The 5 most important announcements Apple made at its biggest conference of the year, and what they mean for the future

Business Insider | 6/9/2018 | Dave Smith
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Why it matters: At WWDC 2018, Apple's software chief Craig Federighi made an interesting admission: He said apps often "need more attention than we realize." He talked about how notifications draw us in for fear of missing out, which has created a new habit where we are constantly checking our phones.

And so, Apple introduced new features in iOS 12 that limit distraction and help you focus on the things that are important to you.

Components - Apple - Plan - Distraction

There are four components to Apple's plan to limit distraction:

1. Do Not Disturb mode for bedtime can hide your big, stressful list of notifications when it's time for bed. When you're fully awake the next morning, you can tap a button for when you're ready to see all your notifications and take on the day.

Notifications - Update - Tuning - Notifications - Apps

2. Notifications are getting a big update. "Instant Tuning" will let you turn off notifications for apps at any moment, or help notifications bypass the lock screen. Also, Apple is going...
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