Popular news gathering app, Flipboard on 12 February 2015 launched a Web Browser Version of its software for PC. Users can log in to the new web version to access the same curated content as on their mobile platforms.
Flipboard's Web browser version was built over the past 18 months. It is designed to detect and automatically adjust to the different screen sizes of PCs. The largest canvas of PC screens allows Flipboard to rearrange the way the content appears on desktops so compelling pictures are showcased in bigger sizes and different layouts than on a smartphone, or even a tablet.
In January 2015, Facebook's mobile messaging service WhatsApp offered a version for Web browsers, although a user's smartphone must be on and online for the syncing to work. The trend reflects a growing realization among mobile-focused apps that they can't ignore PCs if they want to connect with users as much as possible.
Flipboard is established by Flipboard Inc. It is a United-States-based software company which was founded in 2010 by Mike McCue and Evan Doll and headquartered in Palo Alto, California.
Flipboard is a social-network aggregation, magazine-format mobile app localized in more than 20 languages. The software collects content from social media and other websites, presents it in magazine format, and allows users to flip through their social-networking feeds and feeds from websites that have partnered with the company.
When: 12 February 2015