This might be the best year yet for people that like good, but niche, discussions about all kinds of geeky stuff. The 5by5 network just about took over my Instacast list in 2011 and now Mule Radio is coming on strong too. Not a day goes by that I don't get something new and interesting (and sometimes hilarious) to listen to.
It kind of feels like Apple is missing the boat when it comes to podcast functionality in iOS. I'd love a single app across iOS, OS X and AppleTV to sync playlists and play position for each podcast.
Here are a few of my favorite new audio podcasts from newest to less new: