Podcasts not updating on ipod touch
There are some desperately needed basic fixes here by apple and it seems by all I have seen the issues are being ignored.
Unfortunately this only worked for half of the episodes in question.
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As of this writing (April 2014), Pocket Casts is arguably better than Instacast with respect to syncing among mobile devices, as it even syncs between i OS and Android, but it does not have a Mac application to allow you to play podcasts on your Mac. I've spent so many hours trying to sort this out with my own collection.
I'm on i OS 9 with a 5th generation i Pod and latest Mac OS/i Tunes at the time of writing and the sync is a disaster. No matter what I do itunes keeps trying to download long dead and dormant episodes I do not want or need. I have marked them so that they are not saved podcasts. I have performed the equivalent steps on the iphone itself.The current behaviour requires that you not only micromanage your podcast lists; you must be hyper-vigilant at all moments lest one of your devices starts trying sync something even when the sync options are turned off.