It is not known how expensive a subscription to the streaming service will be.
Several smart TV brands are also onboard with a new app, with Samsung, LG, Sony, and VIZIO amongst them. Hire some stars! Steven Spielberg, Jennifer Aniston, Reese Witherspoon, J.J. Abrams, and Winfrey came on stage to do the least creative thing creative people do: talk about creativity.
"This is what we call now the battle for the lounge room", futurist Steve Sammartino told 3AW Breakfast.
Right before Apple introduced its new credit card, we learned that Apple Pay will begin supporting transit pay in Portland OR in the coming weeks with support rolling out to Chicago, IL, and New York City, NY later this year. It will be an ad-free subscription service, available on and offline, with new additions every month.
Apple said magazines including National Geographic, The New Yorker and Wired will be included, along with newspapers including the Los Angeles Times and the Wall Street Journal.
The Apple TV Channels service will be a system in which users will only pay for the content to which they'd like to subscribe. "We're thrilled to give viewers a sneak peek of Apple TV+ and can not wait for them to tune in starting this fall". The launch comes as Apple seeks to shore up growth, with the company in January posting its first decline in revenue and profit for a holiday quarter in more than 10 years.
Israel Strikes Gaza After Rare Missile Hits House, Truce Reached
A suspected rocket attack from Gaza has destroyed a house in central Israel wounding six people, an Israeli rescue service said. It has raised fears of a severe military escalation between the two sides just ahead of April 9 Israeli elections.
"That is correct - Australia will be one of the 150 countries Apple Arcade will be available in".
The firm said its card would have no fees and all purchases made with the card would receive 2 per cent cash back each day, rising to 3 per cent for purchases made at Apple stores or through the company itself.
Apple is betting on services to pick up the slack - and for good reason: Three in four Americans have at least one online subscription, and video streaming services are the most popular.
Apple Arcade will launch in fall 2019.
Apple on Monday finally unveiled its long-rumoured TV streaming service: Apple TV Plus.
As well, Apple says the card will help customers keep better track of their spending (purchases are automatically organised into categories like food and entertainment) while protecting privacy (Apple says it's put security in place so it won't know where or what you purchased, and there's no card number or signature on the physical card).
Dsney has also suggested it could bundle Disney+ with ESPN+ and Hulu, of which it owns a majority stake after its acquisition of 21st Century Fox assets.