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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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What not to do when your podcast app is acquired

Hello Hello. Welcome Tuesday; I hope everyone has found ways to keep “working” before the holidays and don’t dream too much about the hordes of food that we will be eating here in the States in just a few days. Today’s issue is a mishmash of things – a good mix. Today we are talking […]

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Majelan podcast app turns to premium audio around personal growth – TechCrunch

French startup Majelan is pivoting a year after launching a podcast player and service. The company, created by former Radio France CEO Mathieu Gallet and Arthur Perticoz, is abandoning the podcast aggregation side of its business and focusing on premium audio content going forward. Like many podcast startups, Majelan came under criticism shortly after launch. […]

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JJ Ramberg launches Goodpods podcast app during pandemic

JJ Ramberg and his brother Ken Ramberg have teamed up to launch Goodpods. (Photo courtesy of the company) Like many serial entrepreneurs, JJ Ramberg had thrown out a few startup ideas and was actively working on one in particular – an app for podcast fans – before the pandemic began. Now that 95% of the […]

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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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The excellent Pocket Casts podcast app is now free on Android and iOS

I’ve been using Pocket Casts to listen to podcasts on my phone for several years now, and all the while I’ve been glad I paid for it. It’s carefully designed and makes it easy to manage my listening sessions on a multitude of podcasts. And now, dear reader, it’s available for free on both android […]

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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 is finally launching a podcast app for Android

Google is finally adding an app that’s been long missing from Android: an official podcast player. Tuesday, the tech giant spear the new Google Podcast app on the Play Store. It’s essentially the company’s response to Apple’s podcast offerings on iTunes; the Google app will allow you to search, subscribe and play audio content on […]

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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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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 […]