 reviews. Read More