It's fine. I wish I could just play Adam's podcasts via the Google Play Music app with the rest of my podcasts. And you can't cast the show to listen on another device. I think people blindly give it 5 stars because Adam and the crew are fantastic instead of rating it how they really feel. But, I could be totally wrong. Get it on...kinda.
The show gets 5 stars. The app, not so much. Sometimes clicking the back button takes me all the way out of the app instead of getting back to navigate to other podcasts. Sometimes it shows file downloading but it's not, other times file is downloading but doesn't show it. I can only download one show at a time. If I try to click multiple shows for download them the original show is real choppy, or it will only do a partial download.
I like the update and access to all of Carolla digital. I still have to push the back button several times before I get to the main screen despite several updates to the app. That is the only reason it loses a star. It just keeps cycling between available episodes and the one I was listening to, rather than going back to the main screen until I cycle through three or four times
Thank goodness for this app. I switched to Android some time ago, so I needed a non-itunes option. For a while I used the Podcast One app, but an update earlier this year turned the Podcast One app in to an awful-no-good-terrible-pile-of-maggot-ridden-corpses-and-raw-sewage. I wasn't able to listen to the podcasts for months until I found this app. The Carolla app is simple, functional, and not a space hog. It works great when I am in the back country out of service range. The playback is good. The UI is clear enough. I really like it and have no complaints.
Navigating the podcasts is a nightmare. Want to change from ACS to Reasonable doubt? Be prepared to mash the "back" button anywhere from 3-15 times.... If you're lucky. ALL controls are gone now, hidden below and you have to drag them up - DUMB. This app is very quirky with downloads. Sometimes it refuses to download podcasts and other times, even though the podcast has been downloaded, it will simply stream the episode anyway - not good if you don't have unlimited data. Since the last update, the "skip ahead/back 30 seconds" buttons have been changed to 5 seconds. What the!? This app seems to get worse with each update. Love the podcasts but hate this app. PUT THE PODCASTS ON GOOGLE PLAY
whose STUPID idea was it to only allow fast forwarding in 5 second increments? sheer idiocy!
Corrected premium login for some users.
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