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PawBlock

Browser extension that blocks distracting sites

PawBlock is a browser extension that lets you choose which sites you want to stop yourself from accessing. It uses pictures of cute animals to provide some emotional motivation.

8 alternative and related products to PawBlock

Block Facebook

Chrome Extension that protects your privacy by blocking FB

Block Facebook is a Chrome Extension that helps you protect your privacy by blocking all URLs associated with Facebook (including Facebook tracking pixels).

The recent Cambridge Analytica controversy adds to the long list of instances where Facebook has misused user data so it's time we do something about it.

Plus, blocking FB is also good for productivity 😛

Inspired by: https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=16632677

7 Alternatives to Block Facebook

Focus

A Mac app to block distracting websites

Craig Davison- Student
Focus works well. It blocks distracting webpages at certain times and replaces them with meaningful quotes.
Charlie Melbye- Cofounder, Ever
If you often procrastinate by loading up Twitter, Facebook, Product Hunt (😉), etc. when you're supposed to be working, you'll really like Focus. You can turn it on for an hour (or a custom time period), and it will block distracting sites to help you focus. A timer in the menu bar will show you how much longer you'll be focusing, which acts as a Pomodoro Ti… See more
Nichole Elizabeth DeMeré- Community Growth at Zest.is
Focus is a Mac app that blocks distracting websites (like Facebook and Reddit) so you can improve your productivity.
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Write

📝 A writing app to combat writer's block, distractions, etc.

Krish Dholakiya- itskrish.co
I've been using this for journalling more successfully than my past attempts: it deleting all your content upon a few seconds of inactivity is a great way to force a stream-of-consciousness.
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Cold Turkey

Temporarily block unproductive sites while working

Susanne Anders- musicologist
Works on Mac, Win, Android. With the free version you can block list(s) of websites you pre-defined. Pro version (one time fee) adds the possibility to block apps, scheduling, and some other options.
9 Alternatives to Cold Turkey

Self Control - Block Distracting Websites

Block distractions to eliminate wasteful browsing habits

iOS App inspired by a well known SelfControl. It aims to provide a similar functionality on iOS. It allows you to block distracting websites on your iPhone. Have you ever wasted your time on the Internet? Having trouble getting stuff done because of procrastination? Do you need more self control? This is the app for you.

Narek Khachatryan- Product Designer
This app protects you from your worst habits :D Make a list of websites to block, set the duration, and then go. It will block those apps without you being able to "turn it off."
Pavan Sethi- building things.
To help you focus while studying 🤓
3 Alternatives to Self Control - Block Distracting Websites

What's an app that helps you avoid distractions while working?

Safiyyah Abdul-KhabirI do marketing for good causes
Pomodoro Time - Simple Pomodoro timer in your Mac's menu bar
"or any web Pomodoro timer can help :)"
Forest - Put down your phone and stay focused. Or a tree will die. 🌳😵
"One of my favorite apps :) Set a timer for how long you cannot touch your phone. The more time you stay focused, the more coins you get t… See more
Toggl - insanely simple free time tracking
"Toggl is more for time tracking, but it helps you keep the focus on actually making the task. And you can see how much time you worked."
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