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App review: Forest: Stay Focused

The app for those needing time away from the screen.  
Stay Focused

Did you know that one sixth of smartphone owners check their mobiles 50 times a day? If that sounds like you, then try the Forest app.

Forest: Stay Focused

The Forest app lets you set a period of time when you want to focus and monitors how well you do.

You first ask the app to plant a tree. Then you select how long you want to work without checking your phone, and your tree grows. Each time you check something on your phone, your tree dies.

A tree is planted every 30 minutes you stay on the app without checking your phone.

Well-presented and visually pleasing, Forest could be particularly useful for nursing students, researchers and nurses who want to stay focused to finish tasks.

Available at the Apple iTunes store (1.49) and Google Play (free)

Did you know that one sixth of smartphone owners check their mobiles 50 times a day? If that sounds like you, then try the Forest app.

forest app
Forest: Stay Focused

The Forest app lets you set a period of time when you want to focus and monitors how well you do.

You first ask the app to plant a tree. Then you select how long you want to work without checking your phone, and your tree grows. Each time you check something on your phone, your tree dies.

A tree is planted every 30 minutes you stay on the app without checking your phone.

Well-presented and visually pleasing, Forest could be particularly useful for nursing students, researchers and nurses who want to stay focused to finish tasks.

Available at the Apple iTunes store (£1.49) and Google Play (free)

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