• Who will win the Booker Prize? – podcasts of the week

    The Man Booker Prize 2018 judges Photograph: Neil Hall/EPA Talking points The third season of Serial has lived up to its ‘much-anticipated’ status by managing the biggest debut numbers for the true-crime podcast to date: more than 1.4m listeners download each of its first two episodes. Meanwhile, another online juggernaut, TED Talks is expanding its […]

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    The Best Podcasts of 2018

    At some point in the recent past, podcastingmade the jump from DIY tech for radio wannabes to reputable mainstream medium. You may recall when podcasts first popped into the public consciousness over a decade ago along with the newly ubiquitous iPod. Despite wavering levels of popularity, podcasts never really went away, and now they are solidly […]

  • Podcasts to Listen To: The Woj Pod and the best NBA podcasts to listen to

    “Defending NBA champions” has become a term associated with the Golden State Warriors the past few years, but the upcoming 2018-19 season will have plenty of intrigue as free agency and player acquisitions have shifted the landscape of the entire league. The Warriors will be seeking their third straight championship but will have to overcome […]

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    TechCentral’s top 5 podcasts in August – what did you miss?

    TechCentral’s interview with Naspers CEO Bob van Dijk and letgo co-founder Alec Oxenford was the website’s most popular podcast in August 2018, according to statistics from platform partner iono.fm. The interview focused on Naspers’s decision to invest a further US$500-million into the US mobile classifieds platform. The three-year-old letgo has already seen over 100 million downloads […]

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    How the podcast boom is reshaping the traditional audio streaming industry

    Originally suggested by Ben Hammersley as a portmanteau (a linguistic blend of words) of “iPod” and “broadcast”, the word “Podcast” is now a buzzword occupying every Indian audiophile’s list. With the penetration of mobile internet across multiple geographies in the Indian subcontinent, the past few years have witnessed the emergence of the podcast wave which […]

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    Fix Apple Podcasts’s stuttering by moving to an alternative app

    It doesn’t sound like a complicated choice. If you want to listen to podcasts, there’s a free Podcasts app right there on your iPhone or iPad. Apple makes that app and actually it’s Apple that made this form of audio popular: the pod in podcasts comes from iPod. You might wonder where you get the actual […]

  • Strange Perspective: How to start listening to podcasts

    Maybe you’ve heard of them, maybe you haven’t, but podcasts are basically radio on the internet, on demand. They are surprisingly popular, and according to Edison Research, a quarter of Americans are listening to them on a monthly basis. It’s an interesting medium, but if you are new to podcasts, there’s so much content out […]

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    The Eight Best Marketing Podcasts

    Shutterstock “If you want to up your marketing game, you need to do everything in your capacity to understand trending strategies,” says social marketing expert Rachel Pisani. “Podcasts are fantastic resources to gain further insight and optimize your social media content.” But which podcasts? That is the question. Pisani is a marketing and business development […]

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    Google is developing a possible podcast app called Shortwave

    There is a new Google app in development called Shortwave. From the trademark filing, it appears Shortwave is a cross-platform podcast app. One of the focuses of the app will likely be sharing podcasts with friends. Google finally got around to releasing a standalone podcast app back in June (appropriately named Google Podcasts). But there might be another Google […]

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    What’s the best podcast app for iPhone?

    When it comes to listening to podcasts on iOS, there are so many great options. The Apple Podcast app comes built into every iOS device with syncing. It’s certainly a great app, but is it the best? On iOS, users have countless third-party options as well. My goal for this article is to break down […]