Breaking Down Apples New Services, From News to Gaming

Tech news you can use, in two minutes or less: Apple announced a whole lot of new things today Today's Apple event had all kinds of updates: a new credit card, a new news subscription, and a new streaming subscription featuring celebrities from Oprah to Steven Spielberg and more. Let's break down exactly what's coming: Apple News +, Apple's news subscription service: Roughly 300 magazines (including WIRED) within the Apple News App Designed for Apple devices $9.99 (first month free) Family sharing at no extra cost Apple Card, Apple's new credit card: Organizes your purchases into trends No late, annual, or international fees 2% cash back on all purchases, 3% on Apple products Available on device and as a physical …

Apple event: 10 things you may have missed

Heres what Tim Cook didnt reveal, from Apple Card details to the Arcade game service Apple is throwing money at its bank Its US-only (for now?) but Apple is pushing its new credit card hard. The company is offering 2% cashback, paid daily, on any purchase made with the card using Apple Pay, and 3% on any purchase made with Apple itself, including the App Store and Apple Music. For purchases made in stores and online that dont take Apple Pay, of which there are a lot, the rate is lower, at 1%. But those figures show how much Apple is willing to pay to make its card a success. For comparison, the best cashback card in the US, reports …