Flipboard for Android has officially been released, and now available on Play Store ( android market ) 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.
Current Version: 1.8.4
Flipboard, Your Social Magazine
Flipboard’s award-winning experience lets people see everything in one place. By bringing together the world’s stories and life’s great moments, you can stay up to date with the things that matter most. Flip through the news from your Twitter timeline as well as from outlets like the BBC, USA Today and The Verge. See everything from posts and photos shared by friends on Facebook and Instagram to videos from Stephen Colbert and pop culture nuggets from Rolling Stone. Find inspiration for your travel, style and life from places like National Geographic, Oprah and Cool Hunting.
It’s the one thing to simplify your daily life. Bring Flipboard on the train during your morning commute, catch up over coffee or on vacation, use it as a tool at work or simply to wind down your night. Search for anything or anyone, and make it your own.
You’ll be amazed by what you see.
NOTE: This app is optimized for smartphones, not tablets.
– Webby Award Winner in News and Social categories, as well as People’s Voice Award (2011, 2012)
– WIRED magazine Essential App (2011)
– TechCrunch Cruchies—Best Touch Interface (2011)
– Gannett Foundation Award for Technical Innovation in the Service of Digital Journalism (2011)
– TIME Magazine 50 Best Inventions (2010)
★ Be amazed by what you see when everything people are sharing, collecting and publishing in every moment comes together in a single place.
★ Search for anything—people, topics, hashtags, blogs, your favorite sites—and flip through articles, updates, photos and videos in a beautiful magazine format.
★ Connect Flipboard to 12 social networks, streamlining your reading and activities like commenting, liking and sharing. Services include Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, Google+, YouTube, Google Reader, LinkedIn, Flickr, 500px, Sina Weibo and Renren.
★ Get a quick dose of what’s happening now, in Cover Stories, a constantly updated selection of articles, photos and videos shared by your friends.
★ Save anything to read later using Instapaper, Pocket and Readability.
★ Create a Flipboard account to access your favorite content and social networks on different or shared devices.
★ Enjoy Flipboard in 14 localized editions—for Australia, Canada, China, France, Germany, Hong Kong, Italy, Japan, Korea, Netherlands, Spain, Taiwan, U.S. and U.K.
★ Explore hundreds of staff picks in the Content Guide, including must-read magazines and blogs, gorgeous photography and special curated sections devoted to the news of the day and other topics of interest.
★ Access Flipboard quickly through the widget.
Download Flipboard for Android on Android Market