Compared to Zite, which may not be as aesthetically pleasing, Flipboard comes up wanting on content. Zite is, among others, an app which aggregates content from my social web — Twitter, Google Reader and others — giving it to me in a magazine style layout. Though it lacks the ‘page flipping’ ingenuity of Flipboard, the reading is more varied, which is ultimately what I’m looking for from a social magazine.
Google Currents is a new mobile app that lets you enjoy free online magazines and other content optimized for your Android or Apple phones and tablets.
There is a version of Flipboard that will work on the iPhone and iPod touch due in a few weeks as well, confirmed McCue. The current version is iPad only.
Due to the large article preview and image thumbnails, it is easy to read only the articles you are interested in. Manage your subscriptions directly in the App and share articles with multiple services.