Apple News+ Offering Three-Month Free Trial in U.S. and Canada This Weekend Only

Apple today started offering an extended three-month free trial period for Apple News+ to first-time subscribers in the United States and Canada, up from a one-month trial previously. According to the App Store, this is a temporary promotion available for the Black Friday and Cyber Monday weekend only.


"This weekend only, get a 3 month free trial of Apple News+ and enjoy full access to hundreds of magazines and leading newspapers," says Apple.

The three-month trial can be initiated on the Apple News website in the United States or Canada. After the trial period, Apple News+ automatically renews for $9.99 per month in the United States or $12.99 per month in Canada until cancelled.

Apple News+ is a subscription-based service in the Apple News app that lets you access hundreds of magazines and paywalled content from some news sites. The service launched in March following Apple's acquisition of Texture.

Apple News+ continues to offer a one-month trial in Australia and the United Kingdom.

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8 months ago
at this point they could give away a 1 year trial & it wouldn't make any difference
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8 months ago
This will surely kickstart subscriber growth.
Score: 29 Votes (Like | Disagree)
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8 months ago
I’ve been using Apple News Plus for a while now and honestly it’s not that great.
The only real appeal is that I have access to dozens and dozens of magazines and newspapers, but navigating to what I want to read and discover is so annoying and not fun that I wouldn’t mind paying extra to have a real newspaper or magazine in my hand.
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8 months ago
That's still a hard no from me.
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8 months ago
Nope.

Free trials like these, the company hopes that people will forget to cancel their free trial and start paying after the free period is over.
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8 months ago
Just let it die already, this is embarrassing now
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