A software company named Flipboard, based in United States developed and published an application named Flipboard. This is a helpful application for all of us, as it collects information from various social networking sites and shares it with us. The credit for the development of Flipboard goes to Mike Mc Cue and Evan Doll who launched this application in the year 2010. Let us make you aware about some more features of this application.
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Flipboard: Magazine or Application
Flipboard is an app that shares all contents related to the feeds going on the social networking sites in a magazine manner. This application is developed by a former engineer of Apple iPhone Evan Doll and former CEO of Tellme Mike McCue in the year 2010. The idea of this application grew, when both of the developers discussed about how a website would look like if it was designed from scratch. Thus they started to develop an application in which they feed all the social content. The content in this app is designed in such a manner that user feels like they are reading a magazine.
Just like every other application Flipboard was also launched for iPhones and iPods; and later on it was made available for other selected phones based on Android in the year 2012. It is stated that the first Android phone that has Flipboard was Samsung Galaxy S3. And later on it was released for Windows phone in 2013. The popularity of this application can be understood by the fact that it was declared as the Apple’s iPad App of the year 2010.
The name given to this app was ‘Flipboard’, because of its flip based user interface where user can flip the content. On the startup user will find list of contents from which user can select anyone to read for. Also iPhone and Android users had an added advantage in which they get a section of trending topics going in this world.
Using Flipboard On PC
Though Flipboard is available for PC’s and Laptops from February 2015 still there are users who like the interface of this smartphone application as it is on their smartphone. That’s why they want this smartphone app to run it on their PC. But as we all know smartphone application can’t be used directly on computer. For this you have to use Bluestacks emulator application. Thus just follow these simple steps given below to use Flipboard on your PC.
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- Download Bluestacks app player from here.
- Run .exe file and wait until the application is installed completely it on your PC.
- Once finished with it type Flipboard in the search bar of this app player.
- Download and install it as well. Flipboard icon will appear on the home screen of Bluestacks.
- Tap on it and you can navigate through this app using Bluestacks.
Above given procedure is so simple that you can easily understand it. But if you stuck somewhere just let us know it in comment section.