Tag Archive: Podcasts


How to Set Sleep Timer in Podcasts on iPhone to Automatically Stop Playing

If you want a podcast to automatically stop playing after a designated period of time, the little-known Sleep Timer feature in Podcasts for iPhone or iPad is for you. Much like the name implies, Sleep Timer will play a podcast until a specified time completes, or when the current episode is done playing, and then … Read More

Apple wants to play you custom ads when you listen to podcasts

The overwhelming majority of mobile podcast listening is done on an iPhone, most of it on Apple’s own Podcasts app, which is why it’s no wonder Apple would be interested in figuring out a way to monetize the service if…

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Pocket Casts web player lets you enjoy podcasts in your browser

The best podcast client on mobile is now available in your browser. Shifty Jelly has today made its Pocket Casts web player available for limited beta testing, and it delivers all of the awesome features you’ve long been enjoying on Android and…

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How to Pause Music & Podcasts on iPhone & iPod Touch Without Looking

Fiddling around with your iPhone, iPod touch, or iPad while driving or riding a bike is dangerous as it takes your eyes off an important task, which is why things like texting and driving are made illegal. Many of us use our iPhones and iPods in the car though for listening to podcasts and music … Read More

Apple’s Podcasts app crashes on launch for most users

Bad news for those of you who use Apple’s Podcasts app: For the vast majority of users running iOS 7.1.1, the app crashes immediately after launching. There’s currently no word as to why this is happening, since the Podcasts app…

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Scrub Through Music & Podcasts Tracks from Control Center in iOS

Scrubbing audio is probably the fastest way to skip through and navigate within a playing audio track, and iOS allows you to scrub active tracks directly from the Control Center. There’s not much to it and scrubbing is done through a fairly simple gesture, but because the tap touch target is quite small it can … Read More

Apple Find My iPhone, Podcasts And Movie Trailers App With All-New Designs For iOS 7

    The redesign of Apple’s iWork and iLife apps received all the attention at today’s keynote, but Apple isn’t totally neglecting some of its lesser-used apps. Apple released an update for Find My iPhone this afternoon that brings a redesigned…

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Easily Create A Podcast Station Playlist With Apple’s Podcasts App [iOS Tips]

See me adding The CultCast? See?It’s fine to listen to one podcast at a time, one episode at a time, of course it is. You’re more than welcome to just download and tap your way through your podcasts on a one by one basis. I’m not judging. Sometimes, though, it’s great to queue up a whole bunch of sweet podcasting […]

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Download Or Stream Those Podcasts To Your iOS Device? You Decide [iOS Tips]

Podcast StreamingOne of my favorite new features of the Podcasts app in iOS, on iPhone or iPad, is the ability to stream episodes directly, rather than have to download them. It’s made me much more independent and willing to try out new podcasts; I simply don’t have to subscribe to ones that don’t catch my fancy, […]

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Podcasts – Sync With iTunes Or On The Go? [iOS Tips]

To sync or not to sync, that is the question.Cult of Mac reader, Josh K, asks: If I download a podcast episode when I am out and about, then get home and sync my iPhone, I find when it is finished syncing, whatever episodes were downloaded have been removed. And I have to either download them again or manually sync them. How can I […]

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