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Flipboard update greatly improves this popular news app

Flipboard (free) has always been popular for reading news and following topics. The only downside is that it lacked any personalization. You got the topics you selected, but the app did not learn my favorite topics the way another news app -- Zite -- did. Times change. Earlier this year Flipboard...

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Zite newsreader sold to Flipboard

My all time favorite newsreader, Zite, has been sold by CNN to Flipboard for a deal reported by Reuters to be worth about US$60 million dollars. Flipboard has also struck a content deal with CNN. CNN bought Zite in 2011. In a conference call this morning, Flipboard CEO Mike McCue said Zite's techno...

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Flipboard competitor Material goes live

Flipboard (and Google Currents, et al) competitor Material has gone live in the App Store. From a quick glance, Material look like just another magazine-type newsreader, but Material has tackled one of the biggest annoyances about newsreaders that others haven't: the setup. With most newsreaders,...

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Flipboard lets users share their personal 'Magazines'

Flipboard has updated its iOS app to version 2.0. The popular RSS and social media reader allows users to collect feeds in their own Pinterest-like magazines. While there are quite a few updates in version 2.0, the coolest is that Flipboard users can share their personal magazines with other us...

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Daily Update for November 15, 2012

It's the TUAW Daily Update, your source for Apple news in a convenient audio format. You'll get all the top Apple stories of the day in three to five minutes for a quick review of what's happening in the Apple world. You can listen to today's Apple stories by clicking the inline player (requi...

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Flipboard adds support for Apple's iBookstore

The developers of Flipboard, the magazine-style feed reader for the iPad, have announced integration with Apple's iBookstore. The new "Books" category lets customers browse a book's title, image and description. If you find one you like, there's a link to buy in from Apple right in the app. All ...

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Flipboard enters content deal with the New York TImes

The New York Times announced today that it is bringing its subscription content to the popular social reader app Flipboard. Starting Thursday, June 28, subscribers to The New York Times will be able to read full articles, browse image galleries and watch videos using the Flipboard app. This is th...

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Flipboard app launched for Android

After enjoying almost two years of exclusivity on iOS, popular social reader Flipboard has made its way to Android handsets. The Android version of the app first debuted on the Samsung Galaxy S III and is now available in the Google Play Store. Customers will be able to install the software on ...

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Flipboard 1.9 puts emphasis on audio

Flipboard is the "social magazine" for iPad and iPhone that lets users browse their favorite social network sites, feeds and more in a beautiful, magazine-like interface. Version 1.9 was released this week and adds audio to the mix. A new audio tab offers several options, like SoundCloud and sho...

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On building Flipboard

There are designers and then there's the rest of the world. As much as I appreciate esthetics, I can't conceptualize design because I'm convinced designers see things through a different frame of reference. Those like me who aren't designers are thankful when people like Craig Mod take the time...

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Flipboard 1.8 adds cover stories to iPad

An update to the popular Flipboard introduces cover stories to the iPad version, something that's been available for the iPhone since its introduction in December. Cover stories culls a selection of interesting articles and photos, presenting them in a magazine-cover format for easy viewing. The i...

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Localized Flipboard Content guides available for UK, Ireland, Australia and Canada

Flipboard added another feature to its popular social stream and news reading app that'll please international users. Announced earlier this week, the company will be sending out three new Content guides for readers in Australia, Canada and the UK and Ireland. Folks in those countries will soon re...

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Flipboard for iPhone released

Flipboard, the popular personal magazine app that's been tremendously successful on the iPad, has been updated to a universal version that now also works on the iPhone and iPod touch. Other features included in the latest Flipboard update include: Cover Stories for iPhone, a selection of in...

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Flipboard Accounts syncs data across devices

The latest Flipboard update introduces Flipboard Accounts, teasing to imminent and anticipated release of Flipboard for the iPhone. Creating an account will allow you to access your personal version of Flipboard on a shared iPad or link it to the iPhone version. MacStores walks users through th...

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Flipboard for iPad looking to add TV shows, movies, more

Reuters reports that popular iPad magazine aggregation app Flipboard might soon expand beyond aggregating social media and RSS feeds and incorporate TV shows and movies into the app. Don't get too excited yet, though. Flipboard CEO Mike McCue said he plans to begin tackling Flipboard's video am...

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