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    AdminXavier Guillemane (CEO / Founder, Podcast Addict) commented  · 

    Which part of the app would you like to access through shortcuts?

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    AdminXavier Guillemane (CEO / Founder, Podcast Addict) commented  · 

    You can use the 'Duration' menu in the playlist screen to get this information

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    AdminXavier Guillemane (CEO / Founder, Podcast Addict) commented  · 

    You can already do this. Open the player screen then select the Share menu and press on 'Position in episode'

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    AdminXavier Guillemane (CEO / Founder, Podcast Addict) commented  · 

    @Mike Hull when you enable the loop mode, the app doesn't do the post processing anymore (mark as read, deletion, remove from playlist, ...)

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    @Anonymous

    You can disable the playlist to do so, or start playing an episode with the Sleep timer enabled with 'stop at the end of the episode'

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    AdminXavier Guillemane (CEO / Founder, Podcast Addict) commented  · 

    @Nicolas Caplanne
    You can long press on the player 'next episode' button to have the current episode deleted while skipping to the next one

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    AdminXavier Guillemane (CEO / Founder, Podcast Addict) commented  · 

    The toggle intent will resume playing the last played episode. If it was a radio station then it will start its live stream playback

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    AdminXavier Guillemane (CEO / Founder, Podcast Addict) commented  · 

    Please send me an email with more detail so I can understand this feature request (Settings/Feedback)
    Thanks

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    AdminXavier Guillemane (CEO / Founder, Podcast Addict) commented  · 

    @Jose Marques
    This feature request has no status. It has never been 'under consideration' ;)

    Sorry about that, but I don't have time to develop the app for new operating system. Support takes time, bug fixing takes time, implementing important missing features in the app takes time, adapting the app to new Android version & devices (Android wear, auto, tv, cast, home, ...) takes time...

    I'm sorry but there won't be any "computer version" of the app any time soon. I might develop a web app in the future but there won't be any windows/mac version of Podcast Addict.

    Thanks for your understanding

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    AdminXavier Guillemane (CEO / Founder, Podcast Addict) commented  · 

    @Jaro Black you can already do so by setting the Skip outro parameter in the podcast custom settings

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    AdminXavier Guillemane (CEO / Founder, Podcast Addict) commented  · 

    This doesn't use any storage space. This is just a list of episode title extracted from the database. Unless you keep episodes as downloaded, displaying all episode title won't use any space

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    AdminXavier Guillemane (CEO / Founder, Podcast Addict) commented  · 

    @Sean

    This is an Android bug, because it only affects a few users and always when starting playing via Bluetooth.
    The app doesn't manage the connection and you will never experience this while listening on the device speaker or with a wired headset. Also you can enable the playback speed and you will see that it doesn't work at all like what you're experiencing when this issue occurred. The app playback speed feature doesn't change the voice pitch. Sorry I cannot be more helpful

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    AdminXavier Guillemane (CEO / Founder, Podcast Addict) commented  · 

    @Neil G

    I understood your original feature requests. I was answering the latest comment in the Thread. Unfortunately your issue is really specific and unless the podcast owner use the exact same unique ID for episodes across different thread this won't be possible

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    AdminXavier Guillemane (CEO / Founder, Podcast Addict) commented  · 

    @Anonymous
    If you see duplicated entries in a RSS feed it means that the podcast owner doesn't follow RSS specs and is updating existing episodes Unique Ids.
    This issue can only be prevented by the podcast owner. He/she need to follow the specs and NEVER update existing episode unique ID

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    AdminXavier Guillemane (CEO / Founder, Podcast Addict) commented  · 

    @Ryan Grange
    You can disable the statistics in the app settings if you want to, but statistics won't use much data.
    My guess is that you might be facing the infamous Google Play Services data drain issue. Since a couple of weeks, the last version of the Google Play Services seems to use a lot of cpu and data on some devices to display the banner ads. As a workaround you can switch to the interstitials display mode in the app settings. Hopefully this will soon be fixed.

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    Those information are available in the Privacy policy available on the Play Store page, on this website and from within the app Settings menu.
    On the server side there's a lot of post processing to remove non pertinent information so they cannot be shared.

    Everytime an episode is downloaded or streamed it increments a counter on the server, which will allow me soon to display new episodes, trending episode, ... and to share those numbers with the podcast owner. This is just incrementing a counter
    without sending any personal information

    There's absolutely no data sending and there never will be as explained in the Privacy policy. Those data are just there to add more features in the app in order to improve podcast discovery which isn't so great for now.

    If I wanted more money like you suggest the first thing I would do would be to require more permission like access to localization, contact information which would immediately boost the ad revenue by A LOT !
    But I will never do that.

    Why are you saying the data isn't anonymous ?
    I can assure you I don't access any personal information (check the permission), so I have nothing personal to share ;)

    I didn't reject and close your feature request so I'm not saying it won't be done, but for now I'm working on more 'important feature', so I won't consider it before being done with those features which to be honestly will take some time.

    If you want to I can build a specific APK with those upload disabled (no new settings, no tuning of any screen), but you will then have to disable Play store update to avoid getting future update of the app for now.
    Is so please let me know by email (podcatsaddict@gmail.com)

    Thanks

    Xavier

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    AdminXavier Guillemane (CEO / Founder, Podcast Addict) commented  · 

    Sorry but those information allows to create the Top podcasts list and recommendation. I will soon be able to add new features like new episodes, trending podcasts/episodes, ... and so on thanks to those anonymous informations.
    I can also send statistics like : subscription #, download #, streaming # to podcast owner who ask for these information

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    AdminXavier Guillemane (CEO / Founder, Podcast Addict) commented  · 

    Can you please give more detail about this so I can understand what you're asking. Feel free to use a real example.
    Thanks

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    AdminXavier Guillemane (CEO / Founder, Podcast Addict) commented  · 

    @Howard

    Please contact me in case you have a question so I can help (Settings/Feedback)
    Thanks

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    @Anonymous because of the servers capacity to answer every requests ;)

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    AdminXavier Guillemane (CEO / Founder, Podcast Addict) commented  · 

    @Jordi
    The new position is automatically broadcasted everytime you changed the playback position. This feature request is different.
    What you described looks like an issue/bug in which case please send me an email with more detail so I can help (Settings/Feedback)
    Thanks

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    AdminXavier Guillemane (CEO / Founder, Podcast Addict) commented  · 

    @Girish

    You can already do that, by selecting a category in the main screen, then select all podcasts and apply an action.

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    FYI there’s a setting in Settings/Player called Playback “speed factor” which allows to select how much of the current playback speed is applied when you listen through a loud speaker. For example, I set this at 33%.
    This means that the podcast set to 2.5x is played at 2.5x only when listening with a headset (wired or BT). Otherwise the app will play at 1.5×. Once you enable this, you won’t have to change the playback speed based on the environment. The app will do it for you

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    AdminXavier Guillemane (CEO / Founder, Podcast Addict) commented  · 

    If you change the player speed in the app settings, then it's applied to every podcasts.
    If you change it on the player screen it applies to the current podcast only (which won't be affected by global setting change anymore after that)

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    AdminXavier Guillemane (CEO / Founder, Podcast Addict) commented  · 

    Please send me an email in case you have any question (Settings/Feedback)

    Regarding your question, no it's not possible.
    You can only link those files to the app data by restoring a backup.
    For now you can add a virtual podcast to listen to those files in the app, but there won't be linked to your subscriptions.

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