Posts Tagged ‘ iTunes ’

Is Podcasting Apple’s Instagram Opportunity?

Jun 15th, 2012 | By | Category: Audio Podcasting

AllThingsD’s Peter Kafka reports today Apple is planning to move podcasting out of iTunes and into a new dedicated application. He writes: Why have podcasts disappeared from the new version of iTunes that Apple started showing to developers this week? Because Apple plans on giving the recordings their own bit of digital turf. People familiar […]

Blubrry PowerPress 4.0 Adds Support For Latest iTunes Podcast Spec

May 12th, 2012 | By | Category: Podcasting, Podcasting Software

Media community Blubrry has its podcast publishing plugin for WordPress, PowerPress 4.0. The update adds support for the latest iTunes podcast specs and more. iTunes upgrades include: An updated iTunes image requirement — RGB 1400×1400 — throughout the plugin for better cover image quality throughout. “Feature Episode” that allow podcasters to designate a primary episode, which […]

Three Things About Ping That Will Make You Say “WTF?”

Sep 5th, 2010 | By | Category: General, iPods & Portable Media Players

The iTunes Ping social music network was easily the most interesting announcement out of Apple’s special music even, last week. But after using it for even a short while, most people are unimpressed or puzzled – with Fortune  asking “Can Ping Be Saved?” and PC World calling it “Not so hot”. Here are three reasons […]

Podcast Feed Editor Gets Improved iTunes & Twitter Support

May 4th, 2010 | By | Category: Podcasting Software

Podcasting Software: Reinvented Software released Feeder 2.1 today, an update to its Mac RSS newsfeed and podcast feed editor. Version 2.1 adds support for WebDAV publishing, an updated iTunes Store preview and customizable colors for iTunes U page previews. This release also adds drag and drop Sparkle appcasts, improves MP3 tagging, working with Twitter accounts, […]

How To Submit Your Podcast To iTunes

Mar 24th, 2010 | By | Category: Audio Podcasting, How to Podcast, iPods & Portable Media Players, Podcast Directory Sites, Podcast Distribution

Apple has updated its official recommendations on for how to submit your podcast to iTunes. Here’s what they recommend: Test Your Podcast Feed In iTunes: You should first verify that you can successfully subscribe to your feed using the Advanced menu in iTunes: Select Advanced, Subscribe To Podcast in iTunes; Paste in the URL of […]

iTunes Alternative doubleTwist Adds Podcast Directory

Mar 12th, 2010 | By | Category: Podcast Directory Sites, Podcasting Software

iTunes alternative doubleTwist has been updated with podcast support. doubleTwist users can now subscribe to podcasts, search for new shows and  sync those podcasts to a variety of media players. Other updates: library sorting issues fixed (sort by original track number) id3 tag discovery and display enhancement — not a full featured id3 tag editor […]

Will Steve Jobs’ One More Thing Today Be A New Multimedia Publishing App?

Jan 27th, 2010 | By | Category: Apple iPad, General, iPods & Portable Media Players, Podcasting Software

Two recent Apple introductions – iTunes LP & Apple TV – are interesting technologies but have failed to wow customers. The main reason for this has been a lack of content. Only a tiny number of albums are available as iTunes LP releases. And Apple TV is crippled by the paucity of content on it. […]

Apple’s Top Podcasts Of 2009

Dec 31st, 2009 | By | Category: Audio Podcasting, Podcasting, Video Podcasts

Apple has announced its picks (iTunes link) for the best podcasts of 2009, breaking them out into four categories: This Year’s Audio Podcasts – The Adam Carolla Podcast topped the list. Other noted include Robert Ashley’s A Live Well Wasted, WTF with Marc Maron, The Memory Palace and Norman Centuries. This Year’s Video Podcasts – […]

Apple Opens iTunes LP & iTunes Extras

Nov 26th, 2009 | By | Category: Digital Music, General, iPods & Portable Media Players, Podcast Distribution

Apple has opened up iTunes LP and iTunes Extras, publishing Templates, Best Practices and a Development Guide so that anyone has the capability to create interactive content that can be played back in iTunes 9 or on Apple TV. iTunes LP lets you create digital albums that include links to listen to album songs and […]

Vaporware Rumor Would Turn Apple TV Into Cable Box

Nov 2nd, 2009 | By | Category: Internet TV, Video

MediaMemo reports today that Apple is allegedly talking to the TV networks to round up support fr a monthly subscription service that would deliver TV programs via iTunes: Apple (AAPL) isn’t tying the proposed service to a specific piece of hardware, like its underwhelming Apple TV box or its long-rumored tablet/slate device. Instead, the company […]