New genres and subgenres coming to the platform.
Apple’s week-long WWDC developer conference kicked off yesterday, and there are a few podcast things you should be aware of. Well, two. The first is the official end of iTunes, which is now going to be split up into separate desktop apps for Music, TV, and Podcasts on the new Catalina Mac operating system. This […]
I feel like desktop apps are having a moment.
There’s been a couple lately!
I’d shove these deep in the back of my brain if I were you, ‘cuz it’ll probably come into play sometime soon: (1) Apple Music has reportedly overtaken Spotify in paid US subscribers. Citing “people familiar with the matter,” the Wall Street Journal reported: “Apple Music had more than 28 million subscribers in the U.S. […]
A glance at the TV side, and what that may bring.
Seventeen months ago, at its annual developer conference WWDC, Apple announced that it would finally be launching something that many in the podcast industry have desired for a long time: better podcast analytics. Or, more accurately, better audience analytics from the historically impartial steward of the podcast ecosystem that’s still believed to facilitate the majority […]
This was certainly an unexpected development: The Financial Times reported yesterday that Apple is apparently “exploring” an investment into iHeartMedia, the financially struggling US radio giant that’s trying a whole lot of things to engineer a way out of its bankruptcy.