Apple launches new “Apple News+” magazine subscription service priced at $9.99 per-month
Apple has introduced “Apple News+”, a new paid subscription service bringing 300 magazines across multiple categories like fashion, news, lifestyle, health, travel, food, and more to the Apple News application on iOS and macOS.
Magazines such as Rolling Stone, Variety, TIME, National Geographic, Vogue, Billboard, Popular Science, The New Yorker, Sports Illustrated and Fortune will all be part of the new Apple News+ service.
During the event Apple touted there are over 5 billion articles read every month inside Apple News, making it the #1 news app in the world.
Apple News+ is built directly into the News app, giving users a Netflix-like magazine browsing experience across all of their devices. Magazines can be downloaded for off-line reading.
The service is priced at $9.99/$12.99 CAD per-month, and can be shared with Family Sharing for no additional fee. – The service will launch with the first month being free and will be available to users later today with iOS 12.2 for users in the U.S. and Canada, with Apple News+ launching in Australia and the UK later this year.