Reasons Not to Install iOS 12 Beta & 10 Reasons You Should

Apple are set to implement new tools on devices to tackle addiction. Source Getty

Details of the iOS 12 software update - available later this month in public beta form - were announced Monday at Apple's annual Worldwide Developers Conference, or WWDC18, at the McEnery Convention Center in San Jose, California.

You can set per-app or overall-usage time limits, manage app access for other users (such as children), set up warning pop-ups when you're close to hitting a preset usage time limit, and more.

Finder upgrades were also on show, with a new "gallery view" previewed by Apple. What is clear is that Apple is banking on users becoming more interested in AR experiences.

The really good news is that Apple has finally made a decision to bring the Mac App Store up to par with what the iOS App Store looks like.

The Lego AR experience will allow users to add virtual Lego pieces, characters, and buildings to work alongside the set itself creating nearly unlimited gaming experiences.

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Google has responded. It previous year updated a tool called Family Link that gives parents the ability to monitor their children's device use remotely.

It will also add new features to help users clean up desktops, preview photos, alter screenshots and an app to create password-protected PDFs. Highlights included increased performance when opening the iPhone camera, apps, and using the keyboard, as well as finally introducing grouped notifications to declutter your lock screen.

As soon as you tap into a call, you will see an array of tiles showing other people on the group FaceTime call. So say for instance you want to limit the amount of time you spend stalking models on IG, you can use Screen Time to tell you "time's up" when your allotted Instagram allowance runs out.

■ Apple is also planning an update to ARKit, its platform for developers to build augmented-reality experiences on iPhones and iPads, which it announced past year. Make sure to take part in our poll below and do drop a comment to let us know whether iOS 12 has lived up to your expectations or not.

Check out all the new features for Apple iOS 12 here. For Apple, it is easy to push software updates because it makes its own software and devices.

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