Flipboard Now Available For Android Devices
Android users complain that there are a lot of sought after apps that appear first in the iOS environment but take a lot of time before it is ported for Android devices, with Instagram being one of these apps. Another app that Android users have been requesting is a port of Flipboard, the amazing app that allows users to read through news stories and feature articles in a cool magazine format, with the content taken from the user’s chosen news feeds.
Flipboard has finally granted the wish of millions of Android users and have announced that it is launching its app for Android phones, as well as apps for the Nook and Kindle Fire tablets. Flipboard did not clarify if it will also make itself available for other Android tablets.
Flipboard said the Flipboard app will be bundled with the Samsung Galaxy S3 and will also be made available at the Google Play Store.
Additional features have also been included with the latest Flipboard rollout. For example, Google+ and YouTube are now incorporated into the account. Users can now see the stories in their Google+ stream and also updates from the people in their different Circles. The YouTube incorporation allows users to watch the videos from the people that they follow as well as the channels that they have subscribed to. They can also view, comment, subscribe and share from these channels.
There are also new localized editions of Flipboard that will be rolled out. Among these are editions for Germany, Italy, Korea, Spain and the Netherlands.