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These weird Google apps transform your phone to help curb your addiction

1 month ago   |   By Pocket-lint

Google has launched three new apps - Activity Bubbles, Envelope, and Screen Stopwatch - all of which are designed to reduce your screen time. A couple years ago, Google launched its Digital Wellbeing initiative, in an attempt to get phone users to acknowledge how often they use their devices - which is ironic since the company is in the business of selling phones and serving up mobile ads. Nevertheless, it's exploring ways to get you to curb your phone addiction, with the latest example coming in the form of experimental Android apps. Envelope is perhaps the strangest of the bunch. It...
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Google launched 3 new apps to help you put your phone down

Google launched 3 new apps to help you put your phone down

1 month ago   |   By Business Insider

Google released three new apps to cut down on screen time.
The apps vary in how they function, from simply making a user aware of how many times they unlock their phone, to asking them to put their phone away in an envelope.
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It seems like everyone is interested in digital detoxes and lowering screentime, from the Silicon Valley investors who are ' dopamine fasting,' to tech executives who raise their kids tech-free.
Now Google is getting in on the trend. The internet company has introduced three new screentime apps as part of its Digital...
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