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Technology Apple might be planning its own subscription bundle

16:16  14 november  2019
16:16  14 november  2019 Source:   engadget.com

Apple News Plus is now available in the UK and Australia

  Apple News Plus is now available in the UK and Australia It’s the first global expansion of the appThe service seems to be exactly the same as it is in the US and Canada; while Apple does highlight major British publications such as The Times, FourFourTwo, and Empire and notable Australian publications such as The Australian, The Daily Telegraph, and Australian Geographic in its press materials, US and Canadian subscribers can already access those too.

Ever since Apple rolled out its second, third and fourth subscription services, folks have begun to wonder when they could buy all three together, ideally for a discount. According to Bloomberg, it ' s something that Apple is at least thinking about, if not actively planning to do at some point in 2020.

That's not always the case, and some people might prefer touch controls regardless, but it ' s definitely something to consider. It ' s also worth taking the Audio-Technica took a slightly different approach to its true wireless earbuds for 2019. Earlier this year, the company debuted two new models, with the

Ever since Apple rolled out its second, third and fourth subscription services, folks have begun to wonder when they could buy all three together, ideally for a discount. According to Bloomberg, it's something that Apple is at least thinking about, if not actively planning to do at some point in 2020. Unnamed sources have said that, buried in the supplier contracts for news outlets, is a clause saying that News+ can be bundled with other services.

Craig Federighi standing in front of a television

On one hand, such a variation clause would be fairly common practice given that no company wants to renegotiate all of its deals to offer a tweaked service. And certainly, bundling News+ with either TV+, Music or both, would make good sense as an extra-value add-on. If a bundle did launch, and it is if, it may offer one, two or all three services with some small reduction in charge compared to buying them all individually.

Verizon is giving Unlimited customers 12 months of Disney+ for free

  Verizon is giving Unlimited customers 12 months of Disney+ for free Verizon (Engadget's parent company) is offering 12 months of Disney+ to all of its new and existing 4G LTE and 5G Unlimited wireless customers. New Verizon Fios Home Internet and 5G Home Internet customers will get 12 months of the new streaming service too. The offer begins November 12th, the same day Disney+ launches. This makes Verizon the exclusive Disney+ carrier, and it could help Disney+ better compete with Apple TV+, which launches on November 1st. Apple recently announced that anyone who buys an iPhone, iPad, Apple TV or Mac will get a free one-year subscription to its service.

Imagining an Apple subscription bundle . I might be willing to drop both Amazon Prime and Spotify if Apple introduced a bundle (and I have little doubt that such a statement may make Spotify angrier than it Apple would win by getting an increasing number of users deeply invested in its ecosystem.

As smartphone sales plateau, Apple is increasingly looking to subscription services like Apple News+ and Apple TV+ for growth. It ’ s long been rumored that the company might bundle its various paid services together to boost subscriber Share All sharing options for: Apple could bundle news, TV

But Bloomberg points out that the move could anger publishers, who would see their fees cut under any further discount. One outlet is said to receive under $20,000 from News+ subscriptions, less than expected and less than it got from Texture, the app Apple bought to rebrand as News+. Apple's refusal to allow targeted advertising has meant that some publishers initially eager to sign up are starting to get antsy.

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Apple Arcade gets an annual subscription for $49.99 .
Gaming on iOS devices just got a little cheaper.There's a new subscription offer for Apple Arcade.

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