Your daily briefing for podcasting and on-demand
May 30, 2017
Castro, a podcast app for iOS from Supertop which lets you choose episodes rather than blindly subscribe to everything, releases a new update. It adds "enhanced audio" (a dynamic compressor/limiter), and a continuous play function. #15 trending news app recently. $4.99; produced in Canada and Eastern Europe.
Ever wondered why can't music be played in podcasts? Here's the (US) view from David Oxenford.
Vulture publishes its "most anticipated podcast launches" for May/June/July, by Nicholas Quah.
Australian company Whooshkaa launches automated podcast service, produced by Amazon's Polly text-to-speech algorithm.
Millennials love podcasts, according to the JacobsMedia TechSurvey. (Note: respondent base are radio station website members, so favourable to radio content).