Podcast is similar to radio broadcast, but different from broadcast. Podcasts allow users to subscribe so that they can automatically receive new program. An amount of people get used to listening to podcast. Why podcasts are getting more and more popular？ Even if the content is obscure，it is very easy to understand through the oral expression than written expression, not like reading a book. There is no necessary to pay much attention to podcasting, you can do other things while you are listening to a podcast.
What’s more, compared to video files besides, audio files can be downloaded in a few seconds. Since it comes to the download speed, does listening to a podcast use data? This often bothers lots of people.
Actually, if you download a podcast via WiFi to storage on your phone memory, then you are not using data. If you are listening to a podcast from a website and your phone is not connected to WiFi, then you would be using data. Confirm the data is closed and connect your smartphone to WiFi before you download the program of podcast if you want to save data.
How do people find interesting podcasts to listen to? Many popular podcasts already out there. Here are some podcasts for you to spend your spare time.
Radio Hour by NPR
NPR is a large non-profit media company based in Washington, DC. The company has a lot of famous podcasts and radio programs. In short, you can regard NPR as a collection of podcast programs, each program focus on a theme, such as education, genes, technology, and then they will find all the TED talk that related to the theme, and then through step-by-step editing and shallow to deep analysis, and sometimes there is also an additional interview with the speaker.
This American Life
This American Life is a weekly public radio show, heard by 2.2 million people on more than 500 stations. Another 1.5 million people download the weekly podcast. It is hosted by Ira Glass, produced by Chicago Public Media, delivered to stations by PRX The Public Radio Exchange, and has won all of the major broadcasting awards.
A weekly news show where your favorite Engadget editors tear themselves away from their crippling technology addiction, to discuss our collective crippling technology addiction.
Different podcast has different duration. For fear of download of podcasts using data, you’d better make sure connect your smartphone to WIFI, and you can open the selection Only Download on WIFI on your phone without worries behind.