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Radiolab is a show about wonder, curiosity and big ideas. Hailed by critics as “best radio show,” Radiolab presents a potent elixir of science and philosophy, first-person storytelling and radio theatre, all woven together with the most innovative sound design to ever spill out of the radio. Hosted by Jad Abumrad and Robert Krulwich and produced by WNYC, the show is heard on more than 300 public radio stations around the country.

The Radiolab app is all about curiosity, too. More than just a companion to the broadcast, the app is an extension of the Radiolab experience and its spirit of exploration, possibility and play.

By downloading the Radiolab app, you can…

· Listen to every podcast of the show from the very beginning to the latest release.

· Make your own audio effects, text and photos based on specific requests from Jad and Robert and upload them via Soundcloud.

· Read blogs and updates from the show.

· Share podcasts via email, Facebook and Twitter.

· Receive push notifications of news, new episodes and Radiolab events.

· And Access all of the above through a truly unique user experience that’s not just about navigation, but exploration.

The Radiolab app was produced by WNYC, developed by PRX and designed by 1 Trick Pony.

Your purchase of the app will help fund the production of Radiolab. Enjoy!

What's New in Version 1.0.14

- Additional optimizations for downloads
- Fixed various other bugs

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Customer Reviews

Love Radiolab

Absolutely love Radiolab. One of a kind content. The show is awesome. The app is cool but could work a little better. The interface is beautifully designed and very unique. But it can be a bit confusing to use. Sometimes I find myself swiping around, lost in the menus. Maybe you just have to get used to it. At least its not boring.

I also love how easily you can access the older content and blog. I listen to shows over and over again. Such a great program, so much to learn!

People seem to be complaining a lot about functionality. I have no issues with it crashing or not working. Not at all. Not sure why others do- maybe the updates weren't current. I feel like a lot of work went into this app and it's a relatively inexpensive product for a top notch program.

All told, for the quality of content and the pretty design, the app is worth the price and maybe tolerating a few nuances here and there, IMO. Thank you Jad and Robert... And app devs!

Live Radiolab, Hate this App

Don't waste your money on this app. I brought it for the love of the Radiolab podcast but it doesn't really offer much more functionality than the regular podcast app. I wish it allowed me to hold my place in the playlist (I'm working my way backwards from 2015 to the when the show started), the graphics make the app slow to respond and easy to crash, and there is no sort function or filter that lets you select anything other than the type of podcast (I wish I could select the year, for instance) Save your money for when they come up with a better app :/

Take note, app developers!!!

This terrible app and others like it are what happens when app developers sacrifice user experience in order to be clever. The interface is confusing, it's graphics heavy and crashes all the time, and it doesn't work like it should. Please redo this app and make it easier to navigate and make it actually function properly. I HATE cutesy, boutique-y apps like this. It's about us- the paying customers - and not about how quirky you can be thorough your misguided app design. Whatever company designed this for Radio Lab should be fired.

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  • $2.99
  • Category: Entertainment
  • Updated:
  • Version: 1.0.14
  • Size: 33.6 MB
  • Languages: English, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Portuguese, Simplified Chinese, Spanish, Traditional Chinese
  • Seller:
Rated 12+ for the following:
  • Infrequent/Mild Sexual Content and Nudity
  • Infrequent/Mild Realistic Violence
  • Infrequent/Mild Simulated Gambling
  • Infrequent/Mild Horror/Fear Themes
  • Infrequent/Mild Alcohol, Tobacco, or Drug Use or References
  • Infrequent/Mild Cartoon or Fantasy Violence
  • Infrequent/Mild Mature/Suggestive Themes
  • Infrequent/Mild Profanity or Crude Humor

Compatibility: Requires iOS 7.1 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.

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