Unplug

Track your iPhone usage & digital detox with Gamification

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Nick Rempel@nbrempel · https://rempel.world
Absolutely love this idea but why does it need to use GPS constantly in the background?
Shashwat PradhanMaker@shashwatpradhan · CEO/Founder @emberify
@nbrempel GPS has to be running to run in background & track. We have reduced it to minimal power by using cell tower locations. (2-4% a day) :) We also plot where you are spending time on your phone.
Nick Rempel@nbrempel · https://rempel.world
@shashwatpradhan makes sense :). It's too bad the iOS API doesn't expose that information.
Shashwat PradhanMaker@shashwatpradhan · CEO/Founder @emberify
@nbrempel lets hope things change with iOS 10
Shashwat PradhanMaker@shashwatpradhan · CEO/Founder @emberify
Hello Product Hunt! Today is the National Day of Unplugging, where people try to take a digital detox. Using Gamification techniques like trophies, streaks & points we are keeping users self-motivated to reduce smartphone addiction. With ‘Unplug’, people can also automatically track the time spent on their iPhone & the number of times they check it! Here is our media kit on Medium: https://medium.com/@shashwatprad... Announcement on our Blog: http://emberify.com/blog/unplug-... Looking forward for your feedback. 😺
Neeraj ThakurHunter@neerajt4 · Marketer | www.neerajt.com
Track how much time you spend on your phone daily, automatically. Control your phone addiction with a daily limit & awards for spending lesser time on your phone.
Anmol Malhotra@anmol_malhotra4 · Student and Beta Tester
Why this app will use GPS? That's the only thing preventing me to try it!
Nick Rempel@nbrempel · https://rempel.world
@anmol_malhotra4 I had the same issue but you can block it in settings
Bryant Peng@bryantpeng · Product Designer @Everlaw
@anmol_malhotra4 Because devs can't actually know when your phone is locked/unlocked, they have to guesstimate using motion. At least that's what I learned from my attempt to build something like this.
Shashwat PradhanMaker@shashwatpradhan · CEO/Founder @emberify
@anmol_malhotra4 GPS has to be running to run in background & track. We have reduced it to minimal power by using cell tower locations. (2-4% a day) :)
Harsha Halvi@h_halvi · Overlord @Pressify
Cool app :) Any plans to launch on Android too.?
Shashwat PradhanMaker@shashwatpradhan · CEO/Founder @emberify
@h_halvi Thanks! If feedback and traction are good, we can launch on Android very soon 😊
Jiten Bansal@jiten_bansal · Founder of betapage.co
@shashwatpradhan @h_halvi Where can I subscribe for android?
Shashwat PradhanMaker@shashwatpradhan · CEO/Founder @emberify
@jiten_bansal you can sign up for our mailing list on emberify.com