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Focus-Boosting Browser Games

Breather's Tabagotchi Google Chrome Extension Minimizes Distractions

— August 29, 2017 — Tech
'Tabagotchi' is the name of a unique Google Chrome Extension that is styled after the popular 90s Tamagotchi devices. Much like the classic game, the nostalgic browser add-on has players to help the Tabagotchi grow and evolve, but it differentiates itself by having users challenge themselves to keep fewer Internet browser tabs open. As Tabagotchi's creators describe: "Fewer tabs = happy Tabagotchi. More tabs = angry Tabagotchi." As a result, better focus may be achieved while browsing the web and the Tabagotchi can transform at a much more rapid pace.

Tabagotchi is a creation from Breather, a company that provides a network of dedicated meeting rooms for people to work, meet and focus.
Trend Themes
1. Gamifying Focus - More browser extensions and apps that use gamification to help users focus on tasks will emerge in the productivity industry.
2. Personalized Productivity Tools - More productivity tools will be developed to cater to individual work habits and preferences, driven by the popularity of Tabagotchi.
3. Nostalgic Tech Revival - The concept of reviving and repurposing nostalgic tech will continue to drive innovation and implementation in the tech industry.
Industry Implications
1. Productivity - The extension of Tabagotchi and similar focus-boosting tools has the potential to disrupt the productivity industry and change the way people approach work.
2. Gaming - The adoption of gamification in productivity tools promotes crossover between the gaming and productivity industries.
3. Collaborative Workspaces - Tabagotchi's origins in Breather's meeting room network suggest that collaborative workspace providers may benefit from implementing similar tools to enhance focus and productivity during work sessions.
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