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June 28, 2005

Here a Pod, There a Pod

iTunes 4.9 is out, with its previously-announced support for podcasts. The podcast directory at the iTunes Music Store is very extensive, and makes subscribing to a podcast the same one-click experience that iTMS users are accustomed to for purchasing music.

My favourite radio station in the whole world was recently featured in the New York Times Magazine. But, alas, KCRW’s podcast are all talk, talk, talk. (What’s with that? Copyright issues?) Still they do have a groovy live MP3 stream, which iTunes supports quite nicely.

Update:

Apple has published the specification for its iTunes extensions to the RSS 2.0 format used by podcasters. If you submit your podcast feed for inclusion in the iTMS podcast directory, you’re supposed to use these extensions to embed the podcast metadata, which will be displayed by the Music Store. [via Sam Ruby]
Posted by distler at June 28, 2005 12:18 PM

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Re: Here a Pod, There a Pod

KCRW is now podcasting their live perfomances. debut with Goldspot. tres bien.

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