IOS 12 introduces new features to reduce interruptions and manage Screen Time


As the tech industry and in particular, Facebook and to an extent Google, deal with data privacy breaches, Apple took extra steps on Monday at its developer conference to ensure its users' data privacy and well-being are among the company's highest priorities.

With iOS 12, Apple says Safari will prevent share buttons and widgets on website from tracking users without their permission.

If you're not a fan of the new aesthetic, you'll be able toggle between a light and dark mode.

The update doesn't have many major visual changes, but underneath its interface, there's been a lot of tweaks and improvements to boost the speed of older phones.

According to Cult of Mac, which earlier reported on the feature, you'll activate Live Listen from iOS 12.

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At a WWDC developer session, the company detailed a new "Play Media" intent it was introducing to developers with Siri Shortcuts that will let users summon audio and video media from third-party apps.

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Finder upgrades were also on show, with a new "gallery view" previewed by Apple.

FaceTime app now supports chatting with multiple people at the same time.

iOS 12 will be available as a free software update for iPhones 5s and later, and the most recent iPads in the autumn.

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There will be editorial content in the new Mac Store, as well as human curation that is going to be a big part of how the new Mac store looks.

Also in iOS, a new Do Not Disturb function can impose a black sleep screen on your iPhone, lest your sleep be distracted by middle-of-the-night notifications. The iPad gets iPhone X-like gestures. If you're now running iOS 11.0-iOS 11.3 or an earlier version of iOS, and you move to iOS 12 beta, you're permanently stuck with iOS 11.3.1 and above. The Beta Software Program is free and simply requires an Apple ID and a little bit of patience. You can enter your email here. It can arrange files based on their file types as well as date and tags.

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

This isn't for everyone, though.

If you're a paid Apple developer, you will be able to test it pretty soon. It is accessible when you have an MFi hearing aid device paired with your iPhone.

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