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Add my own Website and Apps
Ability to add my own apps and websites to the blocklist.
A desktop app for Opal 🖥️
Would love to use Opal on my Mac as well so it's easier to stay indistracted at work too.
⏱ Time Limit / Budget use of distracting apps
Hi! Love the idea of this app and that you’re people-focused and not selling our data. I’m very specifically looking for an app that will let me set app time limits within a schedule. My issue with social media is not just that I lose track of time,
Add Games apps
It would be interesting to have a section with all games apps to turn off. Personally, it would be lichess or chess.com.
Can't believe this hasn't been added
Create a Shopping category for easy blocking
I'm not the only one who wastes time window shopping on Amazon, am I? Apps in the category could be Amazon, Etsy, Sephora, ThredUP, etc. I'm sure there are many more but those are the ones I get stuck on and would love to block when needed.
I would like to be able to turn on block all apps but whitelist a handful of apps that I use specifically for productive work during study sessions.
A calendar integration would be cool 🗓️
It'd be great if Opal could sync with my calendar and automatically turn on during meetings etc.
Blocking iMessage, Mail
50% of my distraction comes from notifications from iMessage. I would love Opal more than I do if there way a way to halt replies while I am in a session.
block facebook but not messenger
not sure if this is possible with the vpn mechanism opal uses, but It seems that FB messenger is not working when facebook is blocked. I waste time on facebook and want it blocked, but I frequently have to use messenger to coordinate with others and
keep track of "intentions"
i've gotten in the habit of whenever i'm in a hurry i write random things as an intention and it doesn't feel like it matters because it just disappears after the time is up. If there was some list of every reason, for what apps, and how long kept f
🔔 Batch all notifications
Intercept my phone's notifications and batch them together, display a "here's what you missed during your opal session" after a session.
Opal for Android 🤖
Give our Android users some love!
Offer a monthly plan for $9.99
I would go pro in a nanosecond if there was a monthly plan. It would offer us a way to afford the fee and you would have a more forseable revenue plus make an extra $20 a year from monthly subscribers. Also the suggestions page is the greatest thing
Staying accountable with friends 🤝
I'd love to know if my friends are meeting their time saving goals for the day and motivate each other to hit our goals, similar to what Apple does with the activity rings on Apple Watch.
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