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Conan hilariously skewers iOS 12’s Screen Time feature


No distractions here!
Photo: Conan

At Monday’s WWDC keynote event, Apple introduced its new Screen Time initiatives which will help users keep tabs on just how much they use their iPhones. It’s something that people have been pushing for a while, and it’s absolutely the right move on Apple’s part.

But that doesn’t mean it can’t be the source of humor. In a new skit, late night talkshow host Conan O’Brien skewers the concept with his idea for an iPhone Basic — with no screen, no buttons, and basically nothing that could distract you from living in the real world. Check it out below.

(If you can’t see the embed above, click here to watch it.)

Conan has long enjoyed satirizing Apple and its products — from dressing as Steve Jobs for the cover of an issue of Fast Company to having a laugh at Apple’s healthcare plans and the Apple Watch’s aversion to tattoos.

He’s clearly a fan, though, so the whole thing comes across far less like the petty sniping of, say, anti-Apple Samsung commercials.

Anyway, it made us chuckle!


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