Apple announced on Monday (25) Apple TV +, new service for streaming series, movies, documentaries and TV shows. Housed in a revamped version of the Apple TV application, the release follows in the footsteps of the company's successful platforms in the past, such as iTunes and Apple Music, and features an original content selection along the lines of Netflix and Amazon Prime Video. The news will be available from September in the United States and in over 100 other countries. The price of tuition has not yet been disclosed.
In addition to the online video solution, the company announced a revamped version of Apple News, which includes digital magazine subscriptions; the Apple Card, a digital credit card that works on Apple Pay; and Apple Arcade, with selection of more advanced games for a monthly fee. All services work on iPhone, iPad, Mac and Apple TV. Check out all the news from Apple.
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Apple TV + Apple's new self-produced streaming service Photo: Divulgao / Apple
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Names like Steven Spielberg, Jennifer Aniston, Reese Witherspoon, Steve Carrel, J.J. Abrams, and Oprah Winfrey took the stage at the Steve Jobs Center in Cupertino, USA, to present projects that will be available on the service. With Apple production, the titles still have little information released no trailer has been shown audience.
The service will be released in an update to the redesigned Apple TV application and is intended to facilitate navigation by different content providers. In the same environment, the user will be able to explore videos from HBO, Netflix, titles purchased from iTunes or original Apple TV + shows. In addition, users in the United States may subscribe to a cable TV service integrated with Apple devices.
Apple TV + works on new Apple TV app for Apple devices Photo: Divulgao / Apple
Little is known about the company's streaming service. The price will be released only in the fall of the northern hemisphere in 2019, when the first productions should be launched and the platform released to users. For now, Apple has only ensured that the value of a subscription will be enough to share with multiple family members through the Family Sharing feature.
Apple News + is a fresh version of Apple News that includes more than 300 magazines, newspapers and digital publications in a single monthly subscription package. Including the Times, National Geographic, and Wall Street Journal publications, the service is available in the United States and Canada for $ 9.99 a month, free for the first month.
In addition, you can add dependents to Family Sharing at no additional cost. The service will debut in Australia and the United Kingdom in 2019. Apple News + is not yet available in Brazil.
Apple News + rene more than 300 digital magazines and newspapers in a single subscription Photo: Press Release / Apple
The Apple Card is Apple's new digital card. Created in partnership with Goldman Sachs Bank and operated by Mastercard, it operates primarily digitally within the Wallet app on the iPhone, and is accepted at all merchants that already accept Apple Pay as a payment method.
The app shows expense graphs with automatic categorization of expenses from information processed on the device itself, without sending data to company servers. There is no annual or any other maintenance fee and customers receive 2% daily cash back on all purchases, or 3% on purchases of Apple products or services.
Apple Card Digital Card No Charge from Apple Photo: Press / Apple
There is also an optional physical card made of titanium with clean and simple design: just the Apple logo, owner name and chip. Card number and other payment data are stored in the secure element of the electronic component. According to Apple, the Apple Card provides a different identification code for each transaction so as not to leak user information to third parties. There is no expected arrival of the card in Brazil.
Apple Arcade is a game streaming service that will launch more than 100 subscriber-only and dedicated games. The promise is to offer the most advanced graphics titles available for mobile devices, all without any ads or additional purchases to complete the game. Subscribers can play online or download to play without connection on iPhone, iPad, Mac, or Apple TV. The news is present in a new tab of the App Store app. The service will be launched from September in more than 150 countries.
Apple Arcade offers more elaborate subscription package games Photo: Divulgao / Apple
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