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Go live and watch events with the new Ustream iPhone 4 app!

Hey, it’s Edmond from the Ustream Product team! Today, we released a major update for our Viewer app which now combines the best of broadcasting and viewing into one convenient app. The new Ustream app, which is supported on iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch devices running iOS 4.1 and newer, boasts a number of new features (along with a spiffy facelift!) that we felt mattered most for our users on mobile devices.
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Here are the top highlights of the new Ustream app:

Explore and find compelling contentExplore
-Swipe through a Featured carousel that showcases the best upcoming events on Ustream.
-Discover featured live, upcoming, and recent events, or explore by category.
-Browse show profiles and register for upcoming event alerts.
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Connect and share
-Participate in the conversation through chat.
-Invite your friends on Twitter and Facebook to join as you discover events and before going live.
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Broadcast at a moment’s notice
-Go live and interact with your audience by issuing a poll or chatting.
-Record to your device under poor network conditions and upload later.
-Turn on your LED flash (on supported devices) for low-light broadcasting.
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Personalize and get alerts
-Access an at-a-glance view of your favorite Ustream content, including shows from your Ustream Crowds and events that you’re attending.
-Track your favorite events that are happening today, tomorrow and in the future.
-Never miss a beat and get alerts when shows you’re following or events you’re attending go live.
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Get it now!
To get the latest app, either update the Viewer app if already installed, visit our iTunes Preview page, or simply search for “Ustream” in the iTunes App Store.
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Not on an iOS device? We also have apps for Android and Windows Phone 7! Check out our site for more details.
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What’s next
We’re noodling on other exciting features to help you better discover content you want and personalize the experience. We’re also hard at work at expanding the number of featured shows that are available for viewing on iPhone, iPod touch, and iPad devices. Stay tuned for more updates!
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We’d love to hear from you! Go ahead, drop us a note at feedback@ustream.tv.
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STREAM ON!

Events for the Week of 2/28

EA Sports Fight Night Champion
Monday, Feb. 28 at 2pm PT
Join the EA dev team for a live Q&A, see unedited gameplay, and have a chance to win cool prize giveaways the day before Fight Night Champion launches on Wednesday. Watch it here. [clear here]

Complexity Gaming’s “The V”
Friday, March 4 at 4pm PT
Join Complexity Gaming each week as they invite two professional Starcraft 2 players to square off for a $100 cash prize. The winner will return the next week to take on a new challenger. In addition, every week they’ll offer viewers the chance win great prizes, including the new Sound Blaster Tactic Headset. Don’t miss it, tune in here. [clear here]

Zab Judah v. Kaiser Mabuza PPV
Saturday, March 5 at 6pm PT
Brought to you by North Jersey boxing promotional company Main Events and Super Judah Promotions, the “Brick City Boxing Series,” will be headed by Zab “Super” Judah vs. South Africa’s Kaizer Mabuza in a spectacular IBF World Junior Welterweight Title fight. Pay-Per-View tickets will be sold for $29.95 in the United States and Canada right here, and $4.95 outside the U.S. right here. [clear here]

O’Neill True Love and False Idols Street Fashion
Saturday, March 5 at 7pm PT
Created for and inspired by a growing collective of artists, musicians and designers, True Love and False Idols (TLFI) is recognized by its distinct graphics, hand drawn fonts and custom silhouettes. Tune in here for the debut of the TLFI Pop-Up Shop, a meet and greet with the Get Busy Committee (GBC), plus live performances, free stuff and a Reggie photo-booth!

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