Google I/O 2018 developers conference

A phone that has your well-being at heart

Google's new mobile operating system includes digital well-being features which remind users of bedtime and help them manage the time spent on their device

As the clock strikes twelve, your smartphone screen fades from its usual colourful self to a dull, monochrome display. Time to put down the phone and go to bed.

Dubbed Wind Down, this is one of the new digital well-being features in Google's upcoming Android P mobile operating system.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on May 16, 2018, with the headline 'A phone that has your well-being at heart'. Print Edition | Subscribe