10 alternative and related products to Google Wellbeing
Helping you look at your devices less
Google is dedicated to building technology that is truly helpful for everyone. Google is committed to giving everyone the tools they need to develop their own sense of digital wellbeing. So that life, not the technology in it, stays front and center.
This is the most simple app on my phone but also the one I recommend the most. It's by far my favorite productivity tool.
1) Set a timer for a certain period of time during which you can't touch your phone
2) While the timer is going, virtual trees are planted in your virtual forest
3) By planting virtual trees, you collect coins to plant REAL trees
Have been using Forest since 2015 and haven't found anything nearly as good. Very easy to use, and useful for preventing you from absentmindedly checking your phone during your work session. Plus it's nice to see your forest grow over time and to unlock new trees. The built-in sound effects are good for bringing the session to a natural end. Sits on my home …See more
Google has released a set of experimental apps designed with your digital well being in mind. Google is encouraging developers to take inspiration from these examples and come up with their own Digital Wellbeing experiments using a “Hack Pack” and various APIs
Following the introduction of its digital well-being tools for Android at Google's I/O developer conference last year, the company has since expanded the feature set to include new options, like Focus mode and better parental controls for families with children. Now, Google is trying somethin...
How would you feel if your phone's wallpaper displayed a running tally of the number of times you unlock your device every day? Ashamed? Indifferent? If you've got an Android phone, Google is now giving you that option - plus other new initiatives that are part of the company's ongoing Digital Wellbeing effort.