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Apple’s podcast app is getting worse and I’ll never stop using it

Apple’s terrible podcast app finally taught me a lesson about myself, and I don’t like it. If I was ever mad at the app before, I’m completely pissed about it now, because of all that unwanted introspection. Before revealing the substance of what I reluctantly learned, let me recap the drama surrounding this baffling app. […]

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Guardians of the Dead Now Free on Your Favorite Podcast App

Guardians of the Dead, the macabre new forensics podcast from The Advertiser and the University of Adelaide, is now available on major podcast apps. Guardians of the Dead, a new forensics podcast from The Advertiser and the University of Adelaide is now available to stream on your favorite podcast app. The seven-part series explores the […]

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Pocket Casts Podcast App Owns Again

Pocket Casts is one of the most popular podcast apps on Android and iOS, with a history stretching back several years. However, Pocket Casts eventually had to find a way to make enough money to support the ever-increasing development costs – or find a new owner willing to pay the bills. The app was bought […]

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Pocket Casts podcast app acquired by the owner of WordPress․com Automattic

Following its acquisition of the popular Day One journaling app last month, Automattic announced that it is also acquiring the popular Pocket Casts podcast app. For those who aren’t familiar, Automattic is the company behind WordPress.com and Tumblr. Automattic made the announcement in a blog post today, claiming that Pocket Casts will continue to be […]

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Apple podcast app is a disaster

Never before has a phone update felt so much like a blatant act of hostility. As I had last left my Apple podcasting app, paused after catching up on dishes on You are wrong, all of my audio files were in a blank, easily accessible queue. I woke up yesterday to find them decimated into […]

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Twitter acquires the Breaker podcast app to create audio conversations on the platform

Twitter began publicly testing Twitter Spaces at the end of December. Twitter describes the Spaces as online sites built around the voices of people using Twitter. Now Twitter has acquired Breaker, a podcast app to help create spaces on the platform. (Photo: Reuters) STRONG POINTS Twitter acquired the Breaker podcast app on Tuesday to work […]

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What is the best podcast app for iOS

The Apple Podcasts app comes pre-installed on iOS devices, and the company plans to expand your original podcast library overtime. Of course, other third-party podcast apps work just as well as Apple Podcasts, if not better. In this guide, we compare one of these applications (Castbox) with Apple’s native podcast app to see how they […]

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Google suspended popular Android podcast app because it catalogs COVID-19 content

Podcast Addict, an Android podcast app with millions of users, was briefly suspended over the weekend because it lists COVID-19 content. The creator of the application, Xavier Guillemane, tells The edge Google suspended and removed ads from its nine-year-old app on Saturday because it violated a new developer policy that requires any app that references […]

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Google’s Podcast App Finally Reaches iOS

Almost three years after launching an official podcast player for Android, Google is finally bringing its online radio app to iOS. Google Podcasts works like most other podcast apps – subscribe to your favorite shows, explore recommendations, and browse shows by category, such as comedy, news, sports, and more. “We’ve redesigned the Google Podcasts app […]

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Spotify Removes Third-Party DJ Software, But Welcomes Podcast App Developers

Commercial News Digital Media By Andy Malt | Posted on Tuesday, March 24, 2020 Spotify gives and Spotify leaves. The streaming company has launched a new API for third-party podcast apps, but is cutting third-party DJ apps at the same time. In a statement posted on its website, Algoriddim – maker of leading DJ djay […]

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The Castro Podcast App Now Pulls YouTube Audio From Your Queue

One of the top two or three podcast apps for iOS, Castro now lets you side-load YouTube videos into the app. It’s audio only, so it’s not a way to download videos for offline viewing. But it’s a great feature for anyone who just wants to listen to a presentation / lecture / etc. instead […]

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Which Podcast App is Best for You

2019 was the year of podcasts. Some of the most popular YouTubers join the platform. Meanwhile, Spotify, the world’s largest music streaming service, is on a podcast company buying spree. Apple and Google have stepped up their podcast offerings since iOS and Android app stores feature some of the best third-party podcast apps like Pocket […]

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Google has a podcast app, but does it have a podcast strategy?

Last month, with fanfare, Google launched Google Podcasts, a new podcast player app for Android. Unlike Google’s previous podcasting players, this one could target the heart of the podcasting tech market, 10 miles southeast of the Googleplex: Apple. Apple has dominated podcasting technology as well as music downloads for the past 15 years. As podcasting […]

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Google launches standalone podcast app on Android

Join the leaders of online gaming at GamesBeat Summit Next on November 9-10. Learn more about what comes next. Google has finally launched its long-rumored podcasting app as the company doubles its investments in the audio-focused format. The news was apparently published prematurely on Product Hunt by Google Product Manager Zack Reneau-Wedeen, but the app […]

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Castro 3 Versus Overcast: Which Podcast App Is Better?

Most of us listen to a podcast or two, three or ten. Podcasts can be in video or audio form. When you have a good queue of podcasts lined up, you have entertainment for hours and they always provide useful news, interesting stories, or just fun chat with friends. I’ve been listening to podcasts for […]

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Castbox podcast app raises $ 13.5 million, launches own original programming – TechCrunch

Driven by growing consumer demand for podcasts, a startup called Castbox this morning announced it was closing a $ 13.5 million Series B funding for its tech-powered podcast app. The round was led by SIG China and includes the participation of existing investors IDG Capital, Qiming Venture Partners and GSR Ventures. To date, Castbox has […]

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Google’s new podcast “app” is already on your Android phone

Google has quietly rolled out a new way for Android users to listen to podcasts and subscribe to the shows they love – and it’s already working on your phone. Podcast production company Pacific Content got the exclusivity: Essentially, Google now shows podcast show information and episode listings in search results on your Android device, […]

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Pocket Casts Desktop for Windows 10 is a fantastic podcast app

Pockets Casts has established itself as one of the best podcast apps available. It allows you to sync your podcasts across all devices, no matter what platform you are using. Now, that same convenience is available on Windows 10 through Pocket Casts Desktop. The app is available for free on Windows 10, Windows Mixed Reality, […]

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Podcast app aims to be the easiest way to listen to podcasts – TechCrunch

While we sometimes have the impression everyone has a podcast these days, the truth is, most Americans still don’t listen to podcasts on a regular basis. The Y Combinator-backed team behind The Podcast App plans to change that. And yes, that’s the real name of the app. Co-founder and CEO Martín Siniawski argued that most […]

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Revised Podcast App in iOS 11 to Bring Richer User Experience and Listening Analytics

During a Friday session at the Worldwide Developers Conference, Apple revealed some major updates to its native Podcasts app coming to iOS 11. Some of the changes will affect podcast listeners, while others are expected to empower podcasters. learn more about their audience listening habits. As mentioned during Apple’s WWDC Keynote earlier this week, the […]

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The best podcast app for Android

Podcasts are more popular than ever thanks to cultural sensations like Serial, but how are you supposed to listen to them? Google doesn’t even make its own podcast app for Android anymore. But for years, outside developers have been filling the void and producing stellar podcast apps with a ton of useful features. Whoever you […]

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The best podcast app for iPhone

Podcasts are more popular than ever thanks to cultural sensations like Serial, but how are you supposed to listen to them? Apple’s Podcast app got off to a rough start and isn’t the best choice. But for years, outside developers have been filling the void and producing stellar podcast apps with a ton of useful […]