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HTTPS websites and PAL, the analog TV system: their numeric relationship

HTTPS websites and PAL, the analog TV system: their numeric relationship

Since 2014, I have covered the importance and methods to have forced secure HTTPS on websites. Since 2008 in ProVideo Coalition in English —and much earlier in Castilian, I have…

<em>CapicúaFM</em> wins 2018 award from LPA

CapicúaFM wins 2018 award from LPA

I am so happy to share with you that last Friday, the judges from Latin Podcast Awards chose my CapicúaFM show among 7 nominees in the category of Society…

<em>Above-the-fold</em> podcast subscription banners

Above-the-fold podcast subscription banners

In Apple’s recent podcast best practices, the company recommends having our podcast subscription banners above the fold on the show’s website. In this article, I’ll clarify this…

Google & Spotify now favor self-hosted podcasters…

Google & Spotify now favor self-hosted podcasters…

Last week, two important syndication platforms for on-demand audio programming via RSS (i.e. podcasts) indicated their favoritism for self-hosted producers, over most of those who use a…

AAC test: Does your device play this file?

AAC test: Does your device play this file?

Apple has suggested we change from MP3 to AAC, but many people are afraid that AAC may not be playable on all current players. So I created a bonus test…

Branded RSS in the era of platform expulsion

Branded RSS in the era of platform expulsion

In this article, I’ll clarify what an RSS feed is, why it’s such a critical element in order to syndicate an online show (audio or video) as a…

<em>BeyondPodcasting</em>: James Cridland, international issues, Google Podcasts + much more

BeyondPodcasting: James Cridland, international issues, Google Podcasts + much more

On BeyondPodcasting episode 5, Allan Tépper converses with James Cridland, Radio futurologist and editor of Podnews.net, aka “the James Bond of both conventional radio and the new radio…

1TB cloud storage for under US$70/year, or 5TB for US$30 more

1TB cloud storage for under US$70/year, or 5TB for US$30 more

Whether you are seeking, already using or needing to expand your online cloud storage, price is an important factor. I am talking about services like DropBox and Google Drive, which…

Google Podcasts app: They got it 99% right this time.

Google Podcasts app: They got it 99% right this time.

For many on-demand online audio shows that choose to syndicate as a podcast (RSS subscription), Google dropped the ball in 2012 when it killed its own Google Listen app…

Adobe Project Rush: pro mobile/cross-device editing software

Adobe Project Rush: pro mobile/cross-device editing software

Last week I attended the online Adobe press conference regarding its new Project Rush video editing software. I am intrigued at its power, cross-device and inter-device sharing, which…