Apple’s latest software update will tell you how much time you spend on your phone.
It seems that Google is not the only one who wants you to have a more balanced digital life. A leak on the iOS 12 software shows the addition of a Digital Health feature.
According to a report by Bloomberg, Apple’s latest iOS will be focusing on digital wellbeing and balancing tech usage with personal life.
The initiative dubbed Digital Health will allow users to monitor how much time they spend on their devices. It will also identify which applications users spend the time most. People familiar with the plans also claim that all these will be incorporated in a menu inside the Settings app.
Google announced a similar feature earlier this year. The Dashboard also monitors user smartphone habits and reminds them to take a break.
Apple will be holding its annual Worldwide Developers Conference in San Jose on Monday. It is rumoured that Digital Health, along with the iOS 12 will be debuted there.
Smartphone addiction is really a growing concern in our time. A recent study by Stringberry showed that our thumbs scroll the height of the Burj Kahlifa every month on our phones. That’s 828 meters! And even crazier? We scroll the height of Mount Everest every year with our thumbs. That’s 8,848 meters!
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