Apple is updating the collection of subscription services it offers to consumers, According to reportes on Saturday, it started registering the seemingly registered the term “AppleOne” with multiple TLDs ”top level domains” or domain name extensions.
Apple One is anticipated to be a bundling of it’s various online subscription services into one plan, which could provide users a discount if bought together, Appleinsider reported.
This is anticipated to include Apple Music, TV , News, Apple Arcade and iCloud Storage, and with different packages combining combinations of services together.
A basic tier of Apple Music and TV+ may cost users $12.99 per month, representing a saving of $2 per month, while the addition of Arcade may bring the cost to $21.99, or a $3 saving.
In contrast, the top tier with Apple News+ and an optional 2TB iCloud storage upgrade may cost $29.99 or $39.99, depending on if storage is included.
On other hand, Apple will launch its own search engine. If media reports are to be believed, an important deal between it and Google is coming to end. As per the deal, Google pays billions of dollars every year to Mac to be the default search engine on Safari.
Moreover, a report by Coywolf states that with iOS 14 beta and iPadOS 14 beta, it’s Spotlight Search bypasses Google Search to show search results.
According to reports, Google has been paying Apple for several years to remain the default search engine on Safari for iOS, iPadOS, and macOS. The deal ensures that iPhone, iPad, and Mac users search with Google when they use Safari. This is unless users manually change the default search engine preferences.
However, the deal is anti-competitive in nature, as per the UK Competition and Markets Authority and gives rise to regulatory concerns. As per the report, the regulators may force Apple to remove Google as the default search engine and have users choose which search engine they want to use when they first launch Safari.
Later, it is set to open third store the new outlet, located at Marina Bay Sands, will be the first store in the world that sits on water, TODAY reported. The new Marina Bay Sands store appears to look like an odd spacecraft of some sort or perhaps some form of futuristic theater.
During the day, the store’s glass panels reflect the towering skyline of the Downtown Core and motion of the rippling water. At night, the sphere glows with a gentle warmth, evoking the design of traditional lanterns carried during Singapore’s Mid-Autumn Festival.
Noteworthy, it opened its first store in Singapore at the Knightsbridge building along Orchard Road in 2017. Its second store, located at Jewel Changi Airport, opened in July last year.
Last week, the firm became the first publicly traded US company to reach US$2 trillion in market value due to robust demand amid the Covid-19 pandemic.