Phone Usage

Daywise #app - "Pick a schedule. Get notifications at those times. People who get notifications at set times are less stressed, calmer and more productive."

Desert Island #app - "Desert Island helps you find focus, by challenging you to go a day with only your essential apps. Simply pick the apps that are most important to you, then give it a go for 24 hours."

Envelope #app - "An experimental app which temporarily transforms your phone into a simpler, calmer device. Currently supports Pixel 3a." Printable PDF envelope. GitHub.

Forest #app - "Stay focused, be present"

OFFTIME #app - "OFFTIME lets you track and customize your connectivity (and limit phone usage) so you can do the things that matter. Unplug, digital detox and focus on your work, have quality time without distractions with the people you care about, or simply enjoy some peace of mind."

Lock Me Out 🥇 App blocker & website blocker #app - Android. "Can't put your phone down? Are you addicted to your smartphone? Lock Me Out is a simple but powerful application that will lock you out of your phone when you would rather be doing something else."

Alternative Phones

The Light Phone - "A phone is a tool, and it should serve you as the user, not the other way around. The Light Phone II is a phone that actually respects you."

Mudita Pure - "Modern take on a classic phone. Enjoy no distractions, an eye-friendly E Ink display, long battery life, ultralow SAR value and the features you need."

PINE64 Smartphones - They run Linux instead of Android. Affordable, hackable, and better on privacy.

Punkt MP01 Phone - "Distracted? Focus. Sometimes it’s good to take a break"

Android Launchers

Before Launcher #app - "Before Launcher helps us live in real life, and keeps our smartphone smart." #android

Indistractable Launcher #app - "The minimalist launcher (Early Access)"

Siempo #app - Android launcher. "Use your tech, not the other way around. Let’s build a healthier relationship with our devices. Siempo puts you back in control of your apps and protects you from overuse."

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