Apple Podcasts has shared annual rankings and charts that cover this year’s best and most popular podcasts shows, individual episodes, networks and creators.
Apple is still a leader when it comes to podcast distribution. And with podcast popularity still at an all-time high, the company wants to make sure it doesn't miss the bus altogether. As a result, companion podcasts meant to promote, and diver even deeper into, Apple Original films and TV shows are a thing. And now there's a new one to look forward to.
After a few months hiatus, Cody and Sebastien got the old band back together for a special episode. After sharing what happened to Cody and discussing the future of the podcast, Cody and Sebastien talk about Apple's September 2021 event where the company unveiled a new 10.2-inch iPad, a new iPad mini, Apple Watch Series 7, iPhone 13 and iPhone 13 Pro.
“The Problem with Jon Stewart,” the upcoming Apple TV+ talk show focused on current affairs, will have a companion podcast when it premieres on Apple's video platform next month.
Facebook is now rolling out its Clubhouse competitor in the US, dubbed Live Audio Rooms, along with exclusive podcasts that are now available on the platform.
Facebook is jumping on the podcasting bandwagon with news that the social network will debut a podcast platform of its own as soon as next week, according to leaked internal emails.
The Apple Podcasts service has now debuted paid subscriptions that enable listeners to support their favorite creators with monthly subscriptions, and it supports free trials as well.
Despite the fact that Apple Music ships natively on all of Apple’s iPhones and iPads, many users still flock to Spotify as their go-to media streaming service.
One thing users have noticed as of late is that Spotify has been investing heavily in the podcast space despite originally being a music streaming platform. This is wonderful news for podcast listeners, but to those who lack interest in podcasts, it’s nothing but extra clutter in an otherwise great app.
After initially announcing new podcast subscriptions within the Apple Podcasts app, Apple delayed its launch soon after. At the time, the company didn't say when the new feature would launch to the public. But now we know.
Sebastien goes over his favorite features announced at WWDC 21. He also addresses a few concerns he has about some questionable features.
After carrying out an informal survey of Downtime listeners and iDB readers, Sebastien reveals some of the announcements that YOU want to see at WWDC this year.
Along with the launch of iOS 14.6 earlier this month, Apple was supposed to welcome subscriptions for podcasts.
But, it turns out there will be a bit of a delay before the feature actually goes live. As reported today by MacRumors, Apple has notified content creators that it is delaying the podcast subscription feature until sometime in June. The reason? Apple wants a good experience for everyone involved.