Flipd for Android wants to lock you out of your phone addiction

June 3, 2015


Sometimes it’s a little difficult to switch off, to put down the phone and ignore the little blinking light. The end result is that you check it hundreds of times per day, most likely.

I know, because, well, I’ve counted.

Now, however, there’s a new app called Flipd to help cut down on the amount of time you spend sending emails, messages, talking, swiping your way through everyone on Tinder. Whatever it is that you spend your day doing.

Of course, it’s by no means the first – there’s BreakFreeMenthal, Phone Addict and widgets like Nomophobia, among others, to help you curb your addiction – but Flipd doesn’t focus on giving you detailed stats about how long you spend using each app, it just cuts you off so you can’t.

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