As Apple prepares to introduce iOS 12 at the Worldwide Developers Conference next Monday, a group known as the Digital Wellness Warriors have launched a petition calling on Apple to allow third-party developers to make changes to the iOS interface and user experience to allow apps to implement digital health features to help users manage their digital wellbeing.
The petition comes amid rumors suggesting Apple is working on implementing several native digital health features into iOS 12, but the scope and content of what Apple’s digital health options will include is unknown as of yet.
The Digital Wellness Warriors ask for an open iOS interface SDK that would [...]
Most long-time macOS users will be aware of the Application Switcher. It’s invoked using the Command+Tab keyboard shortcut, and lists all of the apps currently running on your Mac, enabling you to quickly switch between them.
In this article, we’ll run through the Mac App Switcher’s most basic functions, and then highlight some of our favorite lesser-known App Switcher tricks that you’re bound to find useful once you’re familiar with it.Basic Functions of the Application Switcher
When you hold Command and press Tab, the App Switcher overlay appears above all other open windows on your desktop, and remains visible until you release the [...]
Apple owned-company FoundationDB today announced that the FoundationDB core has been open sourced with the goal of building an open community with all major development done in the open.
FoundationDB, a database company, was purchased by Apple back in 2015. As described in today’s announcement, FoundationDB is a distributed datastore that’s been designed from the ground up to be deployed on clusters of commodity hardware.
By open sourcing the project to drive development, FoundationDB is aiming to become „the foundation of the next generation of distributed databases. The vision of FoundationDB is to start with a simple, powerful core and extend [...]
Apple today announced that its 29th annual Worldwide Developers Conference will kick off on Monday, June 4 and will last through Friday, June 8 with the conference to be held once again at the McEnery Convention Center in San Jose, California.
Developers can register to attend starting today, and Apple says registration will be open until Thursday, March 22 at 10:00 a.m. Pacific Time. As is typical, Apple will be selecting WWDC attendees using a lottery system due to the popularity of the conference.
Tickets will be priced at $1,599, and only developers who win Apple’s ticket lottery will be able to purchase a WWDC ticket. To enter the lottery, [...]