Apple made some big announcements today at its special event at Apple Park in Cupertino, California. Here are the major highlights.
Apple has introduced a brand new streaming service with a slate of original content. It includes original content from Steven Spielberg, J.J. Abrams, and many more. The service will launch later this year, in Fall 2019.
Apple is expanding the offerings available in its News app with a service called Apple News+. News+, in addition to the news content already available in the News app, includes magazines like Time, National Geographic, Vogue, and Popular Science. You can get Apple News+ for $9.99 per month, and your subscription works with Family Sharing at no extra charge.
Appl has introduced their own credit card, called Apple Card, created in partnership with Goldman Sachs and MasterCard. The card lives in the Wallet app, the card offers breaks down on how you're spending your money, makes paying down your balance easy with a range of payment options, and even offers cash back, transferred directly to the Apple Pay Cash card.
Apple has also announced a new game subscription service called Apple Arcade. Including more than 100 exclusive games, Arcade will live right in the App Store, and games available as part of the service will be available across iPhone, iPad, Mac, and Apple TV.
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