What are podcasts?
A podcast is a digital audio file that is distributed over the Internet using either RSS or Atom syndication for listening on mobile devices and personal computers. The term was coined in 2004 combining the words iPod and broadcasting. Podcast, like radio, can mean both the content and the method of delivery. But unlike radio, podcasts allow the user to choose their content, and to listen when, where, and how they want. Subscriptions give the user the ability to aggregate selectively seek, find, and retrieve syndicated web content from a variety of sources, and they can then store the podcasts all in one place for later usage.
How do I get the podcasts?
Podcasts are free and you dont need an iPod to access them. All you need is any MP3 player, and that includes personal computers. You can download them onto your computer or other MP3 player, or burn podcasts to a compact disc to play anywhere, anytime you want.
How to Subscribe?
dLife now offers subscriptions! In order to subscribe, all you need is to download iTunes onto your PC or Mac. Once you hit the button to subscribe, the podcasts are automatically downloaded. Check your iTunes screen and click on podcasts to verify that the download is complete.
If you do not have iTunes or do not wish to download it, you can still download any dLife podcast that is on dLife.com. To copy, right click using your mouse or put your cursor on Listen, hold down your mouse button, hit the Control key, and select from the menu that will appear.
Where do I find podcasts on dLife.com?
Hear or download dLifeTV podcasts.
Hear Kris Freeman talk about the Olympics, syringes, challenges, and diabetes.
Hear Dr. Robert Meyer of the U.S. FDA speaks about Exubera's approval. (A dLife Exclusive)
Hear dLife's Janis Roszler talk to diabetes expert Dr. Steve Edelman about inhaled insulin.
Techie Terms of Interest:
MP3 an audio file format, based on MPEG (Moving Picture Expert Group) Layer 3 technology. It creates very small files suitable for streaming or downloading over the Internet.
RSS a family of web feed formats, specified in XML and used for Web syndication. RSS is used by (among other things) news websites, weblogs, and podcasting. The abbreviation is variously used to refer to the following standards:
* Rich Site Summary (RSS 0.91)
* RDF Site Summary (RSS 0.9 and 1.0)
* Real-time Simple Syndication (RSS 2.0)
XML eXtensible Markup Language. XML code constantly scans the content of a website for updates and then broadcasts those updates to all subscribers through a feed to an aggregator.
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