Pocket Casts: Featured News


Pocket Casts is the world's most powerful podcast platform. Our family of apps and integrations provide premium listening, search and discovery tools. Pocket Casts launched in 2010 and today is widely considered one of the best podcast apps available. Check out some of our recent awards, accolades and press.

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Awards and Accolades:

Google Play Top Developer
Google Play Editor's Choice Award
Google Material Design Award
Lifehacker: The best podcast app on iOS (2019)
2018 Tabby Awards: Best mobile app for Android tablets
Android Authority: One of the 15 best Android apps of 2019
The Verge: One of the 10 best apps for your new Android phone (2018)
Engadget: Arguably the best podcast app (2018)
Business Insider: The best podcast app for iPhone (2017)
2017 Tabby Awards: Best mobile app for Android phones
Wired: Pocket Casts is the podcast app every iPhone user needs (2016)
The Verge: The best podcast app for Android (2015)

Pocket Casts Newsroom:

10 of the Best Third-Party Android Apps with Native Dark Mode
9to5Google- June 7, 2019

These Are Our 5 Favorite Podcast Apps Right Now
Time- May 9, 2019

Life at Triple Speeds: How to Listen to 36 Hours of Podcasts a Day
The Sydney Morning Herald- April 5, 2019

55 Android Apps Everyone Should Own
Lifehacker- March 9, 2019

Pocket Casts CEO On 'The Right Mix' Of Podcast Content And Ad Load
Cheddar- March 7, 2019

Pocket Casts 7 for Android Released in Full
SlashGear- March 6, 2019

Pocket Cast's Huge - and Controversial - Material Design Update is Finally Live
Android Police- March 6, 2019

Pocket Casts for Amazon Echo picks up where your phone left off
Engadget- February 27, 2019

Podcast App Pocket Casts launches Alexa Skill
VentureBeat- February 27, 2019

One of the Best Podcast Apps Just Got an Alexa Skill So You Can Listen on Mobile and at Home
The Verge- February 27, 2019

A Billion-Dollar Land Grab in Podcasting Has Begun, and Spotify's Leading the Charge
Sydney Morning Herald- February 18, 2019

The Golden Era of Podcasts is Yet to Come
The Next Web- February 11, 2019

What's on my tech: 2019 (review)
MKHBD by Marques Brownlee- February 7, 2019

Spotify. It’s Not Just for Music Anymore
The New York Times- February 6, 2019

A Beginner's Guide to Getting Into Podcasts
The New York Times- January 29, 2019

Pocket Casts Forges Intimate Bonds With Listeners
Cheddar- January 24, 2019

Pocket Casts Says Public Radio Acquisition Will Help Build Bond With Listeners
Cheddar- January 24, 2019

Pump Up the Volume: Podcast Apps Keep Pushing Toward the Money
Fast Company- January 14, 2019

These iOS Podcast Apps Are Way Better Than Apple's Default App
Lifehacker- January 14, 2019

The Best Podcast Apps on iPhone Are Way Better Than Apple's Default App
Lifehacker- January 11, 2019

The 100 Best iPhone Apps for 2019
PC Magazine- December 30, 2018

NPR wants to know what podcast ads you skip
The Verge- December 27, 2018

The First 33 Apps You Should Download for Your New iPhone
Business Insider- December 25, 2018

The 10 best apps for your new Android phone
The Verge- December 25, 2018

NPR’s move into podcasting analytics raises privacy concerns
Columbia Journalism Review- December 18, 2018

Android Auto Gets New Media, Search, Messaging Features
PC Magazine- November 30, 2018

The Best iPhone Podcast Managers for 2018
Lifehacker- November 27, 2018

The Podcasting Phenomenon Owes Much to a Small Company in Adelaide
Sydney Morning Herald- November 22, 2018

Q&A With Owen Grover: Pocket Casts Makes Life Easy
Podcast Business Journal- November 20, 2018

55 Android Apps Everyone Should Own
Lifehacker- November 19, 2018

The Adelaide podcast app taking on the world
InDaily- November 15, 2018

Pocket Casts’ Major Redesign Made it My Favorite Podcast App – Again
The Next Web- November 15, 2018

Pocket Casts' New Features Make it Arguably the Best Podcast App
Engadget- November 14, 2018

One of the Best Podcast Apps, Pocket Casts, Just Got a Big Redesign
The Verge- November 14, 2018

Podcast App Pocket Casts Relaunches, Hoping to Make Podcasts Less Excruciating to Find
CNET- November 14, 2018