Play podcasts at 1.5 or 2.0x on the iPhone and Touch.

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podcastspeedDid you know that you can speed up the playback speed on your iPhone?  That’s right, you can play your podcasts at both 1.5x and 2.0x speeds.  It takes a bit getting used to, but there’s nothing better than cutting down that 2 hour podcast into a fraction of the time commitment. I mean I love podcasts and all but 2 hours… really?

It took me a while to figure out (had to chat with Grant about it), but I managed to track down the settings.  Here’s the steps:

  1. Start the podcast like you normally would,
  2. Leave the album up on the screen,
  3. Tap the album art once and a new overlay should pop up,
  4. A mail icon, a rewind icon, and a playback speed icon,
  5. You can now choose between 1, 1.5, and 2.0x speeds.

There ya go!  Save some time, listen to your podcast’s in chimpunk voices.

[Photo Via Strangeless]

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