Apple Kicks off ‘It’s Show Time’ Event – Follow the Live Updates Here

Mar 25
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Apple has kicked off its ‘It’s Show Time’ event and you can follow all the updates from the keynote right here.

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Announcements so far:

Updates from the event:

  • Kicking things off with the usual intro video but this time’s it’s retro beyond belief!
  • If you ever needed more proof that this is a ‘video’ centric event, then this video is proof enough.
  • Apple CEO, Tim Cook is on stage.
  • Tim Cook says this is going to be an exciting event. We’re counting on it big time.
  • And yes, this is a service-based event.
  • Apple has a whole range of services. That’s right, Tim. You do.
  • Siri, Maps, FaceTime, Find My iPhone – all examples of services. Oh boy, it’s fairly obvious that the AirPower charging mat is not happening at all today.
  • Tim Cook stresses on the fact that their services are ‘private’ and ‘secure.’
  • First up on the list of services being announced – Apple News.
  • News app is the number 1 news app in the world. Wow, that’s big!
  • Apple wants to prevent ‘misinformation’ and ‘fake news.’
  • Apple is bringing magazines to Apple News.
  • Tons of magazines to choose from, including Billboard, The New Yorker, Nat Geo, Fortune and more.
  • The new services is called Apple News+.
  • And it’s video time now.
  • Apple is taking news very, very seriously.
  • That video was surely mesmerizing.
  • Roger Ross on stage to talk about Apple News+.
  • 300 magazines to choose from.
  • If there is no MAD Magazine here then I will be very disappointed.
  • Demo time!
  • Magazines have live covers. Wow wow wow.
  • Navigation looks crazy simple. This is how magazines should be on a mobile device.
  • My Magazines under the News+ tab gives you access to your favorite and interest magazines. Not bad at all.
  • These are not just ‘scanned’ magazines. These are big-time digital versions with interactive and live content.
  • The magazine looks crazy good on the iPad!
  • Apple News+ is more than magazines….
  • It features newspapers and super big publications like The Wall Street Journal.
  • Curation is going to be spot on and privacy is bulletproof. Advertisers can’t track you. This is exactly what everyone wants to hear if you adore your privacy.
  • $9.99 a month. $8,000 a year if you subscribe to everything in News+ individually.
  • Works with Family Sharing at no extra cost.
  • Available today with iOS 12.2, macOS 10.14.4.
  • Available in United States and Canada.
  • This is an absolutely killer deal!
  • Next up: Apple Pay.
  • 10 billions transactions in 2019, so far.
  • Apple Pay will be available in more than 40 countries by the end of this year.
  • Apple is talking about the credit card. Oh boy.
  • Apple announces Apple Card.
  • Apple Card completely rethinks the credit card. Sets new level of privacy and security.
  • Sign-up from iPhone and start using immediately. Will be available across all your devices.
  • Wallet app getting a big bump to track your finances.
  • Trust me, Samsung Card incoming in a while.
  • Spending trends are outlined in Wallet app.
  • Rewards like system called Daily Cash that gives you cash back.
  • ‘It’s cash. Like, real cash. You can use it anywhere.’
  • Whoa! That was Aaron Paul in the crowd. Was it?!
  • Seriously, we need this card in our lives right now.
  • There are literally no fees on the Apple Card. No late fee, no international fee, etc. and it has the lowest interest rate in the industry.
  • Goldman Sachs is the issuing bank for the Apple Card.
  • It’s super secure, as usual.
  • Goldman Sachs won’t sell your data. OK, Apple.
  • Yup, there is a physical credit card too. Obviously.
  • The card is made out of Titanium. No card number, no CVV, no expiration, no signature. What.
  • If you do ever need all the above information you can just get it from the Wallet app.
  • Will be available this summer.
  • Next up: App Store.
  • Tim Cook: iOS is the largest gaming platform on earth.
  • Games is the most popular category on the App Store.
  • Totally a subscription service incoming. Gimme, Apple. Gimme.
  • New service: Apple Arcade.
  • World’s frist gaming subscription for mobile, desktop and the living room.
  • Man, what is going on with Apple?
  • Apple and gaming in the same sentence seems a bit odd.
  • Video rolling on stage. These games look pretty darn cool.
  • On a lighter note: Samsung Card and Google Card is totally going to happen after this event.
  • Single subscription with Apple Arcade and you get access to 100+ exclusive and new games.
  • Dedicated Arcade tab in the App Store.
  • You can literally pick up from where you left across your devices.
  • No ads. No extra purchases.
  • The way Apple is highlighting ‘Offline play,’ is definitely a jab at Stadia.
  • 150+ countries, available this Fall.
  • Next up: TV.
  • This is something huge. Tim Cook really building the hype for this.
  • An all-new Apple TV app incoming.
  • New Apple TV app integrates all your movies and TV shows. One roof for everything.
  • Access to cable bundles, blah blah blah.
  • New service called: Apple TV Channels.
  • Oh hey, HBO is right there! Woohoo, Game of Thrones, fans!!!
  • The Apple TV app has been completely redesigned.
  • Don’t know why, but my hopes are kinda crushed. I mean, I was expecting something bigger than this.
  • Great for sports fans.
  • On-demand content, movies, TV shows, sports, it’s all under one roof. Apparently, no early rentals, Netflix like streaming. Meh.
  • Nothing special so far, really.
  • The new Apple TV app looks stunning on iPhone or iPad. Great for consuming stuff on the go.
  • Coming in May. Apple TV app coming to Mac this Fall.
  • Apple TV app is coming to smart TVs! Now that’s news!
  • Also coming to Roku and Fire TV.
  • Apple TV coming to 100+ countries. That’s a huge jump from just 10 countries.
  • New service: Apple TV+.
  • It’s a service about original ideas and stories. Big names under the roof here.
  • This video is rolling and rolling and rolling.
  • Steven Spielberg on stage!
  • Apple is coming in hard with Apple TV+. We definitely expect some big things.
  • This is a star-studded event all of a sudden.
  • Steve Carell, Jennifer Aniston and Reese Witherspoon on stage.
  • All three are going to host The Morning Show on Apple TV+.
  • Jason Momoa on stage along with Alfre Woodard.
  • New show announced called ‘See.’
  • Next up: Kumail Nanjani.
  • This is going to be an exciting show, apparently. Focused on immigration and a boy who runs a motel after his parents got deported. Wow.
  • Show named: Little America.
  • Big Bird on stage. We’re not making this up.
  • An incredible new preschool show.
  • Next up on stage: J.J. Abrams and Sara Bareilles.
  • New show: Little Voice.
  • There are tons of more names when it comes to originals. Apple is going all-in with originals.
  • Apple TV+ will be available in 100+ countries.
  • Exclusive, original movies and TV shows every month.
  • Global service.
  • Commitment to high quality story telling.
  • Coming this Fall.
  • Tim Cook is back on stage. Look like it’s a wrap.
  • Oh no. There’s one more storyteller left.
  • Who is it? Who is it?!
  • Come on, Apple. Don’t hype it this much.
  • It’s Oprah Winfrey!
  • This is going to be a live thing on Apple TV+. Pretty neat!
  • Tim Cook is back on stage. This is a huge step for Apple.
  • Now it’s a wrap I think. Like, for real.
  • The event is over.

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