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Google Currents Takes On Flipboard!
By: Prashanth Shantharam  |  9, December 2011

Google Currents app was unleashed on iOS and Android recently. The app is similar to Flipboard in that the user can browse content in a magazine like format, is touch optimized and explored with just a swipe of a finger. Flipboard is iOS specific and was launched on iPhones too recently, but Currents is available on both iOS and Android platforms.

Here is an excerpt on Currents from Google’s blog post.

We strive to give you beautiful and simple ways to experience all the content the web has to offer, such as sharing photos on Google+, watching YouTube videos and discovering books, movies and music from Android Market. Today we’re expanding our content offering with the introduction of Google Currents, a new application for Android devices, iPads and iPhones that lets you explore online magazines and other content with the swipe of a finger.

Watch the Currents demo in the video below.

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