Otto - Pomodoro timer and Website Blocker

Otto - Pomodoro timer and Website Blocker

Be mindful while working - A Pomodoro timer and website blocker to help you stay focused

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What is Otto - Pomodoro timer and Website Blocker?

Otto - Pomodoro Timer and Website Blocker is a dynamic Chrome extension that enhances productivity by implementing the Pomodoro method. Otto introduces gamification to your work routine through a point-based reward system. Blocked websites lead to health depletion for the 'Otto tamagotchi', encouraging users to stay focused. Additional features include Autoblock and insightful notifications while assuring the privacy of user's browsing data.

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Stats
Stats date:
Version: 1.0.18 (Last updated: 2023-10-18)
Creation date: 2020-11-09
Manifest version: 3
Permissions:
  • alarms
  • storage
  • declarativeNetRequest
  • tabs
  • notifications
  • offscreen
Size: 488.45K
Email: Click to see
Risk impact: High risk impact
Risk likelihood: Moderate risk likelihood

Other platforms

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Not available on Edge
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Summary

Otto — Be mindful while working✨

A Pomodoro timer and website blocker to help you stay focused and be more productive.

Otto is a unique take on Pomodoro timers. It introduces a point-based reward system to make work a bit more fun and also to remind you every action has a price.

How does it work?⭐

Otto is your digital tamagotchi and you need to look after it. Every time you visit a site that's in the block list while the work timer is on, Otto's health depletes. So, keep an eye on the health meter. If it hits zero, well...

To Regain health, stay away from blocked sites, and complete one work session. Otto loves to workout so don't make him miss it!

Features⭐

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User reviews
User reviews summary
These summaries are automatically generated weekly using AI based on recent user reviews. Chrome Web Store does not verify user reviews, so some user reviews may be inaccurate, spammy, or outdated.
Pros
  • Simple and intuitive to use
  • Effective website blocking feature
  • Helpful for maintaining focus
  • Adjustable timer settings
  • Liked the auto-block and ability to customize blocked websites
Cons
  • Sound doesn't work
  • Timer sometimes pauses or freezes
  • Website blocking not always reliable
  • Lack of always-on-top functionality
  • Glitches and crashes experienced
Most mentioned
  • Sound not working
  • Useful for focusing and organization
  • Website blocking feature
  • Timer issues (pausing/freezing)
  • App's simplicity and ease of use
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Safety
Risk impact

Otto - Pomodoro timer and Website Blocker is risky to use as it requires a number of sensitive permissions that can potentially harm your browser and steal your data. Exercise caution when installing this extension. Review carefully before installing. We recommend that you only install Otto - Pomodoro timer and Website Blocker if you trust the publisher.

Risk likelihood

Otto - Pomodoro timer and Website Blocker is probably trust-worthy. Prefer other publishers if available. Exercise caution when installing this extension.

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