Best Podcasts

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  1. asimm

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    Got an 80g Ipod for Christmas and have done a quick search for best podcast site on the forum but no joy. Can anyone recommend some good podcast sites?

    Also I am not sure how to move old podcasts from Itunes to the Ipod - subscribe only seems to give you the last podcast in that section.

    Any help much appreciated.

    Thanks
     
  2. Strobe

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    I subscribe to these ones. Search for them under the Podcasts section of the iTunes Store.
    8 out of 10 Cats
    AV Forums (ofcourse!)
    Fighting Talk (BBC)
    Mark Kermode's Film Reviews (BBC)
    Stuff Mag
    The Comedy Show
    The Now Show
    X Box Live Major Nelson
    The BBC ones are generally well produced. The podcasts are all reviewed as well which helps.
     
  3. Strobe

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    Connect your iPod, click on the ipod under Devices on the left hand menu, hit Podcasts tab, tick the required box for sync'ing; all or selected, the twiddly gives you the option for deciding how many podcasts you want to sync (eg. all, 5 most recent, etc.).

    To decide want podcasts to download to the PC, use Edit-Preferences-Podcasts. This will give you the options when to check for new podcasts, how many to download and how many to keep.

    Trust this assists.
     
  4. asimm

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    Strobe

    Thanks very much - I have changed the settings so should get any new podcasts when they arrive. Even though I have selected all podcasts it is still not downloading any historical episodes. Not sure how to get old episodes on the Ipod.
    Thanks for your favourites.
     
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  6. Strobe

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    You will only have the historical ones available if they are on the original server;eg. BBC only seem to keep theirs up for a week or so. If you look in the Podcasts bit of your library, hit the little twiddly and any undownloaded avilable podcasts will have a Get button, hit that.
     
  7. Strobe

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    Strobe - wow - all sorted now - thanks for that. Not sure why they hide it away like that.
     
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    :thumbsup: Karl Pilkington is just the funniest thing on whatever planet he's from :rotfl:

    I have all of their podcasts and the shows they did on XFM, 4 days worth in total, never get tired of listening to the madness :D
     
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    The only one that I listen to on a regular basis is the Hospital Records podcast. Probably not very interesting if you don't like drum'n'bass though. :)
     
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    Pardon the Interruption via iTunes - ESPN sports talkshow that is fantastic for US Sports fans like myself :thumbsup:
     
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    Depends on what you like really but personally I listen or watch to the following:

    Cranky Geeks - tech talk show
    Diggnation - two guys drinking while discussing tech news
    MacBreak
    1UP Show - Computer Games
    Windows Weekly with Paul thurrott
    This Week in Tech - tech talk show
    DL.TV - tech talk show
    HDTV and Hom Theatre
    The Now Show - BBC Radio 4 Comedy

    Always on the lookout for more
     
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    Good list from Strobe, which I'd add:

    Battlestar Galactica (assuming to watch the programme)
    Best of Moyles
    The Secret Policemans Ball
    Transitions with John Digweed
    Podrunner
    Rick Gervais

    Also tend to download the two London breakfast shows (Virgin and Capital) although don't always listen to them.
     
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    Regarding these Ricky Jervais vdeo podcasts, I've found on my 80Gb, when I play them back, if I play as a video podcast the video is very jerky, however in iTunes, if I right click and conver said podcast to Ipod format, these then play perfectly on the iPod. Anyone else experienced this? Its all the podcasts, not just one or two.

    Cheers

    Evan
     
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    ive got a 60gig vision m and the podcasts i recommend are

    stuff magazine

    and if youve got an xbox 360, lol you probably havent

    major nelson xbox live
    videogameoutsiders (hosted by 3 peeps and they discuss 360,playstation ,wii and even handhelds)
     
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    All these are game related lol.

    GFW radio, 1UP yours and EGM live - from 1UP.
    The hotspot and the Gamespot UK podcast - from gamespot
    OXM podcast - from offical xbox magazine
    Major nelson's blogcast (been mentioned a few times)
    Game Scoop, Podcast beyond, 3 red lights podcast and IGN is AFK - from IGN
    The AV podcast games edition from this very site (although there hasn't been a new one in a while now).
     
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    KATG.com, thts the podcast i listen 2 :D
     
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    If your into fresh new dance music have a look at Radio 538 Dance Department. Sounds excellent and with over an hour of quality music I think it's fantastic.:)
     
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    I absolutely LOVE Keith and the Girl, very very funny stuff!
     
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    These podcasts covering every subject nowadays so it depends on what your interests are. Personally, I'm a fan of the engadget podcasts.
     
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    My favourite podcast is Danny Bakers "All Day Breakfast Show" this is hilarious. It may pay you to download them from the beginning so you get the injokes. Its on itunes or wippit.com.

    Cheers
     

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