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Apple 'Its Show Time' Event Highlights, Apple TV Plus, Apple News Plus, Apple Arcade, and more announced

Apple launches its new TV streaming service, news subscription service along with a gaming subscription service.

Suhail Sattar Suhail Sattar
New Delhi Updated on: March 26, 2019 0:56 IST
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Apple 'Its Show Time' Event Highlights, Apple TV Plus, Apple News Plus, Apple Arcade, and more announced

Apple, the Cupertino, California based tech giant announced a host of new features on its first big event of 2019. Apple called the event 'It's Show Time' that took place at the Steve Jobs Theatre in Apple Park.

During the event, Apple announced its revamped Apple News service for $9.99 monthly subscription as well as an AppleCard service, backed with a new credit card servive. Apple also unveiled its new streaming service along with the gaming subscription service. The event was packed with Hollywood celebrities like Steven Spielberg, Jennifer Aniston, Reese Witherspoon, Steve Carell, Jason Momoa, Alfre Woodard, Kumail Nanjiani, J.J Abrams, Sara Bareilles and Oprah Winfrey for major shows that will be showcased on the Apple TV Plus.

Live updates : Apple 'Its Show Time' Event

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  • 12:19 AM (IST)

    Tim Cook back on stage

    Tim take the stage again and bids a good buy, by closing the event

  • 12:13 AM (IST)

    Oprah Winfrey on the stage

    “one more thing” 

  • 12:12 AM (IST)

    Apple TV + features

    This service will be ad-free and will come with an on-demand service that will be available online and offline and will be available in more than 100 countries starting this fall.

  • 12:10 AM (IST)

    Apple TV + Everyone

  • 12:05 AM (IST)

    Apple has really flexed its muscles with this one

  • 12:05 AM (IST)

    J.J Abrams and Sara Bareilles on the stage

    They talk about their show “Little Voices”.

  • 11:59 PM (IST)

    Its Big Bird from sesame street

  • 11:57 PM (IST)

    Kumail Nanjiani takes the stage

    He talks about “Little America” a show focused on immigrants in the United States.

  • 11:52 PM (IST)

    Jason Momoa and Alfre Woodard are on stage

    'See' a new show

  • 11:49 PM (IST)

    Apple TV+: The Morning Show

  • 11:48 PM (IST)

    Jennifer Aniston and Reese Witherspoon on the stage

    “The Morning Show” will be a part of the new service

  • 11:45 PM (IST)

    OMG Steven Spielberg on the stage!

    Surprise surprise, Steven Spielberg on the stage

  • 11:42 PM (IST)

    Apple TV + services

    The Apple TV + will focus on best stories that should be told that shows people like Steven Spielberg, Ron Howard, Jennifer Aniston and more talking about stories.

  • 11:38 PM (IST)

    Apple TV + Ladies and Gentlemen

  • 11:36 PM (IST)

    Apple TV +

    Tim is back on stage and this time its Apple TV +

  • 11:34 PM (IST)

    Apple TV Channels launch

    Apple TV Channels will be launching this May and the app is also coming to the Mac soon along with smart TVs like Samsung, LG, Sony, Fire TV and Roku.

  • 11:31 PM (IST)

    Apple TV Channels

    The app integrates all the content from different streaming apps and TV channels.

  • 11:28 PM (IST)

    Apple TV Channels

  • 11:27 PM (IST)

    Apple TV app

    The new Apple TV app with the subscription.

  • 11:25 PM (IST)

    Apple TV

    Tim is back and talks about Apple TV

  • 11:22 PM (IST)

    Apple Arcade will be is coming this fall and will be available in more than 150 countries.

  • 11:21 PM (IST)

    Apple Arcade offline

    All games can be played offline and will have no ads with no additional purchases.

  • 11:19 PM (IST)

    Apple Arcade features

    This will be the first subscription service that will focus on mobile, desktop, and TV.

