“Flipboard’s servers couldn’t handle the volume of new users as its first iPhone app launched today,” Gregg Keizer reports for Computerworld. “Flipboard shipped its first iPhone app earlier today, but within hours the company acknowledged that its service was down, overwhelmed by demand.”
“Flipboard confirmed that the error was not on the user’s end,” Keizer reports. “‘Due to high demand, our service is currently down,’ the company said on its Twitter account at 11:30 a.m. ET. ‘We are working to resolve the issue as soon as possible. Thank you for your patience.'”
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MacDailyNews Take: Blame Phil.
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Apple’s Phil Schiller: ‘New Flipboard app for iPhone is very nice’ – December 7, 2011