Tuesday, 19 June, 2018

New Apple tools to help parents manage kids' screen time

Apple will make a big announcement tonight- here's what we think it will reveal It’s harvest season for Apple fans as they prepare for a bumper crop of announcements at the Worldwide Developers Conference
Terence Owen | 08 June, 2018, 17:32

For the paid Apple developers, iOS 12 released on June 4.

Based on past experience, Apple releases an update to the beta every couple of weeks so, if the first beta causes issues with your apps, you only need survive a couple of weeks before there's an update that should, in theory, be better than the previous beta.

It will suggest that you share photos with a friend if they appear in a photo and then prompts the friend to share photos with you if you appear in their photos. Apple's Craig Federighi announced that developers will be able to port their existing iOS apps over to macOS. macOS apps use the AppKit framework and iOS apps use UIKit.

The Screen Time app will now tell users about the duration of time they spend on apps. Thankfully, users are free to drop in and out of the call after being added.

Apple's new-found empathy to children's iPhone addiction comes after a 2016 report by United States social agency Influence Central revealed the difficulty parents have in navigating phone ownership among children.

Apple is launching a suite of tools aimed at helping people curb their smartphone addiction.

Nadal, Del Potro set up semi-final blockbuster
Back in 2009, it was Federer who stopped del Potro in Paris . "Here with Federer", Del Potro said after his quarter-final victory. So, are you really betting against Nadal? "[Del Potro plays an] aggressive game from the end of the court, the baseline".

To help parents manage screen time for their kids, Apple has announced new tools built into iOS 12 that will let them take control of the time children spend interacting with iPhones and iPads. The event revolves around unveiling the software updates for iPhone, watchOS, tvOS, and macOS.

Users can now "fine tune" their notifications and change the settings so that specific notifications only show up in the notifications center and turn other notifications off altogether.

The "Play Media" intent boasts full HomePod support as well but you still have to set it up through the Shortcuts app on your iPhone before querying Siri on HomePod directly.

New App named "Measure" has been launched.

Federighi said these were just some examples of how iOS 12 will improve performance on the iPhone 6 Plus and other older iPhones as far back as the iPhone 5S, suggesting that there are other areas where older iPhones will be faster, too. With iOS 12, users will be able to FaceTime with up to 32 people, use a new app called Screen Time to monitor how long you're spending on specific apps.

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