Finally flipboard for Android has been released officially. Flipboard is a socially enabled news reader application that pulls in content from RSS, Facebook and Twitter, and also now it includes Google+ and youtube to it. Meanwhile, an update for iPhone and iPad brings Google+ sync to iOS too also it will now expand to 5 new countries. Flipboard will now be available on Android phones worldwide, as well as on the Nook and the Kindle Fire. So now users can download it from Google Play, the Amazon Appstore, or the Barnes & Noble Nook Store. It will also be available via Samsung Apps and come pre-installed on certain Galaxy S III handsets.
Flipboard was first seen on the iPad in 2010 then it came to iPhone late last year. The free app scans your friends’ social posts and presents their links and articles in a magazine like layout. With the connection made with different social networking sites users can add their Google+ account to Flipboard and see stories in their stream, updates from people in their list and posts from pages they subscribe to.
“People are amazed by all the things they can see on Flipboard, and often the most personal and interesting stories come from friends,” Mike McCue, CEO of Flipboard, said in a statement. “Today we have over 2,000 featured content partners from around the world and, now with the addition of Google+ and YouTube, we have all of the popular social networks for our readers to sit back and enjoy.”
Apart from it Flipboard is now expanding worldwide and also offers customized versions in some countries.