  • 11:17 PM (IST)

    Apple Arcade

    Apple Arcade is the Apple gaming service

  • 11:15 PM (IST)

    Apple Card coming to Wallet app this summer

    Apple card is made of titanium with no CVV, card number, expiry date or other details.

  • 11:14 PM (IST)

    Apple Card

    Apple has also designed a physical Apple Card for the times where Apple Pay is not accepted.

  • 11:12 PM (IST)

    According to Apple, it will not know what one has bought, where something was bought and how much it was bought it for and the company states that Goldman Sachs will not sell its user data to third parties.

  • 11:10 PM (IST)

    All purchases will be authenticated with Face ID and Touch ID.

  • 11:09 PM (IST)

    Apple card associates

    Apple has teamed with Goldman Sachs and MasterCard 

  • 11:07 PM (IST)

    This is Awesome

  • 11:06 PM (IST)

    Best part of Apple card

    There will be no annual fees, late fees and international fees or more.

  • 11:04 PM (IST)

    Apple card features

    Users will be required to sign up for the card inside the app on their iPhone.Apple Card and is bringing in awards with “Daily Cash” offering cash back to users, every day.

  • 11:03 PM (IST)

    Apple card availability

    Apple card is available for users and can be used worldwide. It will be available inside the wallet app

  • 11:01 PM (IST)

    Apple Card

  • 11:00 PM (IST)

    Apple announces its own credit card service called “Apple Card”

  • 10:59 PM (IST)

    Apple Pay Credit card

  • 10:58 PM (IST)

    Apple Pay

    Apple Pay is going to surpass 10 billion transactions in 2019 and will be available in 40+ countries by the end of the year.

  • 10:56 PM (IST)

    Apple Pay

    Tim is back and this time its Apple Pay

  • 10:55 PM (IST)

    Apple News+ price

    It will cost $9.99 and will be available in the United States and Canada and will come to Australia and the UK in Europe later this fall.

  • 10:52 PM (IST)

    Apple New + Family sharing

    It can be shared with the entire family and the service is free for the first month.

  • 10:51 PM (IST)

    Apple News+ features and more

    All your magazine subscriptions can be accessed at one place with the Apple News+.

  • 10:49 PM (IST)

    Innovation we were expecting?

  • 10:47 PM (IST)

    Live covers

    The Magazines on the app will come with “Live covers”

  • 10:46 PM (IST)

    Roger Rosner VP of Apps takes the stage

    Roger Rosner takes the stage to talk about Apple News+ 

  • 10:45 PM (IST)

    300 magazines on the News app

  • 10:44 PM (IST)

    Apple News +

  • 10:43 PM (IST)

    Apple News +

    Talking about all the important types of news and magazines Tim highlights a new service called 'Apple News+'

  • 10:42 PM (IST)

    Apple services

    Tim is talking about Apple services Apple Maps to Apple Music to iTunes and Apple News.

  • 10:40 PM (IST)

    No.1 News app

    Tim says that Apple news is now No.1

  • 10:39 PM (IST)

    Apple News

    It starts with Apple News

  • 10:38 PM (IST)

    Apple services

    Tim talks about services that Apple is currently offering via iOS

  • 10:37 PM (IST)

    All about services

    This event is all about services

  • 10:34 PM (IST)

    Tim Cook takes the stage

    Tim Cook has arrived and taken the stage

  • 10:33 PM (IST)

    Classic Apple Logo

    It starts with the classic Apple Logo

  • 10:32 PM (IST)

    And it Begins

    The event has taken off!

  • 10:28 PM (IST)

    About to begin

    We are just moments away from the event

  • 10:24 PM (IST)

    A Tweet by Tim Cook

  • 10:22 PM (IST)

    Music starts

    There is Music playing in the background as everything is coming to order.

  • 10:20 PM (IST)

    15min away

    The event is expected to start soon!

  • 7:51 PM (IST)

    Thanks for tuning in!

    Apple is scheduled to showcase the event at 10:30 IST

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