Podcasts are audio files that you can listen to on your computer, or on a portable media player like an iPod or any other MP3 player.
Podcasts work using RSS feeds to deliver you the latest file. There are many ways to subscribe to a podcast, but one of the simplest is:
iTunes is software that works with the iPod, but you don’t need an iPod to use iTunes.
You can subscribe to podcasts using iTunes several ways.
1. From the iTunes store
Search for the name or the subject of the podcast you’re interested in. For instance, to find Jump In, just search for “Jump In”.
You’ll see a whole bunch of stuff. Just find the one listed under “podcasts” and hit “subscribe!
iTunes will now automatically download the latest episode of the podcast. You’ll then be able to find it in your podcast directory:
Here’s another way:
2. Cutting and pasting the feed URL
You’ll see something like this:
You could take the easy way, and simply press “Add to iTunes” … or you could copy the feed address, go to iTunes, choose “Advanced” from the menu and choose “Subscribe to podcast”.
It’ll bring up a box. Paste the address in the box, and voila! You’re subscribed.
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