Love WBUR....App not so much *Update* App was updated after almost 2 years and now streaming works (at least for me)! Also love access to previous programs. 5 stars if stable. Same complaint as everyone else on here. Just doesn't stream. Every once in a while it will work and I continue to waste more time trying it in the hope today will be the day it behaves and plays. Bad sign that they haven't updated since July 2013! *Tip: you can listen to live stream through WBUR website in chrome mobile but that just feels lame. Xperia Z3.
||| "Dangerous" on Nexus 7!! ||| Nexus 2B16, in my case, but that probably doesn't matter. Seems to work, BUT: USE AT YOUR OWN RISK UNTIL THE DEVELOPER GETS HIS/HER ACT TOGETHER. It disables a Nexus tablet's interface, no less! That means all three virtual buttons at the bottom of your screen are dead! Reporting the crash meant selecting WAIT every three seconds or so. As to quotes on "Dangerous", they're not for emphasis; this app likely will only scare you but do no harm. _________♥ As to its basic purpose, seems to work fine. ♥
Won't Load Please fix since update I can't load app.
The only thing this app does reliably is crash.
Still just ok Streams ok over my home wifi but initial buffering takes longer than other streaming apps. Still no chromecast support. Hard to find menu because app does not use any of the common icons for it.
App plays stream unreliably, often crashes, loads slowly, can't save an episode to the phone for playing later I love NPR and contribute regularly, but this app has had astoundingly bad behavior on my Motorola and Samsung phones. This is the future of radio, so it boggles me that NPR's streaming and client technology is so behind and not a priority. So many other streaming programs work excellently (e.g Google Music, Amazon MP3, podcasts) -- why can't they get this right? If it's a funding issue, they should open source the client so bugs can be fixed for free. Or they should run a kickstarter to fix it.
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