December 10, 2013
Castro - High Fidelity Podcasts is a new app available for iPhone. The app offers a gesture-based podcast experience. Created by Supertop, the $2.99 app includes a number of tools that makes it unique, including full screen themes, fast search, and more. Other features include:
We’re still in the process of looking at Castro and hope to offer a review soon. In the meantime, you can download the app by following this link. See also: Pod Wrangler's First Major Update Makes For Easy On-The-Go Podcast Listening, and Pocket Casts 4.2 Features 64-Bit Support And Other Notable Enhancements.
- Episodes tab makes it easy to find the latest episodes of all your podcasts.
- Innovative player controls, optimised for podcast listening.
- Takes advantage of iOS 7's background features to keep your podcasts fully updated, even when you're not in the app.
- Automatically downloads new episodes as they are published.
- Instant, clear, notifications when new episodes come out.
- Turn on News Mode to keep only the most recent episode of frequently updated podcasts.
- Simple, well thought out settings.
- Intelligent storage management — you set the size limit and Castro will delete old episodes as necessary to keep within it.
- Supports streaming and offline playback.
- Ability to play episodes without subscribing to the podcast.
- 5 Playback Speeds.