IOS 12 Will Help You Fight Your iPhone Addiction

Apple will make a big announcement tonight- here's what we think it will reveal

Apple released the next version of its augmented reality platform for developers, called ARKit 2. "It's a lot like a calorie counter on menus, showing you how much time you're spending on your phone on this category or that category because at least then you have the information and you can make smarter choices". But did you know that more than 20 million people are now building apps for Apple devices, or that 10 billion Siri requests are processed every month?

Third-party websites have already shared the beta profile, which enables you to download iOS 12 unofficially. You will be able to add time if you were, say right in the middle of something.

There's also a new "For You" tab, that will show memories, as well as sharing suggestions.

Apple Watch's operating system also upgraded to WatchOS 5.0, which included a new feature where users can press a button and send their voice directly via walkie-talkie-style communication with other Apple Watch users.

The "Downtime" panel will also let consumers block off time where phone calls and only certain apps will be accessible. Users will see the faces of everyone on the screen sort of floating on the screen.

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Apple announced some new updates to its personal assistant, Siri. Littered throughout the software previews, they were interesting but easy to miss.

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

Just like you may give your kids an hour to play video games or to ride their bikes, users will soon be able to set time limits on apps like Instagram, Facebook, and Snapchat.

Another feature enables your iPhone to turn off notifications at night. And perhaps most importantly, grouped notifications will allow you to swipe and clear a whole group of notifications all at once.

However, the new iOS 12 will not be available until September, when Apple will announce the new iPhones at its press event. There are many new features coming to the Mac App Store as well, including a side bar that will feature things like a Developer tab as well as Work, Create, Play, and Discover tabs.

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