Apple’s indigenous Podcasts app has actually had a rocky road with individuals given that the feature was divided from the Music app.

Still, Apple has been functioning to boost the app and make it easier to make use of. The current update adds Siri integration, support for the new CarPlay in-vehicle control devices, and a lot of other minor enhancements.

With Siri support, you could now ask Apple’s intelligent aide to play podcasts by stating “play podcasts.” If you want to raise a particular podcast merely ask for it by name; as an example, “play WTF with Marc Maron.” This function needs to be available in convenient for podcast-enthusiast travelers living in states that have passed hands-free driving laws.

The app’s episode browsing has also acquired an upgrade. If you have a a great deal of podcasts on your devices you’ll appreciate the new Unplayed tab for installments. Utilizing the Feed tab, you can watch which episodes of your podcasts are available for stream or download. A new Faves showcase has additionally been included in make it less complicated to save episodes.

Lastly, the ability to have installments instantly erased when you have actually paid attention to them has actually been included in the setups.

You could find Podcasts 2.1 free of charge now in the iTunes Store.

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