iPad App of the Year, Flipboard, Updated With Major New Features

Flipboard, the remarkable free app that literally provides a new way of looking at micro bursts of text and links from social network services like Twitter and Facebook, was named iPad App of the Year by Apple itself.

Flipboard 1.1

It was also updated today with some very interesting new and useful features:

– Sync with Google Reader
– Browse Flickr photos
– Access content from new content providers including the Washington Post and Bot Appetit
– Post status updates and photos to Twitter, Facebook, and Google Reader