Flipboard is a free iPad app which comes as an alternative to browsing for news over the web. It has a convenient magazine style layout with all your favorite news mediums showing up in one place. You can also add your Google reader, Facebook and Twitter accounts to Flipboard. The websites or applications that you add as favorites appear over panes. When you click the desired pane, it opens up the latest story or article on the website in a beautiful layout like a magazine. It is rated as one of the best free iPad apps by many e-magazines.
Features of Flipboard :
- It is a free app.
- Updated content appears in the respective panes.
- Applicable to all kind of apps, be it social networking, News, Entertainment, etc.
- Quick searching, browsing and sharing.
- Easy to use interface, flip through pages like reading a magazine.
What comes as a spoiler though is you can add a limited number of panes, as there are only two pages to flip through.
Steps for installing Flipboard over the iPad :
- Visit the iTunes app store.
- Search for Flipboard.
- Click on Install.
- Add your favorite websites or apps to Flipboard.