Thursday, April 27, 2006

Podcatch your podcasts using bookmarks in your browser

Forget about iTunes. Say goodbye to PodcastAlley. Flush all those podcatchers down the virtual tube.

Kay Stoner over at has developed a cool tool. You enter the feed of your favourite podcast into text box and it creates a webpage that you can just bookmark.

How is this different from regular podcatchers?

  • There's no fussy software to download.
  • There's no bulky software to launch.
  • You don't have to go to a website to search for your favourite podcasts over and over again. You just launch your browser, open your bookmarks and there they are.
  • There's no need to login to a podcatcher to access the podcasts you like. Instead, just launch your browser.

What are the drawbacks?

  • You'd have to grab the RSS feed from somewhere to paste into this tool. It's hard enough remember where I put my cellphone, much less a long, complicated RSS feed.
  • Can't think of any others. Can you?

Besides my nattering negativity, this tool is neat, eh? Give 'er a whirl. Not Kay, I mean the Podtopia tool.


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