Alternative products to Self Control - Block Distracting Websites

5 alternative and related products to Self Control - Block Distracting Websites

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.

Go Fucking Work

Website blocker so you can get back to your fucking work

Ellen Kruijzen- Nightlife Evangelist at Loop
Funny extension that help when you're easily distracted to watch cat video's on Facebook or other sites.
Alex Lam- Maker @ Lamify
As one user said - It has all the good effects of Adderall without the methiness.
J.D. Lindsay
This has saved me a dozen unproductive trips to Youtube! Part of my arsenal in curbing my bad online habits. 😉
Medium
There are a chrome plugin, it's called "Go Fucking Work". I use this extension to prevent me access distraction sites like Social Media, Email, and something else. This extension also can "disable a websites to being blocked". I use this to open StackOverflow, Google, CssTricks, Nosily, etc. Btw, thanks for your nice article!
RedEye Chicago
There's a new Chrome extension in town, and unlike other programs that are meant to divert your attention to mindless scrolling and button-mashing, this one emphatically, and pretty crudely, wants you to get shit done.
Lifehacker
Chrome: If you need a little help getting off of Facebook or Reddit and getting things done, Go Fucking Work for Chrome has that in droves-and yes, that's its name. No nonsense, no frills, just sharp, pointed advice. Go Fucking Work turns every new tab page into a reminder that, well, you should really get back to work.
The Daily Dot
Stop me if this sounds familiar: You open a Google doc to write something for work when-ding!-"Laura liked your Facebook status." You click over to your Facebook tab, then click on the alert to read Laura's comment and admire your status once more. "Okay," you tell yourself, "back to work."
26 Alternatives to Go Fucking Work

Space

Unhook yourself from addictive iOS apps

Space helps you get a moment of peace when you need it. We're not here to make you feel bad because it's not your fault: apps are designed to hook you.

Ryan Hoover- Founder, Product Hunt
This is a clever tool you can use to replace the Twitter, Facebook, and other app icons on your homescreen. When tapped, it opens to a web browser to make you wait for a few seconds before the targeted app (e.g. Twitter) opens. It forces a slight pause and reflection before falling into habits.
SnapMunk
Dilara Kurtaran * 6 min read Let me start off with a little cliché. Addiction to phones and apps are real. Most of my friends have it. My hand will constantly reach into my bag, dodging lipsticks, notebooks and pens to grab that thin, sleek block that seems to contain my whole world.
TechCrunch
Dopamine Labs, a small startup in Los Angeles, not just creates tools that can hook users to an app... the company is now also giving people a way to kick their app habit. Formed by two neuroscientists who received their doctorates from the University of Southern California, the company has developed what it calls a "reinforcement api" based on the duo's com… See more
6 Alternatives to Space

Wandle

Hides notifications if you’re at work, driving or sleeping 📱

Wandle is an application that helps not to get distracted by the phone, as it understands when you are busy. Wandle does not need to be turned on or off - it automatically works with your phone's data.

All calls and messages are collected on a separate screen - check them when it does not interfere with the work.

The Android Soul
Wandle, the magical app, as suggested by its logo, manages your calls and notifications so that you can concentrate on the main thing that you are doing or about to do. It is basically Do not disturb mode of your Android device on drugs.
8 Alternatives to Wandle

60 Days Of Freedom

Using science and texting to break your social media habit

This summer, Arist is taking a stand against social media. That's why starting July 1st, Arist is using our platform to send free daily texts—each one uniquely designed—over the course of 60 days to anyone who wants that extra bit of motivation to be the best version of themselves. We want to give everyone #60DaysOfFreedom.

11 Alternatives to 60 Days Of Freedom

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.

Danny Guo- Software developer
I made this for myself to stop procrastinating. It uses animal pictures for a bit of fun.
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