What you need to know

  • The Apple Podcasts app now features new top-level categories for improved browsing.
  • Clicking on a category will show you top shows and new shows.
  • Top-level categories will also feature subcategories for more niche topics.

Apple Podcasts on iOS and in iTunes are a little easier to browse, thanks to the addition of new content categories. First teased in June, the new categories span a series of popular genres, from true crime to comedy.

Here's the full list of new Apple Podcasts categories:

  • True Crime
  • Comedy
  • Sports
  • Fiction
  • History
  • Business
  • Society and Culture
  • Kids & Family
  • Education
  • News
  • Religion and Spirituality
  • TV & Movies
  • Technology
  • Arts
  • Health and Fitness
  • Music
  • Science
  • Leisure
  • Government

When you click on one of the categories, you can browse through top shows and new shows. Some of the new top-level categories also include subcategories. For example, Sports now features a Wilderness subcategory.

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In addition, Apple Podcasts will feature "more to explore" and "long-running shows" as part of its push for increased curation.

Speaking of podcasts, you can subscribe to the iMore podcast right here.

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