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Use Downcast for your podcasting listening

Looking to replace iTunes as your podcast app? Downcast is really cool. It has both an iPhone iOS app and a MacOS desktop app. Four reasons to use Downcast as your podcast app: Create your own custom playlists Mobile and desktop syncing Different settings for each device Automatically skip ahead, custom setting for every podcast […]

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Will the golden age of podcasts disappear?

With so many wonderful podcasts available, we truly live in a golden age of podcasts. I love it. There are thousands of great podcasts out there. Listeners have such a wide range of podcasts to listen to. Podcasts about general topics like current news, sports, health, or finance. Wide selection of topics And then there […]

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Soundcloud connects you to podcasters, iTunes does not

When I listen to podcasts on Soundcloud instead of iTunes, I feel about 100 times more connected to the podcaster. In iTunes, the podcast is a piece of media that I listen to. Much like the radio or tv. It’s just consumed. But with Soundcloud, there are comments directly below the podcast. The comments can […]

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The 39 most essential iPhone apps of the past five years

The apps that make your phone’s home screen have special honor. The

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Post short clips of audio onto Instagram and Twitter

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Pulling five-minute highlights from a 60-minute podcast

Imagine a service where podcast listeners can select five-minute highlights from podcasts. I would very much subscribe to people’s highlight clips. In most cases sixty minutes in one podcast episode is way too long. Lots of chatter, but what are the best parts? Podcasts that are 10 minutes long are my sweet spot. Focused. To […]

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Nine new podcasts

iTunes’ “New and Noteworthy” section had nine podcasts that piqued my interest. I’m subscribing to these nine podcasts to give them a shot. We’ll see which ones make it onto my podcast playlist on my iPhone. In no particular order, here’s the nine: Imaginary Worlds By Eric Molinsky Science fiction and other fantasy genres — […]