Moment 3.0

Track what apps you use the most on iOS

#4 Product of the DayJuly 12, 2016
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Creator of Moment for iOS here, the app that tracks how much you're on your phone. 3.0 is out with two big features: The ability to track what individual apps you use the most (my #1 most requested feature) and a coach to train yourself to use your phone less. The app use tracking breaks down where you spent your screen time that day almost automatically. The Coach starts with a 14-day Phone Bootcamp. Every morning, you'll get a somewhat difficult exercise to do to rethink your phone habits, like "No phone in the bathroom today."" At the end of the two weeks, you'll hopefully question some of your bad habits and have some mental tools to resist your phone. Let me know what questions you have!
@kevinholesh very cool! People always end up using battery usage as the measure, which of course, "penalizes" battery efficient apps. Something like this should be standard in iOS! 👍
@nivo0o0 @kevinholesh As far as I can see, this uses battery use as well. in fact, the whole daily screenshot process of battery use seems an incredibly clunky solution. I am going to try this for a while, but I've disabled the app tracking feature, too much friction.
@kevinholesh @frassmith @nivo0o0 Yep, I'm giving it a try but definitely not what i though I was getting when I reinstalled this app.
@andym_dc @frassmith @nivo0o0 Sorry that wasn't clear. It is a clunky solution compared to something completely automatic, but it's the only one possible withtin Apple's rules.
This is really cool, a lot of people have been asking for phone tracking for this might be it if they have an API.
@myusuf3 Thanks! Love the Gyroscope app. No API in Moment right now, but you can export all of your data (settings > Advanced > Export Data).
@kevinholesh @myusuf3 +1 for a Gyroscope integration/API. This would very nicely round out productivity numbers if layered in with RescueTime.
@kevinholesh @myusuf3 Two geniuses collaborating! Love it!
To no one's surpise, the most used app so far is Pokémon GO. Yesterday, it was used more than Facebook and Messages combined. 56M on average.
This is really awesome. I finished reading "Hooked" by Nir Eyal a few days ago and it made me realise just how much technology and our phones occupy our day-to-day life. I think the first step to changing habits is awareness and by the looks of things this app will allow me to do so.
@finlaysonconnor Exactly! My goal with the Phone Bootcamp (and other courses in the works) is to basically undo the damage caused by the Hooked model's popularity. I've read that book so many times to try to figure out a way to "unhook" you from the apps that are designed to keep you coming back. I hope the app helps you and I'd love to hear any suggestions you have!
I'm still waiting for something ilke the RescueTime for iOS but seems ilke this kind of solutions are the best we've got. No matter what it is a good app and I will give it a try. Good job @kevinholesh
@btutal Thanks Berkay. I'm waiting for something as complete as RescueTime to be possible on iOS, but I don't think that day will come anytime soon. Sandboxing makes it impossible (for good reason, I might add).