Apple News+ brings you all the magazines for $10 a month

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You can now find your favorite magazines inside Apple News.

A new subscription provides access to a wealth of periodicals from the likes of Vogue, Rolling Stone and The New Yorker. It also features content from The Wall Street Journal and The Los Angeles Times.

You can read as many as you like, as much as you like, for just $9.99 a month.

Apple News+ is “the best mobile magazine experience ever,” Apple says. It’s the only place where you’ll find over 300 magazines from some of the biggest names in the industry for the cost of just two or three issues at the newsstand.

Apple News+ offers more than anyone else

We knew magazines were a focus for Apple when it acquired Texture, a magazine subscription service, just over a year ago. Now magazines are baked into Apple News, providing you with a “beautiful, convenient, and curated experience” that you can enjoy on any Apple device.

News+ presents you with the best and most relevant articles to suit your interests inside the new News+ tab. But it’s not just articles you’ll see; you also get access to complete issues, past and present, of your favorite magazines. And you can read as many as you like without limits.

“We’re committed to supporting quality journalism, and with Apple News+, we want to celebrate the great work being done by magazines and news outlets,” said Lauren Kern, editor-in-chief of Apple News. “We think the breadth and quality of publications within Apple News+ will encourage more people to discover stories and titles they may never have come across before.”

Magazines are better than ever

Magazines inside News+ have gorgeous animated “live covers” that make them look even more spectacular. They also sport richly designed layouts, vivid photography, and bold typography that’s optimized for your iPhone, iPad, and Mac.

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Magazines have never looked so good.
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Apple says this makes reading articles “even more fun, immersive and convenient.”

Some of the magazines you’ll find with a News+ subscription include:

  • The Atlantic
  • Better Homes & Gardens
  • Bon Appétit
  • Condé Nast Traveler
  • ELLE
  • Entertainment Weekly
  • ESPN The Magazine
  • Esquire
  • Food & Wine
  • Good Housekeeping
  • GQ
  • Health
  • InStyle
  • Martha Stewart Living
  • National Geographic
  • New York Magazine
  • The New Yorker
  • O
  • People
  • Rolling Stone
  • Runner’s World
  • Sports Illustrated
  • TIME
  • Vanity Fair
  • Vogue
  • WIRED
  • And many more!

If you were to subscribe to all of these magazines individually, it would cost you more than $8,000 a month, Apple says. But News+ won’t cost you anywhere near that much.

Just $9.99 a month

Apple News+ is available today in the U.S. and Canada, priced at $9.99 and $12.99 a month, respectively. The first month is free. And if that wasn’t affordable enough, you also get to share your News+ subscription with Family Sharing at no extra cost.

You’ll need to update to iOS 12.2 or macOS 10.14.4 before you can sign up. Those updates roll out later today.