It does not work super well wuth the Samsung galaxy but the show is so outstanding, it's worth putting up with the kinks. I would probably use the app more if it worked better.
One of the worst stand-alone podcast apps out there. It frequently crashes (tried on both the Galaxy and the Nexus), doesn't remember where you left off in an episode, and is difficult to navigate. For such a stellar program, it's a hugely disappointing effort. Much easier to just subscribe through a regular podcast app.
Podcasts for the road This app has been a savior for my 2 hour commute to a new job. Such great content. Stories to make you think, feel and laugh. Highly recommended.
Great show, OK app The show itself is outstanding, but this new version of the app still has problems. If I pause, it re-starts at the beginning. It didn't move all my "heard" episodes and I see no way to mark an episode as heard, so I'm using the "favorite" button to indicate heard episodes. But they're still on the unheard list, which is not ideal. This, along with the fact that episode numbers are not evident, makes it hard for me to identify which episodes I've already listened to.
Arbitrarily refuses to play when the screen turns off Which essentially makes the app useless. The most frustarting aspect is that there seems to be no rhyme or reason, just random episodes will not work if the screen is off - rendering this app useless. Save your few bucks and just stream it online
Great program, terrible app I LOVE This American Life. I've been a podcast subscriber for at least 8 years and love to re-listen to old episodes. Unfortunately, this app has a lot of issues. It crashes all the time, only intermittently keeps track of which episodes I've listened to, and loses my listening progress so I'm constantly trying to find the place I left off, which is not easy with this app's controls. I like that you can download five episodes, but this app is such a headache to use.
* Much smaller application package
* Fix display of reruns in "This Week" position.
* Faster startup time, and much faster scrolling on the big list.
* Favorites and Unheard episodes get their own filterable sections in the menu.
* Download 5 episodes for offline listening
* Notification can be dismissed by pausing within the app or pressing the X in the notification.
* Stability improvements. Please keep submitting error reports, it helps us find issues.
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