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Apple launches TV app, video gaming service and credit card

At a special event held at the Steve Jobs Theater at its Cupertino, California headquarters, the company also unveiled News Plus subscription service and a credit card

Reuters 

Apple Card

on Monday launched streaming and videogame services, looking to tap into 1.4 billion users of its gadgets to counter slowing demand for its At a special event held at the Theater at its Cupertino, California headquarters, the company also unveiled News Plus subscription service and a credit card.

Card

  • Credit card to be approved in minutes and to be used with Pay
  • No fee, no penalties and no sign-up fee
  • Goldman Sachs to be issuing bank for the card and MasterCard to manage payment processing
  • Apple Pay to be available in more than 40 countries by end of the year

Apple Arcade


Television
  • Apple unveils 'all New' TV app
  • App to include streaming services Amazon Prime Video, Hulu, and PlayStation Vue
  • Will feature shows from HBO, Showtime and Starz in Apple TV channels
  • Users can buy or rent movies on Apple TV
  • will be available as a software update in May, including Apple TV channels
  • will be available on Macs as well as televisions from Sony, LG, and Vizio, and devices from Roku and Amazon FireTV
  • to be available in more than 100 countries


Apple tv


Gaming
  • Launches Apple Arcade service with game developers
  • Apple Arcade to work on mobile devices, desktop computers, and televisions
  • Apple working with Walt Disney, SEGA Games and Annapurna Interactive on new games
  • Service to feature more than 100 new games exclusive to Apple’s mobile platform and subscription service
  • Games can be accessed through tab in App Store and will work on iPad, Mac, and Apple TV, also available for offline play News Plus
  • To feature content from 300 publications, including the NatGeo, the People, the Popular Science, the Billboard and The New Yorker; service to cost $9.99 per month

First Published: Tue, March 26 2019. 02:20 IST
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