Apple seeks to offer newspaper subscriptions within relaunched Texture app
Apple readies Texture for 2019 relaunch
Reports suggest that Apple is sweet talking high-profile titles including the New York Times and Wall Street Journal to lend credibility to the project but has thus far been met with suspicion and scepticism amid widespread industry fears that its pricing model will simply undercut their own direct subscription efforts.
In its present form Texture provides access to over 200 magazines such as Esquire, The New Yorker and Vanity Fair for a flat fee of $9.99 per month. Subscribers who hand over this sum are then presented with ‘cover to cover’ digital copies of each title.
Going forward Apple is expected to break with that convention, however, by packaging articles in a more web-friendly layout which can be integrated directly within Apple News.
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