Flipboard, the social magazine app that debuted in July, has received a major update this week adding Google Reader integration, the ability to browse Flickr and more. Flipboard is a free app created by a start-up company founded by entrepreneur Mike McCue and Evan Doll, a former Apple iPhone engineer, and was recently named iPad App of the Year by Apple in its 2010 iTunes Rewind feature.
The full list of the new features and changes in version 1.1 is as follows:
★ Be informed. Sync with Google Reader to read your feeds, folders and friends’ shared items. Star, share and comment on stories.
★ Be amazed. Browse all Flickr has to offer, including photostream, favorites, groups, your contacts’ photos and interesting photos of the day .
★ Be fulfilled. Read full content right away with more beautiful layout. Flip through gorgeous Flipboard Pages from Washington Post, Bon Appetit and more.
★ Be social. Flip through your Facebook groups, fan pages, and photos from your feed. Browse your tweets, Twitter favorites, @mentions and lists.
★ Be expressive. Post photos, status updates and even Flipboard pages across Twitter, Facebook and Google Reader.
★ Be faster. Switch between sections faster using our instant section selector. Enjoy faster performance throughout your Flipboard.
The company has posted a new video highlighting the app’s new features: