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Topic: Texture

Apple allegedly paid $485M to acquire Texture, the core of Apple News+

04/10/2019, 01:04 pm

Apple paid at least $485 million to acquire Texture, the digital magazine subscription service it acquired in early 2018 and absorbed into Apple News, it has been alleged, with the size of the purchase indicating how much the iPhone maker valued the service's technology and potential.

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Texture app shutting down on May 28 in wake of Apple News+ launch

03/29/2019, 12:03 pm

Following the launch of its Apple News+ magazine subscription service, Apple is preparing to close down the standalone version of Texture for all users at the end of May, with the notice of closure urging customers to try out the new Apple News subscription instead.

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What to expect from a March 25 Apple News and streaming video event -- and what not to

02/14/2019, 08:02 am

If the date is correct, we're likely to have an event on March 25 that will see Apple launching two major services including a more coherent Apple News service with magazines and other publications, plus the debut of Apple's streaming video service -- but what about hardware?

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Apple may launch premium Apple News subscriptions in spring, but getting weak publisher response

12/12/2018, 08:12 am

Apple is reportedly aiming to relaunch Texture as a premium subscription option within Apple News, possibly as soon this spring, but is encountering stiff reactions from publishers.

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Apple wants major newspapers to join new subscription service

09/07/2018, 05:09 pm

Following rumors that Apple is looking to enter the magazine distribution business with its own curated subscription service, a report on Friday claims the company is in talks with daily news giants to add their content into the mix.

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Comparing the five major digital magazine subscription services

07/10/2018, 03:07 pm

At Austin's SXSW festival in March, Apple announced the takeover of Texture, one of the preeminent magazine subscription services. It's hardly the only digital magazine service available though, so here's how some of the current options of Kindle Unlimited, Texture, Zinio, Magzter, and Readly stack up.

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Apple to shut down Texture's Windows app in July

05/04/2018, 02:05 pm

In what may be a signal from its new ownership, Apple is shutting down the Windows client for magazine service Texture after June 30.

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Apple's rumored Conde Nast purchase bid would further amplify Apple News

05/01/2018, 03:05 pm

Rumors suggest that Apple may be looking to boost Apple News content with a purchase of magazine publisher Conde Nast, the owner of Vanity Fair, The New Yorker, and Wired.

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Apple expected to launch paid news subscription service on back of Texture magazine buy

04/17/2018, 07:04 am

As part of folding the Texture "Netflix for magazines" service into its own products, Apple appears poised to fire up a premium subscription offering integrating curated news to continue to grow services revenue.

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Hands on: Apple's 'Netflix of Magazines' Texture provides a wealth of content to readers

03/12/2018, 04:03 pm

Texture allows access to dozens of magazines for a monthly price of $9.99 -- and it is now in Apple's hands.

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Apple's Eddy Cue talks content, Texture, free speech, and the future in SXSW appearance

03/12/2018, 02:03 pm

Apple hasn't traditionally had a great deal of participation in the annual South by Southwest festival, but Apple's Senior Vice President of Internet Software and Services Eddy Cue sat for an on-stage interview at the event.

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