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Burn Through Your Podcasts Faster Than Ever With the New Pocket Casts

Pocket Casts has long been one of our favorite cross-platform podcasting tools, and there's a new Android version out today with a Material Design overhaul and even more ways to cut down the amount of time it takes to burn through your podcast queue. You can also get statistics on the amount of listening time you've… » 3/11/15 10:06am 3/11/15 10:06am

WNYC Says Why It Deleted Its Controversial Podcast on Women in Tech

Earlier this month, we asked a question: Why did WNYC delete an episode of its internet-focused podcast TLDR that criticized Vivek Wadhwa, a professor frequently quoted as an expert on the issue of women in technology? The updated episode is now available online, complete with a painfully tense interview between… » 2/20/15 12:31pm 2/20/15 12:31pm

Remixing the Serial Theme with Notorious B.I.G. Is Surprisingly Perfect

Did you listen to the Serial finale yet? Good for you, now please don't tell me what happens. Instead, you should listen to this Notorious B.I.G. remix featuring the Serial theme. Fafu, the New York-based producer behind this little work of genius, even made it downloadable so you can listen to it on the go—just… » 12/18/14 10:28pm 12/18/14 10:28pm

Listen to Serial, a Riveting New Podcast from the This American Life Team

This fall's best new podcast is called Serial and it's the first podcast series I've ever listened to that can objectively be described as suspenseful. It's a WBEZ production, and it's basically like This American Life if TAL went in super-deep on one story. Which makes sense, because it's the same staff working… » 10/05/14 7:00pm 10/05/14 7:00pm

Podcasts: Where to Start, What to Listen To, and How to Do It Yourself

Podcasting has long since broken out of the niche corners of the internet. If you haven't gotten into it yet, it's time to. Here's what you need to know to get started not just enjoying the vast selection of content available online, but to create your very own show as well. Internet stardom is just a few clicks away. » 8/09/14 12:00pm 8/09/14 12:00pm

Stephen Fry Expands his Online Life with "Podgrams"

Gadget-loving actor Stephen Fry has added podcasting to his digital repertoire, though in quintessential Fry style he's dubbing them "podgrams." Issue one is out on his site now, detailing his recent arm-breaking disaster. We hope it heals soon Stephen, so that in future podgrams we can hear more of your thoughts on… » 2/20/08 6:18am 2/20/08 6:18am

Coolness Roundup on Sirius: Talking EV-DO and More

The weekly version of Coolness Roundup takes to the airwaves on Sirius Satellite Radio again tonight, where Stephen Schleicher of Major Spoilers and Gizmodo's Charlie White talk about that world-changing EV-DO. This connectivity-everywhere technology lets you use your laptop or cellphone to hook up to the Internet… » 1/18/07 2:00pm 1/18/07 2:00pm