Flipboard + public radio + SoundCloud = genius!
That’s right, Flipboard, the “social magazine” application that debuted on the iPad nearly two years ago, launched on iPhones late last year, and is now slowly rolling out on Android devices has a brand new upgrade (version 1.9) that extends its reach to audio transmission.
As first reported by TechCrunch, the new Flipboard update integrates content from National Public Radio and Public Radio International, and also includes technology from SoundCloud. SoundCloud’s audio recognition expertise bring limitless possibilities to finding content on Flipboard, and converting the app into a next-generation broadcaster.
To learn more, here is an interview Flipboard co-founder Marci Mccue recently conducted by Robert Scoble.
Also, if you're an Android user, check out our list of great Flipboard alternatives for socal news junkies.