Google Podcasts now seems in Android Auto’s record of media apps. The house view is of all of your subscribed exhibits, with the navigation drawer offering entry to default playlists like New episodes, Downloads, and In progress.
Like different media apps in Android Auto, the interface is sort of rudimentary and focussed on fast content material choice. The Now Enjoying display screen — accessible from the FAB within the bottom-right nook — permits customers customers to rewind 10 seconds or quick ahead 30. Customers can swipe up or faucet the carrot button to maneuver between whole episodes.
In any other case, the display screen notes what episode you’re listening to and the present, with the art work displayed behind. Google Podcasts conforms to the usual media expertise launched with Android Auto 3.8 in November.
Podcasts is up to date through the Google app with the Android Auto part showing alongside final week’s beta. (Signal-up here.) Version 8.91 ought to hit the secure channel subsequent week, and be accessible to all customers.
In the meantime, Google’s podcasting shopper is engaged on auto-episode downloads that ought to maintain offline file administration. We enabled that function with final week’s APK Perception.
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