Pixel Envy

Written by Nick Heer.

On Breaking Out the Podcast App in iOS 6

Cody Fink, over at MacStories:

AppAdvice made note that Podcasts, iTunes U, and Audiobooks have been removed from the iTunes app in the iOS 6 beta, sparking thoughts that Audiobooks could find itself reintegrated into the iBooks app, while Podcasts become its own thing.

Placing podcasts in their own app would be wonderful, but I suspect a large number of people would be annoyed by yet another icon on their home screen that they can’t get rid of (see also: the kerfuffle over Newsstand, and the recent annoyance about Passbook).