New $2.99 iPhone podcast player by Frank Krueger. By bizarre coincidence, it launched the same day as Overcast, so it might have gotten lost in the Overcast shuffle. It’s a different take. Krueger writes:
I wrote Mocast because I was unhappy with the iOS podcast app
selection. While there are almost as many iPhone podcast
players as there are weather apps, I find that they all have
two fatal flaws.
First, they take downloads way too seriously. Most UIs
differentiate downloaded vs. not downloaded episodes and bifurcate
their interface along those lines. This is silly to us
podcastistas who aren’t the greatest at planning ahead.
Second, they take new episodes too seriously. Whole apps seem
built with only new episodes in mind as they hide away the back
catalog. I don’t know why this is. My favorite podcast, The
Incomparable has an amazingly rich back catalog of episodes that
I love to listen to. It’s nice when a new episode arrives but
there’s no need over-emphasize them at the cost of the full