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Flipboard Gets a Major Update – Adds Google Reader, Flickr, Better Twitter and Facebook Support, More

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I love the screencap above. I think it nicely shows off how cool Flickr looks within Flipboard, the excellent social / news / magazine app for the iPad. Flipboard has recently been named by Apple as their iPad App of the Year for 2010. It’s a deserving winner, and that’s before getting a major, and awfully sweet looking update today (to Version 1.1).

The big news in this update is that support for Google Reader and Flickr have been added. So you can pop in your credentials for those and add a section for each of them – and they both look great. Support for Twitter and Facebook has also been expanded in a big way. You can now browse your Tweets, Twitter favorites, @mentions and lists – as well as your Facebook groups, fan pages, and photos from your feed.

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Flipboard Updated – Adds More Sections and Several Enhancements

Flipboard iPad social news app

Flipboard is a social news app for the iPad. It’s one of several iPad apps that offers a much more visually exciting rendering of the latest news from the web and lets you customize it heavily with your own choices of content from Facebook, Twitter, and various sources in a range of popular categories – world news, art, fashion, technology and science, and so on.

It’s been recently updated, to Version 1.0.2.  It’s not a huge / major update, but it’s got some good additions and enhancements to an already stellar app. Hit the jump for details on the new version’s changes …

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