Flipboard News App for Android

Flipboard AppFlipboard is an app that every Android user should have. This is a newsreader that seamlessly integrates news articles, podcasts and videos to give a very good user experience. It is a great way for you to connect with your RSS feeds as well as social networks. With over 32,000 topics to choose from, the app ensures that you have more than enough content to read through. To start using the app, you are required to select at least five topics of interest. These topics range from news to technology and travel. Upon picking the topics of interest, the app then goes ahead to generate a personalized magazine for you. If you however want to share anything from the app, you do have to login onto the social network platform right from the app.

Upon opening the app, you are greeted with the cover story and a swipe up reveals more content. The app gives you the freedom to customize how your personal magazine will look like. The articles are displayed in a minimalist way as black text on a white background with occasional images that accompany the article. This provides a very good reading experience on smartphones as well as tablets. Navigation through the app is buttery smooth with no incidents of lag. If you feel like sharing a particular article, you can use various platforms such as email, Facebook, Twitter among others.

To read the articles, you need an internet connection. However, you can download individual pages for offline readability by installing third party apps such as Pocket. Each article contains an image, a headline, the name of the author as well as the source. To open an article for reading, you simply tap on the headline. After reading through the article, you can then post a comment or share the article on social media.

When it comes to creating your own personal magazine, you simply tap on the + icon at the top right corner of the app to add the content to your magazine. You then go ahead to give the magazine a title, description, choose a category and classify it as public or private. You can then choose to share this magazine on social networks such as Facebook or Twitter.

Flipboard for Android is an amazing newsreader app that brings so much functionality all into one app that is simple and fun to use.

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