8 Apple services that you can take full advantage of with your iPhone
Most Apple iPhone users think that Apple only offers iTunes services for Apple users but there is a lot more than that. Apple has many other service offerings providing customers with the highest quality services along with an unparalleled commitment to privacy and security and offering creators and developers the opportunity to bring their creative visions to people around the world.
Here are eight Apple services that you can take full advantage of with your iPhone.
- Apple Arcade
- Apple TV+
- Apple News+
- Apple Podcasts
- Apple Card
- Apple Pay
- Apple Music
1. Apple Arcade
Apple Arcade is a groundbreaking game subscription service within the App Store, offering users unlimited access to the entire catalogue of 100+ new, exclusive games, all playable across iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Mac and Apple TV. Apple Arcade features award-winning titles such as “Sayonara Wild Hearts,” “Assemble with Care” and “Mini Motorways,” and throughout 2020, the service will add new games and expansions every month.
2. Apple TV+
Apple TV+ is the home of Apple Originals from the world’s greatest storytellers, including “The Morning Show,” “Dickinson,” “For All Mankind,” “See” and “Servant.” Apple TV+ made history as the first streaming platform to receive multiple Golden Globe and Screen Actors Guild nominations in its launch year and is the first and only streaming service to debut instantly in over 100 countries and regions.
The Apple TV app brings together the different ways to discover and watch shows, movies and more in one app, and is available on iPhone, iPad, Apple TV, Mac, iPod touch, select Samsung smart TVs, and Amazon Fire TV and Roku devices, and will be available on LG, Sony and VIZIO smart TVs later this year. The Apple TV app now offers over 30 Apple TV channels — direct subscriptions to premium video services so customers can watch both online and offline, ad-free and on-demand, all in one app.
3. Apple News
Apple News draws over 100 million monthly active users in the US, UK, Australia and Canada and has revolutionized how users access news from all their favourite sources. Apple News+ offers an all-in-one subscription to hundreds of the world’s top magazines and major newspapers. In 2020, Apple News will provide live coverage of key moments in the US presidential election in partnership with ABC News.
4. Apple Podcasts
Apple Podcasts offers free audio stories that entertain, inform and inspire, and now delivers listeners over 800,000 shows in 155 countries on more devices than ever before. Listeners can search topics and people within the audio to find new shows and episodes.
5. Apple card
Apple Card is widely used as customers began using Apple Card Monthly Instalments to purchase new iPhones and pay for them over 24 months with zero interest. This year, entry to more than 150 stadiums, ballparks, arenas and entertainment venues around the world was available with contactless tickets on iPhone and Apple Watch.
6. Apple Pay
Apple Pay leads innovation with the ways customers pay for goods and services, and access everyday experiences. Customers could ride public transit with Apple Pay in some of the largest cities in the world, including Shanghai, Beijing, Tokyo, Moscow, London and New York. In 2020, customers will be able to easily tap their iPhone and Apple Watch to ride trains and buses in even more cities, including Washington, D.C., Shenzhen, Guangzhou and Foshan, and access dorms and services at additional universities across the US.
iCloud powers a seamless experience in keeping a customer’s photos, videos, files, app data and safer, up to date and available across all their devices. Over 75 percent of iCloud users are protected with two-factor authentication, an extra layer of security designed to ensure that no one else can access their account or data. With Family Sharing, up to six family members can share access to Apple services, including Apple TV+, Apple News+, Apple Arcade, Apple Music and an iCloud storage plan, as well as individual music, movie, TV, book and app purchases.
8. Apple Music
Apple Music is the most complete music experience, offering over 60 million songs and world-class music experts and tastemakers curating thousands of playlists and daily selections in 115 countries. Apple Music is the best music service for iPhone, iPad, Apple Watch, Apple TV, Mac, HomePod and CarPlay. The new time-synced lyrics feature was a highlight: over 50 percent of listeners have used it on iOS 13. The innovative Beats 1 radio station offers exclusive shows by Frank Ocean, Nicki Minaj, The Weeknd, DJ Khaled and Elton John. Apple Music provides artists and songwriters at every level of their careers with a global platform to reach new and existing audiences.
According to Apple media sources in 2020, Apple will continue to delight customers, and collaborate with developers and creators, offering new levels of creativity, choice and innovation across original series and films, podcasts, music, news, games, apps, payments and unique experiences only Apple can deliver.
These are some of the Apple apps that you can enjoy with your iPhone.