Archive for September, 2010

Flipboard Releases New Update

Very happy to see that Flipboard released v1.0.2 on Thurs. It answers all my earlier criticisms except for the lack of RSS support:

  • No more duplicate articles thanks to an improved layout algorithm.
  • More panels – now up to 21.
  • Auto-refresh – no need to exit/restart to pick up new content.

Plus a new feature that shows a web page snapshot (like IE and Chrome thumbnails) when page content/context is not otherwise available.

The best just got better.

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AT&T Re-Defines “Limited” and “Unlimited”

Most iPhone users tend to be loyal about their phone, and dare I say, with just a slight air of superiority. But there is one feature on Android phones that Apple people are jealous about. Many Android phones come with software that allows the phones to become a WiFi hotspot. Not only is the feature built-in, but the carriers gladly support it. It is even advertised heavily in “Droid Does” commercials.

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Flipboard: A Better Twitter (app) Than Twitter

I did not get much sleep last night. I spent the wee morning hours playing with Flipboard, fully engrossed until 5am. I don’t get that easily sucked in when sleep is beckoning, which should go to show how much I believe this: Flipboard is frakking awesome! Flipboard is the reason the iPad was made. And if you are a Twitter fan in particular, it is reason enough to go run out and buy an iPad right this second.
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