Local radio stations and major media organizations release hundreds of news items daily which – either because of distance or access difficulties – don’t always reach the widest audience. BeyondPod, then, is an app that brings together hundreds of media sources from worldwide into a single interface.
BeyondPod is a well-designed, super simple to navigate podcatcher which gives you access to millions of free podcasts from around the world. It offers a vast variety of content, from small players to the big boys like BBC, ESPN and CNN, which should please the most niche of palates.
It supports Chromecast, and is integrated with Feedly so that you can catch up on old episodes if they’re no longer included in the the publishers feed. BeyondPod has a free trial period of 7 days, after which you’ll need to you need to pay up and subscribe for the full version.
This app makes accessing content easier by letting you do so in just a few clicks, seeing all the news items published in outlets both small and large, locally and globally, in one place. In addition, the app allows you to search news by individual profile or by specific country.
BeyondPod plays both audio and video podcasts like normal feeds, so you also can use it as an RSS reader. It also includes the option to add your own content and share it with other users in your location. What’s more, unlike other similar tools, BeyondPod lets you subscribe to any news profile so you can stay informed and create your own information list from any number of countries.
BeyondPod has a slick and attractive design, and is super simple to navigate around. As well as being able to discover millions of podcasts from the wide search categories available, the app also suggests pod playlists (Smart Playlists) to you based on what you most enjoy listening to. You can also import your own music, audio books, voice notes, and play them anytime on your Android device.