10-08-2014 10:18 AM
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  1. hallam555's Avatar
    What an absolute embarrassment the new flipboard app is. Another example of poor app quality that Microsoft is allowing to pass through their quality control.

    How much more of this can I take??? None I'm done with Windows Phone....
    Ramy_Ahmed and Danush Nadar like this.
    10-03-2014 04:38 PM
  2. Aresjr21's Avatar
    Farewell and thank you for supporting. Enjoy your next OS of choice.
    gwinegarden, Cryio and broughshane like this.
    10-03-2014 04:53 PM
  3. khatta's Avatar
    You mean the ****board !
    Yes, the experience is Waze app like and it will stay like that for unforseen future now. MS did a good job at convincing one of the Flipboard leaders to present their app, but forgot to mention that this is the "after market" version compared to the iOS and Android. Remember Instagram Beta ? Yes, this is going the same path.

    Love Phonly - The coolest RSS reader in the store.
    hallam555 likes this.
    10-03-2014 04:56 PM
  4. Lance_WPCentral's Avatar
    Yes i definitely agree, no flipping and just scrolling makes the app look pathetic in front of iOS and Android. I saw the video posted by Mark on the WPCentral blog highlighting the differences between the WP and iOS app. There were a couple of noticeable differences which makes the app look inferior. People have been waiting patiently since a long long time and when they get this kind of an app its definitely going to irritate them. But that's how Windows Phone is.

    Over time I'm sure they are going to improve it and get it in line with iOS and Android but when ?? That I can't predict. By the way which phone are you moving to ?
    10-03-2014 08:31 PM
  5. MikeSo's Avatar
    What's wrong with Instagram Beta? I like it. :) Of course I'm a very casual Instagram user.

    I still say Scrollboard is better than Slideboard for a Flipboard derogatory name. :p And I agree that the app seems pretty lousy in comparison to the Android and iOS versions, but still seems very usable. Just odd that they couldn't get it to do something more interesting than scroll...
    hallam555 likes this.
    10-03-2014 08:39 PM
  6. F3rzz's Avatar
    FLOPboard.
    MikeSo likes this.
    10-03-2014 08:50 PM
  7. hallam555's Avatar
    I will be getting the iPhone 6. Had a look at one yesterday and it's the first iPhone that actually looks nice plus the bigger screen is the big seller too.

    I've always been envious of their apps and the OS is nice, a little confusing but I'll get the hang of it in no time.
    10-04-2014 01:13 AM
  8. stevemind's Avatar
    Cheerio then.....hope you enjoy your boring App-phone
    10-04-2014 01:26 AM
  9. MikeSo's Avatar
    I will be getting the iPhone 6. Had a look at one yesterday and it's the first iPhone that actually looks nice plus the bigger screen is the big seller too.

    I've always been envious of their apps and the OS is nice, a little confusing but I'll get the hang of it in no time.
    I understand the app envy. Went to a bar tonight and they used the Rockbot app as a jukebox for music. Sure would've been fun to have for WP.
    But the iPhone 6 looks like crap, pardon my French. The OS is boring, confusing and the phone looks horrible. But those apps sure would be nice. :(
    10-04-2014 02:10 AM
  10. PJ Pj's Avatar
    How difficult is it to add a flip function? Even Weather Flow has this
    Byrese likes this.
    10-04-2014 02:52 AM
  11. hallam555's Avatar
    Cheerio then.....hope you enjoy your boring App-phone
    I will enjoy it very much thanks Steve :D
    10-04-2014 04:24 AM
  12. hallam555's Avatar
    How difficult is it to add a flip function? Even Weather Flow has this
    I know its something that should be the number one feature on Flipboard. Crazy
    10-04-2014 04:26 AM
  13. segasaturn's Avatar
    I just recently tried out Android and the Flipboard app experience was indeed very nice. But I just couldn't take the plain and boring *** interface. It's literally the dullest thing I've ever used. There is more to the use and enjoyment of a phone than apps.
    10-04-2014 09:50 AM
  14. Madam ImAdam's Avatar
    I agree that the Windows Phone experience is always somehow inferior compared to the offerings on other platforms. Everyday, there seems to be some small thing about using this OS that I find to a bit too irritating.

