What's New

Bug fixes

App Description

Keep up with Smithsonian Channel's original series and documentaries, and explore our vast video library with our award-winning universal iPhone & iPad app - now with Apple Watch support. A 2015 Webby Award winner and previous SXSW Interactive Award nominee, this improved app introduces a brand new way to watch, find, and explore over 1,000 short videos and free full episodes. It also allows you to personalize your own version of the channel by selecting your favorite topics. Here, discovery is at your fingertips, and curiosity is rewarded. And with constant additions to our library, you're guaranteed to find something new every time you open this app.

*US ONLY*

If you're having technical difficulties, email [email protected] to get in touch with our team.

FEATURES:
- NEW: Apple Watch App for iPhone
- A new vibrant and intuitive design to enhance user experience
- Thousands of free videos
- Rotating selection of free full episodes
- Create your own "channel" with videos about your favorite topics (iPad)
- Quick Picks section that individually selects videos for you based on your interests (iPhone)
- Artifacts quiz section where you can put your knowledge to the test (iPhone)
- Smithsonian Channel “Video of the Day” widget you can add to your device’s Today View (iOS8)
- “Skip back” button that allows users to instantly rewind any video 15 seconds at a time. (iOS8)
- New curated playlists, debuted weekly
- Smart auto-play mode to continuously play related videos
- Ability to favorite videos
- Facebook, Twitter, and email sharing capabilities
- AirPlay integration
- Channel Finder to check on-air availability
- Notifications for new and featured content
- On-air schedule

iPhone Screenshots

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iPad Screenshots

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Apple Watch Screenshots

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App Changes

  • June 13, 2014 Initial release
  • October 10, 2014 New version 3.0
  • February 17, 2015 New version 3.0.2
  • June 21, 2015 New version 3.1.0
  • August 29, 2015 New version 3.1.1

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