Flipboard is one of my most used apps on my iPad (it’s the mini, in case you were wondering! And I absolutely love it. It was a gift from my husband 🙂 I should bake him more cookies, it seems to be working ) 🙂 It’s become a digital age magazine, where while watching TV you can browse through saved sites, RSS feeds etc.
This is how it looks. I love the format, as its easy to use and easy on the eyes. Nothing too complicated – which is good as that would contradict the very notion of it being like a magazine. It’s meant to be relaxing, not complicated. I usually browse News, Recipes, Blogs, Fashion, etc. Since I have a blog now, I’ve added it to Flipboard 🙂 And besides, the brownies look far too tempting for it to be denied attention!
The latest update allows users to save articles to read later and personalize their very own magazine. This magazine would consist of articles that interest them which they have selected. I think this feature is extremely helpful when users are commuting on the tube. That is if they get a seat. I can’t imagine using my iPad while standing in the tube next to thirty thousand other commuters. The tubes here are a nightmare. London should really learn from Japan. The train system was brilliant 15 years ago compared to the present day tubes. I seem to be going off tangent! 😉 If you lived in London you’d empathize with me completely.
In a nutshell – things I love about it:
- Easy to Use
- Digital Magazine Style that has gone right!
- Saving articles for later is a brilliant idea (esp for commuting)
TO DOWNLOAD OR NOT TO DOWNLOAD: TO DOWNLOAD