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Get rich or die smoking

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The title of this App immediately shows that the main emphasis is focused on motivation through financial savings made by not smoking.
For many this will be an important motivator but this will not apply to everyone. It provides information on the health benefits from giving up smoking and also has a useful page which shows the timescale of health improvement.

For many this will be an important motivator but this will not apply to everyone. It provides information on the health benefits from giving up smoking and also has a useful page which shows the timescale of health improvement.
The App requires initial input of smoking habits, pack sizes and price of cigarettes used. Users can then see the savings that mount up over time with reference to health benefits too.
This App also features a page in which users can log a wish list of items they might like to purchase with the savings they make by not smoking, presumably to boost motivation.
Although the Apps health benefit message may appear secondary on first impression but it becomes more prominent once the user clicks on the health information links.
Apps are only aids to a proper smoking plan.  Success in giving up smoking is mainly down to willpower alone but following a plan will give structure to this desire to give up improving the success rates.

Summary: I would recommend this App to smokers who are likely to be motivated to quit by financial savings made through not smoking.

App Rating: 3/5

Dr Alasdair Wright

https://play.google.com/store/apps

 

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