Spotify Unveils Support for Video Podcasts

· Andrew Orr · News

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Spotify announced today that its platform will now support video podcasts in addition to audio in all current markets.

Apple Siri Grading Whistleblower, Podcast Exclusivity, with Andrew Orr - ACM 530

· Bryan Chaffin · Apple Context Machine Podcast

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Bryan Chaffin and Andrew Orr talk about surveillance capitalism and the former Apple employee and Siri grading whistleblower who recently went public. They also discuss the growing battle for podcast exclusivity between the tech giants and Spotify.

The Start-to-Finish Guide to Launching a Successful Podcast Bundle: $44.99

· Bryan Chaffin · TMO Deals

The Start-to-Finish Guide to Launching a Successful Podcast Bundle

We have a deal on another training bundle for your #stayhome time, the Start-to-Finish Guide to Launching a Successful Podcast Bundle. It features 9 different  courses on creating, producing, and distributing a podcast, including how to conduct an interview, marketing, and more. It has more than 500 lessons and 39 hours of video content. The whole bundle is $44.99 through our deal.

Catalina Nonplussed By HFS – Mac Geek Gab 806

· John F. Braun & Dave Hamilton · Mac Geek Gab Podcast

Computer with wires and suspicious eyeball, text Catalina Nonplussed By HFS – Mac Geek Gab 806

Do you want a dock with more USB-C ports? If so, why? John and Dave have some ideas for you. How should you best manage your USB-C-powered devices? Or what if you need a backup internet connection with your cell phone? These questions, plus more questions, plus some Cool Stuff Found, plus your Quick Tips round out the episode. We know… it’s a lot! That’s what it takes to learn five new things each week together, isn’t it?

Taming System Preferences, Podcasts, Email, and More – Mac Geek Gab 803

· John F. Braun & Dave Hamilton · Mac Geek Gab Podcast

Sometimes things just get out of hand with your devices and need to be wrangled back into line. Today’s targets: System Preferences, the Podcasts app, IMAP email, and much more. Plus, some early replies on our search for the best way to tame our episode watch lists are already in, too! Listen as John and Dave talk through all of this, add some Cool Stuff Found, and more.

Apple Could, And Should, Create Original Podcasts

· Charlotte Henry · Analysis

Apple is now making original video content, but could it make original podcasts, a format its products basically invented, and, if so, how?

Apple Reveals 2019's Most Popular Podcasts

· Charlotte Henry · News

Apple used its New York event on Monday to reveal the most popular podcasts of 2019, with Joe Rogan leaving the way.

Pandora for Podcasters Launches for Creators

· Andrew Orr · Link

Pandora for Podcasters, as the name suggests, is a new platform that lets people submit their podcasts to Pandora. All you have to do is submit your RSS feed URL, answer a few questions, and your episodes will be added.

Podcasts on Pandora is powered by the Podcast Genome Project, which helps listeners cut through the overwhelming clutter of available podcasts to simply, easily find the podcasts they love…Starting today, creators who are new to the platform can submit their shows via Pandora for Podcasters here and start connecting with listeners ASAP.

Apple Set to Fund Original Podcasts

· Charlotte Henry · News

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Apple has planned to fund original podcasts, with executives discussing buying exclusive rights from media companies.

WWDC 2019: The End of iTunes

· Charlotte Henry · News

WWDC confirmed that iTunes will be no more in macOS Catalina. It will be replaced by three new apps – Music, TV, and Podcasts.

Google Podcasts Comes to iOS in the Web

· Andrew Orr · News

Last year Google announced its podcasting service called Google Podcasts. Today iOS users can find and listen to them within Google search.

Pinna Gets Your Kids into Podcasts and Audiobooks

· Andrew Orr · Link

Meghan Moravcik Walbert writes how she introduced her son to podcasts and audiobooks with a streaming service called Pinna.

I’ve been wanting to introduce him to podcasts for some time. He’s the sort of kid who plays while he watches TV, so he tends to listen to a show more than fully watch the show. Plus, he loves to read and create his own comic books, so storytelling in general is something that he, like most kids, is very much into.