Apple released its own Apple Card credit card and introduced News + and TV + services

Today, as expected, Apple held a presentation, but not of devices, but of new services: Apple Card, Apple News+, Apple TV+ and Apple Arcade (read more about it in our news).

Apple card

This is a branded bank card that is designedmake using a credit card simpler and more efficient. To receive a card, you only need a smartphone. Sign up for Apple Wallet, add a card, and in just a few minutes you can use it. You can also get a physical titanium card - it does not have a number, CVV code, expiration date and other usual information.

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You can pay for purchases wherever Apple Pay works. At the same time, the company promises not to charge any fees, reduce interest rates and “fines” for late payments.

Moreover, the Daily Cash cashback system will operate: 1% when paying with a physical card, 2% when using Apple Pay and 3% for purchases in Apple stores.

And through the application you can not only view your balance, but also track purchases and manage finances using AI: the system can group costs by category, create charts and graphs.

Apple Card will start to make out in the summer.

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Apple News +

This is a paid news service of the company, whichprovides access to digital versions of 300 different publications. Among them are The New Yorker, Esquire, The Atlantic, National Geographic, Men's Health, Vogue, The Wall Street Journal, etc. In addition, digital bookmarks, animated covers and notifications about the release of the latest issue are included.

This subscription costs $9.99, and there is also a family subscription. If you buy all these publications separately, it will cost much more—about $8,000 per year.

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From today the service is available for platformsMac and iOS in the USA and Canada in English and French. After this, they promise to connect Australia and the UK, and later in other European countries. The first month of use is free.

Apple TV +

This is the company's new video streaming service.Unfortunately, there are very few details about it, and the subscription cost is still unknown. In addition to accessing various channels like HBO or Showtime. Apple TV+ will also offer its own content: there are currently more than 25 films and series in production. And all this happiness without advertising!

The service will launch in the fall. Most likely, closer to that time we will learn more about Apple TV+.