“Developers behind popular screen brightness and color control software f.lux issued a formal statement in response to Apple’s debut of ‘Night Shift’ in the latest iOS 9.3 beta, calling on the tech giant to allow a proper version of f.lux into the iOS App Store and open API access to Night Shift’s display management tools,” Mikey Campbell reports for AppleInsider.
“In its carefully worded response, f.lux lauded Apple’s Night Shift beta launch, an iOS feature that automatically shifts display color temperature towards the warmer end of the spectrum to ease physiological effects of being exposed to cold blue light at night,” Campbell reports. “‘Apple’s involvement in fixing this problem is a big commitment and an important first step,’ writes f.lux cofounder Michael Herf.”
Campbell reports, “‘Today we call on Apple to allow us to release f.lux on iOS, to open up access to the features announced this week, and to support our goal of furthering research in sleep and chronobiology,’ Herf says.”
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MacDailyNews Take: Good luck, f.lux.
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