Spotify expands its push into original content with new podcasts

Spotify is expanding its podcast selection today, with the announcement that it’s adding three new original podcast series on its service, with plans for more originals to arrive later this year

60dB brings personalized, short-form audio stories to iPhone and soon, Echo

A new mobile application called 60dB, launching today, wants to offer a better, more personalized radio service focused on short-form audio content. The app includes news, sports, business, entertain

Apple’s iTunes soon to serve up “Spoken Editions” of publishers’ content

If you prefer listening to the news over reading the news, you’ll soon have a new way to do so, via iTunes . In the near future, you’ll be able to browse through a variety of podcasts foc

Walter Duncan of Quick Key has some fascinating fixes for our edtech problems

Guys like Walter Duncan know what they’re talking about when it comes to edtech. Before becoming co-founder of Quick Key, Duncan spent years teaching in schools public and private and knows what

Rightspeed helps you devour audio books at a terrifying pace

Podcasts and audio books are enjoying tremendous popularity at the moment, and the fresh-off-the-app-presses app Rightspeed is a $2.99 iOS app that's here to help you speed-listen your way through you

Google Play’s Podcast Platform Launch Appears Imminent

Google announced its plans to support podcasts in Google Play last October, and now it appears that the feature is ready to launch. A handful of users are reporting they’re seeing the new Pod

Hidden In Spotify’s App Code Alongside Uber, Plans To Launch Podcasts And Something ‘Magic’

Spotify’s upcoming integration with Uber — getting announced formally today — is not the only development the music streaming service has planned to grow its business. The company h

Deezer Buys Stitcher, Adds 35K Talk Radio Shows And Podcasts To Its Music Platform

Deezer, the Paris-based music streaming service that competes against the likes of Spotify and Rdio, is switching up its game in the battle for more differentiation, more users and a higher profile in

Gillmor Gang: Back to Mono

The Gillmor Gang — Doc Searls, Kevin Marks, and Steve Gillmor — go forward into the past with the Firesign Theatre's David Ossman. The occasion: Doc Searls' exploration of the state of radio on ou

Why Marco Arment Built A Podcast App

Developer Marco Arment isn’t exactly a household name, but that could depend on your household. As a frequent podcaster and writer, he’s taken on a somewhat polarizing role as a commentator on the

Apple’s Podcasts App For iOS Gets Siri And CarPlay Support

An update to Apple’s native Podcasts application for iPhone and iPad brings Siri integration to the app, as well as support for its new CarPlay mode for in-vehicle entertainment systems. You can

MLB Fan Podcasts Removed From iTunes To Return Shortly

Over the last couple of days there’s been a furor in the podcasting community related to the removal of some MLB fan-produced shows being unceremoniously removed. The long and short of it is that th

TechCrunch TV Relaunches On iTunes With Video And Audio-Only Podcasts

Pro tip: You can now watch, listen, and subscribe to our TechCrunch TV videos on iTunes. In addition to the video versions, each segment has an audio-only podcast, perfect while driving or working ou

Apple Updates Podcasts App, Adds Custom Stations With iCloud Sync And Fixes Playback Resume Bug

Apple has just issued Podcasts version 1.2, which brings a long list of improvements to the iOS app. Among the changes are a new feature that lets users generate their own custom playlists with any po

Apple Quietly Releases Their Standalone Podcasts App Ahead Of iOS 6

It wasn’t long after the iOS 6 developer beta first started hitting devices that people started noticing <a target="_blank" href="http://appadvice.com/appnn/2012/06/apparently-apples-breaking-up-par

Flipboard Expands: Adds Audio From NPR, Public Radio & SoundCloud; Introduces Japanese Version

Social magazine <a href="http://www.flipboard.com">Flipboard</a> may have to think up a new tagline for itself, as tonight the company is rolling out an update which greatly expands its focus beyond t

TC Gadgets Webcast Episode 3: Phones, TVs, and Muscles

This week the lads show off some of the latest gear in their collections including the new Logitech Harmony remote that allows you to surf TV on your iPad. We also talk about the new Kindle coming on

Our Favorite Things: The World Football Daily Podcast

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/12/wfd.jpg" />As part of our <a href="http://www.crunchgear.com/tag/gift-guide-2010/">gift guide</a> stuff this year we're also doing someth

Believe and you'll achieve: British Army launches get-fit podcast. Clearly Hulk Hogan uses it.

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/01/hhogan.jpg" />Absolutely brilliant. The British Army has produced a series of podcasts (hence the story's appearance here) designed to ge

The HourTime Podcast talks about the Golden Hand watch awards

http://www.mevio.com/widgets/mwm/MevioWM.swf Here’s another episode of my little side project, the HourTime Podcast. This time we talk about a $500K sports watch and the history of timekeeping a
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