Facebook Paper News Reader

Facebook really wants to know what news you like to read

By on January 15, 2014 at 7:30 PM.

Facebook really wants to know what news you like to read

Facebook will reportedly launch a Flipboard-like news reading feature later this month either as a standalone application for mobile devices or as a “web experience” optimized for mobile devices, people familiar with the matter have told Re/code. Apparently known as “Paper,” and part of a bigger “Project Reader,” the news reader app would offer users quick access to various publications including the New York Times, the Washington Post, and others, as well as status updates from friends, “all in a visually stunning ‘paper-like’ format.” More →

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Flipboard for Android now available for download

By on June 22, 2012 at 10:35 AM.

Flipboard for Android now available for download

Flipboard Android Download

Popular social news reader app Flipboard is now officially available for all modern Android phones. The app was previously exclusively available on Samsung’s Galaxy S III smartphone, although it was eventually extracted from the device for all to enjoy. The app is similar to the version found on the iPhone, and features a gesture-based interface that allows users to log in via social networks to have links aggregated by the app. Flipboard is currently optimized for smartphones and small (7-inch) tablets running Android 2.2 or higher. The app is available on the Google Play Store, Amazon Appstore, Nook Store and Samsung Apps store. More →

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Flipboard for Android leaks, download now available to all

By on May 9, 2012 at 11:40 AM.

Flipboard for Android leaks, download now available to all

Flipboard for Android pulled from Galaxy S III, available for all

As expected, Flipboard for Android has been pulled off of the Samsung Galaxy S III and is now available for all to download. The popular social news magazine app was going to be an exclusive on Samsung’s flagship smartphone for an unspecified amount of time, however an XDA-Developers forum member was able to extract the APK file from the unreleased device. The app runs perfectly on the Galaxy Nexus, and reportedly works on older devices like the original Galaxy S and various Android tablets as well. Flipboard for Android can be downloaded by following the link below. More →

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Flipboard for Android coming soon

By on May 3, 2012 at 3:50 PM.

Flipboard for Android coming soon

Flipboard to be available exclusively on the Galaxy S III

The newly announced Samsung Galaxy S III will include an exclusive version of Flipboard, the popular social news magazine app that is currently available only on iOS. The South Korean vendor stated that it has an exclusive on the app for an unspecified amount of time, and it will not arrive in the Google Play marketplace until later this year, according to SlashGear. The app is similar to the version found on the iPhone, and features a gesture based interface that allows users to log in via social networks to have links aggregated to the app. Unlike the iOS app, the Android version has the ability to add a Flipboard widget to a handset’s home screen. More →

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