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Folks who are waiting for Apple’s iTunes 4.9 with built-in Podcast support should take a gander at BadFruit.com’s BadApple plugin. The developer of this plugin is going to add support for all sorts of podcasts, not just Apple approved podcasts. It is right now a Windows-only […]

Folks who are waiting for Apple’s iTunes 4.9 with built-in Podcast support should take a gander at BadFruit.com’s BadApple plugin. The developer of this plugin is going to add support for all sorts of podcasts, not just Apple approved podcasts. It is right now a Windows-only plugin. Essentially it mimics the Music Store experience and helps you find the right podcast. Here is an FAQ with all the information. Since it runs on Windows, I have not tried it. If you do, let me know what you think? I am still in fog from a very busy week, so please excuse for lack of details!

  1. Other than this being ONLY for MS Windows, and it being set up as an executable file for the install. It “might” be good for MS Windows based iTunes users who can’t wait for 4.9

    Heck, if nothing else it would be an excellent vehicle for installing spyware onto MS Windows machines for users who can’t wait for an upgraded version.

    As the software (from the FAQ description) installs itself into the Music Store side of the software it places itself into an excellent spot to appropriate user information and accounts …

    Mind you this might be all merely blatant speculation, but as the software IS NOT OpenSource, you won’t ever be able to check it out and verify now will you?

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  2. Many users are having trouble with BadApple, as it changes important windows network settings. Do not install this software until more is known about it.

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  3. Profile: BadFruit

    Company: BadFruit

    What is it?
    BadFruit has a product called BadApple that is a plug-in for iTunes. It expands ITunes functionality to view and add podcasts directly into iTunes. This is NOT the iTunes support for podcasts announced by Steve Jobs a…

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