I’ve long used and recommended Pocket Casts, but it’s become a confusing and complex mess. I need something better. By which I mean simpler.
It should be so simple: All a podcast app really needs to do is provide a way to subscribe to podcasts, manage automatic downloading of new episodes and the removal of episodes you’ve listened to, provide cloud-based sync for multiple device usage, and deliver a clean, clear interface.
PocketCasts fails on many levels but mainly because its user interface has become needlessly complex. And I can no longer tell at a glance whether I’ve already listened to particular episodes of a given podcast. This is bad enough in general, but it’s a huge problem when I’m in the car or out walking and just want to get on with what it is I’m...
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