At today’s special event on Apple Park’s Steve Jobs Theater, Apple announced 4 brand new service today, including the Apple News+, Apple TV+, Apple Arcade, and Apple Card. Here is a brief summary of these services.
First of all, Apple introduced Apple News+, a news magazine subscription service, it features magazines from National Geographic, TechCrunch, New Yorker, Vogue, Rolling Stone, as well as newspapers like The Wall Street Journal and The Los Angeles Times. The News+ service can be accessed from the Apple News app, it’s now available in the US and Canada, with a one-month trial, and cost $9.99 after the trial ends.
Secondly, Apple has announced the so-called Apple Card credit card system, it’s integrated within the Wallet app, and sign up the service can be done within the app. You can use it across all Apple devices. There’s also a new feature called Daily Cash, which is a cash back system, you can receive 2% cash back when purchases were made with Apple Card.
Furthermore, the company also unveiled a new game subscription service, “Apple Arcade.” Users will pay a monthly fee and then have access to a wide range of games. Nonetheless, these games will not have any ads or in-app purchases. Apple Arcade will be available on iPhone, iPad, and Mac in 150+ countries later this year.
As for Apple TV+, please refer to Sid Ramirez’s article on the original content streaming service.