It may not replace your dedicated RSS reader, but it's a lovely way of browsing news and social network updates.
by on September 16, 2011
What makes Flipboard so good isn’t just the fact it provides you with a customisable news and social networking hub, but the way in which it’s done. The clue’s in the title – choose one of the pre-installed categories, such as news, and then flip through the selection of articles.
It works smoothly, is beautifully laid out and generally just looks, well, stunning. It gets really good when you start customising the front screen, removing the things that don’t interest you and adding your own sections. These could be your Facebook, Twitter, Google Reader, Flickr or Instagram accounts, as well as custom news searches, blogs or individual Twitter feeds.
Once you’ve customised, sit back with the iPad and immerse yourself in the content (and get used to the way it all works, but this won’t take too long). One of our favourite features is the way it pulls in images that people have shared on Twitter – no need to view the individual tweet or an external website.
Download this app: Flipboard for iPad
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