Flipboard for Windows Phone grabs 512 MB support, native controls and notifications
Flipboard just hit a version 2.5 milestone today and with it comes a bevy of new features and "polish" to the controversial Windows Phone app. Perhaps even more of a big deal is the 512 MB RAM support, which was promised shortly after the app's release back in October.
Indeed, this update seems to be a beautiful addition to the 2014 wrap-up in app updates that we are witnessing. Let's check the full changelog.
Flipboard for Windows Phone v2.5
- Support for devices with 512MB of RAM.
- Additional native Windows Phone controls for an overall smoother experience.
- Polish for tapping to expand images, notifications and accounts on Flipboard.
Indeed, this update fixes a lot that was wrong with the original release and that 512 MB support significantly extends this app's availability to those sporting a Windows Phone. Although the app still does not quite flip, it does have some added pivot animation, and it certainly feels more premium.
Either way, grab the app and let us know what you think of the changes in comments! Thanks, Vishal A, for the tip!
- Download Flipboard for Windows Phone (Free)
- Download Flipboard for Windows 8.1 (opens in new tab) (Free)
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It should have been stopped by now.Microsoft starts lately but what I think that they are running somewhat a year behind the competition.Best of Luck MS.Apps please keep coming and coming.
The moment I get an 1 GB-device, they add 512 MB-compatability!