Breaker gets a redesign for simplicity and discoverability
January 21, 2020 · 1.7 minutes to read
Social podcast app Breaker launches a redesign on iOS today, called Breaker 1.0. The new app (previous versions of Breaker made it to 0.9.21) features a simplified navigation, episode discovery, and a way of using it without an account.
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The BBC’s Director General, Tony Hall, is to retire in the summer. The front-runner is apparently James Purnell, currently responsible for BBC Radio and BBC Sounds.
In an email to customers, podcast host Transistor says that it now hosts 4,481 podcasts. They’ve just announced a method of sharing links to private podcasts, too.
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Podcast maker Alitu has added a royalty-free music library, including variations, bumpers and stings, to their app.
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