Flipboard: Your Social News Magazine

Flipboard: Your Social News Magazine

Download Editors' Rating:
4.5
Outstanding
Average User Rating:
5.0
out of 1 votes

Quick Specs

  • Version:
    3.1
  • Total Downloads:
    6,677
  • Date Added:
    Dec. 15, 2014
  • Price:
    Free; iTunes account required.

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Editors' Review

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In an age of information overload, apps like Flipboard provide the much- needed organization and curation tools to keep it all in one place. By taking your RSS subscriptions, Twitter account, Facebook account, and other online accounts and combining them into one easy-to-use interface, Flipboard simplifies the consumption of information on an iPad and makes it faster and easier than ever before to get what you need from your device.

When you first open Flipboard, you'll be prompted to create an account. This account will store all of your subscriptions, and you can choose to either create a new account with Flipboard or connect your Facebook or Twitter account to the app. From here you can add any of the popular news sources in the Flipboard library, connect social media accounts (including Facebook, Twitter, Google+, LinkedIn, Instagram, and YouTube, among others), or read top stories as selected by Flipboard's editors. When you open the app in the future, everything is curated and organized by popularity, topic, and your reading preferences. Tap on any square to open a feed and then tap on a column to read that story. From each story you can read, share, or favorite for later viewing.

The effect of all this is that it feels like one massive personalized magazine. The articles are presented in an attractive, easy to use format, the sharing functions are intuitive and fast, and if you want to leave a comment, one tap takes you to the Web site for further interacting. Flipboard is one of the most powerful iPad news and subscription curation apps on the App Store and a must have for anyone with too much to read and not enough time to do it.

 
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User Reviews
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5 stars

"Great app! I recommend it, plus it's FREE!"

December 22, 2012  |  By GSM326

 |  Version: Flipboard: Your Social News Magazine 1.9

Pros

It has a simplistic and easy to navigate platform. You can use your Facebook and Twitter accounts to view your news feeds. It features multiple different interests for anyone! The main fact is that you're gaining a great app for FREE!

Cons

I believe that there are a lot of improvements to gain, such as possibly adding more pages. I found an issue with trying to delete an article without deleting one after another to delete the article I wanted deleted. It doesn't always follow much of you're Facebook and Twitter news feeds; I definitely recommend to keep your Twitter and Facebook apps.

Summary

It might have a few bugs on it, but I definitely recommend it! The app is FREE! Everyone enjoys free things. It's a great app to have and I really enjoy it and I do hope there are better updates for it later!

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Full Specifications

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What's new in version 3.1
-Don't like a story in your Home tab on iPhone, or Cover Stories on iPad? Tap and hold for options to show less like that topic, or unfollow the source altogether.-Improved refresh on the Tile tab for iPhone. -Better experience for accessibility and VoiceOver controls.-Organize your magazines in your Profile, just tap and hold to move them around.-Numerous bug fixes.
General
Publisher Flipboard
Publisher web site http://www.flipboard.com
Release Date July 21, 2010
Date Added December 15, 2014
Version 3.1
Category
Category Browsers
Subcategory Newsreaders & RSS Readers
Operating Systems
Operating Systems iOS
Additional Requirements Compatible with iPod Touch (3rd generation or later, iPhone 3Gs, iPhone 4, iPad. iTunes account required.
Download Information
File Size 24.74MB
File Name Not available
Popularity
Total Downloads 6,677
Downloads Last Week 65
Pricing
License Model Free
Limitations Not available
Price Free

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