Susan Kayser feels like something’s missing:
I recently upgraded my iPhone and iPad from iOS 7 to iOS 9. Apple’s Podcast app seems to have lost all its controls, making it useless: no scrub, no speed variability. The scrub is particularly important; if I miss a few words now, I can’t go back and replay them.
They’re still there, but you’re not alone in thinking those controls have disappeared. (Confession: It took me a few minutes to remind myself as I haven’t used the app in so long.) The Podcast app revision did away with unnecessary, goofy skeuomorphic controls and simplified the interface while improving it overall. But the one place it falls down? Finding the Now Playing section.
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