Apple’s Tim Cook says he’s spending too much time with his phone

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This is a feature I'd like to see in a future update.

"I don't want give you all the apps, but just too much", he said. Siri Shortcuts will also speed things up.

Amid a barrage of tongue-wagging emojis and Siri shortcuts, the keynote for the Worldwide Developers Conference provided a much-needed boost for parents. With Siri Shortcuts, developers can add support for the capability to let their apps be controlled via Siri with customizable commands. And if you're lazy, users can also download shortcuts from the app itself. Creating a new format with Pixar dubbed USDZ, users can capture AR moments and share them, tweak them using Apple or Adobe software.

At its developers conference on Monday, Apple announced dozens of features and improvements to its next mobile operating system, iOS 12, that are said to make iPhones and iPads run faster while also giving users greater control over their screen time and personal privacy. The new software will also allow users to set time limits on apps, similar to what Apple plans to roll out. Now that it is coming to iPad (and the Mac!) users will be able to record voice memos on all their devices and have then since between them using iCloud. They can instantly manage notifications to be delivered quietly or turned off completely.

Additionally, users will be able to set App Limits, which will allow them to limit how much time they spend within specific apps.

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Parents will be able to set limits for time their children set in apps, and get detailed reports regarding which apps are used.

Even if users click to share an item, they will be prompted with an option to prevent subsequent tracking. Although they don't have to have their child's device present, it's also possible to do so if it is, of course.

Siri will also take note of your habits, and suggests users to order their regular coffee in the morning if you're prone to that caffeine fix, or suggest you text your boss if they're late for a meeting.

This can be done on iOS 12 via the new Shortcuts app, using drag-and-drop. All Messages threads will have a native link to FaceTime, be it one-on-one or group chat.

Meanwhile, the camera in Messages is getting new effects, including filters, shapes and stickers.

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Meanwhile, the company is enabling group video conferencing with up to 32 people through FaceTime.

"We know there are people who would like extra help", Federighi said of curbing app time. Here is where you'll find photo memories - pictures you snapped "on this day" at some point in the past - as well as featured photos.

Cook said the update Mojave's new features will be made available to the public this fall but a beta version will possibly start this summer.

RBC Capital Markets analyst Amit Daryanani raised his price target on Apple stock to 210 from 203. Before, Apple had limited third-party access to a handful of categories, such as messaging, while excluding competitors to Apple's Music service, for instance.

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