We linked to a 9to5 Mac report yesterday that it does, indeed, seem like Apple is soon to have a desktop podcast app. And lo, it seems to have arrived already — I’m now seeing an interface very like the iTunes desktop app when I follow a “listen on Apple Podcasts” link. You can play episodes, see reviews and browse related shows, but there’s no subscribe option and it still includes a prominent “listen on iTunes” button at the top. The whole thing is titled “Apple Podcasts Preview”.
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Caroline Crampton is a UK based journalist who has been writing about podcasts since 2014. Her journalism has appeared in publications including the Guardian, Lenny, the New Statesman and the Millions. She is a regular speaker and media commentator on the state of the podcast industry.
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