Edit: After half day, my wife’s Mac started having the same problem. I have then applied the solution that I found in the Apple
Apple iTunes Update Brings With It Podcast Fix
Apples latest iTunes Update brings in some major updates for its Podcast application solving a continuing problem for podcast listeners where subscribed podcast’s stop updating with new episodes.
The refresh in iTunes update version 11.3.1 also features some other improvements also fixes another podcast related issue, which saw iTunes become unresponsive while browsing through different podcast episodes
Part of this update is linked to apples recent acquisition of Swell, which was valued at $30 Million that compiles different podcasts into personalized streams.
This new update follows on fro the last iTunes update 11.3 which added support for the new iTunes Extras feature and allowed users to gain access to DVD-style extras including behind-the-scenes documentaries, director commentaries, deleted scenes, and other bonus footage.
Apple are currently hard at work on iTunes 12 and Apple Fan Site will be covering every aspect of the launch later this year, so stay tuned.
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