Access Richard's F1 on smartphones With smartphone technology becoming more prevalent, there is a growing demand for instant wireless access to a host of resources.

And for the majority of us Formula One fans, we have day jobs and study to attend to, and can’t possibly dedicate our lives to keeping up with the Formula One circus. Sites like Richard’s F1 are (we hope!) a fantastic resource to keep tabs on drivers, teams, and shenanigans.

To make it even easier for you, our technology correspondent and guest writer Joseph Sheu explores some ways you can check and read while on the run!

Apple iOS (iPhone, iPad)

  • Pulse mini reader (by Alphonso labs) – A top notch RSS reader, lightweight and a joy to use. Add all your favourite feeds (including!) and you will be able to navigate all your news stories. Simply put in into the search function in pulse, and have all the latest news and exclusives on your device within seconds!

Here are some screenshots to tempt you:

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As you can see from the last screen shot, the popup story bar at the bottom allows you to scroll to older or newer stories with just the slide of your finger! Also, all of stories are rendered beautifully with all images embedded without issue

  • Safari browser – the default way to access anything on the web on an iOS device. Hint – Set up as a bookmark!

Android Users

  • Pulse reader is also available on android, and the user experience is almost identical! Remember to set up the url as

In other smartphone news, the official F1 timing app is now available on Android smartphones as well! check the official website for more details. It isn’t a cheap app, but the functionality is definitely top notch!

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Richard Bailey

Founder & Chief Editor at MotorsportM8
Hasn't missed a Grand Prix since 1989. Has a soft spot for Minardi. Tattooed with 35+ Grand Prix circuits.