Should You Get the Apple Card? What to Know Before You Bite

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The card, as showcased during the company's "Special Event", is an actual credit card made out of titanium with minimalistic looks showing just the name of the cardholder, an integrated chip and the Apple logo.

On Monday, Apple launched what some have called a "Netflix for news" - a $10-a-month subscription service that offers access to hundreds of magazines and a handful of newspapers. In a note to investors Goldman Sachs analyst Rod Hall said it was unlikely the new services would boost Apple's earnings in the short term but "are interesting from a platform churn point of view". All of this is no doubt alarming for Apple that had grown used to see nearly the lion's share of its revenue stream being contributed by iPhone and iPad sales.

It seems the News+ app preloads the pages from magazine's PDF versions and stores them in a cache folder of macOS where they can be accessed and used to reconstruct the PDF itself.

While the Apple Card will be available in the United States this summer, it is not yet clear when it will be launched in India.

The programming will come through a revamped television-watching app for users of Apple's 1.4 billion gadgets worldwide, as well as owners of smart TVs and other devices. That's it. All the identifying information on your card is kept private and secure from merchants, but also from Apple. Other stories will still be there, but only when users search for them, Apple said.

Peter Hewlett, partner at global management consultancy A.T. Kearney says that "digital banks are challenged by Apple's credit card announcement to a far greater degree than incumbents".

Apple has unveiled its plan to boost its service offerings amid slowing growth in iPhone sales. However, Apple promised that pricing and availability will be announced: "later this fall".

Beginning in May, you'll be able to subscribe to Apple TV channels a la carte and watch them in the app, with no other apps, accounts, or any kind of new password required.

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Throughout the presentation, Apple executives stressed privacy protections for consumers as they shop and consume content.

The new card is a MasterCard backed by Goldman Sachs and even though you can get a physical copy as well, everything still takes place on the iPhone.

Apple is also quick to specify that there will be "no ads, ad tracking or additional purchases" - which will help distinguish it from the exploitative end of free-to-play games often found on mobile.

Apple's streaming service and revamped TV app due to be rolled out later this year has been a long time coming - in more ways than one.

iPhone was not among the thing you might regard as a conventional gaming gadget, but a change is arising with this innovative Apple Arcade invention for gaming subscription convenience.

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