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NPR Addict

By Pass Time Software

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- Fan-built. Powered by the NPR API.

Browse Nation Public Radio (NPR) content by Program, Series, On-Air Personality, and more. Get your daily news and hourly news updates from the Podcast directory.

This application does not stream live content.

NPR Addict provides you with an easy-to navigate application interface for finding the program segment you'd like to hear. Stream the radio program, read the available story text and view any available image.

Content includes popular programs such as:
o All Things Considered
o Morning Edition
o Car Talk (Arts & Life section of the Podcast directory)
o This American Life (Search for Chicago, IL)

Your feedback to the developer is encouraged- this is an early release of ongoing work. Keep an eye out for updates!

What's New in Version 1.74

- Fixed a bunch of bugs leading to crashes.
- Now stripping bad XML characters in various data feeds from NPR, leading to more tolerance and more content

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Customer Reviews

Shows promise, but light on features so far

In under a minute I had interesting content streaming via AirTunes, but I don't see a way to queue up a playlist, only set a bookmark, which seems like the wrong model for short form content of transitory interest. Without that feature this app is a lot less appealing.

Also it would be good to be able to see all content sorted by date, or some favorite set of categories at a time, rather than having to select one specific category.

You've come a long way

What started out as a great app, then got crappy, is very good once again. Thanks so much for all the improvements, including the return of the Podcast Directory(though it would be nice to be able to listen to Bob Edwards). Still crashes occasionally, but overall, 2 thumbs up.


I like the app. They have been good at fixing the bugs, so this hasn't crashed too much in my use.
I would love to see another segment added to the available programs. What is the likelihood of getting "The Big Broadcast" from Sunday evenings? A little of that would make this app complete.

NPR Addict
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  • Free
  • Category: News
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  • Version: 1.74
  • Size: 3.7 MB
  • Language: English
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Compatibility: Requires iOS 5.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.

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