NAVIGATE PAGES around the Podcast app
Note: To expand thumbnail images to viewable size, click on the image the in the “cross-hammer” in the top right corner. Click “Esc” to return to thumbnail size.
MY PODCASTS lists the Podcast series that you have subscribed to.
By clicking on the EDIT icon in the top right, you can rearrange or delete the MY PODCASTS list by placing your finger then moving the three horizontal bars on the right. Click the red circle to open a DELETE option. Click DONE when finished.
FEATURED highlights Podcast series which Apple deems worthy – presumably according to a non-transparent artificially intelligent algorithm that Dowlphin gives a score of 2/10. The podcasts may be “trending” but they generally hold little of interest to Dowlphin.
TOP CHARTS lists podcast series that uses a different AI algorithm to the one used for “Featured”. Dowlphin gives this page a score of 8/10 because it highlights Dowlphin’s interests more closely – with more Australian content and economic content.
SEARCH for Podcast series that will interest you e.g. type “Book Review” and scroll down and you get a plethora of book review Podcast series.
The strip at foot of each Podcast page shows the episode currently playing. TAP to open manage the EPISODE page so that you can pause, rewind, delete, change the speed delivery, share +++). See below for the functions performed by the icons on the EPISODE page.
EPISODE PAGE – accessed by tapping on episode shown playing above the toolbar near the foot of each Podcast page (See above)
EPISODE PAGE SYMBOLS
REVERSE by 15 seconds
FAST FORWARD by 15 seconds
SPEED – tap to change (1, x1.5, x2, x.5 times)
DEVICE e.g. (iPhone, AppleTV, etc…
SEARCH – type a concept, author, topic or title for then TAP
SHARE menu (Copy, Mail, Message, Facebook, Notes. etc…links)
SLEEP menu – stop in x minutes
MANAGE EPISODE menu e.g. (description, download, delete, mark etc…
Strip below series icon, above author – audio progress. Image shows 26mins 59seconds elapsed with 45mins 9secs left. Slide vertical line with finger to change.
Strip near footer – volume control (circle image shows at maximum;. Slide the white dot with finger to change the volume.