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The latest news in five minutes. Updated hourly.

Customer Reviews

Which News Summary to Choose?

The Hourly News Summary is ideal if you:  - Set iTunes to update podcasts daily  - Occasionally click the podcast "update" button just before syncing your iPod Used this way, this podcast neatly delivers a useful 5-minute round-up of the news at least once a day (and the very latest when you want it) while taking up only a single line in the iPod's Podcasts menu. For listeners who set iTunes to update podcasts hourly, it's better to choose your favorites from the among the News Summary podcasts at set hours of the day, 7 am, 10 am, 4 pm, and 7 pm.

Needs a little tweaking

To help combat the problem of it absorbing all 16 hours since you left you computer i offer a few sources. first you set the podcast settings to allow you to manually refresh it when you need the podcast (this is what I do). Another way would be to go through and uncheck all the old hour summaries and set up you ipod to only accept checked podcasts. Another suggestion would be to go under podcast settings and have it update only the most recent ones. These are some suggestions that I can offer.

hourly news doesn't download hourly like it is supposed to

I do like the news, unfortunatley the news doesn't always download hourly like they're supposed to and it would be nice to have a daily summary that's over 5 minutes

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  • Category: News & Politics
  • Language: English

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