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How to subscribe to podcasts in Apple iTunes

Dave, I've read lots of news about how iTunes now supports podcasts directly, but even now that I've downloaded the latest version of iTunes, I can't see how to browse podcasts and subscribe. Help?

This is a delightfully timely question because the iTunes support for podcasts only arrived today, so everyone seeking to enjoy this slick new feature of the best MP3 client available (and, yes, for both Mac and Windows) needs to download the very latest version of the iTunes application, version 4.9.

Once you have this latest version running, to get to the podcast features you'll need to go to the iTunes Music Store. Once you've logged in, you'll find that there's a new store, 'podcasts', in the "Chose Store" column. Click on it, and you'll get here...