Avoid getting your kids addicted to streaming with watchlimits

Sooner or later you will let your children watch some stuff online. Many services let parents control the settings for content which is very helpful as you wouldn’t want you kids to watch stuff they are not ready for. But the content selection is not the only problem. Not only what, but also how much The other problem is the quantity of the content. And that can easily get out of hand, because video content is engaging and entertaining....

September 27, 2022

Binge watching might be good for you according to science

Binge watching has a bad rep. But is it all that bad? I’ve been looking at scientific papers on binge watching to better understand it and I came across this paper: Overcoming the unitary exploration of binge-watching: A cluster analytical approach, which was published in a reputable Journal of Behavioral Addictions and had a 4 thousands plus subjects. The goal of this paper was to figure out if there is one type of binge watching and one type of “binge watcher” person or are there distinctive profiles of “binge watchers”....

September 17, 2022

watchlimits: now supported on all major platforms

Watchlimits started with the support for just YouTube and Netflix to offer the best experience. However, those are not the only platforms people watch videos on. Another popular ones are amazon Prime Video, DisneyPlus and Crunchyroll (last one is specifically for Anime). That was a pain for some of watchlimits users as not all of their watching activity was counted or limited. Now all of them are supported! Which means that they will show in watchlimits stats and count against your watchlimits limits....

August 6, 2022

How to get more done by watching more anime

We all know that just working and not having any fun could let us get a lot of done short term, but long term it’s not sustainable. “All work and no play makes Jack a dull boy” We all have those days, when we just can’t seem to start and then we can’t stick with an activity we should be doing. The work seems endless, the time seems to be dragging....

August 5, 2022

Worried about disabling or uninstalling watchlimits? Enforcing installation with Chrome Policies

Are you worried that it’s too easy to just disable or uninstall the watchlimits extension when it blocks you? It’s a fair concern. But you can make uninstalling or disabling very hard or even impossible (for users who are not admins). If you have superuser (or admin) access on your computer, you should be able to use Chrome enterprise features to keep the extension enabled and installed in Chrome all the time....

July 31, 2022