 Apple Special Event March 2019

This week Apple held their March 2019 keynote in California at the Steve Jobs Theatre. They held a services based conference this time and announced many new products that are upcoming this year. I have kept this blog post quite concise by publishing my notes that I took whilst watch the keynote so I hope they’re quite easy to skim through and you find them useful.

Introduction • beautiful video • animated feature • products/services focused • Apple runs on 100% renewable energy • event all about services • 

News+ • subscription service • hundreds of magazine/news publications • redesigned app • video/live covers • interactive features • one subscription for up to six members in iCloud Family • $9.99 per month • first month free •

Card • credit card • no fees • low interest rates • Daily Cash paid to Cash card • 1% for using physical card • 2% for Pay usage • 3% on Apple purchases • clear names/locations of merchants • titanium card (chip/name only) • superior privacy and security • worldwide usage • live statements in Wallet app • iMessage customer service •

Arcade • subscription service • available on phone, tablet, computer and tv • 100+ exclusive games • no ads or additional purchases • pick-up where left off on other devices • total offline experience •

TV • redesigned app • available on Mac and Smart TVs • channel subscriptions available • only pay for what you want • kids area • on-demand • ad-free • best picture and sound • family sharing • available in 100+ countries •

TV+ • paid subscription • exclusive Apple Originals • loads of content • ad-free service • 100+ countries • coming this fall •

Hope you liked this blog post and are excited about some upcoming Apple services! What do you think of the announcement? Thanks for reading.

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