f.lux for iOS

Auto adjust your iOS display based on the time of day

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#3 Product of the MonthNovember 2015
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f.lux for iOS is designed to give you a better experience with your computer. It regulates the colors of your display so it can match the time of the day properly. That can reduce your eye strain or your headache or even help you sleep at night.

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Ryan Hoover@rrhoover · Founder, Product Hunt
f.lux is a must-have app for Mac users. Awesome to see @herf build this for iOS, although it's unfortunately that it need to be side-loaded.
James Smith
Hunter
@smithjw · Product, Culture Amp
@rrhoover I'd love for it to be available normally. One thing I also find is at night the backlight, even at the minimum setting, it still too bright. Would be great if you could override this
Andrew Yates@ay8s · iOS Developer at Buffer
@smithjw @rrhoover I found this also and then came across an accessibility option to dim the screen further. I then set it up against the home button 3 tap shortcut so I can toggle the dimming at night. This post explains it well: http://www.techrepublic.com/arti... :)
Akshay Patel@mrakshaypatel · Product Manager
@ay8s this just made my day!
Amol Sarva@amol · Halo, Knotable, Knotel, Peek, Virgin Mob
@ay8s @rrhoover Settings --> General --> Accessibility --> Zoom --> Zoom Filter --> Low Light.
Ken Rossi@kenrossi · CardStack
@amol @rrhoover anyone have this? I had the tab open and I didn't download !!
Jonathan Howard@staringispolite · Growth engineer & founder
@amol The problem with that is (a) so many steps (b) doesn't help with the gamma / blue light issue
Hugo Alves@ugo_alves · Product Manager
Infinite clapping. Thank you for this. I'm a bit sad that Apple hasn't bought f.lux and made it a system level feature.
Wade Hammes@whammes · Front-end Dev, TrackMaven
@ugo_alves agreed!
Mike Coutermarsh@mscccc · Code @ Product Hunt
Got it working. my eyes are so happy. xcode is a foreign world to me. So I was a bit confused when installing. For this step "Under Targets > iflux > General > Identity, add a word to the end of the Bundle Identifier to make it a unique name" This is what you need to do:
Maxim Ananov@pointum · Distraction Dimmer • HazeOver.com
@mscccc I wonder why it's necessary. I left it as is.
Mike Coutermarsh@mscccc · Code @ Product Hunt
@pointum i'm thinking that it's for when they get it in the app store. Installing the "official" version won't clash with this side loaded one.
James Smith
Hunter
@smithjw · Product, Culture Amp
So I've just uploaded this to GitHub for anyone who couldn't grab it before they took it down. Enjoy! https://github.com/smithjw/flux-iOS
Ryan Hoover@rrhoover · Founder, Product Hunt
Unfortunately, that didn't last long. @herf just updated the site with the following: Apple has contacted us to say that the f.lux for iOS download (previously available on this page) is in violation of the Developer Program Agreement, so this method of install is no longer available. He continues to credit Product Hunt, LifeHacker, BGR , 9to5Mac , TechCrunch, and The Next Web for driving 176k visits in the past 24 hours. RIP, f.lux for iOS.
Maxim Ananov@pointum · Distraction Dimmer • HazeOver.com
@rrhoover I hope the developer did not add any expiration mechanism. It should continue to work otherwise.
Maxim Melnikov@bbsody · Designer, Semibold Mammoth
@rrhoover bad Apple :-(