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Then, you’re able to see the apps that you have first used after pickup, which helps you to be aware of why you’ve picked up your device in the first place. Screen Time gives you a detailed report about how your device is used, apps you've opened and websites you've visited, any time you want to see it. Historically, Apple has deliberately avoided this icon: The first Macintosh interface used a stylish-looking wristwatch to clock away time while the computer worked (Susan Kare, who designed it, thought people would be familiar with a watch but not an hourglass, which the earlier Apple Lisa had used). For you it might be Facebook, or Instagram, or Snapchat, or whatever other app that was built to farm your attention and now successfully reaps it abundantly. 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Pretending that you can untwine the one from the other doesn’t help. And while there are significant differences between Timing on macOS and Screen Time on your iPhone or iPad, we’re still excited to take a deeper look at what Screen Time offers you, and how it can help you review and improve your time usage. By default, it tracks app usage in the background, presenting a weekly summary in the form of a complex chart that tells you that you look at your phone too much. 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