Apple today announced Apple News+, their new subscription service that delivers access to over 300 popular magazines, leading newspapers and digital publishers via the Apple News app.
The new service will be available in the United States and Canada, and offers content from publications such as Vogue, National Geographic Magazine, People, ELLE, The Wall Street Journal and Los Angeles Times.
“We’re committed to supporting quality journalism, and with Apple News+, we want to celebrate the great work being done by magazines and news outlets,” said Lauren Kern, editor-in-chief of Apple News. “We think the breadth and quality of publications within Apple News+ will encourage more people to discover stories and titles they may never have come across before.”
The free Apple News experience will continue to be available to users in the U.S., Canada, the U.K., and Australia, within the app on iPhone, iPad and Mac, including access to Top Stories, Trending Stories and a personalized feed of articles.
Apple News+ subscribers will have access to current and past issues and individual articles from various magazines, including The Atlantic, Better Homes & Gardens, Bon Appétit, Condé Nast Traveler, ELLE, Entertainment Weekly, ESPN The Magazine, Esquire, Food & Wine, Good Housekeeping, GQ, Health, InStyle, Martha Stewart Living, National Geographic, New York Magazine, The New Yorker, O, The Oprah Magazine, Parents, People, Real Simple, Rolling Stone, Runner’s World, Sports Illustrated, TIME, Travel + Leisure, Vanity Fair, Vogue, WIRED and Woman’s Day.
Apple News+ also includes The Wall Street Journal, Los Angeles Times and Toronto Star, Canada’s largest daily newspaper. it also provides access to online publications such as theSkimm, The Highlight by Vox, New York Magazine’s sites Vulture, The Cut and Grub Street, and Extra Crunch from Verizon Media’s TechCrunch.
Pricing and Availability
Apple News+ is available today in the US for $9.99 a month and in Canada for $12.99 a month. Customers can sign up for a free one-month trial, and the plan automatically renews after the trial ends. To sign up for the service, customers must update to iOS 12.2 or macOS 10.14.4. Through Family Sharing, up to six family members can share one subscription. The service will be available in the UK and Australia later this year.