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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Samsung hires protesters and tells Apple to ‘wake up’ [video]

By on April 26, 2012 at 11:50 AM.

Samsung hires protesters and tells Apple to ‘wake up’ [video]

A marketing agency called Tongue has reportedly begun a guerrilla marketing campaign against Apple in Australia. The agency recently hired protesters who were sent in a large black bus to an Apple Store, where they repeatedly chanted “Wake Up.” To accompany the protest, Tongue created a website called “Wake Up Australia” that includes a countdown to the launch of the Galaxy S III, leading many to believe that the agency was hired by Samsung. The South Korea-based vendor has previously targeted Apple on more than one occasion, and promises its latest flagship smartphone will help users “stand out from everyone else.” The incident was captured on film by an Australian blogger and the video follows below. More →

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