Methods for Subscribing to Tech Tips Podcasts
You can subscribe to the Tech Tips podcast so that new episodes
automatically show up on your computer or iPod as they are issued.
There are several ways to do this:
- If iTunes is installed on your computer, use
your Web browser to go to the Tech Tips iTunes store page,
which will display the Tech Tips
podcast. Click the SUBSCRIBE button and the episodes will start to
appear in your iTunes listings. Click "podcasts" in the menu on the left
to see the list of downloaded tech tips.
- If you use the latest version of either Internet Explorer or Firefox as a web browser,
you can have the new episodes of Tech Tips show up as active bookmarks
in your browser.
- To get started go to the Tech Tips RSS.
Your browser will list the episodes and you can view or listen
In addition, you will see a SUBSCRIBE NOW (using Firefox 2) button or a
SUBSCRIBE TO THIS FEED (using Internet Explorer 7) button.
If you subscribe using either on of these web browsers, each new
episode of CSU Long Beach Tech Tips will automatically show up as a new
bookmark as soon as we make them available.
- There are also special programs designed just to make it convenient
for you to keep track of all your news feeds, podcasts and vodcasts
(video podcasts). These are known by various names: Podcatchers, RSS
news readers, News feed or RSS aggregators,etc.
You may already be using one or more of these without even realizing
it. Google offers the Google Reader and the
personalized Google home page. You can also use a My
Yahoo homepage or similar homepage from your internet service
Most of these personalized homepages allow you to customize them by
adding RSS feeds. You should see a menu choice that says "add RSS by
URL." The URL you want to enter into the space provided is:
On My Yahoo Homepage there is a menu that lets you set
up an alert that will contact you by email or cell phone text messege
whenever a new Tech Tip is issued.