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Transform Your Blog Into a Flipboard-Looking Magazine for the iPad: Onswipe

Robin Good: OnSwipe is a great service that allows anyone to easily generate an iPad-compatible version of their blog, that is beautifully designed and extremely easy to access and navigate. 


OnSwipe provides a free online dashboard in which, after you have registere yourself, you can set up any number of content sections based on RSS feeds or other content channels you have access to. 

OnSwipe does all the rest.


What you need to do on your end is to place a tiny JavaScript snippet into your web site home page HTML code and from that moment on, iPad-based visitors will be served your web site "special" version, organized around the sections and feeds you have previously provided.


To get an idea of the final results looks like check also this other video clip:
http://youtu.be/BpBg9BM2FKU 

 

Try it out now on any site. I have tested it and it does work flawlessly.  


Impressive. 9/10


Try it out here: http://onswipe.com 

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Tablet Publishing: Make Your Blog Into a Gorgeous iPad Magazine (free)

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Robin Good: OnSwipe is a brand new service which allows any web publisher to instantly create a beautiful-looking iPad magazine by simply providing the references to RSS feeds, Twitter, YouTube/Flickr channels and more. OnSwipe does the rest.


The service is extremely simple to use. Just go to OnSwipe.com, click Get Started, and one registered you only need to provide the URL or name of your different content or social media channels. 

OnSwipe also helps you select an appropriate design layout theme, that will be used to display your content on your iPad output.  


Once you have setup all of your content sources, OnSwipe provides you with a snippet of JavaScript code to place in the head tag of your web site. iPad-based web site visitors visiting it will automatically "see" the "optimized" OnSwipe view.


You can also setup a custom domain such as robingood.onswipe.com for your iPad aficionados.


Very promising. 9/10


N.B.: The service looks like it has been freshly baked and there are a few things that may not work yet as expected. I am myself testing it and trying to understand how to make it work.


Read more about Swipe and the philosophy behind it: http://blog.onswipe.com/news/the-road-ahead 

Find out more: http://www.onswipe.com/ 

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