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    Default Why No Night Shift for Macs?

    I was hoping for this.
    Love it on my iPhone 6S and iPad Air.
    Any thoughts?
    TIA
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    Default Re: Why No Night Shift for Macs?

    No idea. It would be nice though!
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    Default Re: Why No Night Shift for Macs?

    Mods,
    Please move this to the macOS Sierra Forum.
    My Bad.
    Tks
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    Default Re: Why No Night Shift for Macs?

    There are 3rd party apps that can do the same thing. That's not the case on iOS.
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    Default Re: Why No Night Shift for Macs?

    Quote Originally Posted by ghostface147 View Post
    There are 3rd party apps that can do the same thing. That's not the case on iOS.
    I thought Night Shift created a certain display that was unique to Apple?
    You know, the blue tint that is easy on the eyes....
    Good Luck
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    Default Re: Why No Night Shift for Macs?

    All Night Shift does is shift the color temperature to the warmer side of the spectrum. It's nothing specific to Apple's displays.
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    Default Re: Why No Night Shift for Macs?

    OK guys, tks for the clarification.
    Good Luck
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    Default Re: Why No Night Shift for Macs?

    Quote Originally Posted by ghostface147 View Post
    There are 3rd party apps that can do the same thing. That's not the case on iOS.
    ghostface,
    Are you currently using one and if so, which one?
    TIA
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    Default Re: Why No Night Shift for Macs?

    It's just a matter of time before Apple brings it to the Mac.
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    Default Re: Why No Night Shift for Macs?

    Quote Originally Posted by TurboTiger View Post
    ghostface,
    Are you currently using one and if so, which one?
    TIA
    There's this:
    https://justgetflux.com/news/pages/macquickstart/
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    Default Re: Why No Night Shift for Macs?

    Yeah. I use flux on my Mac as well. Before Apple came up with the idea of night shift, a company had already made a program for that in Cydia many years before.
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    Default Re: Why No Night Shift for Macs?

    Tks for the info everyone.
    Good Luck
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    Default Re: Why No Night Shift for Macs?

    Night shift was not an Apple invention. Here's a reference to an Android app that did the same thing in 2013: Twilight for Android Changes Your Screen Brightness by Time of Day

    There may well be earlier prior art.
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    Default Re: Why No Night Shift for Macs?

    Quote Originally Posted by anony_mouse View Post
    Night shift was not an Apple invention. Here's a reference to an Android app that did the same thing in 2013: Twilight for Android Changes Your Screen Brightness by Time of Day

    There may well be earlier prior art.
    Of course not. As I said before a jailbreak application called Flux has been around since the late 2000's and it was really popular so apple decided to incorporate the features into native iOS and they called it Night Shift
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    Default Re: Why No Night Shift for Macs?

    Apple will most likely add it in the long run
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    Default Re: Why No Night Shift for Macs?

    Apple will definitely add it eventually. I'm sure they're just working on making effective system wide.

    As for the technology, I'm pretty sure it started with just glasses, probably early 90's if not 80's. I couldn't tell you though who or when it was first brought to software.
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    Default Re: Why No Night Shift for Macs?

    Download F.Lux and your Mac will have night shift capabilities
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    Default Re: Why No Night Shift for Macs?

    Is there an app that lets you schedule night shift mode like Apple's does? Flux doesn't see to have that option It asks me when I wake up, but not when I go to sleep ( or when want it to go into night mode )
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    Default Re: Why No Night Shift for Macs?

    No night shift for Macs? Simple - someone at Apple said we're supposed to be in bed with iPhones when it's dark outside.
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    Default Re: Why No Night Shift for Macs?

    I was expecting this on macOS .... very disappointed
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    Default Re: Why No Night Shift for Macs?

    Quote Originally Posted by MaxSmarties View Post
    I was expecting this on macOS .... very disappointed
    And I was expecting an attractive and intelligent lady in my bed tonight, instead of my iPhone. (sigh) I'm very disappointed too.
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    Default Re: Why No Night Shift for Macs?

    Quote Originally Posted by Tomi Lippai View Post
    And I was expecting an attractive and intelligent lady in my bed tonight, instead of my iPhone. (sigh) I'm very disappointed too.
    Why do you need an intelligent lady in your bed ?
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    Default Why No Night Shift for Macs?

    Quote Originally Posted by maximusaurelius View Post
    Is there an app that lets you schedule night shift mode like Apple's does? Flux doesn't see to have that option It asks me when I wake up, but not when I go to sleep ( or when want it to go into night mode )
    Flux is completely automatic - it detects location (or you enter it manually) and then it engages and disengages at proper times. You can even set the length of the transition between fluxed and non-fluxed display.
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    Default Re: Why No Night Shift for Macs?

    Agree - Flux works wonders and changes your screen automatically
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    Default Re: Why No Night Shift for Macs?

    Ennui, from their Department of Indifference - especially when their most recent hardware and OS make it fairly clear that they're trying to get out of the computer biz, in favour of iOS and its devices.

    Or Apple's traditional view that it knows what users really want, and its never what users say they need.

    Take your pick.

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