Apple's Black Friday event is ongoing, with free gift cards going to customers for buying eligible products. The company is also offering an extended free trial period for new users of the Apple News+ subscription service. Normally, the free trial is one month long. The latest promotion extends the Apple News+ free trial to a full three months with no charges.
Apple launched its Apple Music Voice Plan, a new subscription tier offering Siri-controlled music playback. For $4.99 per month, users get access to a large number of playlists exclusively via Siri. The service is designed so that subscribers can ask for music based on their current mood or activities. Of course, Apple Music subscribers on the individual or family plans can also listen to these curated playlists.
Apple looks set to reveal new subscription bundles for its services at next week's media event in Cupertino. Hints of the upcoming plan, known as "Apple One" have appeared in iOS source code. The bundles would allow Apple customers to unify several services including Apple TV+, Apple Arcade, Apple Music, Apple News+, and more into one monthly package.
Thinking of applying for an Apple Card? Now is a great time to get extra Daily Cash added to your account. During the month of July, Apple is offering $50 cash back on new Apple Card accounts. New card holders can get the bonus cash by paying for an Apple Service using their Apple Card.
HBO has released its latest streaming platform to Apple device owners, including the Apple TV, iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, and Mac. HBO Max is the top-level, premium streaming service from HBO, with the largest library of content in the HBO family.