Reply to post: Re: f.lux on PCs does the same

Something useful from Cupertino?! Apple sees the light – finally

Dave 126 Silver badge

Re: f.lux on PCs does the same

Likewise. It's possibly the one app I've spread the word about in real life.

It's good that it's been baked into an OS. f.Lux have never charged for their software, and doesn't carry advertisments. I did notice this on their website, though:

f.lux is patent pending. Do you make a cell phone, display, lighting system, or other cool sleep tech, and want to talk about collaboration? Email us:

Reading behind the lines, it's as if they've always wanted Apple to make them a deal. I don't know that has happened. Of course granted patents only cover the 'how', not the 'what', and Apple could likely have found their way around any fLux patent.

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