For Google Podcasts to be a real contender, it needs a lot more Google (opinion)
If you search for podcast apps in the Google Play Store, you’ll come up against a seemingly endless stream of choices. From feature-packed community favorites like Pocketcasts and Overcast to all-inclusive apps like Spotify and Google Play Music, there are already so many ways to playback podcasts, which is why it was a little perplexing when Google launched Podcasts last summer.
There are theories as to why Google Podcasts exists. One possibility is that, like every product we’ve seen out of Google’s camp, it’s another ploy to help propagate the Assistant.
For Google Podcasts to be a real contender, it needs a lot more Google (opinion) was written by the awesome team at Android Police.