Part 8. Finding and Listening to Podcasts

Podcasts are downloadable audio programs to which you can subscribe using iTunes. Thousands of programs produced by publishers, TV networks, organizations, and individuals are available. Some podcasts are highly polished shows that sound much like traditional radio programs; National Public Radio is among the largest podcast producers. Others are homegrown efforts, created especially for the podcast medium, covering technology, business, music, sports, news, and comedy. There’s a podcast for almost every interest.

Podcasters produce new episodes periodically, which iTunes automatically downloads into the Podcasts playlist. The iTunes Music Store includes a large directory of podcasts produced by individuals ...

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