Apple shutting down Texture’s Windows magazine app after acquisition

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Texture, the magazine subscription service that Apple purchased back in March, plans to shut down its Windows app at the end of June. Users were informed of the discontinuation this week through emails and a note inside the app, which said that after June 30th, “this app will stop working and will no longer be available in the Microsoft Store.” Texture’s Android, Amazon Fire, and iOS apps will still be supported.

While this might sound like a case of Apple immediately cutting off users outside of its ecosystem, the discontinuation of Texture’s Windows app may have been a long time coming. The app seemingly hasn’t been updated in some time, and on the Windows Store, it’s inundated with bad reviews dating back years about how poorly the…

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Written by Jacob Kastrenakes
This news first appeared on https://www.theverge.com/2018/5/4/17320018/texture-windows-apple-app-shutting-down under the title “Apple shutting down Texture’s Windows magazine app after acquisition”. Bolchha Nepal is not responsible or affiliated towards the opinion expressed in this news article.