Makers f.lux want Apple Nightshift-api opens

Jan

16

2016

The developers of f.lux ask Apple permission to release their software on iOS. Now Apple Nightshift itself has introduced similar functionality, f.lux makers want the corresponding api is opened.

f.lux fpa Apple will soon be running iOS 9.3, the function Nightshift for its mobile devices. The functionality is the amount of blue light radiates from the screen reduced in the evenings. It is the first time that such functionality is officially available on iOS devices.

The creators of f.lux, which provides similar functionality, react in a blog post on the Night Shift function. They argue the original creators and to be a leader in terms of such software. For years, they try to get their f.lux app in the iTunes App Store, but Apple does not allow this because f.lux uses APIs for developers officially have no access to. Thus, the app only works on iPhones and iPads that have been jailbroken.

Now Apple itself comes with a similar function, the developers argue that the necessary api should be opened, so that third parties can carry out similar apps. Also tipping the creators of the blog on a ‘next phase’ of the art. Their mission is to provide f.lux with new scientific findings. The developers claim that their software to be aligned better in the future on individual users.

Tweakers wrote last year, a background article about the effects of blue light, and the various solutions which are there in order to adjust the display of display devices, depending on the time in the day.

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