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A Closer Look At The New Google+ Collections Feature

A Closer Look At The New Google+ Collections Feature

By Chris Crum May 4, 2015

Google seems to be telling people that Google+ is very much alive. Last week, it randomly joined Twitter out of the blue, and now it just announced a new feature that brings to mind offerings from Pinterest and Flipboard. The …

Flipboard Acquires Zite From, Partners With CNN Flipboard Acquires Zite From, Partners With CNN

Flipboard has acquired news reader Zite from CNN, and the two have partnered to put more content from CNN personalities on the Flipboard app. “As a news-loving entrepreneur, I’ve long admired the work of both of these companies: Zite has …

Flipboard Opens Doors To Ecommerce, Lets People Make Catalogs Flipboard Opens Doors To Ecommerce, Lets People Make Catalogs

Flipboard has made an interesting move, adding shopping functionality to its repertoire. The news reader has now embraced another staple of newspaper legacy – items for sale from retailers. The company has taken a Pinterest-like approach, offering users the ability …

Flipboard Is Gaining Popularity, And For Good Reason Flipboard Is Gaining Popularity, And For Good Reason

Staying on top of the news can be hard, and it can be even harder to keep track of news and stories that one is genuinely interested in. Topics of interest often get lost and muddled beneath the weight of …

Flipboard Reportedly Fails To Preserve Users’ Google Reader Feeds [Updated] Flipboard Reportedly Fails To Preserve Users’ Google Reader Feeds [Updated]

Google Reader is now officially gone. If you’re reading this, you’re probably well aware of that. Hopefully you found a service to keep your feeds in tact. Some who were relying on Flipboard are finding themselves out of luck now …

Flipboard Gets A Big Overhaul On iOS With 2.0 Flipboard Gets A Big Overhaul On iOS With 2.0

Flipboard has launched a big overhaul with version 2.0, which transforms the reading experience to something of a creation/curation experience. Now, in addition to reading news in a magazine-like format, you can create your own magazine-like experiences based on your …

Flipboard Gets Optimized For Android Tablets Flipboard Gets Optimized For Android Tablets

Flipboard announced today that it has updated its Android app to deliver an experience that is optimized for tablets. “Now anyone with a Samsung GALAXY Note 10.1, GALAXY Tab series, Nexus 10 or other seven-inch or larger tablet that runs …

Flipboard Gets Audio On Android Phones Flipboard Gets Audio On Android Phones

Flipboard has launched an update to its Android app, which will enable users with Android smartphones to take advantage of the service’s audio category. “This means that you can now enjoy everything featured in our Audio category in the Content …

Flipboard For Android Improves, Users Want A Bit More Flipboard For Android Improves, Users Want A Bit More

Flipboard launched (out of beta) in the Google Play Store in June, and quickly became a popular download. It’s received nearly 28,000 reviews in Google Play, and has an overall rating of 4 1/2 out of 5 stars. The app …

Flipboard Gets the New York Times and their Paywall Flipboard Gets the New York Times and their Paywall

Flipboard, the fashionable reading app for smartphones and tablets, is getting the New York Times. While it’s true readers have always had access to the New York Times articles, they haven’t ever been able to view those in Flipboard’s highly-polished …

Flipboard Gets Much More Googley Flipboard Gets Much More Googley
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While previously available in beta, Flipboard for Android is now available in the Google Play Store, as well as in the Amazon App Store and Barnes & Noble Nook Store. “Now you can connect your Google+ account to Flipboard and …

Google Finds More Exposure For Google+ With Flipboard Partnership Google Finds More Exposure For Google+ With Flipboard Partnership

Google has partnered with popular iOS news reader Flipboard to integrate Google+ into the product. Google+ Vice President of Product Management, Bradley Horowitz, announced as much at LeWeb London. The discussion with Horowitz from the conference will be available here, …

Leaked Android Version of Flipboard Now Available Leaked Android Version of Flipboard Now Available

The Android version of the Flipboard app, a stylish, popular newsreader app, was supposed to launch exclusively with Samsung’s new flagship smartphone, the Galaxy S III. Holding out for exclusives isn’t exactly the way of things for the Android modding …

Yahoo Updates Livestand Yahoo Updates Livestand

Yahoo’s Mobile Blog announced today that it’s releasing a revamped version of Livestand, its interactive magazine app for iPad. The changes include a new layout and retooled navigation features. General Livestand updates include the addition of an auto log-in, which …

Google Currents Launched For Android And iOS Google Currents Launched For Android And iOS

Earlier today, we referenced a report that indicated Google would be releasing its new news reader app (and Flipboard competitor) Currents on Friday. Well, Google went ahead and decided to announce it today. It’s been introduced as a new app …

Currents, Google’s Flipboard Competitor May Launch Friday Currents, Google’s Flipboard Competitor May Launch Friday
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UPDATE: Google went ahead and announced it. Details here. Remember back in September when there were reports coming out of Google working on a Flipboard competitor under the codename “Propeller”? Now, according to Kara Swisher at AllThingsD, the product may …

Flipboard Service Down Due To iPhone App Release Flipboard Service Down Due To iPhone App Release

After the highly-anticipated release of Flipboard’s iPhone app, the high demand has brought down the entire service. The timing of this is a bit unfortunate, as Flipboard is home for a dedicated magazine for the LeWeb conference, which is taking …