Tag: subscription

BMW owners unable to access CarPlay due to apparent subscription service outage

A number of BMW owners are unable to access Apple’s CarPlay from their in-car infotainment systems after the German marque’s ConnectedDrive subscription service suffered an outage early this week. AppleInsider… Read more »

Apple Music subscription reduced in India in response to Spotify and YouTube Music launches

Apple has cut the cost of its Apple Music subscription in India, making the streaming service cheaper than the recently-launched rivals Spotify and YouTube Music to potential cash-strapped customers in… Read more »

Apple reaches deal with Vox for upcoming Apple News subscription service, report says

Bloomberg reports this evening that Apple has signed another publisher to its upcoming premium Apple News subscription service. According to the report, Apple has inked a deal with Vox to… Read more »

Apple’s rumored gaming subscription could be a big change for mobile gaming

The suggestion that Apple could launch a subscription service for gaming is an interesting proposition, but is there much weight to the idea? AppleInsider examines ways the service could exist,… Read more »

Netflix earned $790M from iOS alone in 2018 as subscription apps dominate year-end ‘top grossing’ chart

Subscription apps have become incredibly common on iOS over the last several years. As 2018 comes to a close, app analytics firm Sensor Tower has compiled a list of the… Read more »

Facebook to launch subscription tool in iOS app after resolving dispute with Apple

Facebook has resolved a revenue sharing issue with Apple, it was announced on Monday, allowing the social media giant to launch a subscription tool for publishers looking to enable paywall… Read more »

Apple features subscription apps offering free trials in new App Store section

Apple recently published a new section to its iOS App Store that throws a spotlight on subscription-based apps offering free trials to new users, a move that plays into the… Read more »

Apple acknowledges earlier iCloud subscription errors, says everything has been resolved

Earlier this week, some iCloud users noticed that the $ 0.99/mo 50 GB and $ 2.99/mo 200 GB iCloud plans had seemingly disappeared. Furthermore, some users received emails informing them… Read more »

Amazon Music Unlimited Launches With $3.99 Echo-Only Subscription Option

Amazon today launched Amazon Music Unlimited, its new standalone, on-demand streaming service. Amazon Music Unlimited is distinct from the company’s Prime-only music library, which offers access to “over a million… Read more »