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Watchup: Your Daily Newscast

By Watchup, Inc.

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Watchup is the first streaming service entirely designed for watching news. The app builds your personalized newscast from a growing number of local, national and international news channels.

- Just turn it on to watch your newscast play continuously
- Schedule an alert to receive your newscast at your preferred time
- Need more context? Read text articles related to the video you are watching
- Create an account and enjoy Watchup both on iPhone and tablet
- NEW! We're adding more and more local U.S. channels

* An award-winning Stanford startup, backed by Microsoft, Turner Broadcasting, Stanford and veteran journalists
* Featured in the news category
* Praised by top media outlets (NBC, PBS Newshour, The Economist and more)
* Named a top startup disrupting the video industry by the National Association of Broadcasters
* Proud member of Turner's MediaCamp startup accelerator

Watchup takes up very little space on your iPhone or iPad and puts powerful video journalism at your fingertips!

*** SXSW Interactive Awards finalist ***

*** SxSW Accelerator finalist ***

*** Knight News Challenge Awards Winner at the MIT Media Lab ***

*** MobileBeat finalist ***

“A centralized hub of selected YouTube news channels, Watchup is like Flipboard for video” (Mashable)

“Watchup’s playlist experience allows you to catch all the day’s news while, for example you’re eating breakfast or cooking dinner (Techcrunch)

“It’s like Hulu for news junkies” (Harvard’s Neiman Lab)

“Watchup leads you to superior news content while you lean back” (The Economist)

“Cool idea, very simple, beautiful interface!” (Robert Scoble)

“One of the Top 10 News Startups to Watch" (ReadWriteWeb)

Watchup is brought to you by an award-winning Stanford Startup in partnership with a few of the most trusted news media brands like The Washington Post, Wall Street Journal, Associated Press, Univision, The Center for Investigative Reporting and many more.

System Requirements: iOS 7

Talk to us, we’re human! Email or visit Follow us on Twitter @watchup or subscribe on

What's New in Version 3.8.0

This is a major release that makes your daily newscast better than ever!
- We rewrote embedded video player to enrich our users experience: new implementation brings stability and performance improvements
- Minor bug fixes
Feedback? Talk to us, we’re human! Email


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Customer Reviews

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The video is not taking the entire space on the screen. It takes up 25% of the available area.

Watchup: Your Daily Newscast
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This app is designed for both iPhone and iPad
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  • Free
  • Category: News
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  • Version: 3.8.0
  • Size: 21.0 MB
  • Apple Watch: Yes
  • Languages: English, French, Italian
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You must be at least 17 years old to download this app.
  • Infrequent/Mild Horror/Fear Themes
  • Infrequent/Mild Alcohol, Tobacco, or Drug Use or References
  • Infrequent/Mild Profanity or Crude Humor
  • Unrestricted Web Access
  • Infrequent/Mild Realistic Violence
  • Infrequent/Mild Simulated Gambling
  • Infrequent/Mild Cartoon or Fantasy Violence
  • Infrequent/Mild Sexual Content and Nudity
  • Infrequent/Mild Mature/Suggestive Themes

Compatibility: Requires iOS 7.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch. This app is optimized for iPhone 5, iPhone 6, and iPhone 6 Plus.

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