iPod with Podcast

By Jon Newton 5/23/05

Steve Jobs is looking at ipodder-like features in the next iTunes, "supposedly available within about 60 days,” says O’Reilly Radar.

Apparently, Jobs was “slightly dismissive of populist podcasting, describing it as 'Wayne's World for radio', and celebrating the arrival of professional radio stations into the market, but nonetheless, he was very high on the podcasting phenomenon, and the excitement that millions of users have displayed about it.


Jon Newton

In a Q&A, “Jason Calcanis of Weblogs, Inc. asked if there was any possibility of using the iTunes music store for paid podcasting.

“Jobs replied that for the moment they were only considering it as free content, but that he was open to looking into it.”

You can bet he is.

 

Jon Newton is the editor of p2pnet.net and is a regular contributer to MP3 Newswire. Jon's site is devoted to the politics of digital music and his insights as well as those of his co-writers can be read there. We urge you to explore it.

 


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