An update to the popular Flipboard introduces cover stories to the iPad version, something that’s been available for the iPhone since its introduction in December. Cover stories culls a selection of interesting articles and photos, presenting them in a magazine-cover format for easy viewing. The iPad’s cover stories is a combination of news and status updates.

The update also adds a third page of tiles, the ability to identify preferred topics and international content guides with recommendations for readers in the United Kingdom, Ireland, Canada, Australia, France, Hong Kong and Taiwan.

Flipboard 1.8 is free and available via the App Store.

[Via MacStories]

Flipboard 1.8 adds cover stories to iPad originally appeared on TUAW – The Unofficial Apple Weblog on Thu, 01 Mar 2012 10:00:00 EST. Please see our terms for use of feeds.

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