The KQED app sucks! They are more interested in repeating sponsor ads, than providing a reliable stream. Every one to five minutes it stops streaming. A manual restart is required, which triggers listening to a sponsor ad again, and again, and again. Forget this app, get a transistor radio instead. Cell service providers could unlock the FM radio in our cell phones, but their greed prevents them from doing something for our convinence.
It doesn't work reliably . Sometimes the UI loads, I click play, it says "Buffering..." for a little and then no sound. (The media sound is turned up, etc.) Other times it just seems to crash.
So. When I first installed this, I had no problem. It was glorious. I was able to listen to CA Report podcast, which is why I downloaded it. Opened it today and nada! It doesn't play. Nothing. I'm rather disappointed. :/
Now I remember why I don't support pbs. Too many racist black programs!!!!!!
On Android 7.1.1 I've never had sound. Internal speakers, plugged or Bluetooth headphones, I get nothing. The app says it's playing. Never had an issue on iOS. I've resorted to listening via a browser.
It crashes when I open it , on the second time it doesn't. When a call , or map notification streams it rebuffed for about 30 seconds
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