    Like today's minor frustration: three of my medium tiles are gone... simply gone! and I cant remember what they were, as I don't have a recent screen grab to help me recall the (fairly complicated customized) start screens I have developed over the last year. Its just another part of a daily annoyance with this OS that I never had to deal with on iOS.
    10-04-2014 10:17 AM
  15. anon(9057135)'s Avatar
    What exactly does the app 'Flipboard' do?
    10-04-2014 12:46 PM
  16. Aresjr21's Avatar
    A news aggregator that is suppose to allow users to design the information as though a magazine and "flip pages." In short summary.
    10-04-2014 03:43 PM
  17. hallam555's Avatar
    I just recently tried out Android and the Flipboard app experience was indeed very nice. But I just couldn't take the plain and boring *** interface. It's literally the dullest thing I've ever used. There is more to the use and enjoyment of a phone than apps.
    A good quality phone should be useable, practical but most of all in todays world will live or die by the quality of its apps and I agree with you to a point, the windows phone OS has its great points that are better than its competitors but it fails miserably on the quality of its apps and that is what I cannot take any longer, investing in potential that seems to only ever be just that.
    10-04-2014 06:05 PM
  18. anon(9057135)'s Avatar
    A news aggregator that is suppose to allow users to design the information as though a magazine and "flip pages." In short summary.
    So it's basically weave?
    10-04-2014 07:07 PM
  19. akthelonelyman's Avatar
    What's the big fuss..i mean if only thing that we are concerned its user experience ' next gen reader' offers full functionality of an android flipboard... And converge its a pretty good app too... I'm pretty happy with app choices I have...
    Sent from my NOKIA 1520 using Tapatalk
    10-04-2014 09:34 PM
  20. Aresjr21's Avatar
    A good quality phone should be useable, practical but most of all in todays world will live or die by the quality of its apps and I agree with you to a point, the windows phone OS has its great points that are better than its competitors but it fails miserably on the quality of its apps and that is what I cannot take any longer, investing in potential that seems to only ever be just that.
    Interesting point you make, however not everyone cares enough about apps. If app quality was the live or die be all to phones no one will own a Windows Phone. Everyone will abandon ship immediately and flock to Android. At the same time if the quality of the app is poor that has nothing to do with MSFT, it is it's developer problem. That is the same as me going to the cinema and watching a terrible movie and blaming the theatre for hosting such trash. Or it's like me blaming my pc manufacturer because the developer of a video game didn't optimize it's game good enough for my rig.
    forked and Aleksandar Andreev like this.
    10-04-2014 09:43 PM
  21. Aresjr21's Avatar
    So it's basically weave?
    Yes. Me I personally prefer Pulse for my news aggregator of choice but hey.
    10-04-2014 09:44 PM
  22. anon(9057135)'s Avatar
    Yes. Me I personally prefer Pulse for my news aggregator of choice but hey.

    You have a good choice 😊
    Aresjr21 likes this.
    10-04-2014 10:39 PM
  23. Byrese's Avatar
    A good quality phone should be useable, practical but most of all in todays world will live or die by the quality of its apps and I agree with you to a point, the windows phone OS has its great points that are better than its competitors but it fails miserably on the quality of its apps and that is what I cannot take any longer, investing in potential that seems to only ever be just that.

    This will change with W10. Seriously! Now developers can focus on making one app across the platforms. This is what they were waiting for.
    10-04-2014 11:07 PM
  24. thusharaya's Avatar
    Rather scrollboard
    10-04-2014 11:15 PM
  25. colinkiama's Avatar
    You guys should be grateful. It's better than Noboard
    10-05-2014 08:37 AM
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