... So far, podcasting is mostly the province of tech-savvy early adopters. But pubcasters believe that it could in time raise their profile among listeners and draw younger web surfers who are letting their radios gather dust. ¶ Grabbing and listening to podcasts requires any of several software programs available free on the Web, in addition to an Internet-connected computer. The software grabs audio files in MP3 or other formats from the ether and dumps them on the computer. Transfer the audio to the portable digital player and you can tune in while you wait for the bus or in line at the Division of Motor Vehicles. ... Link: Current.org.