Flipboard the popular magazine style app comes to Android platform officially in beta stage. Those who have signed up to get updates on Flipboard for Android today got a mail regarding this beta release. To get this beta app on your Android smartphone, please follow these instructions:
- Go to the security section in your phone settings and allow the installation of apps from unknown sources.
- Open the Flipboard email you received on your Android phone to easily install Flipboard. (don’t worry if you didn’t get the email, we have the beta app with us)
- Click here to download and install the beta Flipboard app.( note that the beta download is for a limited time, so grab a copy as soon as possible)
Flipboard is a social-network aggregation, magazine styled application for iOS devices and now for Android too. It collects the articles and content of social media and other websites and presents it as an awesome magazine format which allows users to “flip” through this contents and also feeds from websites that have partnered with the company. The app was originally launched for iPad in late 2010 and came to the iPhone in December last year. This app is similar to other popular magazine and article gathering apps like Google Currents, Zite etc.
If you trying out the beta app then please provide feedback by going to the About section in the app Settings and then tap the Flipboard logo or just email then directly at email@example.com.
Watch out the quick preview of the app on my Samsung Galaxy S II -