Downcast apps for iOS and Mac on sale for a limited time

By Cody Lee on Apr 9, 2014

Folks looking to branch out in the world of podcast apps may want to check out Downcast for iOS and Mac. The two apps are considered by many to be best in their respective categories, and for a limited time, both of them are available at discounts of up to 50%.

The iPhone client, for those who haven’t used it, is about as sharp as they come. It’s packed with innovative features like gesture-based playback controls, and looks great thanks to its recent iOS 7 refresh. And the Mac version of the app is equally impressive… Read More


Stitcher Radio for Podcasts 6 is out with complete redesign

By Cody Lee on Mar 30, 2014

For folks who like to listen to podcasts on the go, there are a number of app choices out there. We’ve covered several of them over the years, including Apple’s native Podcast app, Instacast and Castro, and today we’re adding another one to the list: Stitcher Radio for Podcasts.

Now, the Stitcher Radio app obviously isn’t new, but it might as well be after this weekend’s 6.0 update. The client has been virtually rebuilt from the ground up with a new front page, simplified navigation and redesigned player controls. Keep reading for the full change log… Read More


Podcasts app gets pull-to-refresh subscriptions in My Podcasts

By Christian Zibreg on Jan 23, 2014

Apple has issued a maintenance update to its Podcasts app for the iPhone, iPod touch and iPad devices. The new 2.0.1 edition, now available free in the App Store, brings a handy pull to refresh feature allowing you to pull down on the My Subscriptions screen in order to manually refresh your subscriptions. Additionally, this version of Podcasts brings a few other fixes, listed right after the break… Read More