Flipboard archive

  • Facebook's competitor to Flipboard could launch in January
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    Facebook's competitor to Flipboard could launch in January

    By 14 January 2014

    Facebook may finally launch its Flipboard competitor, dubbed "Paper", by the end of January, reports Recode. The launch follows years of experimentation and development of the project which is hoped will bring better news reading to users. There's still...

  • Facebook 'save for later' reading feature pops up in leaked screenshots
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    Facebook 'save for later' reading feature pops up in leaked screenshots

    By 27 November 2013

    Facebook wants to become your go-to RSS reader. Kind of. Technology blog MyTechSkool reports that Facebook is experimenting with a feature that would allow you to save links to a list for reading later. These links would first be shared inside of Facebook....

  • Flipboard expands from mobile-only to web
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    Flipboard expands from mobile-only to web

    By 23 July 2013

    Flipboard announced on Tuesday that it has expanded to the web. Flipboard is a social-network aggregation, magazine-format app originally designed specifically for the iPad in 2010. It later launched for Android in 2012, and now it has landed for PCs...

  • Facebook planning Flipboard-style reader for mobiles
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    Facebook planning Flipboard-style reader for mobiles

    By 24 June 2013

    Further details have emerged of Facebook's long-rumoured Google Reader replacement, said to be an attempt to create a Flipboard-style service specifically for mobiles. Called Reader, recent versions of the project are looking fairly similar to Flipboard's...

  • Flipboard now lets curators invite contributors to magazines
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    Flipboard now lets curators invite contributors to magazines

    By 12 June 2013

    Attention Flipboard curators: you can now invite contributors to your magazines. Flipboard primarily collects the content of social media and other websites and presents it in magazine format, and it allows curators, otherwise known as self-publishers,...

  • Flipboard adds swish new functionality with 2.0 update, save to read later and more
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    Flipboard adds swish new functionality with 2.0 update, save to read later and more

    By 27 March 2013

    Flipboard 2.0 is now available on iTunes for iPhone, iPod touch and iPad, with an Android update expected in a couple of days. The new version brings a few key features to the table, most notably the ability to save articles, photos, audio and video to...

  • Flipboard to integrate Google+ streams into its feed
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    Flipboard to integrate Google+ streams into its feed

    By 19 June 2012

    Google+ streams will soon be able to be read on the social networking aggregation app, Flipboard, after Bradley Horowitz, Google’s vice-president of product management, announced the partnership at the Le Web event in London. The partnership will see...

  • Best iPad social apps
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    Best iPad social apps

    By 1 January 2012

    Social networking apps get better on the big screen. While the mobile experience is great for that untethered, out and about, live streaming and discovery social existence and perfect for creating content, there's an equally great pleasure in switching...

  • Best iPad reading apps
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    Best iPad reading apps

    By 21 December 2011

    At launch, the iPad was pegged as the future means of content consumption for all magazines and newspapers. Now this might not have come completely true, but there is definitely a lot available to read on it.  Its 9.7-inch IPS display is perfectly suited...

  • Best iPad 2 apps
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    Best iPad 2 apps

    By 6 May 2011

    So you've got an iPad 2, and now you need to fill it with lovely iPad apps. But with 65,000 apps available just for the iPad what are the best ones to get and are there any that take advantage of the new features of the iPad 2.  We've scoured the massive...

  • Flipboard brings in the big guns in new update
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    Flipboard brings in the big guns in new update

    By 16 December 2010

    If you've read any of our previous Flipboard coverage here on Pocket-lint, then you'll know that we're big fans of the iPad app. But, if we're honest it was seriously lacking one thing - an RSS feed feature - that really would result in the app being...

  • Flipboard fires in magazine style pages for iPad
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    Flipboard fires in magazine style pages for iPad

    By 3 December 2010

    We at Pocket-lint are massive fans of Flipboard for iPad (you can check out the glowing review we gave it in our App of The Day feature) so we were pretty excited when we fired up the app only to be greeted by a message from founder Mike McCue telling...

  • Flipboard: Too popular for its own good
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    Flipboard: Too popular for its own good

    By 22 July 2010

    In our App of the Day yesterday, we waxed lyrical about Flipboard - the personalised social media based iPad magazine. We may have even muttered the words "one of the best iPad apps that has surfaced so far". Well, it seems like it wasn't just us who...

  • APP OF THE DAY: Flipboard (iPad)
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    APP OF THE DAY: Flipboard (iPad)

    By 21 July 2010

    The iPad has often been touted as the saviour of the publishing industry. And sure, the apps that Wired and Sports Illustrated have put out demonstrate what the magazines of the future might look like - with video, interaction and moving parts - but they're...