Alternative products to Self Control Block Distracting Websites

13 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? Do you need more self control? This is the app for you.

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Website blocker so you can get back to your fucking work

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Ellen Kruijzen
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
Alex Lam- Maker @ Lamify
As one user said - It has all the good effects of Adderall without the methiness.
J.D. Lindsay
J.D. Lindsay
This has saved me a dozen unproductive trips to Youtube! Part of my arsenal in curbing my bad online habits. 😉
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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."
38 Alternatives to Go Fucking Work

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.

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Ryan Hoover
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.
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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
7 Alternatives to Space

Simple website blocker for Chrome 🙅💻

Just Focus is a free chrome extension that helps you avoid distractions and enables you to focus on your real work. Simply add a website to your block list and hit "Start Focusing" –– you’ll increase your working efficiency and get more done.

We waste hours a day scrolling through social media. Just Focus helps you get your time back.

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Hacker Noon
Time is a paradoxically valuable resource. The "time we have left" can be described as both finite in nature but also infinite in scope. We have no way to empathize with the magnitude of life. Yet...
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The distraction blocker for macOS

Hyperfocus blocks applications and websites for a specific time frame so you can focus on getting work done.

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Jono Chatterton
Jono Chatterton- Playstate Studios / Hyperfocus
Hyperfocus is a minimal, effective and intuitive tool that will block website and applications for a given timeframe so you can complete task at hand.
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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.

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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.
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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.

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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.

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Danny Guo
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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StockBlocker is a Chrome Extension which is now available for Firefox. Use the StockBlocker extension to hide stock photos from Google Images search results.

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Medium
In January, I attended the Awwwards Conference in Amsterdam where Developer Evangelist Christian Heilmann was speaking about mistakes in web design. He talked about an interesting phenomenon called "Creative monoculture". It basically means that everybody has the same computer, the same operating system and the same kind of tools and we just expect people to… See more
4 Alternatives to StockBlocker for Firefox

Set time or locations to block distractions from apps.

AppBlock - Stay Focused is a Self Control android application that helps you (its users) to block distracting applications temporarily on your device so that you can stay focused in school or at work. The blocker app can get activated for a precise time and date, and once the pre-set time duration is over, the blocked apps can be used again.

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13 Alternatives to AppBlock - Stay Focused

Tab manager + website blocker for Firefox

A clean & easy-to-use tab manager + website blocker. Let online work flow like time. With Chronos, you can save your tabs now and restore them later, block websites (and change block lists on-the-fly), and more.

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