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Flipboard for Android updates with custom magazine support

Flipboard for Android updates with custom magazine support

Flipboard received a big update today on Android, bumping up to an even version 2.0. This time around, users can create their own Magazine of sorts, curating content into a magazine that other users can subscribe to. You can also share the magazine through social networks with a subscribe link, and you can keep continuing to add to the magazine, with the changes showing up for subscribers in real time.

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Flipboard 2.0 rolls out with Etsy partnership

Flipboard 2.0 rolls out with Etsy partnership

Flipboard version 2.0 has rolled out, and with it comes a host of new features, which are boasted as offering something for casual users to power users and everyone between. Among the new offerings is a partnership with Etsy, with searches now showing up in an easy-to-browse magazine design that is faster and "more visual" that previously available. In addition, users can now create their own magazines from various content.

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Flipboard hits Android tablets with Samsung-aided optimization

Flipboard hits Android tablets with Samsung-aided optimization

It's time for the news-reading app Flipboard to hit the big time on full-sized Android tablets across the board, the company announcing that they've worked with Samsung specifically to handle high-resolution displays galore. This update largely takes on the form of the iPad-optimized user interface, no longer requiring users to side-load the smartphone-sized app to their beastly high-resolution tablets like the Google Nexus 10. This update to the app continues the development team behind Flipboard's collaborative efforts with Samsung, they having released the original Android version exclusively to the Samsung Galaxy S III earlier this year at launch.

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Reddit, Netflix, Flipboard taken down in Amazon cloud failure [UPDATES]

Reddit, Netflix, Flipboard taken down in Amazon cloud failure [UPDATES]

This Monday it became apparent that Amazon's cloud services were knocked out in several sectors, this resulting in downtime for major websites and environments such as Reddit, Github, Minecraft, and Flipboard. Amazon has previously had similar events to these happen to their servers, with overheating and automatic shutdowns being blamed in those cases - now we've not quite got an official statement from the company even after a significant chunk of the day has passed. In other words - Reddit is down, it's not just you.

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Flipboard Beta for Android hands-on

Flipboard Beta for Android hands-on

This week the developers behind the ultra-popular news and social media reading application Flipboard have begun pushing past iOS and the Galaxy S III to include all Android smartphones. This version of Flipboard is available for download in a Beta form (which you will see in action here) and can be accessed by anyone with an Android device and a thirst for adventurous downloads and installs. Those of you wishing to try out the application before its final release can do so with the promise that they will report any and all bugs to the head bug swatter.

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Flipboard beta for Android coming soon

Flipboard beta for Android coming soon

Back when the Samsung Galaxy S III was announced, it was discovered that Flipboard for Android was preinstalled on the device. Not only that, but the app would be an exclusive to the Galaxy S III for an unannounced period of time. Turns out that may have been a strategic decision on Flipboard’s part too, as Engadget has discovered that the company wanted to test one single screen size before rolling out the app to an assortment of different devices.

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Flipboard for Android APK leaks out

Flipboard for Android APK leaks out

The Samsung Galaxy S III was announced in London less than a week ago, and one of the features that it brought to the table was the introduction of Flipboard for Android. It marked the first time the news aggregation app had made the jump, but more importantly it was dubbed as a Galaxy S III exclusive. It won’t make its way to the Play Store or other Android devices for a time, but less than a week since that revelation, the APK has been ripped.

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Flipboard for Android is a Galaxy S III exclusive

Flipboard for Android is a Galaxy S III exclusive

Samsung has fully unveiled the Galaxy S III here at the London event today, and one of the inclusions to its modified version of Ice Cream Sandwich is an exclusive version of Flipboard. It marks the first time that Flipboard will be making the jump to Android, previously having seen a home on iOS. Samsung say that they have an exclusive window on the app, so it won’t be hitting the Play Store or other handsets until a later date.

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