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What's been happening around the world and why it matters

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    • 4.4, 22 Ratings

What's been happening around the world and why it matters

Customer Reviews

4.4 out of 5
22 Ratings

22 Ratings

Rabbit-Light ,

Thanks for all the fish

Somehow over the last decade Auntie Beeb has had her natural authoritative voice replaced by a political ethics tape playing machine.

Fewer and fewer issues went untouched by the organization’s evident spin for a set of predictable organizations, political interests and social programs. I noticed today’s episode went to the end without a single article respectfully unspun, so I respectfully turn off the signal after 30 years.

coverall ,

A staple app gets worse and worse

My god.

What a disaster.

Podcasts: named that way for iPod success. One would imagine that if anyone could engineer a good app for Podcasts it would be Apple.

Not true. Not by a long stretch.

Very complicated cluttered I face, yet over simplified and hard to read or change volume or position in the cast... built for tiny tiny hands fingers, but wait. It looks nice and clean like Jonathon’s scalp.

But lacks function for the basics like volume and place adjustment.

But wait there is more.

Sadly there are so many categories, my episodes available saved etc on and on, buried deeper and deeper into the hierarchy trying to find the last played cast. On completion of an episode eg number 100 of a 200 series eg the excellent History of England, it can take 8 clicks/swipes to get out of just that submenu to get to another podcast.

It’s unbelievably bad. I so hate this.

Just give me a list of podcasts for a series online, a play progress indicator clearly under it, (2 birds one stone... oh played this not that how far in!), a indicator that it is downloaded or not for off line use, eg travel, and one tap select and exit of an episode.

What could be more simple and functional than that?

But wait... that was the app we already had circa iOS 7 or 8.

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