What you need to know
- Apple has shared its services highlights from 2020 from Apple TV+, Music, and more.
- It has also teased some of its upcoming plans.
Apple has today shared the 2020 highlights from its services including Apple TV+, Music, and more, as well as teasing some upcoming plans for 2021.
In a press release the company said:
Apple says the most download apps in 2020 were Zoom and Disney+, along with popular games like 'Among Us' and 'Roblox. It says consumers spend $1.8 billion on digital goods and services from Christmas Eve to New Year's Eve, including $540 million on New Year's Day.
Apple had a record year with its Music service, and says that 90% of iOS 14 listeners have used its new features on the platform:
Apple did not share any user figures for its Apple TV app, but did note the number of awards its AppleTV+ originals have been nominated for:
Apple also noted that there are plenty of titles to look forward to in 2021, some of which we've never heard of before!
Apple also shared information about its other services including Books, Podcasts, Fitness+, Apple Pay, and Apple Arcade:
You can read the full press release here.
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