Google’s Play Music platform is set to get podcasts next year but details are scant. Here’s a rundown of the pro’s and con’s on potentially putting your podcast on to the Google Play Music Podcast solution
Google has announced their own podcasting platform that almost anyone is free to join. Free as long as you have a podcast, google play account and live in the USA then you can sign up to be part of their new podcasting platform. To that end, today we’re launching a portal for podcasters to start uploading their shows to Google Play Music before we open up the service to listeners. Along with direct searches and browsing for podcasts, the service will connect new listeners with podcasts based on what they’re doing, how they’re feeling, or what they’re interested in. Similar to our contextual playlists for music, this will give podcast fans and new listeners a way of finding and listening to content that’s unique to Google Play Music. Missing from the quote is “Podcasters in the US can start uploading shows now at g.co/podcastportal.” However UK podcasters can get around…
For all of the good things are El Kapitan brings to the Apple ecosystem it also brings its fair share of issues. Namely old equipment such as mixing devices for podcasting and music will have issues thanks to the new implementation of core audio. so if you’re old mixing devices no longer compatible than you might want to check out the iK Multimedia iRig Pro DUO: The smallest fully-featured dual-channel interface.
A great article from a chap called Jason Snell who’s a well known person in the world of podcasting, not only hosting but producing an immense amount of shows… using garageband. When you produce on average 5.5 podcasts a week you learn how to streamline things and Jason has put up an excellent post about this.
If you’ve a spare hour today then why not fill that by listening to the Mac & Forth Show (episode 58) featuring yours truly but Also Adam Christianson from The MacCast) along with the regulars Karl, Barry and Matt. This weeks episode takes a twist with Matt taking over duties as quizmaster on the show as we try our hands at WWDC predictions.