Apple buys digital magazine subscription service

Back in the day things were usually bought piecemeal, meaning that if you wanted a book, you’d have to buy that book specifically. If you wanted to watch a movie, you’d have to buy/rent that movie specifically, and so on. However these days subscriptions services are on the rise with streaming platforms like Spotify, Apple Music, Hulu, Netflix, and so on.Apple seems to be well aware of this fact because the company has announced that they have acquired digital magazine subscription service Texture. For those unfamiliar, Texture is a digital magazine subscription service that some have likened to the Netflix for magazines. For the price of a monthly subscription, users will be able to browse as many magazine titles as they want, assuming that they are part of Texture’s catalogue.The platform boasts over 200 magazines which means that there should be something for everyone. According to Eddy Cue, Apple’s senior vice president of Internet Software and Services, “We’re excited Texture will join Apple, along with

Apple buys digital magazine subscription service

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Apple buys digital magazine subscription service

Texture gives subscribers unlimited access to more than 200 magazines, such as Forbes, Esquire, GQ, Wired, People, The Atlantic and National Geographic for a $10 monthly fee.

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