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Author Topic: Google Currents app takes on Flipboard  (Read 1675 times)

Stephen66515

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Google Currents app takes on Flipboard
« on: December 09, 2011, 06:00:45 PM »
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Google has lifted the lid on its long-rumoured, personalised magazine app for Android and iOS.

Google Currents will go head-to-head with the popular Flipboard app for iPhone and iPad by bringing in feeds from your favourite online news sources and Google+ feed.

Just like Flipboard, the free app, which is US-only release at present, will reformat articles and present the entire package in a neat-looking digital magazine.

The app had been rumoured for some time now, with the original name for the project thought to be Google Propeller.

http://www.techradar...on-flipboard-1046666
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Re: Google Currents app takes on Flipboard
« Reply #1 on: December 09, 2011, 06:15:43 PM »
Blummin title gone AWOL again...freakin thing  >:(

And now it has returned!
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Re: HP gifts WebOS to open source
« Reply #2 on: December 09, 2011, 06:22:20 PM »
Your title is wrong...

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Re: Google Currents app takes on Flipboard
« Reply #3 on: December 09, 2011, 06:29:19 PM »

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Re: Google Currents app takes on Flipboard
« Reply #4 on: December 10, 2011, 08:26:53 AM »
I've only played with it a bit on my iPad, and so far I see no reason at all to use this instead of Flipboard. It feels less optimized, not as pretty (very subjective, I know) and lacks the same level of integration with services such as Twitter and Facebook (this last point might perhaps be a positive for some?).
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