What are podcasts?
Dictionary.com's definition is that a podcast is "a digital audio or video file or recording, usually part of a themed series, that can be downloaded from a website to a media player or computer:"
There are many different types of podcasts, there are podcasts where the host discusses books, true crime, current news, historical events, comedy, etc. I typically listen to true crime podcasts and the podcast Reply All, which discusses stories related to technology.
Where can you listen to a podcast?
There a number of apps you can use to listen to podcasts. If you have a specific podcast in mind, you can search for the website about the podcast. On their website, they may tell you which app to use to access their specific podcast. If you just want to browse for something new, you can give any of these apps a try:
Apple Podcasts: Only available on iOS devises
Google Play Music: Only available on Android devices
Hope this helps you find something new to listen too!