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Flipboard magazines hit the web with new “Big Ideas” category

Flipboard magazines hit the web with new “Big Ideas” category

You might remember back in May when Flipboard introduced custom magazines that allowed users to curate different kinds of content into one magazine and share it with the world. That feature as now hit the web, allowing users to read these custom-curated magazines from any browser on any device with an internet connection.

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Facebook and Flipboard official apps confirmed for Windows 8

Facebook and Flipboard official apps confirmed for Windows 8

Microsoft Build 2013 has kicked off and some of the initial talk has focused on Windows 8 apps. There was the stat related chatter about how the Windows Store is closing in on 100,000 apps, however there was also some details revealed on new apps. Simply put, Windows 8 users will soon have official apps coming from Facebook and Flipboard.

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Flipboard update brings SMS sharing, proves that text messaging isn’t dead

Flipboard update brings SMS sharing, proves that text messaging isn’t dead

Flipboard has updated its iOS app to add even more features on top of the recently-updated 2.0 version that was released on iOS and Android not too long ago. Today's update brings new profile pages, a new "Friends" category, improved sharing that now comes with SMS support, and the ability to save an image to your camera roll by tapping on it.

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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 for Android officially released

Flipboard for Android officially released

Flipboard for Android has officially been released, hitting the Play Store after several weeks of leaky exclusivity on Samsung's Galaxy S III. The socially-enabled news reader app pulls in content from RSS, Facebook and Twitter, and - thanks to a deal announced this week - adds Google+ to that list. Meanwhile, an update for iPhone and iPad brings Google+ sync to iOS too.

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Flipboard gets Google+ integration with new APIs

Flipboard gets Google+ integration with new APIs

Google has announced a deal with Flipboard to open up Google+ content to the social news app for iOS and Android, with a special API that can both write and read content on the social network. The news was confirmed by Google+ lead Bradley Horowitz at the LeWeb conference in London today.

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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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