Name of Podcast: 有的聊博客 (Pin Yin: yǒu de liáo bó kè )
What topics are covered?
This is a popular technology and free talk podcast. In this podcast, a group of tech “geeks” talks about the latest updates of the digital world – popular apps, new gadgets, new operating systems, and give their replies to the news. The podcasters also chat freely and have real-time interactions with their fans on social networks.
Why is it good to listen to?
In this podcast, there are three young male participants talking about technology news. All three are from Beijing and speak very standard and clear Chinese. As it’s very conversational, the speed of this podcast might be a little fast for Chinese beginners to catch up. It may also has a lot of sentence fragments and informal language usage, including slang or street language. From this podcast, you can practice your listening, while learning some popular technology vocabulary.
To listen or subscribe to the podcast, you can search 有的聊博客 on iTunes.
How often are the podcasts updated? This podcast is updated on a weekly basis.
Length of the podcast: The running time of each episode of the podcast range from 1 to 3 hours (Quite long!).
Description of the podcast:
The podcast is themed on popular technology, but it can end up with any topic shared by the three participants. At the beginning of the podcast, they talk about the latest technology news. They then will discuss the technology around them, which includes, for example, weird apps they found on the iTunes store. The podcast features a lot of real-time interactive sessions with their fans on 微博 (Pin Yin: wēi bó). You may also find out they will talk about so many other interesting topics especially towards the end of the podcast.
If you enjoy technology topics, this is a good Chinese podcast for you!