A lot of people listen to podcasts because they want to learn something and be entertained along the way, Alex Blumberg.
Listening to podcast, reading a book, listening to an audiobook and watching films isn’t a waste of time. It’s how somebody becomes wise, Deyth Banger.
Online radio is a digital audio service transmitted via the Internet. A podcast is a curated, radio talk show or program that you can download from the Internet on your mobile, tablet or computer, and can be subscribed to through web syndication (RSS). Podcasts are basically a series of episodes or audio files, typically in MP3 format, that are distributed via an RSS feed.
Online radio is completely unaffected by weak radio transmissions, weather or geographical conditions. There are an insane number of radio stations from all around the world to pick from.
Most podcasts out there are completely free and subscribing to a podcast is generally free, too. Besides, you get the content deliver to you automatically each time there is a new show. There are many podcast apps that will download these new content directly to your device and inform you when a new episode is available. These apps will also help you find new podcasts to listen to.
You can start listening to a podcast with your browser (Spotify, TuneIn or SoundCloud) or use a Podcast app.
TuneIn is a free music streaming website and a free online radio service that brings together live sports, music, news, podcasts and over 100,000 live radio stations from all around the world.
Spotify is a digital music streaming service. It gives you instant access to its vast online library of music and podcasts. It has both a premium plan and a free ad-supported tier. If you type in the name of a podcasts in the Search input box, chances are that you are likely to find it in its huge library.
Google Podcasts is a free podcast application developed by Google.
Most apps will have a cool selection of suggested, featured, popular, trending, and new podcasts to listen to where you could find new podcasts or see some of the podcasts you have read or heard of.
If you have an Apple device such as an iPhone or an IPad, you already have a built-in podcast app, namely Apple’s Podcast. It allows you to easily discover podcasts that match your specific interests.
Player FM is a cross-platform and popular podcast directory and podcast player.
Discovery podcasts: Podyssey is one of the biggest online community for podcast lover to find the very best podcasts and episodes, see what podcasts your friends listen to, discover new ones, and discuss the best podcasts with your friends. Other alternatives: Discover Pods has all the best lists for podcasts; Listen Notes is a podcast search engine; and Podcast Review.