This is arguably the best podcast app for Android. It has the ability to display video as well as traditional audio podcasts. New podcasts are being added all the time and you can save them to your SD card. Most of the popular podcasts are already available in this app. This app is still in beta but you wouldn’t be able to tell from the quality of it. It’s a free app available in the Android Market.
Today, Rhapsody has removed this app out of beta. This app brings with it the ability to stream over 9.5 millions songs to your Android device. So if you have a paid Rhapsody subscription, this is the app you have been waiting for. If you don’t have a subscription you can sign up for a seven day trial and see how it goes, you might love it and decide to keep it.
Google announced today that it has added support for all Android devices running 1.6 or higher. Initially, this was only available to phones that has 2.0 and up leaving only two Android’s capable of using this new feature.
Slacker, Inc. has finally unveiled their v2.0 of their software for Android handsets the big update in this new version is that Slacker Radio Plus. This edition allows users to cache their favorite radio stations and listen to them offline. That means you can have your music with you whether you have a data connection or not. This is great for users that has Android devices with no data plans. You can hop on WIFI, cache all your music and still have it with you while you are on the go.
After being out for months with no update it seems like Google totally forgot about this app. Or, maybe they have been working on this updated version. Listen from Google Labs brings podcasts and web audio to your Android-powered device.
If you are from the UK this is great news for you. BBC has an Android app in the works and it should be available soon in the Android Market. This app will aim to delivery the full BBC news experience bringing not only news but sports as well and there is a chance that the iplayer, which is a video service that allows you to catch up on news you missed, will be included also.
This can't come soon enough for most Sprint Hero/Moment users. Since the release of the Droid every Android handset owner wanted to be a part of the Eclair family. Well, it's been months since the release of the Droid and there are only two Android devices running some version of Eclair. Sit tight Sprint customers because they are still testing 2.1 for their devices and they are getting ready to start pushing out the OTA's.
This has been one of the most wanted additions in Android since the release of the Droid. It has since then been added to most Android phones here in the US but our friends across the pond cant join in the glory that is free voice turn-by-turn navigation.