Screen Time Stories June 10

iOS 13: How to set iPhone Communication Limits for your kid with Screen Time

A new Screen Time feature arriving with iOS 13 is Communication Limits which lets parents select what contacts their kids can talk, text, and FaceTime with. Read on for how iPhone Communication Limits work in iOS 13.

Screen Time Stories May 31

In the run-up to WWDC, Apple is coming under pressure from developers of parental control apps to announce an official screen time API at the event. The 17 developers say they were encouraged to apply pressure by ‘father of the iPod’ Tony Fadell.

Apple has been accused of deliberately blocking apps which compete with its own Screen Time feature, removing or crippling other parental control apps …

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Screen Time Stories April 29

Apple has now made an official statement confirming an earlier report that it had removed or restricted the majority of popular third-party screen time and parental control apps from the App Store.

The company did, however, deny that it was anything to do with competition with its own Screen Time app …

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Screen Time Stories April 24

Last week, 9to5Mac reported that Screen Time, and many other iOS features, are coming to the Mac this year. Following our report, designer Jacob Grozian has imagined what Screen Time might look like on the Mac when macOS 10.15 is released this year.

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Screen Time Stories February 13

Reducing screen time and ‘digital detoxing’ probably doesn’t help, says survey

Screen Time was one of the headline features of iOS 12, intended to help us monitor the amount of time we spend using our iPhones, and to set limits for ourselves. The latest 12.2 beta allows even greater control. But reducing screen time, and other approaches to so-called digital detoxing, don’t seem to be very effective …

Screen Time Stories January 31

We now spend more than a quarter of our lives online, shows Digital 2019 report

Digital 2019, a new report from Hootsuite and We Are Social, shows that the average person spends more than a quarter of their lives online …

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