iPad app news: Flipboard to include TV shows and movies

Social media magazine app also coming to iPhone

ebooks also in the work for world-beating personalised iPad mag.

Customisable social magazine Flipboard has announced a major upgrade for its iPad app, to include full TV shows and movies for the first time.

The T3 Gadget Award-nominated app, which pulls in feeds from your favourite sites and articles shared by your social networking friends into a full digital magazine is also coming to iPhone, the company has announced.

Flipboard plans to launch its TV and movie service by the end of the year after approaching the major studios to be part of the venture.

The company said it also plans to expand the platform to allow the sale of ebooks, which would appear to be a logical progression for the massively popular application.

The app, which has been downloaded three million times for the iPad, will launch for the smaller screen iOS devices in the next few weeks. Expect that number to exponentially multiply.

Link: Flipboard (via Reuters)