Apple unveils new screen time controls for children
07 June, 2018, 02:47 | Author: Jeannette Greene
Among those new features is one that will help Apple address some of the tech backlash on issues like data privacy and smartphone addiction.
Cupertino based conglomerate Apple announced watchOS 5 at the Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC) 2018, now being held in San Jose, California. However, Apple users typically upgrade to new software releases more quickly than Android users, exposing them to Apple's latest apps and services, which generate revenue for the iPhone maker as well as app developers.
That's not all that Apple Watch wearers can look forward to.
Apple will preview the next major updates for its iPhone, Mac, Apple TV and Watch software, though the operating systems themselves won't be available to the public until later this year.
Read on more the most interesting announcements and how they'll change how you use your devices.
The update comes as Apple tries to extend AR experiences to a broader population, rather than just hard-core, tech-savvy users.
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In pre-market trade, Apple shares were flat at US$191.80.
Bloomberg and CNN are reporting that other highlights could include updates on Siri, Apple's voice assistant. Based on your daily routine, locations you visit, and other information such as your heart rate, Siri will use machine learning to predict information, tools, and shortcuts that may be useful to you. Apple, however, didn't discuss improvements to Siri's underlying technology, which has been criticized by some users.
"With iOS 12, we're doubling down on performance", Apple's senior VP of software engineering, Craig Federighi, said on stage at the keynote. iOS 12 will come to all the same devices as iOS 11. Additionally, users will also get a new ScreenTime feature which will let users limit how much time they spend on their device.
Earlier this month, Google announced a suite of tools (coming soon) to help people achieve balance in their digital lives, citing that 70 per cent of users wanted help with regulating their digital wellbeing. In January, major shareholders wrote a letter to Apple hoping to persuade the Cupertino company to add more parental controls as well as explore the impact of excessive phone use on mental health.
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The update comes as Apple tries to extend AR experiences to a broader population, rather than just hard-core, tech-savvy users. Apple also announced "Do Not Disturb During Bedtime", a tool that chokes off most traffic to the phone during sleeping hours.
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